[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP0987972]
Researchers Prof K Mavromaras; Prof JW Freebairn; A/Prof BW Headey; Dr Y Tseng; A/Prof K Bender; Prof I Theodossiou
Brief description Australia needs a pension reform to promote longer working lives of mature people in a health- and productivity-enhancing way, that is also financially sustainable. This study uses cutting-edge methodology and data to analyse decisions surrounding how mature people disengage from employment towards their eventual permanent retirement, and how these decisions relate to their health and well-being. It compares and contrasts Australia with the UK, Germany and the US to derive lessons for developing evidence-based pension reform. International comparative research enables the identification of important policy, institutional and/or cultural differences and lessons that may well be missed by single country studies.
Funding Amount $390,000
Funding Scheme Discovery Projects