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Olivia S. Mitchell

With population aging on the rise, important challenges must be addressed to help people avoid outliving their savings and other assets in retirement, according to one of the world’s foremost pension economists.

John Piggott CEPAR Director UNSW economist

Next month CEPAR will host the 6th in its series of Policy Dialogues, jointly with the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis in the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University.


CEPAR Researcher Dr Tom Wilson suggests an alternative way of communicating population forecast uncertainty. 

John Piggott CEPAR Director UNSW economist

Fundamental to good policy analysis is good data. While national survey data take this requirement some distance, older cohorts in Australia do not enjoy the same survey attention as their younger counterparts, nor are older cohorts in Australia surveyed as comprehensively as in most other countries.


Under the CEPAR Multidisciplinary Collaboration Funding Scheme, a new grant has been awarded to Centre researcher Michelle Vhudzijena and colleagues.


Women with chronic pain want to be listened to, believed, responded to, and effectively treated, say CEPAR researchers Professor Fiona Blyth and Dr Saman Khalatbari-Soltani.


CEPAR Deputy Director Scientia Professor Kaarin Anstey from UNSW Science was awarded $1.99 million in the latest round of Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) funding.

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CEPAR PhD Candidate Roshen Fernando has received the Wallace E. Tyner Award from the Global Trade Analysis Project of Purdue University for his work on the economic impacts of physical climate risks on agriculture and energy.

John Piggott CEPAR Director UNSW economist

Let me begin by wishing you all a new year filled with joy and fulfilment.