Factors influencing planning for retirement

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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.
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Factors influencing planning for retirement

ERA Journal ID18207
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsDelpachitra, Sarath (Author) and Beal, Diana (Author)
Journal TitleEconomic Papers: a journal of applied economics and policy
Journal Citation21 (3), pp. 1-13
Number of Pages13
Year2002
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Place of PublicationMelbourne, Australia
ISSN0812-0439
1759-3441
Web Address (URL)http://www.ecosoc.org.au/cc/economic-papers-journal-applied-economics-and-policy
Abstract

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.

Keywordsretirement; retirees; planning
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020350299. Banking, finance and investment not elsewhere classified
380107. Financial economics
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Byline AffiliationsSchool of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Department of Finance and Banking
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