Hazel Bateman

Professor

Hazel Bateman is a Professor in the School of Risk & Actuarial Studies, UNSW Sydney and a Chief Investigator and Deputy Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR). She has expertise in pension economics, behavioural retirement insurance and lifecycle finance. Her current research investigates the role of choice and information architecture, financial advice and financial literacy on lifecycle financial decisions including superannuation and housing. She also works on design of and demand for retirement products including annuities, aged care insurance and reverse mortgages, as well as the taxation and regulation of pensions. Hazel works closely with the financial services industry, superannuation and pension funds and policy makers in Australia and internationally and has consulted to international organisations including the World Bank and the OECD. She is Chair of the Netspar Scientific Council, a member of the Consultative Committee of UniSuper, an academic member of the China Ageing Finance Forum and serves on the Advisory Boards of the Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension index and the Conexus Institute. In 2019 she was appointed inaugural President of the International Pensions Research Association (IPRA).

Research Interests:

  • Pension economics and finance
  • Lifecycle financial decision making
  • Retirement products
  • Taxation and regulation of superannuation 

 

Journal articles
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Alonso Garcia J; Bateman H; Bonekamp J; Stevens R, 2021, 'Spending from regulated retirement drawdowns: The role of implied endorsement', Scandinavian Journal of Economics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sjoe.12437
2021
Hanewald K; Bateman H; Fang H; Wu S, 2020, 'Is there a demand for reverse mortgages in China? Evidence from two online surveys', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 169, pp. 19 - 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2019.10.023
2020
Thorp S; Bateman H; Dobrescu LI; Newell BR; Ortmann A, 2020, 'Flicking the switch: Simplifying disclosure to improve retirement plan choices', Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2020.105955
2020
Dobrescu LI; Fan X; Bateman H; Newell BR; Ortmann A; Thorp S, 2018, 'Retirement Savings: A Tale of Decisions and Defaults', Economic Journal, vol. 128, pp. 1047 - 1094, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecoj.12447
2018
Agnew JR; Bateman H; Eckert C; Iskhakov F; Louviere J; Thorp S, 2018, 'First impressions matter: An experimental investigation of online financial advice', Management Science, vol. 64, pp. 288 - 307, http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2016.2590
2018
Bateman H; Eckert C; Iskhakov F; Louviere J; Satchell S; Thorp S, 2018, 'Individual Capability and Effort in Retirement Benefit Choice', Journal of Risk and Insurance, vol. 85, pp. 483 - 512, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jori.12162
2018
Dobrescu I; Bateman H; Deetlefs J; Ortmann A; Newell BR; Thorp S, 2018, 'Engagement with Retirement Savings: It’s a Matter of Trust', Journal of Consumer Affairs, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joca.12208
2018
Arnold B; Bateman H; Ferguson A; Raftery A, 2017, 'Partner-scale economies, service bundling, and auditor independence in the australian self-managed superannuation (Pension) fund industry', Auditing, vol. 36, pp. 161 - 180, http://dx.doi.org/10.2308/ajpt-51573
2017
Bateman H; Liu K, 2017, 'Pension reform: Australia and China compared', Economic and Political Studies, vol. 5, pp. 456 - 474, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20954816.2017.1384620
2017
Bateman H; Eckert C; Iskhakov F; Louviere J; Satchell S; Thorp S, 2017, 'Default and naive diversification heuristics in annuity choice', Australian Journal of Management, vol. 42, pp. 32 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0312896215617225
2017
Mooney A; Earl JK; Mooney CH; Bateman H, 2017, 'Using balanced time perspective to explain well-being and planning in retirement', Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01781
2017
Bateman H; Ortmann A; Newell BR; Dobrescu ; Thorp S, 2016, 'As easy as pie: How retirement savers use prescribed investment disclosures', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2015.10.020
2016
Bateman H; Dobrescu LI; Newell BR; Ortmann A; Thorp S, 2016, 'As easy as pie: How retirement savers use prescribed investment disclosures', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 121, pp. 60 - 76, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2015.10.020
2016
Donald S; Bateman H; Buckley R; Liu K; Nicholls R, 2016, 'Too Connected to Fail: The Regulation of Systemic Risk within Australia's Superannuation System', Journal of Financial Regulation, vol. 2, pp. 56 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jfr/fjv010
2016
Bateman H; Eckert C; Geweke J; Louviere J; Satchell S; Thorp S, 2016, 'Risk Presentation and Portfolio Choice', Review of Finance, vol. 20, pp. 201 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rof/rfv001
2016
Iskhakov F; Thorp S; Bateman H, 2015, 'Optimal Annuity Purchases for Australian Retirees', Economic Record, vol. 91, pp. 139 - 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1475-4932.12183
2015
Bateman H; Stevens R, 2015, 'Risk Information and Retirement Investment Choice Mistakes Under Prospect Theory', Journal of Behavioral Finance, vol. 16, pp. 279 - 296, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15427560.2015.1095749
2015
Bateman H; Kingston G, 2014, 'Regulating Financial advice: Lessons from the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada', JASSA, vol. 2014, pp. 7 - 13, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=000209093099571;res=IELAPA
2014
Bateman H; Eckert C; Geweke J; Louviere J; Satchell S; Thorp S, 2014, 'Financial competence, risk presentation and retirement portfolio preferences', Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, vol. 13, pp. 27 - 61, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474747213000188
2014
Bateman H; Deetlefs J; Dobrescu LI; Newell BR; Ortmann A; Thorp S, 2014, 'Just interested or getting involved? An analysis of superannuation attitudes and actions', Economic Record, vol. 90, pp. 160 - 178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1475-4932.12107
2014
Bateman H; Deetlefs J; Dobrescu LI; Newell BR; Ortmann A; Thorp S, 2014, 'Just Interested or Getting Involved? An Analysis of Superannuation Attitudes and Actions (vol 90, pg 160, 2014)', ECONOMIC RECORD, vol. 90, pp. 564 - 564, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1475-4932.12164
2014
Bateman H; Agnew JR; Thorp S, 2013, 'Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning in Australia', Numeracy: Advancing Education in Quantitative Literacy, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.5038/1936-4660.6.2.7
2013
Bateman H; Agnew JR; Thorp S, 2013, 'Work, Money, Lifestyle: Plans of Australian Retirees', JASSA, vol. 2013, pp. 40 - 44, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=285031117351561;res=IELAPA
2013
Bateman H; Agnew JR; Thorp S, 2013, 'Superannuation knowledge and plan behaviour', JASSA, vol. 2013, pp. 45 - 50, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=285049750322819;res=IELAPA
2013
Bateman H, 2013, 'Restoring a level playing field for defined benefits superannuation', JASSA, vol. 2013, pp. 36 - 41, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=866081692601609;res=IELAPA
2013
Bateman HJ; Kingston G, 2012, 'The Future of Financial Advice and MySuper', JASSA - Journal of the Securities Institute of Australia, vol. 2012, pp. 43 - 49, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=841249628104562;res=IELAPA
2012
Bateman HJ; Louviere J; Thorp S; Satchell S; Geweke J; Eckert C, 2012, 'Financial Competence and Expectations Formation: Evidence from Australia', Economic Record, vol. 88, pp. 39 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4932.2011.00766.x
2012
Bateman HJ, 2011, 'Australia's tax and transfer system under review: Evaluating Harmer and Henry', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 22, pp. 1 - 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/103530461102200301
2011
Bateman HJ; Thorp S; Louviere J; Islam T; Satchell S, 2011, 'Retirement investor risk tolerance in tranquil and crisis periods', Journal of Behavioral Finance, vol. 12, pp. 201208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15427560.2011.620199
2011
Bateman HJ; Thorp S; Louviere J; Islam T; Satchell S, 2010, 'An Experimental Survey of Investment Decisions for Retirement Savings', Journal of Consumer Affairs, vol. 44, pp. 463 - 481, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-6606.2010.01178.x
2010
Bateman HJ; Kingston GH, 2010, 'Tax and Super - Unfinished Business', JASSA - Journal of the Securities Institute of Australia, vol. 2010, pp. 49 - 54, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=829783090189780;res=IELAPA
2010
Bateman HJ; Kingston GH, 2010, 'The Henry Review on Super and Savings', Australian Economic Review, vol. 43, pp. 437 - 448, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8462.2010.00615.x
2010
Bateman HJ; Thorp SJ, 2008, 'Choices and constraints over retirement income streams: Comparing rules and regulations', The Economic Record, vol. 84, pp. 17 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4932.2008.00480.x
2008
Bateman HJ; Thorp SJ, 2007, 'Decentralized investment management: An analysis of non-profit pension funds', Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, vol. 6, pp. 21 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474747206002484
2007
Kingston GH; Bateman HJ, 2007, 'superannuation and personal income tax reform', Australian Tax Forum Journal, vol. 22, pp. 135 - 159, http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?public=false&handle=hein.journals/austraxrum22&page=135&collection=journals#
2007
Bateman HJ, 2006, 'Recent Superannuation Reforms: Choice and Flexibility in Retirement', Australian Accounting Review, vol. 16, pp. 2 - 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1835-2561.2006.tb00038.x
2006
Bateman HJ, 2006, 'Saving the Future: Can the Under 40s Afford to Grow Old?', Finsia, vol. 2, pp. 22 - 23, https://www.finsia.com/docs/default-source/jassa-new/jassa-2006/2_2006_saving_future.pdf?sfvrsn=6
2006
Bateman HJ, 2006, 'Population Ageing: Can We Afford to Grow Old?', ACS Update, vol. December 2006, pp. 4 - 5
2006
Bateman HJ; Thorp SJ, 2006, 'Evaluating the returns to delegated investment management: Australian accumulation funds', Journal of Investment Strategy, vol. 1, pp. 61 - 67
2006
Bateman H, 2005, 'Symposium Introduction', The Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 15, pp. 212 - 216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/103530460501500204
2005
Bateman HJ, 2005, 'Alternative Responses to Population Ageing: Introduction', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 15, pp. 212 - 216, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=463943332971942;res=IELAPA
2005
Bateman HJ, 2005, 'Retirement incomes for an ageing Australia', Economic and Labour Relations Review, vol. 15, pp. 284 - 308, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/103530460501500208
2005
Bateman HJ; Mitchell O, 2004, 'New Evidence on pension plan design and administrative expenses: the Australian experience', Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, vol. 3, pp. 63 - 76, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474747204001465
2004
Bateman HJ, 2003, 'Regulation of Australian superannuation', Australian Economic Review, vol. 36, pp. 118 - 127, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8462.00272
2003
Bateman HJ, 2002, 'Retirement income strategy in Australia', Economic Analysis and Policy, vol. 32, pp. 49 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0313-5926(02)50006-0
2002
Bateman HJ; Ablett JR, 2000, 'Compulory Superannuation and Australian Generational Accounts: Some preliminary results', Economic Analysis and Policy, vol. 30, pp. 33 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0313-5926(00)50003-4
2000
Bateman HJ; Piggott JR, 1999, 'Mandating Retirement Provision: The Australian Experience', Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance Theory, vol. 24, pp. 95 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-0440.00007
1999
Bateman HJ, 1999, 'Perspectives on Australian retirement Income policy', Australian Social Policy, vol. 1, pp. 31 - 59
1999
Bateman HJ; Piggott JR, 1998, 'Mandatory Retirement Saving in Australia', Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, vol. 69, pp. 547 - 569, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8292.00094
1998
Bateman HJ, 1997, 'Risk management issues for mandatory private retirement provision: roles for options', Australian Journal of Management, vol. 22, pp. 175 - 198, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/031289629702200203
1997
BATEMAN H; KINGSTON G; PIGGOTT J, 1993, 'Taxes, Retirement Transfers, and Annuities', Economic Record, vol. 69, pp. 274 - 284, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4932.1993.tb02107.x
1993
Bateman H; Piggott , 1992, 'Australian Retirement Income Policy', Australian Tax Forum
1992
Working Papers
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Wu S; Bateman H; Stevens R; Thorp S, 2020, Flexible insurance for informal long term care: An experimental study of demand, http://dx.doi.org, https://www.cepar.edu.au/publications/working-papers/flexible-insurance-informal-long-term-care-experimental-study-demand-revised
2020
Bateman H; Eberhardt I, 2020, Follow the Rating: How Mandatory Information Disclosure Affect Retirement Income Product Choices, CEPAR Working Paper 2020/24, http://dx.doi.org, https://www.cepar.edu.au/publications/working-papers/following-rating-how-mandatory-information-disclosure-affect-retirement-income-product-choices
2020
Earl J; Bateman H; Hunter M, 2019, Applying psychological models to explain responses to downsizing, CEPAR Working Paper 2019/9, http://dx.doi.org, https://www.cepar.edu.au/publications/working-papers/applying-psychological-models-explain-responses-downsizing
2019
Bateman H, 2019, Motivated Saving: The Impact of Projections on Retirement Saving Intentions, CEPAR Working Paper 2019/8, http://dx.doi.org, https://www.cepar.edu.au/publications/working-papers/motivated-saving-impact-projections-retirement-saving-intentions-0
2019
Hanewald K; Bateman H; Fang H; Wu S, 2018, Is There a Demand for Reverse Mortgages in China? Evidence from Two Online Surveys, 2018/22, http://dx.doi.org, https://www.cepar.edu.au/publications/working-papers
2018
Bateman H; Eckert C; Iskhakov F; Louviere J; Agnew J; Thorp S, 2018, Learning and Confirmation Bias: Measuring the Impact of First Impressions and Ambiguous Signals, http://dx.doi.org10.2139/ssrn.3228082, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3228082
2018
Bateman H; Alonso Garcia J; Bonekamp J; Stevens R, 2018, Retirement Drawdown Defaults: The Role of Implied Endorsement, http://dx.doi.org10.2139/ssrn.3154907, https://ssrn.com/abstract=3154907
2018
Bateman H; Alonso Garcia J; Stevens R; Bonekamp J; van Soest A, 2018, Saving preferences after retirement, SSRN, https://ssrn.com/abstract=3184043, http://dx.doi.org, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3184043
2018
Bateman H; Dobrescu I; Newell B; Ortmann A; Thorp S, 2016, Flicking the Switch: How Prescribed Disclosures Drive Retirement Plan Choice, http://dx.doi.orghttps://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2783113
2016
Bateman H; Stevens R; Wu S, 2016, Optimal Portfolio Choice with Health-Contingent Income Products: The Value of Life Care Annuities, http://dx.doi.org10.2139/ssrn.2817208, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2817208
2016
Bateman H; Liu K, 2013, Pension reform in China: Racing against the demographic clock, http://dx.doi.org
2013
Bateman HJ; Thorp S; Louviere J; Islam T; Satchell S, 2009, Retirement investor risk tolerance when risk is range: experimental survey evidence from tranquil and crisis periods, CPS Discussion Paper, 2009-1, http://dx.doi.org
2009
Bateman HJ, 2009, Retirement income provision in Australia - outstanding issues in a mature system, CPS Discussion Paper, 2009-2, http://dx.doi.org
2009
Bateman HJ, 2008, Lost Superannuation Accounts in Australia, CPS Discussion Paper, 2008-3, http://dx.doi.org
2008
Bateman HJ; Ganegoda A, 2008, Australias disappearing market for life annuities, CPS Discussion Paper, 2008-1, http://dx.doi.org
2008
Reports
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Bateman H; Campo R; Constable D; Dobrescu I; Goodwin A; Liu J; Newell BR; Thorp S, 2020, 20K now or 50K later? What's driving people's decision to withdraw their super?, https://www.cepar.edu.au/publications/reports-government-submissions/20k-now-or-50k-later-cepar-industry-report
2020
Bateman H; Brownlow J; Culbert B; Chu C; Eckert C; Fu B; Thorp S, 2019, New residential mortgages and superannuation engagement, https://www.cepar.edu.au/publications/reports-government-submissions/new-residential-mortgages-and-superannuation-engagement
2019
Smyrnis G; Bateman H; Thorp S, 2019, The impact of projections on superannuation contributions, investment choices and engagement, CEPAR Industry Paper 2019/1, https://www.cepar.edu.au/publications/reports-government-submissions/impact-projections-superannuation-contributions-investment-choices-and-engagement
2019
Bateman H; Chomik R; Graham S; Yan S; Piggott J, 2018, Retirement Income in Australia: Part III - Private Resources, CEPAR, Sydney, http://cepar.edu.au/sites/default/files/retirement-income-in-australia-part3.pdf
2018
Bateman H; Chomik R; Graham S; Yan S; Piggott J, 2018, Retirement Income in Australia: Part II - Public Support, CEPAR, Sydney, http://cepar.edu.au/sites/default/files/retirement-income-in-australia-part2.pdf
2018
Bateman H; Chomik R; Graham S; Yan S; Piggott J, 2018, Retirement Income in Australia: Part 1 - Overview, CEPAR, Sydney, http://cepar.edu.au/sites/default/files/retirement-income-in-australia-part1.pdf
2018
Bateman H; Teppa F, 2018, Regulation of information provision for pension choices: Australia and the Netherlands compared, DP 04/2018-026, https://www.netspar.nl/en/publication/regulation-of-information-provision-for-pension-choices-australia-and-the-netherlands-compared/
2018
Bateman H; Eckert C; Louviere J; Thorp S, 2016, Developing new financial literacy measures to better link financial capability to outcomes, Financial Literacy Australia
2016
Bateman HJ, 2008, South African Old Age Policy: Lessons from Australia
2008
Bateman HJ, 2004, Evaluation of World Bank Assistance on Pension Reform, Independent Evaluation Group, The World Bank, Washington
2004
Book Chapters
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Bateman H, 2018, 'Taxing Pensions - The Australian Approach', in The Taxation of Pensions, https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/taxation-pensions
2018
Bateman H; Chomik R; Piggott J, 2017, 'Retirement Income', in O'Loughlin K; Browning C; Kendig H (ed.), Ageing in Australia: Challenges and Opportunities, Springer, pp. 149 - 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-6466-6
2017
Bateman H, 2016, 'Retirement income strategies for an ageing population', in Population ageing and Australia's future, pp. 233 - 260
2016
Bateman H, 2015, 'Structuring the payout phase in a defined contribution scheme in high income countries: Experiences of Australia and New Zealand', in Strengthening Social Protection in East Asia, Routledge, pp. 73 - 105
2015
Bateman H; Louviere JL; Thorp S, 2014, 'Understanding How Consumers Make Financial Choices: A cross-disciplinary learning experience', in Harrison T; Estelami H (ed.), The Routledge Companion to Financial Services Marketing, Routledge
2014
Bateman HJ; Piggott J, 2012, 'Civil Services and Military Retirement Income Provision in Australia', in Takayama N (ed.), Reforming Pensions for Civil and Military Servants, edn. Original, Maruzen, Tokyo, pp. 29 - 54
2012
Bateman HJ; Piggott J, 2011, 'Too much risk to insure? the Australian (non-) Market for Annuities', in Mitchell OS; Piggott J; Takayama N (ed.), Securing Lifelong Retirement Income: Global Annuity Markets and Policy, Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 81 - 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594849.003.0006
2011
Bateman HJ, 2010, 'Retirement income provision in Australia in the wake of the global financial crisis', in Stevens Y; Waine B; Roberts L (ed.), Retirement income provision in Australia in the wake of the global financial crisis, edn. Original
2010
Bateman HJ, 2010, 'Retirement income provision in Australia', in Pension Insurance for Migrant Workers Research Report, edn. Original, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Services, China, pp. 400 - 422
2010
Bateman HJ; Piggott J, 2009, 'Labour force participation of older workers in Australia and Japan', in Corbett J; Daly A; Matsushige H; Taylor D (ed.), Laggards and Leaders in Labour Market Reform, edn. 1, Routledge, UK, pp. 157 - 179
2009
Bateman H; Piggott J, 2009, 'Labour force participation of older workers in Australia and Japan: A tale of two pension systems', in Corbett J; Daly A; Matsushige H; Taylor D (ed.), Laggards and Leaders in Labour Market Reform: Comparing Japan and Australia, Routledge, pp. 157 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203874653
2009
Bateman HJ; Hill RJ, 2008, 'Benchmarking the Performance of Superannuation Funds', in Evans J; Orszag M; Piggott J (ed.), Pension Fund Goverance, Edward Elgar, UK, pp. 158 - 175
2008
Thorp S; Kingston G; Bateman H, 2007, 'Chapter 7: Financial engineering for Australian annuitants', in Retirement Provision in Scary Markets, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781847202826.00011
2007
Bateman H, 2007, 'Preface and acknowledgements', in Retirement Provision in Scary Markets, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781847202826.00004
2007
Bateman HJ, 2007, 'Retirement Provision in Scary Markets - An Introduction', in Retirement Provision in Scary Markets, edn. 1, Edward Elgar, UK, pp. 1 - 13
2007
Bateman HJ; Kingston GH; Thorp SJ, 2007, 'Financial Engineering for Australian Annuitants', in Retirement Provision in Scary Markets, Edward Elgar, UK, pp. 123 - 144
2007
Bateman HJ; Piggott JR, 2003, 'The Australian Approach to Retirement Income Provision', in Takayama N (ed.), Taste of pie: searching for better pension provisions in developed countries, edn. 1, Maruzen Book Co Ltd, Tokyo, pp. 3 - 36
2003
Piggott JR; Bateman HJ, 2002, 'Private Mandatory Retirement Provision: Design and Implementation Challenges', in Ihori T; Tachibanaki T (ed.), Social Security Reform in Advanced Countries, edn. 1, Routledge Press, London, pp. 81 - 112
2002
Bateman HJ, 2002, 'Design and Management of Occupational Defined Contribution Pension Schemes: Lessons from the Administrative Cost Literature', in Regulating Private Pension Schemes: Trends and Challenges, edn. 4, OECD, Paris, pp. 151 - 168
2002
Bateman HJ; Piggott JR, 1997, 'Mandatory retirement saving: Australia and Malaysia compared', in The economics of pension, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 318 - 349
1997
Conference Papers
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Kudrna GJ; Bateman H, 2014, 'Assessing Private Pension Tax Regimes: An Australian Perspective', in Assessing Private Pension Tax Regimes: An Australian Perspective, CEPAR CESifo workshop on Pension Taxation, Population Ageing and Globalization, Sydney, presented at CEPAR CESifo workshop on Pension Taxation, Population Ageing and Globalization, Sydney, -
2014
Bateman H; Hartmann M; Orani R, 2014, 'Does Business Model Reconfiguration Lead to Better Performance in Incumbents?An Empirical Analysis', in Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings 2014(1):12838, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelpha, PA, presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelpha, PA, 01 August 2014 - 05 August 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2014.12838abstract
2014
Bateman H; Hartmann M; Orani R, 2013, 'Exploring the Antecedents to Business Model Innovation: An Empirical Analysis of Pension Funds', in Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings 2013(1): 10986, Academy of Management, Orlando, Florida, presented at 2013 Academy of Management Conference, Orlando, Florida, 09 August 2013 - 13 August 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2013.10986abstract
2013
Bateman HJ, 1999, 'The Role of Specialised Financial Institutions in Pension Fund Administration', in Policy Issues in Pension Reform, Policy Issues in Pension Reform, Chile, presented at Policy Issues in Pension Reform, Chile
1999
Bateman HJ, 1998, 'A Framework for Pension Reform in the APEC Economies', in Asian Development Bank (ed.), APEC Regional Forum on Pension Reform, APEC Regional Forum on Pension Reform, Cucun, pp. 85 - 105, presented at APEC Regional Forum on Pension Reform, Cucun, 04 February 1998 - 06 February 1998
1998
Bateman HJ, 1998, 'The Relative Roles of the Private and Public Sectors in Pension Funds Management', in Asian Development Bank (ed.), APEC Regional Forum on Pension Reform, APEC Regional Forum on Pension Reform, Cucun, pp. 1 - 42, presented at APEC Regional Forum on Pension Reform, Cucun, 04 February 1998 - 06 February 1998
1998
Conference Presentations
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Bateman HJ; Thorp S; Louviere J; Islam T; Satchell S, 2011, 'Retirement investor risk tolerance when risk is range: experimental evidence from tranquil and crisis periods', presented at 19th Australian Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers, UNSW, Sydney, 14 July 2011 - 15 July 2011
2011
Bateman HJ, 2009, 'Retirement income provision in Australia in the wake of the global financial crisis', presented at Protecting Pension Rights in the Economic Crisis, Leuven, Belgium, 18 June 2009 - 19 June 2009
2009
Bateman HJ; Thorp S; Louviere J; Islam T; Satchell S, 2009, 'An Experimental Survey of Investment Decisions for Retirement Savings', presented at Midwest Finance Association Annual Meetings, Chicago, 04 March 2009 - 07 March 2009
2009
Bateman HJ, 2009, 'Retirement income provision in Australia - lessons from a mature system', presented at Chins-Australia Governance Program Conference: Old-Age Insurance for Migrant Workers, Beijing, 15 September 2009 - 16 September 2009
2009
Bateman HJ; Thorp S; Louviere J; Islam T; Satchell S, 2009, 'An Experimental Survey of Investment Decisions for Retirement Savings', presented at Improving Financial Literacy and Reshaping Financial Behavior, Indianapolis, 14 May 2009 - 15 May 2009
2009
Bateman HJ, 2006, 'Old Age Income Protection in Australia', presented at Aging Population and Pension Reform, Seoul, South Korea, 18 December 2006 - 19 December 2006
2006
Books
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Bateman H, 2007, Preface and acknowledgements, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781847202826.00004
2007
Bateman H, 2007, Retirement provision in scary markets, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781847202826
2007
Bateman HJ, 2006, Retirement provision in scary markets, Bateman HJ, (ed.), 1, Edward Elgar, UK
2006
Bateman HJ; Piggott JR; Kingston GH, 2001, Forced Saving: Mandating Private Retirement Incomes, Original, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
2001
Bateman HJ; Piggott JR, 1999, The Costs of the Superannuation Surcharge, Original, Committee for Economic Development of Australia, Melbourne, Australia
1999
Other
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Bateman HJ, 2006, Book Review - Old Age Income Support in the 21st Century: An International Perspective on Pension systems and reform, Cambridge Univ Press, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474747205252411
2006
Theses / Dissertations
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Bateman HJ, 1997, Three essays on the economics of mandatory private retitrement savings
1997

ARC Grants

2020-2023: ARC Linkage Grant, Better communication to solve the under-saving, under-spending puzzle, (Joint Chief Investigator with S Thorp, B Newell and I Dobrescu), $392,445 over 3 years (matched with cash and in-kind support from Cbus)

2017-2023: ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), (Joint Chief Investigator with J Piggott, K Anstey, M Baird, P Clarke, R Cumming, M Keane, P McDonald, W McKibbin, S Parker, M Sherris, A Woodland): $27.25 mill over 7 years.

2016-2018: ARC Discovery Grant, Is it just a matter of time? Why some people plan and others do not, (Joint Chief Investigator with J Earl): $209,500 over 3 years.

2015-2018: ARC Linkage Grant (with UniSuper), Super Financial Security: Improving Flexibility, Trust and Communication, (Joint Chief Investigator with A Ortmann, S Thorp, B Newell, I Dobrescu, J Davis): $355,385 over 3 years (matching cash and in-kind support from UniSuper).

2014-2017: ARC Linkage Grant (with Netspar, AMP, APG and Booz and company), Mandatory pre-funded retirement income schemes: best policy and practice, (Joint Chief Investigator with M Sherris, J Piggott, R Stevens, T Njyman, L Bovenberg, J Deane, J Twaddle and E Ponds): $493,000 over 3 years (matched by cash and in-kind support from industry partners). 

2012-2014: ARC Discovery Grant, Endgame: managing superannuation in later life, (Joint Chief Investigator with G Kingston, L Fisher, S Thorp and G Milunovich): $170,000 over 3 years.

2011-2012: ARC Linkage Grant (with the Institute for Public Policy, Zhejiang Province) Developing sustainable retirement policy in a Chinese province: the case of Zhejiang (Joint Chief Investigator with J Piggott, M Sherris and Xian-guo Yao): $137,320 over 2 years (from ARC), matching $137,320 in cash and in-kind from Zhejiang Province.

2011-2013: ARC Linkage Grant (with UniSuper), Reconnecting and Engaging Superannuation Fund Members, (Joint Chief Investigator with A Ortmann, S Thorp, B Newell, I Dobrescu, N Wilcox, G Harrison): $247,711 over 3 years (from ARC), matching $247,711 in cash and in-kind from UniSuper.

2010-2014: ARC Discovery Grant, The paradox of choice: Unravelling complex superannuation decisions, (Lead Chief Investigator with J Louviere, S Thorp, C Ebling, T Islam, S Satchell, J Geweke): $960,000 over 5 years.   

2008-2010: ARC Discovery Grant, Security in Retirement: Forecasting and Managing Macroeconomic and Investment Risks (Joint Chief Investigator with, S Thorp G Kingston, L Fisher, K Clements): $328,226 over 3 years.

2006-2008: ARC Discovery Grant, The Theory and Measurement of Stock Market Indexes, (Joint Chief Investigator with R Hill): $210,000 over 3 years. 

2005-2007: ARC Discovery Grant, Risk Management for Bonds, Currencies and Commodities (Joint Chief Investigator with G Kingston, L Fisher, M Sherris, K Clements and S Thorp): $240,000 over 3 years.

2002-2004: ARC Discovery Grant, Investing over the Lifecycle, (Joint Chief Investigator with G Kingston, L Fisher, M Sherris and B Schworm): $120,000 over 3 years.

2002-2004: ARC Discovery Grant, The Demand and Supply of Retirement, (Joint Chief Investigator with J Piggott and H Morita): $217,000 over 3 years. 

Other grants

2020-2021: First State Super Research Agreement, Understanding members’ behavioural responses to market volatility, (Joint Chief Investigator with I. Eberhardt, S Wu and J Ellis), No cash support. Provision of First State Super member data.

2017: Netspar Comparative International Research Project, Regulation of information provision for pension choices: Australia and the Netherlands compared, (Joint Chief Investigator with F Teppa), 20,000 Euro.

2017-2020: Netspar Theme Grant, Choice architecture in pensions and retirement, (Joint Chief Investigator with M Lever, E Ponds, R Stevens, R Dillingh, H ter Rele, J Bolhaar), 250,000 Euro.

2017-2021: Cbus Research Agreement, The impact of Cbus’ Retirement Income Estimate (RIE) campaigns on member financial wellbeing, (Joint Chief Investigator with S Thorp, B Newell, I Dobrescu, D Constable), No cash support. Provision of Cbus member data from RIE campaigns.

2017-2018: Colonial First State/CBA Research Agreement, The interplay between superannuation and mortgages, (Joint Chief Investigator with S Thorp, C Eckert and J Brownlow), No cash support. Provision of CFS/CBA customer data.

2014: Financial Literacy Grant (funded by the Financial Literacy Foundation), Developing new financial literacy survey questions to better link financial knowledge to outcomes, (Joint Chief Investigator with C Eckert, J Louviere and S Thorp), $120,000.

2013-2014: Centre for International Finance and Regulation, Identifying, monitoring and managing systemic risks in Australia’s superannuation system, (Joint Chief Investigator with S Donald, R Buckley, K Liu and B Arnold): $200,800. 

2013: Centre for International Finance and Regulation, Monitoring and performance attributes of superannuation funds in Australia, (Joint Chief Investigator with A Ferguson, A Raftery and B Arnold): $93,325.

2013: Rotman ICPM (International Centre for Pension Management), Comparative performance of Australian superannuation funds, (Provision of CEM pensions dataset).

2012: Institute of Chartered Accountants, Cost, investment performance, asset allocation and audit attributes of self-managed superannuation funds in Australia, (Joint Chief Investigator with A Ferguson and A Raftery): $10,000. 

 

 

 

Lifecycle finance; behavioural retirement finance; superannuation; pension economics; public finance.

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