The IHS insists on higher retirement age

People ♦ Published: February 18, 2011; 00:56 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Institute of Advanced Studies (IHS) admonishes the Austrian government to raise the retirement age.

The IHS insists on higher retirement age / Picture: © IHS Vienna

The IHS urges the Federal Government to take stronger measures regarding the pension system. IHS Chairman Bernhard Felderer and IHS expert Ulrich Schuh explained their demands at a press conference held today.

A highly contentious domestic social policy issue is clearly addressed this way: the IHS promotes an increase in the retirement age. The heavy workers regulation should be…