*** La Grande Conférence CIRPÉE 2012 *** 

 Friday October 12, 2012
Chapelle historique du Bon Pasteur
100 Sherbrooke Est, Montréal

 Organized Jointly by
CIRPÉE, CIQSS, CIRANO and ISQ

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8:30 to 9:00

Registration

 

9:00 to 9:30

Claude Castonguay (CIRANO, Québec)

The Ageing of the Population, a Fundamental Parameter of the Economy

 

9:30 to 10:15

Jean-Yves Duclos (Université Laval & CIRPÉE, Québec)

The Impact of Demographic Changes on the Income Distribution and on Public Finance : The Case of Québec

 

10:15 to 10:30

Discussion : Québec and International Comparisons 

 

10:30 to 10:45

Coffee BREAK

 

10:45 to 11:45

Michael Hurd (RAND & NBER, United States)

International Comparisons of Retirement and Saving Behavior

 

11:45 to 12:45

Pierre Pestieau, (Université de Liège, CREPP, CORE, TSE & CEPR)

The Economics of Long Term Care

 

12:45 to 14:00

Lunch

 

14:00 to 15:00

Olivia Mitchell (Wharton Business School & NBER, United States)

Financial Sophistication in the Older Population

 

15:00 to 16:00

Susann Rohwedder (RAND & NBER, United States)

Preparation for Retirement

 

16:00 to 16:45

Panel : What are the Data Needs of Economists to Study Aging Issues 

 

   

16:45

Closing Remarks