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Dr Ameeta Jain

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Ballarat, 2011
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2007
Master of Philosophy, Delhi University, 1993
Master of Arts (Economics), Delhi University, 1991
Bachelor of Arts (Economics), Delhi University, 1989

Biography

Dr Ameeta Jain is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Finance in Deakin Business School. Ameeta's primary area of research is corporate social responsibility in the banking sector. She has a secondary stream of research in regional resilience, with works published in ranked journals in both the streams.

Ameeta has lectured in economics and finance units and has led unit teams in the development and enhancement of units in the finance major.

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Research interests

  • Regional development and regional economics
  • Corporate social responsibility in financial institutions
  • Educational Research in Tertiary Institutions

Teaching interests

  • Money and Capital Markets 
  • Property Economics

Units taught

  • MAF202 - Money and Capital Markets
  • MAF311 - Superannuation Planning 
  • MMP213 - Property Economics 

Conferences

  • Jain, A. and Courvisanos, J., 'Home Based Business in Peripheral Urban Regions and Government Policy: A Case Study of Casey', PRSCO Conference, Australia, 3-6 July 2011,
  • Jain, A., 'Knowledge Distribution Nodes and Home-Based Businesses: Role of Business Associations and Local Council in Casey LGA', Australia New Zealand Regional Science Association International Inc (ANZSRAI) Conference, 7-10 December 2010.
  • Jain, A. and Courvisanos, J., 'Urban Growth Centres On The Periphery: Ad Hoc Policy Vision and Research Neglect', Australia New Zealand Regional Science Association International Inc (ANZSRAI) Conference, 1-3 December 2008. 
  • Jain, A., Thomson, D., Farley, A. and Mulready, P., 'Engagement and learning through social software in finance: the Trading room experience in Roger Atkinson and Clare McBeath (eds)', Ascilite Melbourne Proceedings, Deakin University, December 2008.
  • Jain, A., Farley, A., Thomson, D. and Mulready, P., 'Comparing Perceptions of Learning between First, Second and Third Year Finance Students', 7th International Business Research Conference, Australia, 3-6 December 2007.
  • Jain, A., 'A New Broad Composite Model of Regional Economic Development as a Framework for Research', 20th Small Enterprise Conference 2007, New Zealand, 23-26 September 2007.
  • Jain, A., 'Population Driven or Innovation Driven: A Question of Sustainability in a Nascent Urban Centre', 30th Australia New Zealand Regional Science Association International Inc (ANZSRAI) Conference, 26-29 September 2006.
  • Jain, A. and Thomson, D., 'The Evolution of CSR Reporting: A Comparison of Westpac and National Australia Bank', International Conference on Contemporary Business (ICCB), Australia, 20-23 September 2006. 
  • Jain, A. and Thomson, D., 'Accountability and Board Functionality: National Australia Bank's Experience', 11th FINSIA-Melbourne Centre for Financial Studies Banking and Finance Conference, Papers and Presentations, Melbourne Centre for Financial Studies, Australia, September 2006.
  • Jain, A. and Courvisanos, J., 'A Framework for Sustainable Ecotourism: Application to Costa Rica', Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE), Australia, 6-9 February 2006.
  • Jain, A., 'The Regional Innovation Systems in the City of Casey: Prospective Evaluation', 2nd International Business Research Conference, Australia, 5-8 December 2005.
  • Jain, A., and Courvisanos, J., 'Ecotourism in Costa Rica: An Economic Framework of Analysis, 4th National Tourism Futures Conference, Australia, 3-5 October 2005).
  • Jain, A. and Thomson, D., 'Corporate Governance Failure and its Impact on National Australia bank Performance', European Applied Business Research Conference, Greece, 20-22 June 2005.

Professional activities

Media appearances

  • 'In India, a legislative reform is needed to push corporate social responsibility', The Conversation, Australia, 2017.

Awards

  • Award for Effectiveness, Excellence and Exemplar Practice in Teaching and Learning, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, 2016.
  • Excellence in Teaching, School of AEF, Deakin University, 2012.
  • Excellence in Service, School of AEF, Deakin University, 2011.
  • Best Research achievement, School of AEF, Deakin University, 2009.
  • Exemplar of Teaching Excellence, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, 2009.
  • Outstanding Contribution to Faculty's operational plan for Teaching Award, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, 2007.

Publications

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2017

The collapse of unlisted mortgage companies: a regulatory dilemma

M Keneley, G Wines, A Jain

(2017), Vol. 30, pp. 1-27, Accounting research journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal
2016

Economic resilience of regions under crises: a study of the Australian economy

J Courvisanos, A Jain, K K Mardaneh

(2016), Vol. 50, pp. 629-643, Regional studies, London, Eng., C1

journal

Does the global reporting initiative influence sustainability disclosures in Asia-Pacific banks?

M Islam, A Jain, D Thomson

(2016), Vol. 23, pp. 298-313, Australasian journal of environmental management, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Customer-owned banking in Australia: from credit union to mutual bank

A Jain, M Keneley, D Thomson

(2015), Vol. 86, pp. 465-478, Annals of public and cooperative economics, London, Eng., C1

journal

Voluntary CSR disclosure works! Evidence from Asia-Pacific banks

A Jain, M Keneley, D Thomson

(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 2-18, Social responsibility journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal

A preliminary analysis of Australian Government's indigenous reform agenda 'Closing the Gap' and corporate accountability

M Islam, A Jain, S Haque

(2015), pp. 341-356, Key initiatives in corporate social responsibility global dimension of CSR in corporate entities, Berlin, Germany, B1

chapter

A preliminary analysis of the impact of UN MDGS and RIO + 20 on corporate social accountability practices

A Jain, M Islam

(2015), pp. 81-102, Sustainability after Rio, Bingley, Eng., B1

chapter
2014

Bank reputation in Australia: a view from the inside

A Jain, A Jain, M Keneley, M Keneley, D Thomson, D Thomson

(2014), pp. 29-34, JASSA: the finsia journal of applied finance, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal

Bank fundamentals, executive compensation and public perception of banks in Australia

A Jain, J Guo, C Lin

(2014), Vol. 33, pp. 220-232, Economic Papers: a journal of applied economics and policy, Richmond, Australia, C1

journal
2013

Workplace human rights reporting: a study of Australian garment and retail companies

M Islam, A Jain

(2013), Vol. 23, pp. 102-116, Australian accounting review, Chichester, England, C1

journal

Home based business in suburban peripheral regions and government policy: a case study of Casey, Melbourne, Australia

A Jain, J Courvisanos

(2013), Vol. 19, pp. 295-318, Australasian journal of regional studies, Armidale, N.S.W., C1

journal
2012

Engagement and learning through social software in finance : a retrospective on the Trading Room experience

A Jain, D Thomson, A Farley, P Mulready

(2012), Vol. 37, pp. 701-718, Assessment and evaluation in higher education, Oxon, England, C1

journal

An integrated model of sub-national regional and urban economic development : framework of analysis applied to City of Casey, Victoria, Australia

A Jain

(2012), Vol. 18, pp. 206-231, Australasian journal of regional studies, Wollongong, N.S.W., C1

journal

Insuring for a crisis: deposit insurance and the GFC, the Australian and New Zealand experience

A Jain, M Keneley, D Thomson

(2012), Vol. 31, pp. 359-368, Economic papers, Richmond, Vic., C1

journal

Mobile phone-based audience response system and student engagement in large-group teaching

A Jain, A Farley

(2012), Vol. 31, pp. 428-439, Economic papers, Richmond, Vic., C1

journal
2011

Blended learning in finance : comparing student perceptions of lectures, tutorials and online learning environments across different year levels

A Farley, A Jain, D Thomson

(2011), Vol. 31, pp. 99-108, Economic papers, Richmond, Vic, C1

journal

The relationship between exchange rates, interest rates and Australian bank returns

A Jain, P Narayan, D Thomson

(2011), Vol. 18, pp. 967-972, Applied economics letters, Abingdon, England, C1

journal

Knowledge distribution nodes and home based businesses : role of local business associations and local council in Casey LGA

A Jain

(2011), Vol. 17, pp. 122-145, Australasian journal of regional studies, Wollongong, N. S. W., C1

journal
2010

Corporate social responsibility reporting : a business strategy by Australian banks?

D Thomson, A Jain

(2010), Vol. 7, pp. 213-228, Corporate ownership & control, Sumy, Ukraine, C1

journal

Knowledge distribution nodes and home based businesses : role of business associations and local council in Casey LGA

A Jain

(2010), pp. 68-81, ANZRSAI 2010 : Refereed Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Regional Association International, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2009

Urban growth centres on the periphery : ad hoc policy vision and research neglect

A Jain, J Courvisanos

(2009), Vol. 15, pp. 3-26, Australasian journal of regional studies, Armidale, N.S.W., C1

journal

An integrated model of subnational regional and urban economic development : framework of analysis

A Jain

(2009), Vol. 33, pp. 809-826, International journal of urban and regional research, Oxford, England, C1

journal
2008

Corporate governance, board responsibilities and financial performance : the National Bank of Australia

A Jain, D Thomson

(2008), Vol. 6, pp. 99-113, Corporate ownership & control, Sumy, Ukraine, C1

journal

Engagement and learning through social software in finance : the trading room experience

A Farley, A Jain, P Mulready, D Thomson

(2008), ASCILITE 2008 : Hello! Where are you in the landscape of educational technology?, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2007

Population driven development in the City of Casey: is it sustainable?

A Jain

(2007), Vol. 6, pp. 3-27, Sustaining regions, St. Lucia, Qld, C1

journal

Comparing perceptions of learning between first, second and third year finance students

A Jain, D Thomson, A Farley

(2007), Proceedings of seventh international business research conference : 3 - 6 December, 2007, Sydney, Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, E1

conference

A new broad composite model of regional economic development as a framework for research

A Jain

(2007), pp. 1-19, Proceedings of Small Enterprise Conference 2007 - building sustainable growth in SMEs, Manukau City, New Zealand, E1

conference
2006

Corporate governance failure and its impact on National Australia Bank's performance

D Thomson, A Jain

(2006), Vol. 2, pp. 41-55, Journal of business case studies, Littleton, Colo., C1

journal

Students` perceptions of workshop based introductory macro-economics tutorials: a survey

A Jain

(2006), Vol. 25, pp. 235-252, Economic papers, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal

Population driven or innovation driven: a question of sustainability in a nascent urban centre

A Jain

(2006), Conference proceedings: 3rd International Conference on Contemporary Business, Leura, N.S.W., E1

conference

The evolutions of CSR reporting: a comparison of Westpac and National Australia Bank

D Thomson, A Jain

(2006), Conference proceedings, 3rd International Conference on Contemporary Business: engagement and change: managing in a free trade environment, Leura, N.S.W., E1

conference

Accountability and board functionality: National Australia Bank's experience

D Thomson, A Jain

(2006), pp. 1-28, Banking and securities markets: convergence, innovation and regulation, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference

A framework for sustainable ecotourism : application to Costa Rica

J Courvisanos, A Jain

(2006), Vol. 3, pp. 131-142, Tourism and hospitality planning & development, London, England, C1

journal
2005

Corporate governance failure and its impact on National Australia Bank's performance

D Thomson, A Jain

(2005), pp. 1-34, EABR 2005 : European Applied Business Research Conference, Santorini Island, Greece, E1

conference

Regional innovation systems in the city of Casey: prospective evaluation

A Jain

(2005), pp. 1-16, Proceedings of Second International Business Research Conference, Sydney, New South Wales, E1

conference

Ecotourism in Costa Rica: an economic framework of analysis

J Courvisanos, A Jain

(2005), pp. 1-7, Fourth National Conference on Tourism Futures : investing for growth, Gold Coast, Queensland, E1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Bank Reputation: Why is there a discrepancy between customer satisfaction and community satisfaction?

Mrs Dianne Thomson, Dr Ameeta Jain

  • 2013: $9,090

SMSFs: What is the real cost?

A/Prof Adrian Raftery, Dr Ameeta Jain

  • 2014: $4,100

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report