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Policy Challenges of Financing Longevity: Perspectives from Japan and the United States

Policy Challenges of Financing Longevity: Perspectives from Japan and the United States

Speakers:

  • Hirotaka Unami,
  • Olivia S. Mitchell

Video and transcript from the panel discussion, "Policy Challenges of Financing Longevity: Perspectives from Japan and the United States," on April 24, 2017, with presentations from Hirotaka Unami, senior director for policy planning and research at the Minister's Secretariat of the Ministry of Finance in Japan, and Olivia S. Mitchell, the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Professor at the University of Pennsylvania.


The panel discussion was part of the two-day conference, "Financing Longevity," which sought to explore the economics of ageing from the perspective of sustainable financing for long lives. The conference brought together researchers to present empirical and theoretical research on a range of topics.

Transcript