*** IN LIGHT OF INTERNATIONAL CONCERNS CONCERNING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19), THIS JUNE 5 AND 6, 2020 EVENT WILL BE POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE, YET TO BE DETERMINED, TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE. ***
The Chair’s team took an active part in the 59th conference of the Société canadienne de science économique (SCSE), which took place in Québec City. The Chair organized on May 9 a special session titled “Retraite, revenu et santé”, chaired by Raquel Fonseca, that included 3 presentations by Bernard Fortin, Ismaël Choinière Crèvecoeur et Mayssun El-Attar.
The Chairholders actively participated in the event highlighting the 25 Years of Public Policy in Quebec du CIRANO, which took place in Montréal. Several professors-researchers and collaborators also participated.
During Block 2: The State and the Private Sector, Pierre-Carl Michaud, taking part in a panel, presented on topics of effectively saving and effectively disbursing.
During Block 4: What Role for Researchers in Public Policy Development?, Raquel Fonseca, taking part in a panel, presented on the work of the Chair whose mandate is to improve the state of knowledge on the economic impacts of demographic changes.
During Block 5: Contemporary Public Policy Issues, Bernard Fortin took part in a chat underlining three studies related to the economic impact of the demographic transition. Benoit Dostie took part in the panel in this block.
In collaboration with the CIRANO, the Chair organized in Montréal, on March 14-15, 2019, a workshop entitled “Personalized Medicine: Legal and Economic Analyses in a Fast-Changing Field.” The event brought together speakers from North America and overseas, invited by professors Marie-Louise Leroux (ESG UQAM) and Philippe De Donder (ESG UQAM).
This event, co-funded by the Chair, took place in Québec City on November 19, 2018. The Chair team gave presentations by Bernard Fortin and Bertrand Achou.
The Chair was a partner of this event entitled “Immigration’s Impact, Immigrants’ Outcomes: New Results Using Business and Social Data“, which was held in Montréal on October 11-12, 2018. Co-chairholder Pierre-Carl Michaud chaired a session entitled “Careers and Labour Market Outcomes”, and other team members gave presentations.
In collaboration with the QICSS, the CRDCN and the Canada Research Chair in Social Statistics and Family Change, the Chair co-organized an event entitled “Longitudinal administrative data workshop: the Longitudinal Administrative Databank (LAD) and the Longitudinal Immigration Database (IMDB)“. The workshop was held at Université de Montréal’s Research Data Centre on June 20, 2017.
Effects of LTC Subsidization on Informal Care and Transfers
Presentation by Joan Costa Font, London School of Economics
The Unintended Consequences of Caregiving: The Effect of Informal Care on Cognitive Functioning of Older Parents
Presentation by Eric Bonsang, LISER, Luxembourg
Social Long-Term Care Insurance with Competitive Insurance Markets and Risk Misperception
Presentation by Kerstin Roeder, Augsburg University
Do Hospital-Owned Skilled Nursing Facilities Provide Better Post-Acute Care Quality?
Presentation by Edward Norton, University of Michigan
Costs and Benefits of In-Kind Transfers: The Case of Medicaid Home Care Benefits [paper]
Presentation by Lee Lockwood, Northwestern University
Evaluating LTC Policies, Taking the Family Seriously [paper]
Presentation by Daniel Barczyk, McGill University
Family Spillovers of Long-Term Care Insurance
Presentation by Courtney Van Houtven, Duke University
Uncertain Altruism and the Design of Optimal LTC Insurance
Presentation by Chiara Canta, Norwegian School of Economics
Long-Term Care Social Insurance. How to Avoid Big Losses?
Presentation by Pierre Pestieau, Université de Liège and CORE
In collaboration with the CIRANO and the Chair, the School of Public Policy of the University of Calgary organized in Ottawa a symposium titled Living Healthy in Old Age: Dreams, Realities and Consequences on April 19, 2016.
Excess Early Retirement? Evidence from the Norwegian 2011 Pension Reform
Presentation by Ola Lotherington Vestad, Statistics Norway
The Impact of Early Retirement on Mortality: Evidence from the U.S.
Presentation by Maria Fitzpatrick, Cornell University
Financial Incentives and Earnings of Disability Insurance Recipients: Evidence from a Notch Design
Presentation by Stefan Staubli, University of Calgary
Does Delay Cause Decay? The Effect of Administrative Decision Time on the Labor Force Participation and Earnings of Disability Applicants [paper]
Presentation by Nicole Maestas, Harvard University
The Role of Time Preferences and Exponential-Growth Bias in Retirement Savings [paper]
Presentation by Colleen Nicole Flaherty Manchester, University of Minnesota
Cognitive Constraints on Valuing Annuities [paper]
Presentation by Erzo F.P. Luttmer, Dartmouth College
Retirement and Savings in Europe and the U.S.
Presentation by Jochem de Bresser, University of Groningen
On May 30, the Chair organized a special session on retirement at the 2015 conference of the Canadian Economics Association, which took place at Ryerson University. The session included 3 presentations by Jean-Yves Duclos, Luc Bissonnette and Tammy Schirle.
The Chair’s team took an active part in the 55th conference of the Société canadienne de science économique (SCSE), which took place at ESG UQAM. Several team members chaired sessions or made presentations, and the Chair organized on May 14 a special session that included 3 presentations by Pierre-Carl Michaud, Ismaël Choinière-Crèvecoeur and Marie-Louise Leroux.
Several representatives of the media were also present. Photos of the event are available here.
The program may be accessed here. It includes links to the presentations’ slides (on the CIRPÉE’s website).