Superannuation Knowledge and Plan Behaviour

  title={Superannuation Knowledge and Plan Behaviour},
  author={J. Agnew and H. Bateman and S. Thorp},
  journal={Microeconomics: Life Cycle Models & Behavioral Life Cycle Models eJournal},
  • J. Agnew, H. Bateman, S. Thorp
  • Published 2012
  • Economics
  • Microeconomics: Life Cycle Models & Behavioral Life Cycle Models eJournal
  • This paper presents new evidence from a national survey of non-retired individuals with superannuation accounts between the ages of 25 and 65. Fielded in June of 2012, the survey responses suggest that Australians often are ill informed about many important features of the superannuation system. This lack of retirement system knowledge is consistent with findings in other countries. Specifically, the survey suggests that Australian respondents are most challenged by questions associated with… CONTINUE READING
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