Policy & Research Archive

2018 AIST Research

Friday, 23 November 2018

Regulatory carve out report

This paper reviews the evidence on the implications of the gaps and exemptions for the governance and performance outcomes of the Australian superannuation industry and focuses upon the causes of p...

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Friday, 29 June 2018

Fee and Performance Analysis

AIST has commissioned SuperRatings to update what consumers are getting from profit-to-member funds compared with for-profit funds run mainly by banks. The report shows that the median profit-to-me...

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Friday, 16 March 2018

Home truths: negative gearing and retirement

Negative gearing allows taxpayers to borrow money to buy an asset and deduct any losses made against their taxable income. While negative gearing can be used to buy assets other than real estate – ...

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Thursday, 8 March 2018

Women and retirement savings

The gender gap in superannuation savings results from the inequalities which women face over their lifetime. Karen Volpato is AIST’s senior policy advisor and says the gender superannuation savings...

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