Anthony Asher

University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies

Associate Professor

Sydney, NSW 2052

Australia

http://www.asb.unsw.edu.au/schools/Pages/AnthonyAsher.aspx

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

12

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671

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3

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“  I'm currently working on the needs of retirees by examining their spending patterns as they age. To what extent do they need regular incomes, insurance, other ways of managing precautionary savings, protection against exploitation ...  ”

Scholarly Papers (12)

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Developing Actuarial Judgement

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2013ACTL03
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2016
Anthony Asher
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies
Downloads 239 (126,357)

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Actuarial, Judgement

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When Cognitive Functioning Meets Financial Literacy and Judgment in Older Age: Advising Those Self-Managing Retirement Savings

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Feb 2015
Joanne Earl, Paul Gerrans and Anthony Asher
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia - UWA Business School and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies
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Retirement savings, cognitive ability, financial literacy, financial decision-making, dementia, ageing

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Post Retirement Funding in Australia

Actuaries Institute Actuaries Summit, May 2013, UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2014ACTL03
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Mar 2014
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Milliman, Inc, Jackson McDonald Lawyers and Independent
Downloads 73 (317,896)
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retirement incomes, annuities

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Means Tests: An Evaluation of the Justice of Imposing High Rates of Clawback on Those of Modest Means

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Nov 2007
Anthony Asher
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies
Downloads 61 (349,454)

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State pension, Superannuation tax, equity, incentives, saving, retirement, means tests

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Age Pensioner Profiles: A Longitudinal Study of Income, Assets and Decumulation

ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research Working Paper 2015/17
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Oct 2016
Shang Wu, Anthony Asher, Ramona Meyricke and Susan Thorp
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Risk & Actuarial Studies and University of Sydney Business School
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Retirement Wealth, Life-Cycle Saving, Public Pension, Portfolio Choice

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Retirement Incomes – Issues and Next Steps

Australian Journal of Actuarial Practice, 3, 93-97, 2015
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Nov 2015
Anthony Asher
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies
Downloads 48 (390,377)

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annuities, regulatory impediments, consumer protection, research

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Developing a Harvesting Plan: Optimising Retirement Spending in the Face of Economic, Social and Personal Risk

19th Annual Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers, July 2011, Actuarial Society of South Africa Retirement Matters Seminar, June 2011, UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2011ACTL14
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Mar 2014
Anthony Asher
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies
Downloads 40 (419,161)

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harvesting plan, superannuation, retirement spending

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The Lifetime Harvesting Plan: Smoothed Annuities with Sharing of Mortality, and Averaging of Investment, Risks

Actuaries Institute Financial Services Forum, 2012, UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2012ACTL22
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Mar 2014
Anthony Asher
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies
Downloads 25 (487,117)

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retirement income streams, smoothing, pooled, group, variable or with-profit life annuities

Specifying Financial Calculators to Elicit Utility Preferences

7th Australasian Actuarial Education and Research Symposium
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Anthony Asher
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies
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Specifying Financial Calculators to Elicit Utility Preferences

7th Australasian Actuarial Education and Research Symposium
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Dec 2015
Anthony Asher
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies
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Redistribution and Capital Market Impacts of Social Security Retirement Systems: Principles and Scope for Actuarial Involvement

Australian Journal of Actuarial Practice, 2, 13-20, 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Nov 2015
Anthony Asher
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies
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social justice, defined benefit, financialisation, aging, governance

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Age Pensioner Decumulation: Responses to Incentives, Uncertainty and Family Need

Australian Journal of Management, Forthcoming
Posted: 26 Oct 2017
Ramona Meyricke, Susan Thorp, Shang Wu and Anthony Asher
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Risk & Actuarial Studies, University of Sydney Business School, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies

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Life-cycle saving, portfolio choice, public pension, retirement wealth

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Financial Literacy, Financial Judgement, and Retirement Self-Efficacy of Older Trustees of Self-Managed Superannuation Funds

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 40, No. 3, 2015
Posted: 18 Sep 2015
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia - UWA Business School, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Australian School of Business, School of Accounting

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Ageing, cognitive ability, dementia, financial decision-making, financial literacy, retirement savings