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CEPAR industry report

CEPAR released an industry report that investigates the impact of retirement income projections on superannuation contributions, investment choices and engagement from members.

Mature workers

CEPAR released a new fact sheet on legal protections for mature workers in Australia, outlining the national and state laws that protect mature workers from discrimination and uphold their right to seek flexible work arrangements. It also addresses the way workplace health and safety laws can be uniquely relevant to older Australians.

health data

CEPAR researchers John Piggott and John Beard have been appointed as members of the US National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) International Commission on Creating a Global Roadmap for Healthy Longevity.

Luke Zhou

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has awarded the 2019 Brian Gray Scholarship to CEPAR Honours candidate Luke Zhou.

Dementia care

CEPAR Chief Investigator Kaarin Anstey, Professor of Psychology at the UNSW Sydney node at NeuRA, is one of a team of investigators to receive government funding for two research projects to implement dementia risk reduction and prevention research.

 
media 2019

"Population ageing has important implications for China's social insurance programs, retirement income security, and asset markets, including the housing market. In a series of papers, my coauthors and I have studied the impact of population aging in China from a variety of angles," says CEPAR Chief Investigator Professor Hanming Fang in this article for NBER Reporter.

ageing map

"China represents one-fifth of the world’s population and has probably one-quarter of the world’s people aged 60 and above," says CEPAR Director and UNSW Business School economist Scientia Professor John Piggott. 

low fertility 2018

From 2006 to 2016, fertility in Australia remained constant for women with high education while it fell sharply for women with low education. Researchers at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) observe this trend may reflect the increasingly regressive nature of government support for families with children.

researchers

Some of the leading names in pensions research have come together to create a new international association which aims to promote and advance high-quality social science research on pensions, ageing, and retirement.