Impact of Inequality on the Future Elderly – Workshop

 

 
 

Impact of Inequality on the Future Elderly – Policy Tools and Actions 
Workshop
OECD Conference Center, Paris, France
5-6 April 2018

Workshop organised by the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, CEIS Tor Vergata
and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Draft agenda

Day 1 – APRIL 5

IMPACT OF INEQUALITY ON THE FUTURE ELDERLY
POLICY TOOLS AND ACTIONS

9:30

Welcome

  • Francesca Colombo, Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD [@OECD_Social
9:45

Keynote: Ageing Readiness
How successfully are societies preparing for ageing populations and what can we do to strengthen today’s young adults?

10:30

Coffee break

11:00

Ageing in Europe
What are the projections for the future elderly in Europe? What policies may be needed?

  • Vincenzo Atella, University of Rome Tor Vergata – see the presentation
  • Godwin Mifsud, Working Group on Ageing Populations and Sustainability, European Commission – see the presentation
12:00

Ageing in Asia
What are the projections for the future elderly in Japan, Korea, and Singapore? What policies may be needed?

  • Hideki Hashimoto, University of Tokyo – see the presentation
  • Daejung Kim, Korean Institute of Health and Social Affairs
13:00 Lunch
14:15

Keynote: Challenges in Reducing Inequalities
What are the challenges in reducing health and economic inequalities and the concerns about the future?

  • Peter Orszag, Lazard Freres & Co LLC and Brookings Institution – Joining via Webex – see the presentation
14:45

Ageing in North America
What are the projections for the future elderly in Canada, Mexico, and the US? What policies may be needed?

  • Pierre-Carl Michaud, HEC Montréal
  • Enrique Vega, World Health Organization/Panamerican Health Organization – see the presentation
15:45 Coffee break
16:00

Keynote: Health Returns to Education
How can childhood interventions yield education returns and healthier ageing?

  • James Heckman, University of Chicago – Joining via Webex
  • Dana Goldman, University of Southern California
16:45 

Health and Retirement
What does the future hold under current policies? What might we want to change?

17:30 

Synthesis
How can we capitalise upon modelling tools and results to help countries to reduce inequalities and to promote healthy and productive societies?

  • Dana Goldman, University of Southern California 
18:00 End of day 1
 

  

Day 2 – APRIL 6

TECHNICAL WORKSHOP
DEVELOPMENT OF THE GLOBAL FUTURE ELDERLY MODEL

9:30

Technical Overview
How are microsimulations structured, what kind of questions can be addressed, and how well have these models performed in the past?

  • Bryan Tysinger, University of Southern California – see the presentation
10:45

Coffee break

11:00

Technical Working Section
A hands-on training for the technical audience

  • Bryan Tysinger, University of Southern California
  • Andrea Piano Mortari, University of Rome Tor Vergata
  • Federico Belotti, University of Rome Tor Vergata
13:00

End of day 2

 

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