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Chief Investigators

John Piggott
Scientia Professor John Piggott AO

Centre Director

BA University of Sydney; MSc London School of Economics; PhD University of London; FASSA; AO

Primary affiliation:
Scientia Professor of Economics, UNSW Sydney and Director of the Australia-China Population Ageing Research Hub

Research streams:
Sustainable Wellbeing in Later Life; Macro-demographic Dynamics and Population Ageing Policy

Keywords:
Retirement Provision and Pension Policy; Economic Implications of Demographic Change; Taxation, Fiscal Sustainability; Superannuation

Kaarin Anstey
Scientia Professor Kaarin Anstey

Deputy Director, Stream Leader - Decision Making, Expectations & Cognitive Ageing

BA University of Sydney; PhD University of Queensland; FASSA

Primary affiliation:
Professor in the School of Psychology, UNSW and NHMRC Principal Research Fellow at NeuRA

Research streams:
Decision Making, Expectations and Cognitive Ageing; Organisations and the Mature Workforce; Sustainable Wellbeing in Later Life

Keywords:
Cognitive Aging, Older Drivers, Dementia, Dementia Prevention, Healthy Ageing, Cohort Studies

Hazel Bateman
Professor Hazel Bateman

Deputy Director
UNSW Node Leader

B Econ University of Queensland; PhD University of New South Wales

Primary affiliation: 
Professor, School of Risk and Actuarial Studies, UNSW Sydney

Research streams:
Decision Making, Expectations and Cognitive Ageing; Sustainable Wellbeing in Later Life

Keywords:
Retirement Incomes; Behavioural Retirement Finance; Pension Choices; Superannuation; Decision Making

Marian Baird
Professor Marian Baird AO

Director of Mentoring (Emerging Researchers)
Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

University of Sydney Node Leader

BEc (Hons) DipEd PhD University of Sydney; FASSA, AO

Primary affiliation:
Professor of Gender and Employment Relations, University of Sydney Business School

Research streams:
Organisations and the Mature Workforce; Sustainable Wellbeing in Later Life

Keywords:
Women, Work and the Life Course; Elder Care Policies; Mature Age Workers; Work and Care

Fiona Blyth AM
Professor Fiona Blyth AM

BSc (Med) MBBS (Hons) MPH, PhD; FAFPHM, AM

Primary affiliation:
Professor of Public Health & Pain Medicine, The University of Sydney; Associate Dean, Concord Clinical School

Research streams:
Sustainable Wellbeing in Later Life

Keywords:
Healthy Ageing, Lifespan, Arthritis, Pain, Epidemiology, Treatment and Intervention, Prevention and Control

Mike Keane CEPAR
Professor Michael Keane

Stream Leader - Decision Making, Expectations & Cognitive Ageing

BS MIT; MA PhD Brown University; FES

Primary affiliation:
Professor of Economics and ARC Laureate Fellow, UNSW

Research streams: 
Decision Making, Expectations and Cognitive Ageing; Macro-demographic Dynamics and Population Ageing Policy; Sustainable Wellbeing in Later Life

Keywords:
Taxes; Labour Supply; Social Welfare Programs; Decision Making and Consumer Choice Behaviour; Labour Economics; Health Economics

Peter McDonald
Honorary Professor Peter McDonald AM

University of Melbourne Node Leader
Stream Leader - Macro-demographic Dynamics and Population Ageing Policy

BCom University of New South Wales, PhD Australian National University; FASSA; AM

Primary affiliation:
Honorary Professor of Demography, School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne

Research stream: 
Macro-demographic Dynamics and Population Ageing Policy

Keywords:
Demography, Immigration, Fertility, Labour Force, Australia, Indonesia

Warwick McKibbin
Professor Warwick McKibbin AO

Director of Policy Engagement
ANU Node Leader

BCom (Hons) University of New South Wales; AM Econ; PhD Econ Harvard University; AO

Primary affiliation:
Professor of Public Policy and Director, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University

Research stream:
Macro-demographic Dynamics and Population Ageing Policy

Keywords:
Global Economics Modelling of Demographic Change; Macroeconomics of Demographic Change; Demographic Change and Economic Growth

Sharon Parker
Professor Sharon Parker

Director of Mentoring, Curtin Node Leader, Stream Leader – Organisations & Mature Workforce

BSc (Hons) University of Western Australia; PhD University of Sheffield

Primary affiliation:
Professor of Organisational Behavior, Curtin Graduate Business School

Research stream:
Organisations and the Mature Workforce

Keywords:
Mature Workers; Work Design; Organisational Interventions

Michael Sherris
Professor Michael Sherris

Director of Industry Engagement and Stream Leader – Sustainable Wellbeing in Later Life

BA Macquarie University; MBA University of Sydney; FIA; FIAA; FSA

Primary affiliation:
Professor of Actuarial Studies, School of Risk and Actuarial Studies, UNSW Sydney

Research streams: 
Macro-demographic Dynamics and Population Ageing Policy; Sustainable Wellbeing in Later Life

Keywords:
Longevity Risk Modelling; Longevity Risk Management; Actuarial Science

Alan Woodland
Scientia Professor Alan Woodland

Chair, Management Committee

BA PhD University of New England; FASSA; FES

Primary affiliation:
Scientia Professor, School of Economics, UNSW Sydney

Research streams: 
Macro-demographic Dynamics and Population Ageing Policy; Sustainable Wellbeing in Later Life

Keywords:
Retirement and Ageing;  Macroeconomic Effects of Retirement Policy; Distributional Effects of Retirement Policy