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Economies of Scale and Scope in Australian Superannuation Funds

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  • Helen Higgs
  • Andrew C. Worthington

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Paper provided by Griffith University, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics in its series Discussion Papers in Finance with number finance:201015.

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Keywords: Economies of scale; Economies of scope; Cost efficiency; Superannuation; Pension funds;

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