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Agenda of episode 1

Date

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Time

09.30-10.15 CEST / Zurich (UTC+2)
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Speakers

Baroness Ros Altmann, Economist and pensions, investment and retirement policy expert
Hu Yuwei, Department Head of International Finance, China Institute of Finance and Capital Markets (CSRC)

We must fund larger elderly populations. While European countries rely heavily on their pension systems, Chinese citizens rely mostly on investments and family support. Both systems face enormous challenges as the dependency ratio deteriorates.

How are European and Chinese pension systems different? What are the key challenges they face? And which reforms are being undertaken to address them?

In episode 1 of "The Ageing Effect", we are joined by Ros Altmann, member of the British House of Lords and leading authority on later life issues; and Hu Yuwei of the China Institute of Finance and Capital Markets, whose research focuses on social protection and ageing finance.

“The Ageing Effect” is a four-part series by Swiss Re Institute and Asia Society Switzerland exploring the effects of demographic change on Asia and the World. 

SEE THE OTHER 3 EPISODES

Webinar The reskilling challenge

Webinar How long can we live?

Webinar The Japanification of the world

SPEAKERS Meet our speakers

Hu Yuwei

Department Head of International Finance

China Institute of Finance and Capital Market

Tags

ageingsociety europemiddleeast asiapacific

Contact

The Ageing Effect

In a four-part series, Swiss Re Institute and Asia Society Switzerland will explore the effects of ageing on Asia and the world and ask what we can do to address them. The first three episodes will take place online; the final episode will be a hybrid event taking place at the Swiss Re Auditorium in Zurich as well as online.

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