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Knowledge @Wharton: October 20, 2015

Host Dan Loney is joined by Tom Farley (Former Commissioner, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene), Okan Duru (Editor-in-Chief, The Maritime Economist), Thomas Bushy (Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Massachusetts Maritime Academy), Damien Roochi (Co-Founder and CEO, Grand Circus), Laurence Kotlikoff (Professor of Economics; Presidential Election 2017 Independent Write-In; Creator of MaximizeMySocialSecurity.com and AnalyzeMyDivorceSettlement.com, Boston University), and Olivia S. Mitchell (Professor, The Wharton School) on the Tuesday, October 20, 2015 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

Air Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 on SiriusXM 132

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Knowledge @Wharton: October 20, 2015 10:00

Air Time: 10:00 am
Featuring: Laurence Kotlikoff, Olivia S. Mitchell

Knowledge @Wharton: October 20, 2015 10:30

Air Time: 10:30 am
Featuring: Tom Farley

Knowledge @Wharton: October 20, 2015 11:00

Air Time: 11:00 am
Featuring: Okan Duru, Thomas Bushy

Knowledge @Wharton: October 20, 2015 11:30

Air Time: 11:30 am
Featuring: Damien Roochi

Featured Guests

Laurence Kotlikoff

Professor of Economics; Presidential Election 2017 Independent Write-In; Creator of MaximizeMySocialSecurity.com and AnalyzeMyDivorceSettlement.com, Boston University


Laurence J. Kotlikoff is a William Fairfield Warren Professor at Boston University, a Professor of Economics at Boston University, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the Econometric Society, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, President of Economic Security Planning, Inc., a company specializing in financial planning software, and the Director of the Fiscal Analysis Center. Professor Kotlikoff is a NY Times Best Selling author and an active columnist. His columns and blogs have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, the Boston Globe, Bloomberg, Forbes, Vox, The Economist, Yahoo.com, Huffington Post and other major publications. In addition, he is a frequent guest on major television and radio stations. In 2014, he was named by The Economist as one of the world’s 25 most influential economists. In 2015 he was name one of the 50 most influential people in Aging by Next Avenue.

Professor Kotlikoff received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1973 and his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1977. From 1977 through 1983 he served on the faculties of economics of the University of California, Los Angeles and Yale University. In 1981-82 Professor Kotlikoff was a Senior Economist with the President’s Council of Economic Advisers.

Professor Kotlikoff is author or co-author of 17 books and hundreds of professional journal articles. His most recent book is Get What’s Yours — the Secrets of Maxing Out Your Social Security Benefits

Twitter – @KOTLIKOFF

Personal Site – http://www.kotlikoff.net/


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Olivia S. Mitchell

Professor, The Wharton School


Dr. Olivia S. Mitchell is the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Professor at the Wharton School, as well as Professor of Insurance/Risk Management and Business Economics/Policy; Executive Director of the Pension Research Council; and Director of the Boettner Center on Pensions and Retirement Research; all at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Concurrently Dr. Mitchell serves as a Research Associate at the NBER; Independent Director on the Wells Fargo Advantage Fund Trusts Board; Co-Investigator for the Health and Retirement Study at the University of Michigan; and Executive Board Member of the Michigan Retirement Research Center. She is also a Senior Research Fellow at the SKBI Institute of the Singapore Management University. Dr. Mitchell’s main interests are public and private pensions, insurance and risk management, financial literacy, and social insurance. She was awarded the Fidelity Pyramid Prize for research improving lifelong financial well-being; the Carolyn Shaw Bell Award of the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession; and the Roger F. Murray First Prize from the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance. She was also honored with the Premio Internazionale Dell’Istituto Nazionale Delle Assicurazioni (INA) from the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei in Rome. Her Social Security reform study won the Paul Samuelson Award for “Outstanding Writing on Lifelong Financial Security” from TIAA-CREF. She received the MA and PhD degrees in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the BA in Economics from Harvard University. She has published 27 books and close to 200 articles, and she speaks Spanish and Portuguese, having lived and worked in Latin America, Europe, and Australasia. See https://bepp.wharton.upenn.edu/profile/719/ for more information.
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Tom Farley

Former Commissioner, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Okan Duru

Editor-in-Chief, The Maritime Economist

Thomas Bushy

Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Massachusetts Maritime Academy


http://www.maritime.edu/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/bushy_2014.jpg?itok=INzoE-2wCaptain Thomas Bushy is the Vice President for Marine Operations. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marine Transportation from Massachusetts Maritime Academy and a Masters Degree of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. Tom is a 1974 graduate of the Academy and in 1981 he began teaching in the Marine Transportation Department until 1992, when he accepted an administrative position. In 1997 he became the permanent sailing Master of the Academy’s training ship. In 2000 he was named the Associate Vice President of External Affairs and Maritime Operations and then to Vice President of Marine Operations in 2002. Licenses and certifications include Master of Steam and Motor Vessels, unlimited tons, any oceans (Radar Observer, GMDSS Operator); STCW95
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Damien Roochi

Co-Founder and CEO, Grand Circus

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