Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy

Semi-annual Conference

Editors:    Bennett McCallum

                 Charles I. Plosser


Upcoming Conference

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April 21-22, 2006

Simon School, University of Rochester

Rochester, NY


Carnegie-Rochester Conference Schedule
"Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in a Global Economy"

April 21-22, 2006

Thursday, April 20


8:00 pm-11:00 pm      Welcome Reception, Hyatt Regency - refer to hotel monitor


Friday, April 21


       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


        7:30 pm               Dinner, Country Club of Rochester

         9:30 pm               Transportation back to the Hyatt Regency


Saturday, April 22



          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.






ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Bennett McCallum and Charles Plosser, Co-chairs:  Andrew Abel, Thomas Cooley,
                                                Janice Eberly, Marvin Goodfriend, Sergio Rebelo, Alan Stockman and Stanley Zin