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Head of School to take on Deputy Director role at CEPAR
13 September 2016

Professor Hazel Bateman, the Head of School of Risk and Actuarial at the UNSW Business School is to become one of two newly appointed Deputy Directors at CEPAR (Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research).

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Funds support vital ageing research
13 September 2016

A $27.25 MILLION funding boost will help address Australia's ageing population. The federal government support will enable the Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research to continue and expand its research on the economic and social challenges of population ageing over the next seven years.

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ABC South East NSW, Breakfast with Simon Lauder: Interview with John Piggott on CEPAR II
12 September 2016

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Join us for breakfast each weekday...an interesting mix of people, music, news and community events from across the South East.

 
Family home target of aged car policy
9 September 2016

Unlocking wealth in the family home is the only long-term solution to the aged care funding crisis, say experts calling for an overhaul of the treatment of the primary residence in asset tests. The government will cut $2 billion from the aged care budget over the next four years and companies operating in the space took a hammering on the share market last week.

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Four CEPAR candidates awarded UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarships
16 March 2017

Four candidates have been awarded prestigious UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarships to research under the supervision of UNSW CEPAR researchers.

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The Australian National University’s (ANU) Heather Booth is the first woman to be appointed Professor of Demography at an Australian university.
31 January 2017

The Australian National University’s (ANU) Heather Booth is the first woman to be appointed Professor of Demography at an Australian university.

Professor Booth, an Associate Investigator for the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), is an expert in mortality, longevity and ageing   and will also become the School of Demography’s first female Director of Research.

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AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH EXPERTS SAY APEC ECONOMIES MUST BUILD EDUCATED WORKFORCES TO OFFSET AGEING POPULATIONS
17 February 2017

Member economies of the APEC Forum need to do a lot more to promote economic growth to combat population ageing, according to a paper presented at an APEC Workshop in Vietnam.

The report suggests that cooperation in migration policy, education, and technology transfer would allow emerging economies within APEC to increase rates of growth, countering the “headwinds” of population ageing.

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Link to the working paper: 

http://cepar.edu.au/media/167337/03-the-impact-of-demographic-change-on-labour-supply-and-economic-growth.pdf