Katja Hanewald is an Associate Professor in the School of Risk and Actuarial Studies and the Coordinator of the Actuarial Co-op Program at UNSW Sydney. She is also the Director of Research of the Ageing Asia Research Hub, which is hosted by the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR). Her research addresses risk management and insurance responses to population ageing. Katja has published in all leading international insurance and actuarial journals (including the Journal of Risk and Insurance, Insurance: Mathematics and Economics and the ASTIN Bulletin) and several major economics journals (including the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization). Her current research investigates optimal retirement financial decisions of older households and the design of retirement financial products such as reverse mortgages, long-term care insurance, and annuities. She teaches risk management courses.
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While changes in the 2021-22 Federal Budget make the Pension Loans Scheme more attractive for senior homeowners, there is more that can be done, write UNSW Business School's Katja Hanewald, Hazel Bateman and Katie Sun
There are a number of new ways to assist with funding long-term care using housing wealth, according to UNSW Business School’s Katja Hanewald and co-authors