Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy
Editors: Bennett McCallum
Charles I. Plosser
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April 21-22, 2006
Simon School, University of Rochester
Carnegie-Rochester Conference Schedule
"Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in a Global Economy"
April 21-22, 2006
8:00 pm-11:00 pm Welcome Reception, Hyatt Regency - refer to hotel monitor
8:30 am Bus transportation to campus
8:45-9:15 am Packet Retrieval and Breakfast
CONFERENCE SESSION I - SCHLEGEL 207
Chairman: Bennett McCallum
9:15-10:30 am The Retirement Wealth of the Baby Boom Generation"
by Edward Wolff
Discussant: Arthur Kennickell
10:30-10:45 am Break
10:45-12:00 pm "On the Consequences of Demographic Change for Rates of Returns to Capital, and the Distribution of Wealth and Welfare"
by Dirk Krueger and Alexander Ludwig
Discussant: Ayse Imrohoroglu
12:00 pm Luncheon – Schlegel Hall Rotunda
CONFERENCE SESSION II - SCHLEGEL 207
Chairman: Charles Plosser
1:30-2:45 pm "Demographic Change, Savings, and International Capital Flows: Theory and Evidence"
by David Bloom, David Canning, Rick Mansfield and Michael Moore
Discussant: John Laitner
2:45-3:00 pm Break
3:00-4:15 pm  "Social Security, Life Insurance and Annuities for Families"
by Jay Hong and Jose-Victor Rios-Rull
Discussant: Kjetil Storesletten
4:30 pm Bus Transportation back to the Hyatt Regency
6:30 pm Bus departs Hyatt Regency for transportation to the Country Club of Rochester
6:45 pm Cocktails, Country Club of Rochester
Dinner, Country Club of Rochester
9:30 pm Transportation back to the Hyatt Regency
8:00 am Bus transportation to campus
8:15-8:45 am Breakfast
CONFERENCE SESSION III - SCHLEGEL 207
Chairman: Thomas Cooley
8:45-10:00 am "Global Demographic Trends and Social Security Reform"
by Orazio Attanasio, Sagiri Kitao and Gianluca Violante
Discussant: Deborah Lucas
10:00-10:15 am Break
10:15-11:30 am "Baby Boomer Retirement Security: The Roles of Planning, Financial Literacy, and Housing Wealth"
by Annamaria Lusardi and Olivia Mitchell
Discussants: John Leahy
11:30 am Lunch available in Schlegel Hall Rotunda.
12:15 pm Bus transportation to airport.
Transportation will also be available for earlier or later flights if needed.
COMMITTEE: Bennett McCallum and Charles Plosser, Co-chairs: Andrew
Abel, Thomas Cooley,
Janice Eberly, Marvin Goodfriend, Sergio Rebelo, Alan Stockman and Stanley Zin