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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.

John Piggott

Some states are reopening from the pandemic shutdown, and more Australians are heading back out onto the streets. But what impact is the easing of coronavirus restrictions having on health and the economy, and importantly, what are the key elements of a successful and effective post-pandemic recovery?


New research released by CEPAR Research Fellow Dr Peyman Firouzi-Naeim (UNSW Sydney) and Golnoush Rahimzadeh (Andrew Young School of Policy Studies) on the role of trade unions in response to pandemics has shown an increase in unionisation level leads to better control of the spread of COVID-19.


The International Pension Research Association (IPRA) hosted its annual conference on pension challenges and opportunities on June 26, 2020.


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).

health model

CEPAR researchers and collaborators have developed a simulation model that offers an important tool for the economic evaluation of treatments and interventions for type 1 diabetes.


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.