Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

The Economics of Superannuation

Contents:

Author Info

  • A. S. Rodger
Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    The purpose of this article is to draw together some of the main economic issues relating to superannuation and retirement income arrangements more generally. The article is essentially descriptive, not prescriptive nor particularly analytical. It begins with an explanation of community objectives and moves on to canvass the criteria for government intervention. The main part of the article discusses the economic issues of savings, labour supply, financing and redistribution. This is followed by a brief review of the problems and prospects for Australian arrangements. The article finishes with a tentative conclusion about the main economic issues and themes that might attract debate and stimulate research. Copyright 1986 The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research.

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL: http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1467-8462.1986.tb00636.x
    File Function: link to full text
    Download Restriction: Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.

    Bibliographic Info

    Article provided by The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research in its journal Australian Economic Review.

    Volume (Year): 19 (1986)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 75-86

    as in new window
    Handle: RePEc:bla:ausecr:v:19:y:1986:i:3:p:75-86

    Contact details of provider:
    Postal: The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010
    Phone: +61 3 8344 2100
    Fax: +61 3 8344 2111
    Email:
    Web page: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0004-9018
    More information through EDIRC

    Order Information:
    Web: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/subs.asp?ref=0004-9018

    Related research

    Keywords:

    References

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:bla:ausecr:v:19:y:1986:i:3:p:75-86. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Wiley-Blackwell Digital Licensing) or (Christopher F. Baum).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.