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El grado de innovación de nuestras economías al afrontar el envejecimiento de la fuerza de trabajo
La gran mayoría de los estudios previos sobre la edad y los logros en materia de innovación sugieren que la capacidad de alcanzar resultados novedosos y económicamente relevantes sigue una función curvilínea con la edad, en forma de ‘U’ invertida, siendo las personas de 35 a 50 años las más innovadoras.   [...]
How innovative are our economies in times of aging workforces?
Accelerating workforce aging raises concern about whether our economies’ future capacity to innovate is endangered. A recent review of the literature and of previous studies by Katharina Frosch on the interplay between workforce age and innovation sheds light on some “do’s and don’ts” for scientists and practitioners when assessing age effects in innovation. [...]
Education PhD in Economics, Warsaw School of Economics (2009) European Research Master of Demography, European Doctoral School of Demography (EDSD) at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany (2006) MSc in Quantitative Methods and Information Systems - Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw (2003) MSc in Economics - Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw (2003) Professional Career [...]
The interplay between family policies, attitudes and fertility in France and Germany
"Children under the age of three are best looked after by their mothers". This conviction is still shared by most Germans, whereas in France external childcare is a fully accepted alternative, even for infants. This is one result of a comparative study by Anne Salles, Clémentine Rossier, and Sara Brachet that explores the long-term effects of family policies on fertility. [...]