Economic Structure and Context: Demographics and Labor Markets

August 2011
United Kingdom Country Monitor;Aug2011, p22
Country Report
The article focuses on the economic structure and context of the demographics and labor markets in Great Britain. It says that the coalition government has unified its welfare-to-work programs to address the high unemployment rates. It mentions that the changes in the retirement age will be pursued to increase flexibility in the labor force and to tackle the fiscal burden. Moreover, the government plans to implement new immigration policy to reduce the inflow of migrant workers in the country.


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