Organisation

ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research

Acronym:
CEPAR
Fact sheet

COVID-19 and the demographic distribution of health and economic risks

This fact sheet documents the demographic distribution of different health and economic risks across the Australian population, paying particular attention to older groups (aged 55+).
Working paper

Consumer panic in the COVID-19 pandemic

In this paper, the authors develop an econometric model of consumer panic (or panic buying) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using Google search data on relevant keywords, they construct a daily index of consumer panic for 54 countries from January to late April 2020.
Working paper

Transitioning from JobKeeper

The JobKeeper scheme aims to provide financial assistance to those in danger of being laid off, and to assist business to stay afloat until more familiar economic and employment activity resumes. This paper addresses the question of how the JobKeeper program might be wound down...
Working paper

Sustainable and equitable pensions with means testing in ageing economies

A means-tested pension system has a distinct feature that tailors the level of pension benefits according to individual status.
Working paper

Risk-sensitive preferences and age-dependent risk aversion

People in different age groups have shown to differ in their degrees of risk aversion. This study investigates the macroeconomic implications of population aging when households are assumed to be increasingly risk-averse in future utility when they age.