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health data

CEPAR Chief Investigator Warwick McKibbin and CEPAR candidate PhD candidate Roshen Fernando released a paper exlporing how COVID-19 could impact macroeconomic outcomes and financial markets.

John Piggott

​Governor-General and Chancellor of the Order of Australia, The Hon. David Hurley has named Scientia Professor John Piggott an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the 2020 Australia Day Honours List.

 
AO

CEPAR Chief Investigators Professor Robert Cumming and Scientia Professor John Piggott have been recognised in this year's Australia Day honours. Both have been appointed as Officers of the Order of Australia (AO). 

mature workers

A new CEPAR report has found that many mature workers across Australia feel excluded in today’s workforce and have limited development opportunities and flexible working arrangements, compared to the younger population.

media release

A new research brief released today by the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), investigating the links between homeownership and population ageing, has found that delays in home purchase are broadly consistent with other social and demographic trends. 

CEPAR industry report

A new CEPAR industry report by UNSW, University of Sydney, UTS and Colonial First State researchers has found that for many Australians, taking out a home loan is a trigger for increased engagement with their superannuation.

 
climate change CEPAR

Within the lifetime of Australia’s millennials, the occurrence of heatwaves will triple and they will be longer leading to increased deaths among the nation’s elderly, an Actuaries Institute Dialogue paper, co-authored by CEPAR Senior Research Fellow Rafal Chomik and CEPAR Associate Investigator Ramona Meyricke, on the widespread impacts of climate change has found.

cognitive ageing CEPAR

New guidelines, co-authored by CEPAR Deputy Director Kaarin Anstey and CEPAR Associate Investigator Ruth Peters, have been issued for Australian GPs that could help reduce dementia rates in Australia. 

New research has identified how organisations can overcome the so-called ‘challenge’ of Australia’s ageing workforce in order to reap the benefits of an age diverse workforce.