8:30-9:00 Registration, coffee
9:00-9:15 Welcome by Jesper Rangvid, CBS and PeRCent

Research presentations


Chair: Svend E. Hougaard Jensen, CBS and PeRCent


David Blake, Cass Business School, UK: “Still Living With Mortality: The Longevity Risk Transfer Market After One Decade

Discussant: Mogens Steffensen, University of Copenhagen

Andrew J.G. Cairns, Heriot-Watt University, UK: “Forecasting Socio-Economic Differences in the Mortality of Danish Males"

Discussant: Søren Jarner, ATP


Coffee break


Chair: Jesper Rangvid, CBS and PeRCent

11:15-12:00 David Laibson, Harvard University, USA: “Behavioral Finance and Pension Economics”



Chair: Niels Lynggaard Hansen, CBS and PeRCent


Claus Munk, CBS and PeRCent: “Designing mandatory pension plans

Discussant: Roine Vestman, Stockholm University 


Katja Mann, CBS and PeRCent: “External Asset Positions, Demography and Life-cycle Portfolio Choice”

Discussant: Ward Romp, University of Amsterdam and Netspar

14:30-15:00 Coffee break
15:00-17:00 Policy Forum:
15:00-15:05 Brief introduction by Svend E. Hougaard Jensen, CBS and PeRCent
15:05-15:25 James Vaupel, University of Southern Denmark: “The Rise in Danish Life Expectancy and the Changing Inequalities in Pension Lifespans"
15:25-15:45 Torben M. Andersen, Aarhus University: “Adjusting Retirement Ages to Longevity: Health, Incentives and Flexibility”

Panel discussion: “Longevity, Retirement and Sustainability”


Moderator: Svend E. Hougaard Jensen, CBS


Allan Lyngsø Madsen, FH – Danish Trade Union Confederation   

Steen Nielsen, Confederation of Danish Industry

Per Bremer Rasmussen, Insurance & Pension Denmark

Michael Svarer, Aarhus University and Danish Economic Councils

16:45 – 16:50 End of conference by Jesper Rangvid, CBS and PeRCent
17:00—18:00 Reception

18:30 – 21:30

Dinner at Restaurent Frederiks Have, Frederiksberg


Dinner speech: Nikolaj Malchow-Møller, President at CBS 


The dinner event is by invitation only


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