Technology and an Aging Workforce: Maximize the Gains from Longevity and Long Working Life – Malaysian Case Study

Event: Technology and Aging Workforce: Maximize the Gains from Longevity and Long Working Life

Technology and an Aging Workforce: Maximize the Gains from Longevity and Long Working Life – Malaysian Case Study

18 May 2018
Author / Speaker: 
Nai Peng Tey , University of Malaya
Email the author | Other materials by the author
Siow Li Lai, University of Malaya
Email the author | Other materials by the author
Chu Kiong Loo , University of Malaya
Email the author | Other materials by the author
Niaz Asadullah, University of Malaya
Email the author | Other materials by the author

View Slides

Description: 

In this presentation, the author gave an overview of the economic progress, social development, and demographic transition in Malaysia. He also discussed the 11th Malaysia Plan (2016-2020), which gives emphasis on increasing productivity through workforce skill development, innovation and ICT, and the adoption of modern technology. He also presents some evidence-based recommendations on how to maximize the gains from longevity and long working life, including the provision of special training to older workers, changing the attitudes of employers and workers, and the introduction of age-friendly technology to facilitate the employment of older workers.

Geographical Focus: 
Malaysia
Type of Content: 
Learning Event

Disclaimer

The views expressed on this website are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) or its Board of Governors or the governments they represent. ADB does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this publication and accepts no responsibility for any consequence of their use. By making any designation of or reference to a particular territory or geographic area, or by using the term “country” in this document, ADB does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.