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FINANCING LONGEVITY: The Economics of Pensions, Health, Long-term care and Disability Insurance


Date and Time

April 24, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM



Open to the public.

RSVP required by 5PM April 21.


Bechtel Conference Center

Encina Hall 
616 Serra St.
Stanford, CA 94305-6055

Monday 24th, 2017
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall 1st floor:

8:30am - 11:45am:  Session I: Long-term Care and Intergenerational Support

11:45am - 2:00pm:  Session II Lunch keynote panel: The policy challenges of financing longevity: Perspectives from Japan and the US

Keynote speakers:

Hirotaka UNAMI, Senior Director for Policy Planning and Research, Minister's Secretariat, Ministry of Finance, Japan ;

Olivia S. MITCHELL, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Professor, as well as Professor of Insurance/Risk Management and Business Economics/Policy; Executive Director of the Pension Research Council; and Director of the Boettner Center on Pensions and Retirement Research; all at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Co-Chairs: Jay Bhattacharya and John Shoven, Stanford University

2:00pm – 4:30pm:    Session IV: Work, Savings, and Solidarity

Tuesday 25th, 2017
Encina Hall Central, 3rd floor:
11:45am - 1:00pm:  Policy challenges of financing longevity: Perspectives from Singapore

Kelvin Bryan TAN, Ministry of Health, Singapore

Hosted by the Stanford Asia Health Policy Program for its 10th anniversary, this workshop is the third in a series organized by the Next World Program, a Consortium composed of partners from Harvard University, Fudan University, Stanford University, and the World Demographic and Aging Forum. The workshop is co-sponsored the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, the Stanford Center on the Demography and Economics of Aging, the World Demographic and Aging Forum, and ACON Biotech.

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