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27.11.2002 / Sozialpolitik (MEA) EN

First MEA-annual conference

The first annual conference organized by the Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, took place in Mannheim on November, 27th, 2002, at the "Rittersaal", Mannheim University castle.

"Perspectives on population aging"

Universität Mannheim
27. November 2002


11.00 - 11.30 Welcome
Prof. Dr. Hans-Wolfgang Arndt, Rektor, Universität Mannheim
Prof. Dr. Peter Frankenberg, Minister, Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst des Landes Baden-Württemberg
Dr. Bernd Michaels, Präsident, Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft (GDV)
11.30 - 12.00 Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Ph.D, Direktor, Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA)
MEA: Research on the Economics of Aging
12.00 - 12.45 Festvortrag
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Bert Rürup, Technische Universität Darmstadt
12.45 - 14.15 Lunch break
14.15 - 16.15 Perspectives on population aging

Savings: The policy Debate in Europe:
Prof. Agar Brugiavini, Ph.D., Università Ca' Forscari di Venezia, Italien

Saving after Retirement: Theoretical Predictions and Empirical Findings in the USA and Germany.
Prof. Michael Hurd, Ph.D., RAND Institution:

Incentives, Work, and Saving:
Prof. David Wise, Ph.D., Harvard University
16.15 - 16.45 Coffee break
16.45 - 18.15 Current projects at MEA
Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, MEA, Savings in Germany
Dr. Hendrik Jürges, MEA, New Data on Health, Aging, and Retirement
Dr. Anette Reil-Held, MEA, Challenges for pension policy
Dr. Joachim Winter, MEA, Aging and international capital flows