The Pension Research Centre (PeRCent) at the Department of Finance and the Department of Economics, Copenhagen Business School, is proud to announce its second conference:

PeRCent Annual Conference: Pension Systems in an Era of Uncertainty 


Learn more about whether tax incentives for saving in pension accounts cause debt accumulation in Danish households; about the interaction between housing and pension savings when people make long term decisions; and about alternative approaches to decumulation of DC capital. Take part in discussions with prominent international experts on shaping the pension system of the future. Listen to panel discussions with CEOs of Danish pension funds about investments in low interest rate environments and volatile markets. And listen to the top US economist, Laurence J. Kotlikoff, talk about the pension system’s importance for inequality and redistribution.


The conference is a joint initiative between Copenhagen Business School and the Danish pension industry and is organized by Professor Svend E. Hougaard Jensen from the Department of Economics and Professor Jesper Rangvid from the Department of Finance.

The conference will take place on June 21, 2016 at Copenhagen Business School.

The conference programme
The conference is split in three parts:

  • Part 1 (09:00-15:00): research presentations and discussions (in English)
  • Part 2 (15:00-17:45): panel discussions (one in English and one in Danish)
  • Reception (17:45-18:15)
  • Part 3 (18:30-21:30): by invitation only (speakers, sponsors etc.)

Conference registration
In order to participate in the PeRCent Annual Conference 2016, you need to register here.

  • Regular participant fee: DKK 2,500.- (app. EUR 335)
  • Free registration fee for students, researchers as well as employees by PeRCent partners.

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Henrik Yde Andersen, Copenhagen Business School

Roel Beetsma, University of Amsterdam   

Nicholas Barr, London School of Economics

Peter Løchte Jørgensen, University of Aarhus

Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Boston University and NBER

Bjarne Astrup Jensen, Copenhagen Business School

Claus Munk, Copenhagen Business School


Theo Nijman, Tilburg University and Netspar



Panel discussions

Torben M. Andersen, University of Aarhus; Nicholas Barr, London School of Economics;

Svend E. Hougaard Jensen, Copenhagen Business School; Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Boston University;

Torben Möger Pedersen, PensionDanmark; Bernd Raffelhüschen, University of Freiburg;

Jesper Rangvid, Copenhagen Business School; Carsten Stendevad, ATP;

Anders Svennesen, Danica Pension


Moderator of panel discussions


Thomas Bernt Henriksen, Dagbladet Børsen





Registration deadline: June 17, 2016



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