Thursday, October 25, 2012

9:00–9:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

Edward Lawlor, Washington University
Michael Sherraden, Washington University
Nancy Morrow-Howell, Washington University

9:30–10:00 a.m.

Financial Capability: A Life Course Perspective

Margaret Sherraden, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Bill Emmons, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Bryan Noeth, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Nancy Morrow-Howell, Washington University

10:05–10:35 a.m.

Race, Gender, and Wealth Across the Life Course

Tyson Brown, Vanderbilt University

10:50–11:20 a.m

All That Glitters is Not Gold: Costs of Upward Mobility and Heterogeneity in Socioeconomic Position Across Race

Darrell Hudson, Washington University

11:25 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Panel: Financial Capability Services for Vulnerable Populations: Inclusion of Older Adults

Mae Watson Grote, The Financial Clinic, New York
Ben Mangan, EARN, San Francisco
Barbara Robles, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

1:30–2:30 p.m.

Older African Americans and Asset Holding

Trina Shanks, University of Michigan and Wilhelmina Leigh, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

Native American Elders and Assets
Amanda Barusch and Tracy Golden, University of Utah

Respondents: Tyson Brown, Vanderbilt University, and Molly Tovar, Washington University

2:30–3:30 p.m.

Economic Security of Older Hispanics: The Role of Social Security and Employer-Based Pensions Native American Elders and Assets
Jacqueline Angel and Stipica Mudrazijia, University of Texas at Austin

Immigrant Older Adults, Asset Holdings, and Public Policy 
Yunju Nam, University at Buffalo

Respondents: Barbara Robles, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and Ben Mangan, EARN

3:45–4:35 p.m.

The Interactions of Disability, Aging, and Assets and Financial Stability
Michelle Putnam, Simmons College

Long-Term Care in the US: Who Pays?
Jennifer Greenfield, Washington University

Respondent: Tim McBride, Washington University

4:35–5:15 p.m.

Workplace Policies and Practices to Accumulate Assets: Financial Capability, Health Promotion, and Age Discrimination
Ernest Gonzales, Washington University

Respondent: Marion Crain, Washington University

5:30–8:00 p.m.

Keynote lecture followed by dinner, Brown Lounge
Introduction: Michael Sherraden, Washington University
Speaker: Gail Hillebrand, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Friday, October 26, 2012

9:00–9:35 a.m.

Asset Development of Older Adults: A Capability Approach
Jin Huang, Saint Louis University
Jennifer Greenfield, Washington University

Respondent: Michael Sherraden, Washington University

9:45–10:50 a.m.

Panel: Economic Security Initiatives of National Aging Organizations
Michelle Washko, Administration on Aging
Ramsey Alwin, National Council on Aging
Emily Allen, AARP

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Next Steps: Practice and Policy Innovations and Knowledge Development
Nancy Morrow-Howell, Washington University
Michael Sherraden, Washington University

12:00 p.m.  Conference concludes