Policy & Research Archive

2008 Research

Superannuation Mind & Mood

In 2008, AIST commissioned Ipsos Mackay to produce a report on superannuation attitudes and behaviour amongst Australian adults.

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Carbon Counts 2008: The Carbon Footprints of Australian Superannuation Investment Managers

AIST has commissioned Trucost to produce a report on the Carbon Footprint of Australian Super Funds and Equities Managers.

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Another key area of interest in the coming year will be the emerging debate around the adequacy of our current retirement incomes system.

AIST intends to participate fully in the debate, and to support our position with in-depth research. The first element in this research is a project on the take-up and member attitudes to the co-contribution scheme.

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 Insurance coverage in Industry Funds

AIST has jointly commissioned a research project with Industry Funds Forum (IFF), on the insurance coverage of fund members. The research has been conducted by Sweeney Research.

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