Max Planck/NBER workshop on aging and health | Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik - MPISOC
Veranstaltungen des Instituts
09. - 10.06.2022, 09:00 - 16:00 Uhr / Sozialpolitik

Max Planck/NBER workshop on aging and health

Organizers: Axel H. Börsch-Supan, Fabrizio Mazzonna and Jonathan S. Skinner

Wednesday, June 8

9:00 pm

Welcome Reception

Thursday, June 9

9:00 am

CEO Stress, Aging, and Death

  • Mark Borgschulte, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Marius Guenzel, University of Pennsylvania
  • Canyao Liu, Yale University
  • Ulrike Malmendier, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

Discussant: Owen O'Donnell, Erasmus University Rotterdam

9:55 am

The Right to Retire Early and Mortality

  • Cristina Belles, University of Manheim
  • Sergi Jimenez-Martin, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • Han Ye, University of Mannheim

Discussant: Fabrizio Mazzonna, Universitá della Svizzera Italiana

10:50 am


11:10 am

Social Isolation, Depression, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias among the U.S. Elderly During COVID-19

  • Sumedha Gupta, Indiana University
  • Kate Bundorf, Duke University and NBER
  • Kosali I. Simon, Indiana University and NBER

Discussant: Miguel Sánchez-Romero, TU Wien

12:05 pm

Nursing Homes and Mortality in Europe: Uncertain Causality

  • Xavier Flawinne Sr, University of Liege
  • Mathieu Lefebvre, Universite de Liege
  • Sergio Perelman, Universite de Liege
  • Pierre Pestieau, Universite de Liege
  • Jerome Schoenmaeckers Sr, University of Liege

Discussant: Kathleen M. McGarry, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER

1:00 pm


2:00 pm

Opt-in or Opt-out? The Effect of Defaults on Public Pension Enrollment

  • Tabea Bucher-Koenen, Center for European Economic Research
  • Luisa Wallossek, LMU Munich
  • Joachim Winter, University of Munich

Discussant: Martin Kerndler, TU Wien

2:55 pm

Life-Cycle Labor Supply and Physiological Aging across Countries

  • Casper Worm Hansen, University of Copenhagen
  • Carl-Johan Dalgaard, University of Copenhagen
  • Holger Strulik

Discussant: Joanna Aleksandra Kopinska, Sapienza University of Rome

4:00 pm

Social Event

7:30 pm



Friday, June 10

9:00 am

Why Do Couples and Singles Save During Retirement?

  • Mariacristina De Nardi, University of Minnesota and NBER
  • Eric French, University of Cambridge
  • John Bailey Jones, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
  • Rory McGee, Western University

Discussant: Axel H. Börsch-Supan, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy and NBER

9:55 am

Inattentive Households and Consumption Declines During Retirement

  • Sheng Guo, Florida International University
  • Jonathan S. Skinner, Dartmouth College and NBER
  • Stephen P. Zeldes, Columbia University and NBER

Discussant: Daniel L. McFadden, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

10:50 am


11:10 am

Pension Reform and Wealth Inequality: Evidence from Denmark

  • Torben M. Andersen, Aarhus University
  • Joydeep Bhattacharya, Iowa State University
  • Anna Grodecka-Messi
  • Katja Mann, Copenhagen Business School

Discussant: Jonathan S. Skinner, Dartmouth College and NBER

12:05 pm

Wealth for Health?

  • Martin Kerndler, TU Wien
  • Alexia Prskawetz, Wittgenstein Centre of Demography and Global Human Capital
  • Miguel Sánchez-Romero, TU Wien

Discussant: Maarten Lindeboom, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

1:00 pm


2:00 pm

Traumatic Experiences Affect Life Cycle Labor Market Outcomes of the Next Generation: Evidence form WWII Nazi Raids

  • Vincenzo Atella, Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata"
  • Edoardo Di Porto, University of Naples Federico II
  • Joanna Aleksandra Kopinska, Sapienza University of Rome
  • Maarten Lindeboom, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Discussant: Joachim Winter, University of Munich

2:55 pm

Smart(Phone) Investing? An Analysis of New Technologies and Trading Behavior.

  • Ankit Kalda, Indiana University
  • Benjamin Loos, Technical University of Munich
  • Alessandro Previtero, Indiana University and NBER
  • Andreas Hackethal, Goethe University Frankfurt

Discussant: Tabea Bucher-Koenen, Center for European Economic Research

3:50 pm



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Prof. Dr. h.c. Axel Börsch-Supan, Ph. D.