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What’s beyond 65? Why Switzerland should step up retirement preparations

by Christine Lewis and Patrice Ollivaud, Switzerland Desk, OECD Economics Department The statutory retirement age in Switzerland (for men) has been age 65 since 1948 and it is currently 64 for women. Sixty-five appears to be very powerful: almost two-thirds of 60-64 year-olds are in the labour force but this plummets to less than one-quarter … More What’s beyond 65? Why Switzerland should step up retirement preparations

Is age just a number? Meeting the economic challenges of a graying world

by Dorothée Rouzet, Aida Caldera Sánchez, Theodore Renault and Oliver Roehn, OECD Economics Department How fast is the world ageing? The world is experiencing a staggering rise in the number of old people and they will live longer than even before. By 2060, the share of people older than 65 will double globally, from 9 … More Is age just a number? Meeting the economic challenges of a graying world