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28.11.2006 / Social Policy

Fifth MEA-annual conference

Fifth annual conference

The fifth annual conference organized by the Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, on November 28th, 2006, at the Kammermusiksaal, Schwetzingen Chateau

Schwetzingen Chateau
November 28th, 2006
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  • Schwetzingen Chateau

Agenda and Presentations
10.00 - 10.10 Opening
Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Ph.D., Director of MEA

10.10 - 10.30 Greetings
Prof. Dr. Peter Drewek, Prorector (Science) University of Mannheim
Dr. Bernhard Schareck, President of Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft

10.30 - 11.15 Demographic Change - Challenges for the Society
Prof. Dr. Andreas Kruse, Director of the Institute for Gerontology, University of Heidelberg, Chairman German Council of Advisors for the Fifth Federal Government Report on Aging

11.15 - 12.00 Demographic Change - Challenges for the Insurance Industry
Prof. Dr. Wolf-Rüdiger Heilmann, Managing Director Life Insurance/Pension Fonds, Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft

12.00 - 13.30 Lunch Break

13.30 - 15.00 MEA Research Projects
- Mathias Sommer: Determinants of the Demand for Life Insurance
- Hans-Martin von Gaudecker: Income and Mortality
- Dr. Alexander Ludwig: Sharing Demographic Risk -- Who is Afraid of the Baby Bust?

15.00 - 15.30 Coffee Break

15.30 - 16.15 On the Macroeconomic Situation in Germany
Prof. Dr. Beatrice Weder di Mauro, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz and Member of the German Council of Economic Experts

16.15 - 17.00 Ageing in Europe: Results from the Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)
Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Ph.D., Director of MEA