The chapter discusses how the state, employers, and organized labor promote and reform early retirement policies. What interests do workers, employers, and workplace representatives have in using early exit? Beyond the workplace, interest coalitions may arise among governments, employer associations, and trade unions to externalize restructuration costs, reduce labor supply, and buy social peace.
Keywords: early retirement; interest coalitions; corporate actors; state; employer associations; trade unions; industrial relations
Chapter. 11445 words. Illustrated.
Subjects: Comparative Politics
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