Policy Briefs

The MEA Policy Briefs provide background information on current topics or explain fundamental economic relationships which are significant in the field of demographic change. The MEA Policy Briefs are written in a style which is accessible to a wider reading public.

Please note that the MEA Policy Briefs appear in German language only.

News

Why women know too little about financial topics – and what has to change

Interview with MEA’s Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen in German magazine “Brigitte“

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"Productivity Slowdown, Aging and Pension Systems"

Watch professor Börsch-Supan's talk at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

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Good for everyone? Reassessing the German pension reform

MEA Director Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan discusses the pension reform at the Max-Planck-Forum

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Bavarian State Medal for Prof. Börsch-Supan

Prof Börsch-Supan was recognized by the Bavarian government with the award of the Bavarian State...

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The Baltic Sea States Project

New joint project started (MPISOC/MPIDR/Population Europe)

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News & Events

Econometrics in the Castle: "Machine Learning in Economics and Econometrics"

The workshop will be organized by the Max Planck Society and the University of Hamburg on May...

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30.08.2017: MEA Seminar - Economics of Aging

Gregor Sand: "The Impact of Large-Scale Immigration on the Well-Being of Natives 50+ in Europe"

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