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14.11.2003 / Social Policy

Second MEA-annual conference

The second annual conference organized by the Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, took place in Schwetzingen on November 14th, 2003.

"Perspectives on population aging"


Schloss Schwetzingen
14. November 2003 Agenda and Presentations
10.30 - 11.20 Grußworte / welcome Wissenschaft und Politikberatung
Prof. Konrad Stahl, Ph. D., Dekan der Fakultät für Volkswirtschaftslehre, Universität Mannheim
Dr. Joachim Lemppenau, Vorsitzender des Ausschusses Volkswirtschaft, Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft,
Prof. Axel Börsch – Supan, Ph.D., Direktor, MEA
11.20 - 12.10 Broken Limits to Life Expectancy
Prof. Dr. James W. Vaupel, Direktor, Max Planck Institut für Demographische Forschung, Rostock
Ein Zeitschriftenartikel steht auf der Homepage des Redners zur Verfügung.
12.10 - 13.00 Das Zusammenspiel von Wirtschaft, Bevölkerung und Wohlstand aus historischer Sicht
Prof. Dr. Christoph Buchheim, Universität Mannheim
13.00 - 15.00 Mittagspause / lunch break
15.00 - 15.50 Modeling the Impact of Disability Insurance
Prof. John Rust, Ph.D., University of Maryland and NBER
- How Large Are the Classification Errors in the Social Security Disability Award Process?
- How large is the Bias in Self-Reported Disability?
- An Empirical Analysis of the Social Security Disability Application, Appeal, and Award Processy
15.50 - 16.20 Kaffeepause / coffee break
16.20 - 17.50 Forschungsprojekte des MEA / Current research

Pension Reforms and Retirement Behaviour in Germany – What Will Change?
Barbara Berkel, MEA

Capital Markets and Demographic Change – Will We Face the Doom of Funded Pension Plans in 2030?
Mathias Sommer, MEA

Consumption Demand Changes in an Aging Economy
Melanie Lührmann, MEA

New Data on Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe – First Results
Dr. Karsten Hank, MEA