Kiwisaver Member Behaviour: A Quantitative Analysis

Callum David Thomas, Claire D. Matthews
2012 Social Science Research Network  
The KiwiSaver scheme for retirement savings was launched in New Zealand in 2007. This paper examines investor behaviour in the context of that scheme. It uses a unique purposebuilt database. The study finds that KiwiSaver members, like other investors, are chasing performance and seeking to avoid fees. However, an unexpected negative relation is found for bank ownership.
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2127480 fatcat:idgwsyxn55eovjqs33qhuos43e