Policy & Research Archive

2017 AIST Research

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Gender diversity in profit-to-member super funds

The AIST Gender Diversity report reveals that many superannuation funds are taking positive steps towards achieving gender diversity and implementing changes to ensure each gender is equally suppor...

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Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Risky business pays off

This research assesses the risk-return trade-off in the long term for Australian Superannuation funds and addresses the following key issues: • Is the performance of a multisector aggressive bett...

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Thursday, 23 March 2017

No place like home: the impact of declining home ownership in retirement

Research completed for Saul Eslake for AIST.

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Thursday, 23 March 2017

International investment disclosure trends

This research identifies and collates international best practice trends in the disclosure of fees and costs applying to investment managers and superannuation funds in major capital markets.

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Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Fee and performance analysis

AIST has commissioned SuperRatings to examine what consumers are getting from profit-to-member superannuation funds when compared with superannuation funds run for profit (mainly by banks). This r...

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Thursday, 2 February 2017

Global operations of pension systems

This research examines the objectives of various pension systems around the world, the metrics used to measure their success, and whether there are processes in place for pension reform.

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