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Baby boomers reach retirement, but not yet old age - A generational viewpoint to population ageing

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dc.contributor.author Karisto, Antti en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-22T11:17:13Z
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-24T15:07:24Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-24T15:07:24Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-24T15:07:24Z en_US
dc.date.available 2009-06-22T11:17:13Z
dc.date.issued 2007-11-16 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10224/4613
dc.description Japan–Finland Joint Seminar on Well-being in Ageing Society, Sendai, Japan, 16. 11. 2007. Unpublished Conference paper. en
dc.description.abstract The paper offers a generational viewpoint to population ageing with the example of the Finnish baby boomers. The paper first outlines the special characteristics of the Finnish baby boomers as a cohort and a generation. Secondly, it goes on to shortly describe their life courses in order to build an understanding on what their future life might be. Finally, the paper discusses the coming retirement years of the boomer generation in terms of the emergence of the “third age”, i.e. a life period between working age and old age proper. The concept of the third age may offer an alternative viewpoint to population ageing, which so often is discussed only in terms of increasing pension expenditures and care burden. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject baby boomer, generation, third age, ageing en
dc.title Baby boomers reach retirement, but not yet old age - A generational viewpoint to population ageing en
dc.type Muu en
dc.identifier.laitoskoodi 705 en
dc.creator.corporateName Department of Social Policy en
dc.creator.corporateName Samhällspolitiska institutionen sv
dc.creator.corporateName Yhteiskuntapolitiikan laitos fi
dc.identifier.ainekoodi 7051 en

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