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Adequacy and Sustainability of the Australian Retirement System using Modelling and Optimisation

thesis
posted on 10.11.2020, 23:55 by YUNXIAO WANG
The global shift from defined-benefit (DB) to defined-contribution (DC) pensions schemes has placed significant risks and responsibilities from the pension provider onto the individual. Households are now expected to properly manage their own retirement savings and investment portfolios, as well as face further complex and unfamiliar decisions when choosing how to spend their DC savings and secure retirement income. This thesis provides a comprehensive study of Australia’s maturing DC-type retirement income system, using modelling and optimisation techniques to evaluate the adequacy and sustainability of a system that is under growing pressure from increasing longevity and deteriorating dependency ratios.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Bonsoo Koo

Additional supervisor 1

Athanasios Pantelous

Year of Award

2020

Department, School or Centre

Econometrics and Business Statistics

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

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