Rafal Chomik is a Senior Research Fellow at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), located in the UNSW Business School. He joined CEPAR in April 2012. Rafal has worked in public administration and policy analysis for over a decade, initially as a project manager in economic regeneration and subsequently as an economist focusing on social policy. He has experience in economic and business consulting in the private sector, working as an economic advisor for the British Government and as a pensions economist at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris.
He specialises in social policy design, public and private pension analysis, static microsimulation modelling of the tax-benefit system, and poverty and income measurement. His current work at CEPAR is centered on producing policy related briefing papers, summarising existing CEPAR and external research and assisting the secretariat in producing technical content for conferences and the media. He is also undertaking a research project on the interactions between demography and inequality.