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    Impact of Inequality on the Future Elderly: Policy Tools and Actions
    4/5/2018

    OECD Conference Centre
    2 rue André Pascal
    Paris, France
    April 5-6, 2018

    To RSVP: Please contact Mr Lukasz Lech to register at Lukasz.Lech@oecd.org

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

    April 5th: Impact of Inequality on the Future Elderly- Policy Tools and Actions

    09:30 AM Welcome 
    Mark Pearson, Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
      
    9:45 AM Keynote: Ageing Readiness
    How successfully are societies preparing for ageing populations and what can we do to strengthen today’s young adults? 
    Jack Rowe, Columbia University
      
    10:30 AM Coffee Break 

      
    11:00 AM 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
    Godwin Mifsud, Working Group on Ageing Populations and Sustainability, European Commission 

    12:00 PM 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
    Daejung Kim, Korean Institute of Health and Social Affairs

    1:00 PM Lunch
      
    2:15 PM 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 by Webex

    2:45 PM 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
     
    3:45 PM Coffee Break

    4:00 PM Keynote: Health Returns to Education
    How can childhood interventions yield education returns and healthier ageing? 
    James Heckman, University of Chicago
    Joining by Webex
    Dana Goldman, University of Southern California
      
    4:45 PM Health and Retirement
    What does the future hold under current policies? What might we want to change? 
    Maciej Lis, Social Policy Division, OECD
    Walter Ricciardi, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
      
    5:30 PM Synthesis
    How can we capitalize upon modelling tools and results to help countries to reduce inequalities and to promote healthy and productive societies? 
    Dana Goldman, University of Southern California

    Day 2 Friday, 6 April 2018
    Technical Workshop: Development of the Global Future Elderly Model 
     
    09:30 AM 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

    10:45 AM Coffee Break

    11:00 AM 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