Symposium "The Challenge of Financing Pensions in an Age of Low Returns"


The 2015 CEPRA Symposium on pensions will feature prominent scholars discussing the challenge of financing pensions in an age of low returns on assets. Dewet Moser (Swiss National Bank) will discuss the effects of the monetary policy implemented by the Swiss National Bank on the returns, while Eric Breval (Swiss Social Security Funds) and Martin Wenk (Baloise) will provide their views from two different perspectives: the first and the second pillar of the Swiss Pension System.




December 2nd, 2015
at 5 p.m.

Aula Magna
Università della Svizzera italiana
Lugano campus




Chair: Vincenzo Galasso (CEPRA & Università Bocconi)

17.00 Institutional welcome by Piero Martinoli, President, USI

17.10 Introduction by Marco Netzer, Chairman, Swiss Social Security Funds

17.20 Dewet Moser, Swiss National Bank, Zurich
Low Returns and the Swiss Monetary Policy

17.40 Eric Breval, Compenswiss (Swiss Social Security Funds OAI/II/IC)
Dealing with Low Returns, the challenge for the first Pillar

18.00 Martin Wenk, Baloise Group
The Challenge of Low Returns for the Swiss Second Pillar

18.20 Q&A session

Resfreshments will follow


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