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Pushed into Unemployment, Pulled into Retirement: Facing Old Age in Gothenburg, 1923-1943


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Title: Pushed into Unemployment, Pulled into Retirement: Facing Old Age in Gothenburg, 1923-1943
Authors: Karlsson, Tobias
Issue Date: Feb-2015
Publication type: report
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Papers in Economic History
19
Keywords: labour markets
ageing
retirement
Sweden
inter-war period
Abstract: Along with rapid growth and improved standards of living, the first decades of the twentieth century saw the introduction of new technology and new ways to organize production. There are contrasting views on what impact these developments, often summarized as the Second Industrial Revolution, had on the situation of old men in the labour market. Some contemporary observers and modern-day historians have described how old men were crowded out of the labour force and pushed into an ‘industria... more
ISSN: 1653-1000
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/38489
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