Research grants

External Research Grants

  • Anthony Asher - Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR), Developing coherent and usable decision support systems to improve financial wellbeing over an individual’s lifecycle (Joint Chief Investigator with A Butt, G Khemka, U Kayande), $112,996, 2014
  • Anthony Asher - Actuaries Institute, Investigation into retirement account drawings, $13,000, 2014
  • Hazel Bateman - Financial Literacy Grant funded by Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), 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, 2014
  • Hazel Bateman - 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, 2012-2014
  • Hazel Bateman - ARC Discovery Grant, The paradox of choice: Unravelling complex superannuation decisions (Joint Chief Investigator with J Louviere, S Thorp, C Eckert, T Islam, S Satchell), $960,000 over 5 years, 2010-2014
  • Hazel Bateman & Michael Sherris - ARC Linkage Grant (with Netspar, AMP, APG and, Booz and company), Mandatory pre-funded retirement income schemes: best policy and practice (Joint Chief Investigators with J Piggott, R Stevens, T Njyman, L Bovenberg, J Deane, J Twaddle and E Ponds), $493,000 (matched by industry partner cash and in kind) over 3 years, 2014 – 2017
  • Hazel Bateman & Kevin Liu - Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR), Identifying, monitoring and managing systemic risks in Australia’s superannuation system (Joint Chief Investigators with S Donald, R Buckley and B Arnold) $200,800, 2013-2014
  • Katja Ignatieva - Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Research Grant (Joint Chief Investigator with Vitali Alexeev from UTAS) $4,000, 2014
  • Katja Ignatieva, Michael Sherris & Jonathan Ziveyi - Institute of Actuaries of Australia Research Grant on "Longevity Risk Management", $15,000, 2013-14
  • Michael Sherris - ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing (CEPAR) - $12.7 million (universities $6.6 million, industry partners $1.4 million) with Professor JR Piggott, University of New South Wales CD, CI’s, Professor KJ Anstey, Australian National University, Professor RG Cumming, University of Sydney, Professor MP Keane, University of New South Wales, Professor HL Kendig, University of Sydney, Professor PF McDonald, Australian National University and Professor AD Woodland, University of New South Wales, ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing. 2011 - 2018
  • Michael Sherris - Centre for International Finance & Regulation (CIFR) & UNSW, Developing Risk Management Methods for Superannuation Investments, $80,000, 2013-2014
  • Bernard Wong - ARC Linkage Project (with Partner Organisations; Allianz Australia, Insurance Australia Group, and Suncorp), Modelling claim dependencies for the general insurance industry with economic capital in view: An innovative approach with stochastic processes (Joint Chief Investigator with Benjamin Avanzi and Greg Taylor), $320,861, 2013-2016
  • Bernard Wong - Actuaries Institute, Australian Actuarial Research Grant, General forms of dependency in chain ladder structures (Joint Chief Investigator with Benjamin Avanzi and Greg Taylor), $10,000, 2014-2015

Internal Research Grants

  • Jonathan Ziveyi - Business School Special Research Grant, Pricing and hedging of mortality-linked derivative securities, $15,000, 2013-2014
  • Kevin Liu - Business School Research Grant, Are Trustee’s Rewarded for Performance? The Remuneration of Superannuation Fund Trustees and its Determinants, $25,000, 2014