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26th Colloquium on Pensions and Retirement Research

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The 26th Colloquium on Pensions and Retirement Research will be held on 2-3 July 2018 at UNSW Australia.

The Colloquium, co-hosted by CEPAR and the School of Risk & Actuarial Studies in the UNSW Business School, is a unique annual event, bringing together academics, government and industry to discuss the latest research on pensions, superannuation and retirement. 

The theme for 2018 is Pensions, Retirement and Inequality. The conference theme aligns closely with the UNSW Grand Challenge Program and several Colloquium activities will contribute to the Inequality Grand Challenge, including a Keynote Lecture by world renowned pension expert Professor Olivia S. Mitchell.

Call for Papers

In the interest of highlighting the theme we specifically invite submissions on the following topics:

  • Inequality and pensions
  • Inequality and retirement
  • Intra- and intergenerational equity
  • Retirement saving adequacy
  • The labour market for older workers
  • Longevity and healthy life expectancy
  • Gender issues in pensions and retirement

Contributions are also welcome on other topics, which may include but are not limited to:
Public pensions, health costs and aged care costs; Sustainable fiscal policy; Taxation of superannuation and pensions; Retirement benefits, demand and design; Choice architecture, defaults and financial product disclosure; Financial literacy, financial education and financial advice; Cognition and financial decisions of the elderly; Governance and regulation of superannuation and pension funds; Performance of superannuation and pension funds; Investment strategies for superannuation and pensions; Retirement planning; Demographic trends

International contributions are welcome, and early career researchers, especially PhD students, are particularly encouraged to submit. A cash prize will be awarded to the ‘Best Paper by a PhD Student’.

Expressions of interest to be included on the program of the 26th Colloquium of Pensions and Retirement Research (in the form of an extended abstract or complete paper) should be emailed to The deadline for submission is Monday April 9, 2018.


Monday, July 2, 2018 - 09:00
End date: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 17:00
UNSW, Sydney, Australia