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John Piggott


Professor John Piggott

John Piggott is Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), at the University of New South Wales, Australia, where he is Scientia Professor of Economics and also holds an ARC Australian Professorial Fellowship. He is concurrently Adjunct Professor at the Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Dr Piggott has a long standing interest in retirement and pension economics and finance. His publications include more than 100 academic journal articles and chapters in books. He has also co-authored two books, both published by Cambridge University Press.

He was a member of the Henry Tax Review Panel and served for several years on the Ministerial Superannuation Advisory Committee. Internationally, he has been a consultant to several foreign governments on pension issues, including Russia and Indonesia. In 2007 he was appointed Visiting Professor, Zhejiang University, China, and from 2008-2010 was Visiting Scholar with the Department of Insurance and Risk Management, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

Subject Area Expertise

The Economics of Pension, Retirement and Ageing; Public Finance.




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