Labour force status, earnings, asset accumulation, retirement behaviour and long-run projections

Bruce Bacon
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Conference Paper 95/5

Paper presented at the Conference of Economists, Adelaide, 24 September 1995

This paper discusses research issues and projections of labour force, earnings, assets and retirement behaviour underlying the superannuation modelling by the Retirement Modelling Task Force. The paper overviews the parameter research and projection models developed for the RIM Task Force. Research methodologies for handling cross-sectional data in a dynamic framework are discussed. Work in progress is detailed along with further research directions.