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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

CEPAR Deputy Director
Stream Leader - Decision Making, Expectations & Cognitive Ageing
Co-Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at CEPAR

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

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 
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 AO

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; AO

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
Distinguished Professor Warwick McKibbin AO

Director of Policy Engagement
ANU Node Leader
Co-Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at CEPAR

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

Primary affiliation:
Distinguished 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

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
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
Emeritus Professor Alan Woodland

Chair, Management Committee

BA PhD University of New England; FASSA; FES

Primary affiliation:
Emeritus 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