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Age Is Just a Number

One terrible myth is that older workers are slow and can’t keep up with their younger counterparts. In fact, productivity actually increases with age.more

Colliding Worlds: An Aging Workforce, Artificial Intelligence, and the Impact on the Future of Work

Older workers are indeed becoming more willing and able to engage in meaningful work, and companies would do well to incorporate older workers into their future strategies.more

Pay, Gender, and Pensions: High Time to Retire the Gender Pay Gap

We are starting to see many interesting trends. One such trend that has predominated across industry, company size, and geography is that the gender pay gap starts to accelerate when women reach their 30s and doubles with every decade in the workplace.”more

Social Protection for Older Women

"While women’s disadvantage in older age is mainly a result of discrimination throughout the life-course, the design of gender-sensitive pension systems is essential.”more

An Interview with Sōichirō Takashima

"...we were the first city in Japan that started providing free Wi-Fi in the subway and at all of our tourist destinations in Fukuoka. We have also been able to launch various efforts based on numbers and data, including the application of big data. These are the technologies that will allow us to create a sustainable society that can handle the aging population efficiently. "more

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