The Inaugural NBER-SAIF Conference

The Inaugural NBER-SAIF Conference

"Retirement Security: Public and Private Pensions"

The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University are pleased to announce the NBER-SAIF Conference Series. This bi-annual series of conferences is designed to build a broader research community on the economics of public policies, with particular reference to policies that bear on financial markets, and to share rigorous, current research by leading international scholars and policy experts. The conference series will enhance research and policy understanding on key policy issues, and it will promote research on economic policy issues that are of interest in both China and the United States. The inaugural NBER-SAIF Conference will be held on June 29-30, 2018, in Shanghai, China, on the theme of “Retirement Security: Public and Private Pensions.” The conference program will consist of both invited presentations and contributed papers. For more information about the conference and paper submission (in pdf format), please refer to the details below, or contact

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About NBER

Founded in 1920, the NBER is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducting economic research and to disseminating research findings among academics, public policy makers, and business professionals.


NBER-affiliated researchers study a wide range of topics and they employ many different methods in their work. Key focus areas include developing new statistical measurements, estimating quantitative models of economic behavior, and analyzing the effects of public policies.


About SAIF



The Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) was established by the Shanghai Municipal Government at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in April 2009. Its mission is to become a world class institute of research and higher learning with world class faculty. SAIF is committed to developing top talents for the financial world and to generate cutting-edge knowledge in financial theories and applications. As a member of Shanghai's financial community, it strives to contribute to the development of Shanghai as a global financial center.