22 Jun

PhD meeting on Pensions 2017

We are pleased to announce the second PhD meeting on pensions, an initiative of Maastricht University (ITEM/ Maastricht Centre for Taxation) and Tilburg University (Competence Centre for Pension Research). On the afternoon of Thursday 22 June 2017 we would like to welcome all PhD students with a research focus on pensions to this meeting at Tilburg University.

This meeting seeks to bring together PhD students, post-doctoral researchers and academic staff with a research focus on pensions and related topics. The main objective will be to stimulate the multidisciplinary research on pensions and the collaboration between the various disciplines. The PhD students will get the opportunity to expand their network, essay their research and exchange feedback.

For more information or questions, please contact us via pensionmeeting@maastrichtuniversity.nl.


12:00 ‑ 12:30 hrs. Registration and lunch
12:30 ‑ 12:45 hrs. Word of Welcome by Prof. dr. Anouk Bollen-Vandenboorn and Dr. Bastiaan Starink
12:45 ‑ 14:30 hrs. Round 1 Pitches
Jakob Werbrouck
The relation between cumulation rules and the idea behind pensions.

Frank van Berkum
Uncertainty in the valuation of pension liabilities.

Pieter Verhallen
Advancing the use of peer effects in retirement preparation.

14:30 ‑ 15:00 hrs. Break
15:00 ‑ 16:45 hrs. Round 2
Elianne Janssen
From labor to retirement: fiscal flexibility of the transitional phase.

Johan Bonekamp  
A cross-country study of saving and spending in retirement.

Sander Kramer  
Towards a cross-border pension tracking service between the Netherlands and Germany.

16:45 ‑ 17:00 hrs. Closing remarks
17:00 hrs. Drinks

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