October 07, 2019
Bogotá, Colombia

On October 7, IPA Founder and President, Dean Karlan presented the results of the study “Increasing Voluntary Retirement Contributions in Colombia” at Universidad Javeriana to a wide audience of academics from local universities, policymakers such Colpensiones, the Financial Regulator, private pension funds, and others. He then presented his work in Ghana at the academic seminar at the Economics Department at Universidad de los Andes. There he met with professors with Olga Namen, a post-doctoral fellow at IPA Colombia and a researcher on a project in Ecuador with the Ministry of Social and Economic Inclusion, and with the pensions team at Superintendencia Financiera, the financial regulator in Colombia for a potential research opportunity around financial protection.