Newsletter: October 2016
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Director's Message

“What next for super?” is perhaps the most frequently asked question I encounter. And it’s not going away any time soon.

How we design super, and how we shape the retirement years of Australians, will continue to be an important point of discussion in Australia, the region, and the world, for many years to come. more
CEPAR Research: projects, people, presentations and publications
People
Research Fellows Shang Wu and Han Li

CEPAR and the Australia-China Population Ageing Research Hub recently welcomed two new Research Fellows, Han Li and Shang Wu. more

Presentations
Researchers have travelled nationally and internationally to present their research over the past month:
  • Rafal Chomik, Population Ageing and Social Security in Asia at the United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Changing Population Age Structures and Sustainable Development in New York, USA.
  • Cathy Gong, Impacts of Voluntary and Involuntary Job Exits at Mature Age on Individual Wellbeing: Evidence from HILDA at the Longitudinal Data Conference in Canberra, Australia.
  • Lu Bei, A Dynamic Analysis of Chinese Disabled Older People and Disable Free Life Expectancy from 2000‐2010 at the 38th Australian Conference for Health Economists' in Perth, Australia.
  • John Piggott, Long Term Care Concepts, Trends and Reforms: A view from Australia at the Long Term Care Policies and Services IDB Meeting, Washington DC, USA.
Publications
CEPAR researchers have produced three new publications and two new working papers this month:
News
UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarships Open
CEPAR researchers are currently seeking PhD candidates to work on two projects. more

 
Population Ageing and Australia's Future
A new book focused on the ageing demographic in Australia is to be launched at the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) annual symposium in Canberra next week
. more
 
North American Actuarial Journal Award
CEPAR Research on Multistate Actuarial Models of Functional Disability, wins award for best paper. more

 
Events

2016 Diary

Pensions and Superannuation Series
7 November  12 -1pm
Demand for Long-term Care Insurance: Matching Stated Preferences and Model Predictions by Shang Wu, CEPAR

21 November 12-1pm
The Platform Problem: Innovation in a Homogeneous World by Rob Nicholls, UNSW


7th APRU Research Symposium on Ageing in the Asia-Pacific
Beijing, 6-8 November
Ageing, Innovation and Sustainable Development


Computational Economics Workshop
Sydney, 5-8 December
Presented by Professor Hans Fehr, University of Würzburg


Longevity Research Forum
Sydney, 16 February
Research Issues in Modelling Longevity Risk Applications: Current Perspectives and Future Directions

Opportunities
Applications are now open for a Research Officer Position at CEPAR, ANU.
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