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This year, the International Network for Pensions, Aging, and Retirement Research (INPARR) hosted its fourth annual conference at the OECD Headquarters, Paris in June 2019, under their new name International Pension Research Association (IPRA). The international association was formally announced at the conference, and will host consecutive conferences.

Monetary growth

CEPAR researchers receive UNSW Business School funding to investigate how people decide whether a reverse mortgage is a good way to supplement their retirement income.


Olivia S. Mitchell

CEPAR Partner Investigator Olivia S. Mitchell has been listed as one of Worth Magazine’s '16 Powerhouse Female Economist'. As part of Worths' 10th Annual Power 100, she has been recognised as power player across the financial industry. 

Augustus Panton

CEPAR researcher Augustus Panton is a recipient of the 2019 ANU Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Education, having previously won the 2018 Excellence in Tutoring Award in the ANU College of Business and Economics.

Marian Baird

CEPAR Chief Investigator Marian Baird, Professor of Gender and Employment Relations in the University of Sydney Business School, has once again been recognised in Apolitical’s list of the 100 world’s most influential people in gender policy for 2019.

Mature workers

CEPAR's team focused on Organisations and the Mature Workforce is seeking organisations to collaborate on a project which aims to help older workers thrive. 

Luke Zhou

Luke Zhou, CEPAR Honours student at the UNSW node, won the Higher Degree Research Poster Competition in Stream 2 at the recent UNSW Business School Student Research Fair

Long-term care new directions

Dr John Beard, former Director of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Department of Ageing and Life Course, has been appointed to a part-time Professorial role in CEPAR at UNSW Sydney.


CEPAR Director and UNSW economist John Piggott says young people need to start caring more about their superannuation entitlements and shares advice for young employees.