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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.

John Piggott

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.

CEPAR researchers are working with the World Bank and the Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning to create a powerful social policy tool to improve the economic welfare of millions of people.


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.

cognitive ageing CEPAR

A recently published paper by CEPAR researchers Janet Maccora, Ruth Peters and Kaarin Anstey shows that adults over 60 can sustain superior memory recall, however, associated factors vary between genders.

climate change CEPAR

CEPAR researchers George Kudrna and Rafal Chomik explain how climate change impacts superannuation funds' investment policies and affects economic growth more broadly.



CEPAR researchers prepared a submission for the Retirement Income Review. Various CEPAR staff and affiliates contributed to this submission. 

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.