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Upcoming Events

Roundtable Series 7: Policy Awareness
22 Nov 2019, SMU, Singapore
Bryce HOOL, Jessica Ya SUN, Daniel ZHENG Zhichao
 
Roundtable Series 8: Family
11 Dec 2019, SMU, Singapore
Bryce HOOL, Christine HO, Bussarawan (Puk) TEERAWICHITCHAINAN
 

Past Events

11 November 2016, SMU, Singapore
Bryce HOOL, Rhema VAITHIANATHAN, Benedict KOH, Michael HURD, Susann ROHWEDDER, Seonghoon KIM
 
5 May 2017, SMU, Singapore
Bryce HOOL, Jiaming JU, Terence CHENG, Rhema VAITHIANATHAN
 
8 May 2017, SCWO, Singapore
Rhema VAITHIANATHAN
 
19 May 2017
Rhema VAITHIANATHAN
 
5 June 2017, SMU, Singapore
Jiaming JU
14 July 2017, SMU, Singapore
Bryce HOOL, Jiaming JU, Olivia S. MITCHELL, Susana HARDING, Noi Keng KOH
 
11 August 2017, Aspire55, Singapore
Jiaming JU
16 August 2017, SMU, Singapore
Stephen HOSKINS, Jing LI, Sock Yong PHANG, Koon Shing KWONG
 
11 September 2017, Embassy of Finland, Singapore
Jiaming JU
 
14 September 2017, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore
Jiaming JU
29 September 2017, SMU, Singapore
Bryce HOOL
13 October 2017, Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore
Jiaming JU
27 October 2017, SMU, Singapore
Stephen HOSKINS, Michael HURD, Susann ROHWEDDER, Seonghoon KIM
 
24 November 2017, Duke-NUS, Singapore
Rhema VAITHIANATHAN
 
9-10 January 2018, SMU, Singapore
Stephen HOSKINS, Jessica Ya SUN
 
6 February 2018
Jiaming JU
 
14 March 2018, SMU, Singapore
Jiaming JU
 
9 May 2018, SMU, Singapore
Jiaming JU
 
4 June 2018, SMU, Singapore
Rhema VAITHIANATHAN, Jessica Ya SUN
 
12 July 2018, SMU, Singapore
Benedict KOH, Olivia S. MITCHELL, Joelle FONG
 
29-30 August 2018, SMU, Singapore
Rhema VAITHIANATHAN, Terence CHENG, Stephen HOSKINS, Michael HURD, Susann ROHWEDDER, Seonghoon KIM
 
14 September 2018, Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore
Jiaming JU
 
22 October 2018, Peking University, Beijing, China
Christine HO, Seonghoon KIM, Jessica Ya SUN,  Stephen HOSKINS
 
Health Labour and Family Policies in Ageing Society (Fudan University-CREA)
24 October 2018, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Bryce HOOL, Christine HO, Seonghoon KIM, Jessica Ya SUN,  Stephen HOSKINS
 
28-29 August 2019, Hitosubashi University, Tokyo, Japan
Bryce HOOL, Terence CHENG, Jessica Ya SUN, Stephen HOSKINS, Seonghoon KIM, Hwajin YANG

Presentations

International Conferences and Workshops

Conferences

•Michael HURD and Susann ROHWEDDER, Predicting the Labor Force Participation of the Older Population, International University Summer Institute on Ageing, Venice, June 2016

•Sock Yong PHANG, Jun YU and Liang JIANG, Housing Equity and Household Consumption in Retirement: Evidence from the Singapore Life Panel, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association International Conference, Alicante, July 2016

•Olivia S. MITCHELL, Incentivizing Delayed Retirement, World Bank Global Pension and Savings Conference, Washington DC, August 2016

•Liang JIANG and Jun YU, In-fill Asymptotic Theory for Structural Break Point in Autoregression: A Unified Theory, Hiroshima University-Hiroshima University of Economics-SMU Tripartite Conference on Econometrics, SMU, Singapore, March 2017

•Bryce HOOL, High-Frequency Internet Survey of a Probability Sample of Older Singaporeans: The Singapore Life Panel, Singapore Economic Review Conference, Singapore, August 2017

•Seonghoon KIM, Does Winning the Lottery Make People Happier?, International Conference on Work and Happiness, Korea Labour Institute, Seoul, August 2017

•Seonghoon KIM, The Effect of Lottery Prizes on Subjective Wellbeing, International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS) Annual Conference, Innsbruck, September 2017

•Jiaming JU, Singapore Life Panel – Longitudinal Study on Health and Retirement, Health and Retirement Conference, Singapore Actuarial Society, Singapore, October 2017

•Rhema VAITHIANATHAN, Findings on the Retirement Adequacy of Mature Workers, Ong Teng Cheong Labour Leadership Institute Labour Research Conference, Singapore, November 2017

•Rhema VAITHIANATHAN, Economics of Work, Health and Retirement for Women, A Symposium on Health, Wealth and Relationships - Spotlight on Older Women, Singapore, November 2017

•Jessica Ya SUN, Welfare Consequences of Health Insurance Expansion for the Elderly: Evidence from 5-year MediSave Top-up Plan, 16th International Conference on Pension, Insurance and Savings, Lisbon, April 2018

•Bryce HOOL, Methodology of the Singapore Life Panel, 16th International Conference on Pension, Insurance and Savings, Lisbon, April 2018

•Sock Yong PHANG, Building an Equitable and Inclusive City through Housing Policies: Singapore’s Experience, International Conference on Municipal Fiscal Health, Detroit, May 2018

•Terence CHENG, Health Shocks and the Dynamics of Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from a Monthly Panel of Elderly Singaporeans, Conference of the Australian Health Economics Society, Hobart, September 2018

•Koon Shing KWONG, A Hybrid Equity Release Plan for Retirement Financing, Health and Retirement Conference, Singapore Actuarial Society, Singapore, October 2018

•Stephen Hoskins, Work Expectations of Mature Singaporeans, 2018 International Alliance of Research Universities Ageing, Longevity and Health Scientific and Graduate Student Conference, Singapore, October 2018

•Seonghoon KIM, Strategic Sophistication and its Economic Importance, 20th Annual KLIPS Conference, Seoul, October 2018

•Stephen HOSKINS and Luca FACCHINELLO, Upskilling of Mature Workers, OTCi Labour Research Conference, Singapore, November 2018

•Sock Yong PHANG, Singapore’s Innovations in Urban and Affordable Housing Finance, International Symposium Reimagining Inclusive Cities, Chennai, November 2018

•Stephen HOSKINS, Retirement Planning in a Defined Contribution Context: Evidence from Singapore, 17th International Conference on Pension, Insurance and Savings, Paris, May 2019

•Christine HO, Do Older Parents’ Intended Bequest Share Vary with a Child's Coresidence and Material Support? Evidence from the Singapore Life Panel, 33rd Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE), Bath, June 2019

•Christine HO, Do Older Parents’ Intended Bequest Share Vary with a Child's Coresidence and Material Support? Evidence from the Singapore Life Panel, 94th Western Economic Association International Conference, San Francisco, June 2019

•Terence CHENG, Health Shocks, Labour Supply and Medical Savings Adequacy, International Health Economics Association 2019 Congress, Basel, July 2019

Forums and Workshops

•Bryce HOOL, Ageing in Singapore: The Singapore Life Panel, Shanghai Forum, Fudan University, Shanghai, May 2015

•Terence CHENG, Monthly Spending and Labour Market Dynamics of the Elderly Following a Health Shock, Workshop on the Economics of Ageing, Monash University, Melbourne, February 2017

•Bryce HOOL, Healthcare and Retirement Issues for Singapore’s Ageing Population, Global Forum, Chongqing University, Chongqing, March 2017

•Terence CHENG, Monthly Spending and Labour Market Dynamics of the Elderly Following a Health Shock: Insights from the Singapore Life Panel, 8th Australasian Workshop on Econometrics and Health Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, May 2017

•Rhema VAITHIANATHAN, Preparing for Ageing and Retirement, SCWO Focus Group, Singapore, May 2017

•Rhema VAITHIANATHAN, The Singapore Life Panel, Hitotsubashi University and SMU Webinar I - Ageing and Healthcare Economics & Management , May 2017

•Jiaming JU, Women & Ageing, Shirin Fozdar's Conference on the Move II – Nutrition, Wellness & Health, Singapore, September 2017

•Seonghoon KIM, Strategic Sophistication and Its Economic Importance, SURE International Workshop: Experimental and Behavioural Economics, Seoul National University, Seoul, November 2017

•Jiaming JU, Consumption and Employment: Selective Evidence from the Singapore Life Panel, Hitotsubashi University and SMU Webinar II - Ageing and Healthcare Economics and Management, February 2018

•Jiaming JU, Health Spending and Financing in Singapore: A Brief Overview, Ageing Asia Longevity Workforce Forum, Singapore, May 2018

•Rhema VAITHIANATHAN, Monthly Spending Dynamics of the Elderly Following a Health Shock: Evidence from Singapore, Japan-Singapore Academic Forum, CREA, Singapore, August 2018

•Michael HURD, Effect of Unemployment Shocks on Economic Behaviour and Subjective Wellbeing, Japan-Singapore Academic Forum & Policy Roundtable, CREA, Singapore, August 2018

•Susann ROHWEDDER, Wealth Dynamics and Active Saving at Older Ages, Japan-Singapore Academic Forum, CREA, Singapore, August 2018

•Seonghoon KIM, Consumption Responses to Transitory Income Changes: Evidence from Singapore, Japan-Singapore Academic Forum, CREA, Singapore, August 2018

•Terence CHENG, Can Health Insurance Speed Up Hedonic Adaptation to Major Health Shocks? Evidence from a Monthly Panel of Elderly Singaporeans, Japan-Singapore Academic Forum, CREA, Singapore, August 2018

•Susann ROHWEDDER, Saving Regret: Effects of Health and Other Shocks, Japan-Singapore Academic Forum, CREA, Singapore, August 2018

•Stephen HOSKINS, Work Expectations of Mature Singaporeans, Japan-Singapore Academic Forum, CREA, Singapore, August 2018

•Christine HO, Do Older Parents’ Intended Bequest Share Vary with a Child's Coresidence and Material Support? Evidence from the Singapore Life Panel, Asia Pacific Conference – Health, Labour and Family Policies in an Ageing Society, Peking University, Beijing, October 2018

•Jessica Ya SUN, The Effect of Public Transfer to Health Savings Account on Healthcare Utilization and Health: Evidence from Singapore, Asia Pacific Conference – Health, Labour and Family Policies in an Ageing Society, Peking University, Beijing, October 2018

•Stephen HOSKINS, Work Expectations of Mature Singaporeans, Asia Pacific Conference – Health, Labour and Family Policies in an Ageing Society, Peking University, Beijing, October 2018

•Seonghoon KIM, Does Early Access to Pension Wealth Improve Health? Asia Pacific Conference – Health, Labour and Family Policies in an Ageing Society, Peking University, Beijing, October 2018

•Christine HO, Do Older Parents’ Intended Bequest Share Vary with a Child's Coresidence and Material Support? Evidence from the Singapore Life Panel, Asia Pacific Conference – Health, Labour and Family Policies in an Ageing Society, Fudan University, Shanghai, October 2018

•Seonghoon KIM, Does Early Access to Pension Wealth Improve Health? Asia Pacific Conference – Health, Labour and Family Policies in an Ageing Society, Fudan University, Shanghai, October 2018

•Jessica Ya SUN, The Effect of Public Transfer to Health Savings Account on Healthcare Utilization and Health: Evidence from Singapore, Asia Pacific Conference – Health, Labour and Family Policies in an Ageing Society, Fudan University, Shanghai, October 2018

•Stephen HOSKINS, Work Expectations of Mature Singaporeans, Asia Pacific Conference – Health, Labour and Family Policies in an Ageing Society, Fudan University, Shanghai, October 2018

•Seonghoon KIM, Consumption Responses to Income Shocks through Lottery Winning​, The 2018 Australian and Asian Society of Labor Economists Meeting, Seoul, December 2018

•Terence CHENG, Health Shocks and Subjective Well-being: Evidence from a High Frequency Survey of Elderly Singaporeans​, Introducing GeroEconomics: Economics of Ageing and Longevity, Brisbane, February 2019

•Christine HO, Do Older Parents’ Intended Bequest Share Vary with a Child's Coresidence and Material Support? Evidence from the Singapore Life Panel, Macro-Labour and Applied Micro Workshop 2019, SMU, Singapore, May 2019

•Jessica Ya SUN, The Effects of Cash Transfers to Health Savings Accounts on Healthcare Utilization and Health, Singapore-Japan Academic Forum on Ageing 2019, Tokyo, August 2019

•Terence CHENG, Health Shocks, Labour Supply and Medical Savings Adequacy: Early Insights from the Singapore Life Panel, Singapore-Japan Academic Forum on Ageing 2019, Tokyo, August 2019

•Stephen HOSKINS, Upskilling of older workers in Singapore, Singapore-Japan Academic Forum on Ageing 2019, Tokyo, August 2019

•Seonghoon KIM, Payroll Taxation and Its Consequences for Subjective Well-being, Labor Market Outcomes and Consumption, Singapore-Japan Academic Forum on Ageing 2019, Tokyo, August 2019

•Hwajin YANG, The Impact of Smartphone Use on Ageing and Well-being, Singapore-Japan Academic Forum on Ageing 2019, Tokyo, August 2019

 

Invited Seminars

•Jun YU, New Distribution Theory for the Estimation of Structural Break Point in Mean, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, September 2016

•Jun YU, New Distribution Theory for the Estimation of Structural Break Point in Mean, University of Washington, Seattle, August 2016

•Terence CHENG, Monthly Spending and Labour Market Dynamics of the Elderly Following a Health Shock, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, April 2017

•Seonghoon KIM, Consumption Responses to Income Shocks through Lottery Winning, Korea University, Seoul, October 2018

•Christine HO, Do Older Parents’ Intended Bequest Share Vary with a Child's Coresidence and Material Support? Evidence from the Singapore Life Panel, 2019 CFPR Lunchtime Seminar Series, Singapore, February 2019

 

CREA Conferences

•Rhema VAITHIANATHAN, Background and Methodology of the Singapore Life Panel, CREA Inaugural Conference, Singapore, November 2016

•Seonghoon KIM, Labour Market Outcomes, CREA Inaugural Conference, Singapore, November 2016

•Michael D. HURD, Economic Position and Preparation for Retirement, CREA Inaugural Conference, Singapore, November 2016

•Susann ROHWEDDER, Household Spending and its Components, CREA Inaugural Conference, Singapore, November 2016

•Benedict KOH, Financial Literacy and Portfolio Complexity, CREA Inaugural Conference, Singapore, November 2016

•Rhema VAITHIANATHAN, Health Shocks and Household Expenditures, CREA Inaugural Conference, Singapore, November 2016

•Jun YU, Housing Wealth, Monetisation and Consumption, CREA Inaugural Conference, Singapore, November 2016

•Rhema VAITHIANATHAN, Behavioural Risk and Chronic Conditions, CREA Inaugural Conference, Singapore, November 2016

•Susann ROHWEDDER, Subjective Well-Being, CREA Inaugural Conference, Singapore, November 2016

 

CREA Roundtables

•Rhema VAITHIANATHAN, Healthcare Seeking Behaviour, CREA Roundtable on Health, Singapore, May 2017

•Rhema VAITHIANATHAN, Behavioural Risk Factors, CREA Roundtable on Health, Singapore, May 2017

•Terence CHENG, Healthcare Financing, CREA Roundtable on Health, Singapore, May 2017

•Terence CHENG, Health and Labour Market Outcomes, CREA Roundtable on Health, Singapore, May 2017

•Olivia S. MITCHELL, Financial Literacy, Wealth and Portfolio Complexity, CREA Roundtable on Financial Literacy, July 2017

•Jing LI, Role of Housing Wealth in Retirement, CREA Roundtable on Housing, Singapore, August 2017

•Sock Yong PHANG, Monetisation of Housing, CREA Roundtable on Housing, Singapore, August 2017

•Koon Shing KWONG, Modelling Equity Release Products, CREA Roundtable on Housing, Singapore, August 2017

•Michael HURD, Impact of Unemployment Shocks, CREA Roundtable on Labour, Singapore, October 2017

•Susann ROHWEDDER, Working at Older Ages in Singapore: Today and in the Future, CREA Roundtable on Labour, Singapore, October 2017

•Seonghoon KIM, New Developments in the Labour Market for Older Singaporeans, CREA Roundtable on Labour, Singapore, October 2017

•Rhema VAITHIANATHAN, Are Our Safety Nets Protecting Older Singaporeans Against the Harms of Poor Health? CREA Roundtable on Health II, Singapore, June 2018

•Jessica Ya SUN, Welfare Consequences of Health Insurance Expansion on the Elderly: Evidence from 5-Year MediSave Top-up Plan, CREA Roundtable on Health II, Singapore, June 2018

•Olivia S. MITCHELL, Financial Preparedness of the Self-Employed, CREA Roundtable on Financial Literacy II, Singapore, July 2018

•Benedict KOH and Joelle FONG, Financial Literacy and Financial Mistakes, CREA Roundtable on Financial Literacy II, Singapore, July 2018