The evolution of Australian building societies : 1966-1993

Loch, Erin. (1993). The evolution of Australian building societies : 1966-1993 Honours Thesis, School of Economics, The University of Queensland.

       
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Author Loch, Erin.
Thesis Title The evolution of Australian building societies : 1966-1993
School, Centre or Institute School of Economics
Institution The University of Queensland
Publication date 1993
Thesis type Honours Thesis
Total pages 103
Language eng
Subjects 14 Economics
Formatted abstract This thesis focuses on the development of the Australian building society sector since 1966. It posits that the sector's growth follows closely a logistic path and, therefore, Australian building societies lend themselves to evolutionary econometric modelling.

The sector entered a turbulent period in the mid-1980s, and suffered a relatively devastating collapse. Hence, it is pertinent, and of significant policy import, that research is undertaken into the possible causes, and consequences, of the decline of a once significant sector of the financial market.

In the light of the econometric results, some speculative remarks are made about the future of the sector which, in general, run contrary to the recent literature on Australian building societies.


 
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