Inequality and Aging
Friday, 5/4/2018 to 5/5/2018
Location: University of Hohenheim, Germany
In the coming decades, industrialized countries will experience a steep increase in the share of elderly persons in the population and a fall in the share of the working-age population. Such demographic developments could have a strong influence on inequality, depending on social systems and policy in areas such as old age security and health care.
This workshop on Inequality and Aging will discuss topics such as population dynamics and income distribution, the evolution of age inequality, health inequality in old age, the effects of social security and pensions on inequality, flexible work and aging, and salient policies.
Researchers are invited to submit papers for this workshop (1-page abstract due Sept 30, 2017), a selection of which will be published in a special issue of the Journal of the Economics of Ageing.