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Economy

The global economy could lose up to $US21.8 trillion dollars in 2020 alone due to COVID-19, according to new analysis from CEPAR researchers Professor Warwick McKibbin and Roshen Fernando of the Australian National University (ANU).

shelves

New research released by CEPAR researchers Dr Tim Neal and Professor Mike Keane on COVID-19 consumer panic shopping has shown that Australian consumers top the globe in panic buying habits – in speed and scale.

 
fact sheet

The CEPAR fact sheet on COVID-19 and the demographic distribution of health and economic risks provides a current snapshot of the risks of workplace infection exposure, morbidity, and job losses across the Australian population, particularly for people aged 55 years and over.

Population ageing data

Researchers from ANU and UNSW Sydney have shown how the Federal Government's JobKeeper scheme could be phased down as the economy re-opens and recovery takes shape.

Monetary growth

Taking money out of your super can come at a high cost which is not apparent until much further down the track, says Rafal Chomik, CEPAR Senior Research Fellow at UNSW Sydney.

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.