Factors influencing planning for retirement

Delpachitra, Sarath and Beal, Diana (2002) Factors influencing planning for retirement. Economic Papers: a Journal of Applied Economics and Policy, 21 (3). pp. 1-13. ISSN 0812-0439


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This research identified four different aspects of decisions to retire. Firstly, it describes the planned retirement age decision of the sample in terms of an ogive; secondly, it identifies the factors influencing the decisions to retire by retirees and contrasts them with factors important to non-retirees. Thirdly, it reports a model of the probability of working full time because those who find fulltime employment are in a better position not only to plan for their retirement but also to have a secure income at retirement; and finally, it analyses the planned retirement age of non-retired Australians and investigates further the determinants of planned retirement ages.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author version deposited with balnket permssion of the publisher.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Finance and Banking
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2007 00:26
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:52
Uncontrolled Keywords: retirement; retirees; planning
Fields of Research : 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1502 Banking, Finance and Investment > 150299 Banking, Finance and Investment not elsewhere classified
14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140207 Financial Economics
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/3433

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