12 October 2022

Johan Sæverud on French television explaining about the Danish social security eligibility age.

French president Emmanuel Macron proposed a gradual increase in the social security eligibility age from 62 to 65 in the Spring of 2022, but has faced severe opposition from both labor unions and his centrist alliance.

In light of the proposal, TF1 journalist François-Xavier Ménage reported on the Danish social security eligibility age increases that were part of the Welfare Reform 2006.

Johan talk to him about the broad political alliance behind the Danish reform, the actual rules, and also how his and co-authors research shows that (especially younger) people are unaware of the rules.

You can watch the program here