Pension Policy Research Group Annual Conference 2016

Event Type
Pension Policy Research Group

8.45am start

1.00pm finish 

Ui Chadhain Theatre (Room 2041B), Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin

The Pension Policy Research Group annual conference will be held on Tuesday 21st June in Trinity College Dublin. The conference aims to promote discussion on current pension policy issues.  It is intended for pension providers, regulators, trustees, advisors, academics and members of pension schemes


Do We Need a Radical Change in Pension Provision in Ireland?

Allocation of Time: Speakers - 20 minutes; Questions - 15 minutes after each two papers

08:45 Opening of the conference by David Begg Chairman of Pensions Authority

Income & Wealth, Gender & Working Life 

09:00 Income and Wealth of Retired Persons in Ireland

Jim Stewart (Trinity College Dublin)

9:20 Gendered Impacts of Extended Working Life Policies in Austerity Countries.                                                    

Áine Ní Léime (NUI Galway), T. Addabbo, A.  Liberaki, P. Perista, N. Duvvury (NUI Galway), P. Albuquerque, C. Finn, 

9:40-9:55 Discussion 

Pension Taxation

9:55 Pensions and Taxation Across the EU

Emer Mulligan (NUI Galway) & Dinali Wijeratne (NUI Galway)

10:15 Tax Expenditure on Occupational Pensions in Ireland: Relevance, Cost & Distribution     

Micheál Collins (Nevin Economic Research Institute) & Gerry Hughes (Trinity College Dublin)

10:35-10:50 Discussion

10:50-11:10 Coffee Break

 Auto-Enrollment  or Social Insurance?

11:10 Mind the Gap! The divergence between age of retirement and age of entitlement in Ireland     

Joe Larragy (NUI Maynooth)

11:30 What are the risks of automatic enrolment for employees?  An analysis using a bounded rationality framework

Maureen Maloney (NUI Galway) & Alma McCarthy (NUI Galway

11:50-12:05 Discussion

12:05 Auto-Enrol – Why the single item agenda?                                                        

Michelle Maher (NUI Maynooth)

12:25 A Universal Pension for Ireland                                                                                                         

Eamon Murphy (Social Justice Ireland)

12:45-1:00 Discussion

01:00 Close of conference


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