Science

Cognitive health and productivity – quantification of the associations

 
 
This project aims to estimate how cognitive health is associated with level of unpaid work and community engagement in the PATH through Life study and Memory and Aging Study and compare these findings to overseas studies. This will inform policy related to retirement and pension age.
 
Publications 
 
  • Hosking, D. E., & Anstey, K. J. (2016). The economics of cognitive impairment: volunteering and cognitive function in the HILDA survey. Gerontology, 62(5), 536-540. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26963661
  • Hosking, D. E., Jiang, D., Sargent-Cox, K. A., & Anstey, K. J. (2017). Informant-Reported Cognitive Decline and Activity Engagement across Four Years in a Community Sample. Gerontology, 63(5), 469-478. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28595181