Research success in the 21st
century will increasingly depend on the synergies generated by
combining disciplines, and by linking researchers with end-users.
We connect to a range of universities across the globe in
collaborative research. Our industry and government partners
include all the major sectors in Australia.
PwC Longevity Workshop, October
This workshop, hosted by PwC,
featured CEPAR investigators Mike Sherris and Katja Hanewald, along
with PwC Associate Chao Qiao, presented new research on longevity
insurance and products. A Panel discussion, chaired by John
Piggott, included presentations by Wayne Brazel (AMP), Catherine
Nance (PwC) and Phil Gallagher (Australian Treasury), all CEPAR
Partner Organisations, together with Martin Stevenson (Mercer and
International Actuarial Association), David Cox (Challenger) and
Barry Rafe (Institute of Actuaries Australia).
The workshop clearly pointed to
the need for further product development in the longevity insurance
CEPAR-Harvard Conference on
Population Ageing Research
Planned collaborative meetings
include the CEPAR-Harvard Conference on Population Ageing Research.
Conference Convenors are David Bloom, Professor of Economics and
Demography and Chair of the Department of Global Health and
Population at Harvard; John Piggott, Director, ARC Centre of
Excellence in Population Ageing Research, and Alan Woodland,
Scientia Professor of Economics at UNSW. The conference will bring
together the best academic economists globally whose work informs
scholarship in the field of Population Ageing, to synthesise and
critically review the discipline's research contributions to date,
and to scope a future agenda.