Cintia Kick-off Conference: Living with risks during the Great Recession

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 11:45 to Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 11:45

Cintia Kick-off Conference

Living with risks during the Great Recession

Longevity and generations

Auditorium Santa Margherita – Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

December 13-14


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December 13, 2013





Welcome Address:

Carlo Carraro (Rector, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)


Opening Remarks:

Agar Brugiavini (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and Venice International University)

Frank A. van derDuyn Schouten (Rector, VU University Amsterdam)

Lorenzo Savorelli (Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A.)




Session 1: Longevity risks and opportunities

Chair: Guglielmo Weber(University of Padua)



Robert Holzmann(University of Malaya and University of New South Wales)

Addressing longevity through private annuities:  Issues and options

General Discussion



Session 2: The Netspar Model

Chair: Elsa Fornero(University of Turin)



Theo Nijman(Netspar - Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement)

 The Netspar model and the analysis of adequate risk taking in pension contracts

General Discussion



Session 3: Risk Sharing Across Generations

Chair:Frank A. van derDuyn Schouten (VU University Amsterdam)





Tito Boeri and Vincenzo Galasso(Bocconi University)

Young in Old out

General Discussion


Pierre-André Chiappori(Columbia University)

Risk Sharing within the Household

General Discussion



Address: Ignazio Visco (Governor, Bank of Italy)


December 14, 2013






Anna D’Addio(OECD)

Risk and Pensions


Business Panel: What can research do for a new social insurance model?  

Chair: ChristopherEmsden (Wall Street Journal)


Marcello Calabrò(Pioneer Investments)

Dario Focarelli (Associazione Nazionale fra le Imprese Assicuratrici, ANIA)

Marek Góra(Warsaw School of Economics and PPG)

Kurt Karl (Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, Swiss Re)

Antonella Maier (Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A)

Ambrogio Rinaldi (Commissione di vigilanza sui fondi pensione, COVIP)


Closing remarks