The article deals with analysis of the impact of education level on the competitiveness of older workers in the labor market of Ukraine.It has been noted that there is a direct correlation between duration of education and probability to continue professional activity in older age. The results of the survey «Older men and women in Ukraine: quality of life and social well-being» have proved that more favorable conditions of employment and higher wages help to attract elderly people with high level of education to the economically active population. Today in Ukraine, as in the most developed countries, changes in age-specific profiles of labor occur by reducing the proportion of younger and middle-aged people Therefore the implementation of lifelong learning programs in Ukraine should start with promotion of their measures among the people of older, pre-retirement and retirement employment age.
education level, employment, aging population, economic activity, human capital.
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