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29.11.2007 / Social Policy

Sixth annual conference

Sixth annual conference

The sixth annual conference organized by the Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, on November 29th, 2007, at the Rittersaal, Mannheim Chateau

Mannheim Chateau
November 29th, 2007
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  • Mannheim Chateau

Agenda and Presentations
10.00 - 10.20 Greetings
Prof. Dr. Hans-Wolfgang Arndt, Rektor der Universität Mannheim
Dr. Bernhard Schareck, Präsident des Gesamtverbandes der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft

10.20 - 10.50 Work Disability and Disability Insurance in Europe
Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Ph.D., Direktor des MEA

10.50 - 11.30 Social Accounts in Aging Societies
Prof. Dennis Snower, Ph.D., Präsident des Instituts für Weltwirtschaft, Kiel

11.30 - 12.30 MEA Research Projects
- Dr. Michela Coppola: SAVE - Old-age Provision in Germany
- Martin Salm, Ph.D.: The Mickey Mantle Effect - Why Individuals with Shorter Subjective Life Expectancy Invest less in their Health

12.30 - 14.00 Lunch Break

14.00 - 15.00 MEA Research Projects
- Dr. Karsten Hank: Intergenerational relations in ageing Europe - Findings from SHARE
- Dr. Alexander Ludwig: Ageing, Growth, Education

15.00 - 15.30 Coffee Break

15.30 - 16.15 On the Macroeconomic Situation in Germany
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Franz, Mitglied des Sachverständigenrates zur Begutachtung der gesamtwirtschaftlichen Entwicklung

16.15 - 17.00 Transmitting Wealth in demographic change: A problem for family-held businesses – A chance for foundations
Prof. Dr. Claudia Hübner, Staatsrätin für Demographischen Wandel und für Senioren im Staatsministerium des Landes Baden-Württemberg