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A new way to structure superannuation contributions could become standard practice in some developed countries explains CEPAR Director Scientia Professor John Piggott.

Michael Sherris

CEPAR Chief Investigator Professor Michael Sherris from the UNSW Business School explains why rising insurance premiums are set to join other affordability pressures for Australians.


cepar award

On 9 September, the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and UNSW will be hosting a lecture from one of the 2021 Paul Bourke Award winners: Dr Timothy Neal, CEPAR Senior Research Fellow, UNSW Business School.


CEPAR researchers Dr Tom Wilson and Associate Professor Jeromey Temple have released new population projections for Australia, with a particular focus on population ageing. 


Private insurance to fund aged care services could deliver the higher quality care Australians are demanding, but there are potential drawbacks.


A new study by CEPAR Associate Investigator Professor Philip Clarke and Oxford, Melbourne and Queensland Universities researchers finds that politicians have a considerable survival advantage over general populations, based on information from 11 countries and over 57,500 politicians. 

Rafal Chomik

With the federal election in Australia only days away, debate is raging over the major parties’ housing affordability schemes and their potential impact on super savings.


Dr Kevin Liu, Undergraduate Program Coordinator of the School of Risk and Actuarial Studies at UNSW Business School, recently spoke about how young people can help to co-create innovative solutions at the 29th Colloquium on Pensions and Retirement Research, co-hosted by CEPAR and the School of Risk & Actuarial Studies.


A balance between public and private funding can help solve one of the biggest challenges associated with an ageing population, writes CEPAR Chief Investigator Professor Michael Sherris in this BusinessThink article.