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cepar award

CEPAR research fellow Dr Dandan Yu from the UNSW node has received the Dean’s Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis for her research ‘Three Essays on Household Decision-Making’.


Explore our list of news articles and commentary published in 2020.

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.

Projects to develop population forecasts, examine migration moves within Australia and investigate optical retirement planning have secured funding in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) grant awards.


We're delaying major life events, and our retirement income system hasn't caught up, writes CEPAR Senior Research Fellow Rafal Chomik for The Conversation.

climate change CEPAR

“Without proper risk management these mega-trends have the potential to overwhelm individuals, private companies and government balance sheets during the course of this century,” say CEPAR researchers Rafal Chomik and Ramona Meyricke  in their report on the impact of climate change on mortality and retirement incomes.

Middle aged couple researching online

Australia’s ageing population is projected to slow labour force growth, reduce national income and tax revenue but we aren’t in the dark, yet, says CEPAR Director John Piggott.

Sharon Parker

CEPAR Chief Investigator Sharon Parker has been named among the world’s most influential scientists and social scientists in the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list released by the Web of Science Group.

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.