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Masterclass 2: Demographics and an Ageing Population

Social Sciences Master Classes May 23, 24 and 25, 2016 Madrid

General information

Venue: Fundación Ramón Areces Calle Vitruvio 5, 28006 Madrid

Organized by:

Fundación Ramón Areces

In cooperation with:

London School of Economics (LSE)

  • Description
  • Programme

In the second masterclass of the year we will focus on demographics and an ageing population as the overall theme. The first day will begin by providing an introductory framework on population ageing, looking at global trends and how this impacts on health and social care needs. The second day will emphasise the politics of old age and the impact on welfare states. Finally, the masterclass will draw to a close by reviewing the impact of an ageing population on pensions. Taking into consideration economic theory, policy directions and using real life case studies from China, Chile and Sweden to shed light on how to confront the challenges ahead. The programme is aimed at professionals who possess at least an undergraduate qualification and who are working in business, academia, national and local governments in Spain, and research centres. Places are limited to 25 participants for the 3 days programme and will be taught in English, for which each candidate must have a high level. Successful candidates will be offered a place on merit by a Selection Committee consisting of representatives of LSE and Fundación Ramón Areces who will meet by 5th May.

Registration

Persons wishing to register for this programme must make their registration online through this website, before 2nd May. They should send the following documents by e-mail to: i.medrano@lse.ac.uk.

  • Curriculum Vitae with photograph (in Spanish or English)
  • Personal statement, in English, on why you want to attend the programme (maximum 400 words)

Monday, 23

Global trends on population ageing

9:30

Session 1: Population Ageing, Global Trends

Michael Murphy
Professor of Demography at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

11:00

Break

11:30

Session 2: Health and Social Needs

Michael Murphy 

13:00

Break

15:00
Session 3: Will we live to 100?

Michael Murphy 

Tuesday, 24

The politics of old age

9:30
Session 1: Why is Old Age so important for Modern Welfare?

John Macnicol
Visiting Professor of Social Policy at the LSE.

11:00

Break

11:30

Session 2: Mass Retirement: Its causes and Consequences

John Macnicol

13:00

Break

15:00
Session 3: The Politics of Old Age, Retirement and Pensions

John Macnicol

Wednesday, 25

Ageing population: designing pensions

9:30
Session 1: Lessons from Economic Theory and Practical Experience

Nicholas Barr
Professor of Public Economics at the LSE.

11:00

Break

11:30

Session 2: Useful Policy Directions

Nicholas Barr

13:00

Break

15:00
Session 3: Traveller's tales: China, Chile and Sweden

Nicholas Barr

16:30

Programme close and certificates

 

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