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There are a number of new ways to assist with funding long-term care using housing wealth, according to CEPAR Associate Investigator Dr Katja Hanewald and co-authors.


A first-of-its-kind study examining the economic security of single older women without children has busted the myth that people without children must have uninterrupted careers and healthy retirement savings.


CEPAR has launched publicly available data on population ageing futures and estimatesThe CEPAR Population Ageing Futures Data Archive, created by a research team led by CEPAR A/Professor Jeromey Temple and CEPAR Principal Research Fellow Dr Tom Wilson, comprises sets of data projections and estimates related to the composition and diversity of Australia’s older population.

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New research conducted by CEPAR and Cbus researchers has identified that urgent short-term needs for funds are driving people’s decision to withdraw some or all of their superannuation savings under the COVID-19 Superannuation Early Release Scheme.

John Piggott CEPAR Director UNSW economist

A significant amount of Australia’s exports involve people-based exports such as tourism, education and business services – all of which have been heavily impacted by COVID-19, says UNSW Business School’s Scientia Professor of Economics John Piggott, Director of The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR).

Peter McDonald

Australia’s fertility rate will temporarily dip in 2021 following the COVID‑19 pandemic before rising again in the mid-2020’s and settling to a long-term average by 2030, according to CEPAR Chief Investigator Professor Peter McDonald’s analysis in a new report on the projection of Australia’s future fertility rates.


New research by CEPAR Research Fellow Dr Craig Sinclair and Advance Care Planning Australia has highlighted how cultural background affects our attitudes and behaviours to advance care planning.


New research conducted by Dr George Kudrna, CEPAR Senior Research Fellow at UNSW Sydney, shows that German households can see significantly higher wealth and home ownership if Germany implements Australia’s policies on national tax, pension and superannuation.


Recent market turmoil has heightened concerns around superannuation, but CEPAR UNSW Business School research shows pension fund managers can utilise portfolio insurance strategies to protect people’s later life savings from downside risk.