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Conference: The New World of Pensions and Retirement: An International Economic and Psychological Perspective

Mar. 26, 2018
09:00

Room 002, The Edgar de Picciotto Family National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev Building (#41)


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The Pensions, Insurance and Financial Literacy Res earch Center (PIF)
 at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev 
is proud to host the conference:

The New World of Pensions and Retirement: 
An International Economic and Psychological Perspective

Program:

9:00
Registration & Refreshments
9:40Greetings
  
Comparing National Pension Systems - Lessons from Different Countries 
10:00Laurence. J.  Kotlikoff, Boston University, US
Pierre Pestieau, University of Liège, Belgium
  
11:00 
Coffee Break
 
11:15Pär Nuder, Former Minister for Finance, Sweden
Axel Börsch-Supan, Director of SHARE-ERIC, Munich University, Germany
Avia Spivak, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
12:45 
Lunch
Issues in Israel's Pension System  
13:45Dorit Salinger, Capital Markets Commissioner, Ministry of Finance, Israel
Round Table:
Adi Brender, Bank of Israel
Orly Sade, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Eytan Sheshinsky, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Israel Democracy Institute, Israel
 
15:15Coffee Break
 
 
Behavior and Decision Making  Rationality in Economics and in Pensions 
15:30Joe Ostroy, UCLA, US
Menahem Yaari, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Uzi Segal, Boston College, US
David Leiser, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
 
17:00Coffee Break
  
17:15 ​​Gaudeamus Igitur" - Avia Spivak's Farewell Session

Participation is free, but prior-registration is required.

Parking is in visitor parking lots on Ben-Gurion Blvd: 
1) Opposite Soroka University Medical Center, pedestrian entry to campus at The Gate of Aliya. 

2) At BGU's Sports Center – pedestrian entry to campus at the top of the steps to Mexico Bridge leading to the northeast gate.
 

Signs around campus will guide you to the conference hall