Programme

 

08:30-09:00          

 

Registration, Coffee

 

09:00-09:15

 

Welcome by Jesper Rangvid

 

09:15-15:00

 

Research presentations

 

Chair: Svend E. Hougaard Jensen

 

09:15-10:00                          

 

Michael Burda, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany: “Trends in Productivity Growth across the OECD: Implications for Pension Policies”

Discussant: Niku Määttänen, ETLA, Finland        

 

10:00-10:45

 

Roel Beetsma, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands: “Drivers of Pension Reform Measures in the OECD”

Discussant: Ole Beier Sørensen, Beier Research

 

10:45-11:15

 

Coffee break

 

Chair: Jesper Rangvid

 

11:15-12:00

 

 Joao Cocco, London Business School, UK: “Pensions and Investments” 

 

12:00-13:00

 

Lunch

 

Chair: Jesper Rangvid

 

13:00-13:45

 
 

Rikke Sejer Nielsen, Copenhagen Business School: “Consumption Smoothing over the Life Cycle with Interest-Only Mortgages?”

 

Discussant: Søren Leth-Petersen, University of Copenhagen

 

13:45-14:30    

       

Linda Sandris Larsen, Copenhagen Business School: “Hedging Recessions - How Unemployment Risk Affects Investments over the Life Cycle”

 

Discussant: Marcel Fischer, University of Konstanz, Germany

 

14:30-15:00

 

Coffee break

 

15:00-17:00

 

Policy Forum:

The Danish Pension System: The Best in the World. But For How Long? Challenges Facing the Danish Pension System, Compared to Other Leading Pension systems.

 

15:00-15:05

 

Brief introduction by Svend E. Hougaard Jensen

 

15:05-15:20

 

Torben Möger Pedersen, PensionDanmark:
“’New’ Labor Market Pension Schemes Reaches Adolescence – What Are the Challenges For Maturity?”

 

15:20-15:35

 

Bernard Morency, HEC Business School, Montréal: “New Perspectives on the Canadian Pension System”

15:35-15:50  

Malene Kallestrup-Lamb, Aarhus University: “The Move towards Riskier Pension Products in the World’s Best Pension Systems: A Comparison of the Netherlands and Denmark”

 

15:50-16:50  

Panel discussion: “Robust Pension Systems: Canada, Denmark and the Netherlands”

 

Moderator: Svend E. Hougaard Jensen, CBS

 

Casper van Ewijk, University of Amsterdam and Netspar

Bernard Morency, HEC Business School, Montréal

Torben Möger Pedersen, PensionDanmark

Jesper Rangvid, Copenhagen Business School

 

16:50-17:00  

End of conference by Svend E. Hougaard Jensen

 

17:15-18:15  

Reception

 

18:30-21:30  

Dinner at Restaurant Frederiks Have, Frederiksberg

 

Dinner speech: Ulrik Nødgaard, CEO at Finance Denmark: ”Ten Years Later: What Have We Learned from the Financial Crisis?”

 

The dinner event is by invitation only.

 

 

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