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CEPAR Chief Investigator Professor Warwick McKibbin and colleagues show in this The Conversation article how a refashioned JobMaker II scheme without the discrimination implicit in age targeting, other genuinely disadvantaged groups, including low-income women over 35, would pay for itself.

Mike Keane

Professor Michael Keane, CEPAR Chief Investigator and ARC Laureate Fellow at UNSW Sydney, has been elected a Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists (SOLE), in recognition of his distinctive contributions to the field.

Peter McDonald

In just a decade, Australian fertility fell from its highest level for 30 years to its lowest level ever. CEPAR Chief Investigator Peter McDonald provides a sociodemographic perspective on Australian fertility rates in his recent paper published in the O&G Magazine.

Hazel Bateman

CEPAR Deputy Director Hazel Bateman, Professor in the UNSW School of Risk and Actuarial Studies, has been appointed as Chair of the Scientific Council of the Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement (Netspar).



CEPAR Deputy Director Scientia Professor Kaarin Anstey has been awarded the Senior Researcher Award in Mental Health and Prevention Research by the Journal of Mental Health & Prevention, in recognition of her distinguished service and outstanding contributions to this field of research.


Hanming Fang, CEPAR Partner Investigator and Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, discussed mental health, elderly suicide and retirement in China at a recent webinar. The recording is available online.


CEPAR Investigators presented at COTA's National Policy Forum on Retirement Income Policy on 26 February, as well as at the Roundtable on ‘Completing Australia’s Retirement Income System: Implications of the Retirement Income Review Report’ convened by the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia on 4 March.


Employers played a greater role in supporting staff to achieve work/life balance when the pandemic blurred the lines between the two, according to a new report from the University of Sydney Business School and ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research. 

Warwick McKibbin

Professor Warwick McKibbin AO, CEPAR Chief Investigator and Director of Policy Engagement, has been appointed as a Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).