Veranstaltungen des DIW Berlin/
Events of DIW Berlin

9 to 10 April 2010

Conference Ageing, savings and retirement

The conference is expected to address the issues of consumption, savings and retirement behaviour in ageing societies and to include approximately 12 presentations over the two days. Invited speakers at the conference will be Martin Browning from the University of Oxford and Arthur van Soest from Tilburg University.

The conference is organized as part of a joint project of the DIW-Berlin and the University of Warsaw under the heading “Economic Risks, Savings and Retirement Decisions in Ageing Societies” of which the German part is financed by the German Science Foundation (DFG) and the Polish part by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

Researchers interested in presenting their work at the conference are requested to send a full paper by email to Johannes Geyer ( at the DIW-Berlin until 12th February 2010. There is also a limited number of places for those interested in attending the conference without presenting their work. Travel expenses (economy class) and hotel costs for presenters of papers will be reimbursed.

Conference organisers:
Prof. Viktor Steiner, DIW-Berlin and Free University, Berlin;
Dr. Michal Myck, Centre for Economic Analysis, Szczecin and DIW-Berlin;
Johannes Geyer, DIW-Berlin;

at DIW Berlin
Tel.: +49 30 89789 258
Tel.: +49 30 89789 268
Dr. Michal Myck, Centre for Economic Analysis, Szczecin and DIW Berlin;