A new research brief – Tapping into Australia’s ageing workforce: Insights from recent research – published by CEPAR today, presents the newest research insights and trends about Australia’s ageing workforce, in anticipation of the release of the 2021 Intergenerational Report, expected this month.
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Researchers of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) have today released an online webtool – the Metadata Database on Ageing – which assists researchers working in ageing to understand what survey data is available in Australia and how to gain access.
Over 70 researchers and policymakers registered for the inaugural Online Symposium on Mature Workers in Organisations, which was given by Professor Philip Taylor of the Federation University on 26 May 2021.
A new paper by CEPAR researchers Professor Marian Baird, Associate Professor Myra Hamilton and Dr Andreea Constantin of the University of Sydney has warned that failure to improve the ten-year-old paid parental leave scheme has entrenched gender inequality, both at work and at home.
A new study by CEPAR researchers examines decision-making performance on the ‘Game of Dice Task’ – a widely used behavioural measure of decision-making under explicit risk – among older adults.
A new study by CEPAR researchers Dr Kim Kiely, Scientia Professor Kaarin Anstey, and Professor Carol Jagger, and UNSW researcher Dr Richard Tawiah, offers new evidence on social disparities in disability-free life expectancy trends in Australia by examining how these trends have varied by gender, socioeconomic position and severity of disability.
While changes in the 2021 Federal Budget make the Pension Loans Scheme more attractive for senior homeowners, more can be done, write CEPAR Chief Investigator Professor Hazel Bateman, CEPAR Associate Investigator Dr Katja Hanewald and Honours student Katie Sun.
A new study by CEPAR Research Fellow Dr Craig Sinclair and colleagues has found that 70% of Australians aged 65+ are sidestepping the opportunity to control their end-of-life care, with men less likely to plan than women.