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Over the year the School participates and runs a considerable number of events both internal and external to the University. The School also proudly supports the events and activities organised by students who are studying the majors and specialisations offered by the School in the Faculty of Business and Law's undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
The School of Accounting, Economics and Finance will hold an information session for students interested in undertaking an Honours Program in 2014 on:
Date: Wednesday 28 August 2013
Location: Burwood Melbourne Campus
The School of Accounting, Economics and Finance hosted the 21st annual PBFEAM conference in Melbourne on Thursday 4 July to Friday 5 July 2013.
See the conference website
The School of Accounting, Economics and Finance held ceromonies in Warrnambool on 15 March, in Burwood on 9 May and in Geelong on 23 May 2013 for students who were recipients of 2012 academic year awards.
See the award recipients
The school would like to congratulate the following students on their completion of the Doctor of Philosophy in 2013:
|Abdul Jabbar Abdullah||Chris Doucouliagos||Inequality, Education and Growth in Malaysia.|
|Anshu Mala Chandra||Mehmet Ulubasoglu||Foreign Direct Investment and the Stages of Sector Diversification.|
|Hansen Limong||Victor Fang||Information Linkages between the U.S. Credit Default Swap and Equity Markets.|
|Mohammad Badrul Muttakin||Nava Subramaniam||Family Firms, Board Structure, Political Connections and Performance: Evidence from Bangladesh.|
|Md Habibur Rahman||Mehmet Ulubasoglu||Essays on the Economics of Natural Disasters and Political Institutions.|
|Rajesh Rai||Nejat Anbarci||Estimating the Benefits of Managing Invasive Plants in Subsistence Communities.|
The Faculty of Business and Law will hold a combined heat/final on Thursday 6 June at 1.30pm in room lb3.323 at Elgar Road.
Two winners will be chosen from the Faculty of Business and Law presentations to go into the University Final on Thursday 18 July 2013. A $200 Coles Myer voucher will be awarded to each of the two Faculty winners.
Good Luck to Zhisong Chen who will be representing our School.
Economics at Deakin received an ERA ranking of 3. This means that economics at Deakin has been assessed to be operating at or above world standard. This ranking was achieved for Economics in general and for Applied Economics. This success looks set to continue, with 70% of the economics publications published in either A* or A journals; 20% of the publications are in A* journals.
The symposiums launched special issues of Journal of Futures Markets and Journal of Financial Markets (both are well respected ERA ranked A Journals). The first symposium held on January 10 - 11, 2013 featured an inaugural keynote address by Professor Robert Webb, Editor, Journal of Futures Markets (JFM). The JFM special issue focuses on "Financial Econometrics of Derivative Securities and Markets".
The second symposium hosted on 1 February 2013 featured two keynote speakers - Professor Tarun Chordia, R. Howard Dobbs Professor of Finance, Emory University; and Professor Amit Goyal, University of Lausanne. The Journal of Financial Markets special issue focuses on "Financial Econometrics and Market Microstructure".
The school hosted the seventh annual Deakin Think Tank Challenge on Wednesday 12 September 2012 at the Melbourne Burwood Campus. The highly successful event was attended by participating students, their family and friends, university staff, prospective employers and representatives of professional bodies.
View further information on this challenge and 2012's winner.