Accounting, Economics and Finance Seminar Program

Trimester 1, 2014

Accounting Convenor: Dr Hong Ang
Economics Convenors: Dr Debdulal Mallick and Dr Ching-Jen Sun
Finance Convenors: Dr Michael Chng and Dr Xinwei Zheng
Macroeconomics Convenors: Dr Cong Pham and Dr Pedro Gomis Porqueras
CFE Convenor: Dr Sagarika Mishra
Interdisciplinary Burwood Convenor: Dr Sagarika Mishra
Interdisciplinary Geelong Convenor: Dr Ikm Mokhtarul Wadud
VMP BL General 1: 52236921@vidconf.deakin.edu.au
VMP BL AEF: 52254600@vidconf.deakin.edu.au

Please note: Only Accounting, Economics and Finance staff have access to the links to the papers for the seminars.

Past seminars

Date/Time

Room

VMP

Discipline Presenter Topic
July
16 July
4:00-5:30pm

B-LB3.210

 

Economics Professor Bettina-Elisabeth Klaus
University of Lausanne (Switzerland)
Strategy-Proofness makes the Difference: Deferred-Acceptance with Responsive Priorities
17 July
11:30-1.00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Assistant Professor George Wong
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Firm Misvaluation, Costly External Finance, and the Uses of Cash Flow [376KB PDF]
23 July
4:00-5:30pm

B-LB3.210

 

Economics Dr Mei Dong
University of Melbourne
Liquidity, Monetary Policy and Unemployment
25 July
10:30-12:00pm
B-LB3.210

 

CFE Paresh Narayan
Huson Ali Ahmed
Deakin University
Predictability of Sectoral Equity Premium Using Technical Trading Indicators and Optimum Investment Strategies: Evidence from Australia
25 July
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.131

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary Nejat Anbarci
Deakin University
Designing Fair Tiebreak Mechanisms: The Case of Penalty Shootouts
25 July
12:00-2:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Accounting Dr Maria Balatbat
The University of New South Wales
Value Relevance of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Disclosures on Stock Market Performance: An International Study [184KB PDF]
30 July
4:00-5:30pm

B-LB3.210

 

Economics Dr Thanh Quang Le
University of Queensland
Natural resources, R&D and economic growth
31 July
11:30-1:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Dr Maggie Hu
Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales
Industry Competition and Bank Lines of Credit
05 August
4:00-5:30pm

B-LB3.210

 

Economics Professor Daniel Hamermesh
Sue Killam Professor in the Foundations of Economics - University of Texas
Does labor legislation benefit workers? Well-being after an hours reduction [648KB PDF]
08 August
10:30-12:00pm
B-LB3.210

 

Inter-disciplinary Professor Gary Tian
University of Wollongong
Political connections or reputation which one matters: Evidence from the IPO process of PE backed firms in China?
08 August
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.131

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary    
13 August
4:00-5:30pm

B-LB3.210

 

Economics Wang Family Professor Jed DeVaro
California State University
Performance-Based Pay and Work-Related Health Problems: A Longitudinal Study of Establishments
14 August
11:30-1:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Dr Jianxin Wang
University of Technology, Sydney

 

21 August
11:30-1:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Juanji Wen
Deakin University

 

22 August
10:30-12:00pm
B-LB3.210

 

CFE Kannan Thuraisamy
Deakin University
 
22 August
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.131

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary    
22 August
12:00-2:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Accounting Dr Harjinder Singh
Curtin University
 
28 August
11:30-1:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Dr Jonathan Dark
University of Melbourne
A long memory asymmetric dynamic conditional correlation model
05 September
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.131

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary    
12 September
12:00-2:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Accounting Professor David Hay
The University of Auckland Business School
Privacy Disclosure and Auditing: An Exploratory Study
19 September
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.131

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary    
03 October
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.131

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary    
Past 2014 Seminars
12 Feb
4:00-5:30pm

B-LB3.210

 

Economics Rushidan Islam Rahman
Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies
Children's Employment and Schooling in Bangladesh: Determinants and Challenges
21 Feb
10:30-12:00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

CFE Siroos Khademalomoom
Deakin University
Intraday Dynamics of Foreign Exchange Market
28 Feb
12:00-2:00pm

B-LB3.301

BL AEF

Accounting Elka Johansson
Deakin University
The cost and benefits of annual reporting by Australian Charities
March
05 Mar
4:00-5:30pm
B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Inter-disciplinary Professor Douglas Hibbs
Economic Voting in US Presidential and Congressional Elections: What Impact Rising Inequality?
11 Mar
3:00-4:00pm
B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Macroeconomics

Dr. Horag Choi
Monash University

Trade Adjustment Dynamics and the Welfare Gains from Trade [506KB PDF]
12 Mar
4:00-5:30pm
B-LB3.210

 

Economics Martin Paldam
Aarhus University
Simulating Publication Bias
13 Mar
11:30-1:00pm
B-LB5.208

BL General 1

Finance Dr Yangyang Chen
Monash University
The Dark Side of Liquid Market: Stock Liquidity and Stock Price Crash Risk [598KB PDF]
14 Mar
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.119

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary Dr Huson Joher Ali Ahmed
Deakin University
Predictability of asset return using technical trading indicators and optimum investment: Evidence form Australian Equity Sectors
19 Mar
4:00-5:30pm
B-LB3.210

 

Economics Prof Gary Magee
Monash University
The Prisoner's Dilemma: An (Un) natural Experiment from Nazi Germany [474KB PDF]
21 Mar
12:00-2:00pm
B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Accounting Professor Alan Sangster
Griffith University
Publishing characteristics, geographic dispersion and research traditions of recent international Accounting Education research [573KB PDF]
26 Mar
4:00-5:30pm
B-LB3.210

 

Economics Professor Joanna Poyago-Theotoky
La Trobe University

The Schumpeterian hypothesis and 'green technology'

26 Mar
4:00-5.30pm

B-LB5.208

BL General 2
Inter-disciplinary Prof Ghon Rhee
University of Hawaii Shidler College of Business
Stock Liquidity and the Value of Cash Holdings [256KB PDF]
27 Mar
11:30-1.00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Finance Vuong Thao Tran
Deakin University
Capital, Liquidity creation and the trade-off on bank profitability
28 Mar
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.310

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary Professor Pedro Gomis Porqueras
Deakin University
Breaking the Curse of Kareken and Wallace
28 Mar
4:00-5.30pm

B-LB3.210

BL General 1

Inter-disciplinary Arturas Juodis
University of Amsterdam
Linear Pseudo Panel Data Models with Cross-sectional Dependence:
Searching for Unobserved Determinants of Youth Unemployment
April
02 Apr
4:00-5:30pm
B-LB3.323 Economics Prof Zhong Zhao
Renmin University
Labor economics, Health economics, Economics of economics
03 Apr
3:00-4:00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Macroeconomics Dr Peter Jonson
Honorary at Melbourne University, and RMIT University
Asset inflation and monetary policy
04 Apr
10:30-12:00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Inter-disciplinary Dr Kam Chan
The University of Queensland
Cyclical Versus Defensive Industry Reactions to Macroeconomic News Announcements [2MB]
04 Apr
12:00-2:00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Accounting Luckmika Perera
Deakin University
The Relationship between Mandatory and Voluntary Environmental Disclosure
09 Apr
4:00-5:30pm
B-LB3.323 Economics Dr Timothy Kam
ANU
Macroeconomic Theory
10 Apr
11:30-1.00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Finance Dr Adrian Lee
University of Technology, Sydney
The Influence of Individual Investors on Ex-Dividend Day Returns [283KB PDF]
11 Apr
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.119

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary Dr Mokhtarul Wadud
Deakin University
Productivity Growth and Technical Efficiency in Bangladesh Banking Industry
14 Apr
12:00-2:00pm

B-LB5.208

BL AEF

Accounting Professor Keith Houghton
Swinburne University
Director Networking: The Effect on Audit Fees of Clients with Director-Auditor Interlocks [627KB PDF]
16 Apr
4:00-5:30pm
B-LB3.323 Economics Dr. Shuddhasattwa Rafiq
Deakin Graduate School of Buisness
Economic growth with coal and oil consumption in China: Prospects for fuel substitution [283KB PDF]
17 Apr
3:00-4:00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Macroeconomics Dr Laura Puzzello
Monash University
Winners and Losers from the Euro [314KB PDF]
17 Apr
11:30-1.00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Finance Dr Marco Navone
UTS Business School
Why do financial analysts strive to be irrelevant?
28 Apr
10:00-12:00pm
B-LB3.210 Finance Professor Reena Aggarwal
Georgetown University
Influence of Public Opinion on Investor Voting and Proxy Advisors [245KB PDF]
30 Apr
4:00-5:30pm
B-LB3.323 Economics Professor Richard Holden
UNSW
Multitasking, Learning and Incentives: A Cautionary Tale (with Roland Fryer) [3MB PDF]
May
02 May
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.119

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary Dr Helen Scarborough
Deakin University
Value and equity framework for climate adaptation: coastal caravan and camping parks case study
02 May
10:30-12:00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Inter-disciplinary Professor Ronald Ratti
University of Western Sydney
Commodity Prices and BRIC and G3 Liquidity: A SFAVEC Approach [804KB PDF]
07 May
4:00-5:30pm
B-LB3.323 Economics Dr Kevin Staub
Melbourne University
Online accessibility to scholarly literature, and academic innovation
08 May
3:00-4:00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Macroeconomics Dr. Kei Kawakami
Melbourne University
Excessive Trading: A Role of Dynamic Information Aggregation by Local Learning [257Kb PDF]
09 May
3:00-4:00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Accounting Brown bag SME Cluster Research Meeting
14 May
4:00-5:30pm
B-LB3.323 Economics Assoc Prof Heiko Gerlach
University of Queesnland
A Theory of Patent Portfolios [1MB PDF]
15 May
11:30-1.00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Finance Prof Chandrasekhar Krishnamurti
University of Southern Queensland
Accelerated Equity Offers: The Role of Internal and External Certification Mechanisms [691KB PDF]
16 May
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.119

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary Assoc Prof Bill Dimovski
Deakin University
Good Corporate Governance and Women Directors
16 May
12:00-2:00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Accounting Professor Neil Fargher
Australian National University
Whistle-blowing on Financial Misconduct: When Do Companies Retaliate Against Whistle-blowers? [789KB PDF]
21 May
4:00-5:30pm
B-LB3.323 Economics Assoc Prof Buly Cardak
La Trobe University
Graduates, Dropouts and Slow Finishers: The Effects of Credit Constraints on University Outcomes
22 May
11:30-1.00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Finance Dr Wenying Yao
University of Tasmania
Continuous and Jump Betas: Applications for Portfolio Management
28 May
11:00-12:30pm
F-AD3.119

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary Professor Chris van Staden
University of Canterbury
 
28 May
4:00-5:30pm
B-LB3.323 Economics Dr Liang Choon Wang
Monash University
Applied micro, development economics, education, experiments, health economics, labor economics, and public economics.
29 May
11:30-1.00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Finance Professor Gary Tian
University of Wollongong
Founding-family control and collateral requirement: Evidence from an emerging market [706KB PDF]
30 May
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.119

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary Dr Hao Jia
Deakin University
Optimal Seeding Schemes
30 May
10:30-12:00pm
B-LB3.210

 

Inter-disciplinary Deepa Bannigidadmath
Deakin University
Does Financial News Predict Stock Returns? New Evidence from Islamic and Non-Islamic Stocks
June
05 June
11:30-1.00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Dr Ning Gong
University of Melbourne
CEO Power and Mergers and Acquisitions [1.33MB PDF]
06 June
12:00-2:00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Accounting

Rhonda Ryan

 

 


Vincent Bicudo de Castro
Deakin University

Widening participation - the rhetoric and the reality: A Contemporary look at Australian higher education


The Relationship Between Subjectivity in Performance Evaluation and Managerial Performance

12 June
3:00-4:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Macroeconomics Professor Eric Leeper
Indiana University, visiting Monash University
Inflation's Role in Optimal Monetary-Fiscal Policy
13 June
12:00-2:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Accounting Dr George Shan
University of Adelaide Business School
Are the relationships of board ownership, board independence and firm performance simultaneously determined? Evidence from Australia
13 June
10:30-12:00pm
B-LB3.210

 

CFE Dinh Phan
Deakin University
Volatility interaction between the crude oil and equity markets
27 June
10:30-12:00pm
B-LB3.210

 

CFE Neluka Devpura
Deakin University
Is Stock Return Predictability Time-varying?
July
04 July
12:00-2:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Accounting Professor Rajendra P. Srivastava
Ernst & Young, University of Kansas
Search Engines in Data Analytics: Their Relevance and Value within XBRL Environment and Beyond [4.62MB PDF]
08 July
11:30-1.00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Professor San-Lin Chung
National Taiwan University
Volatility-of-Volatility Risk and Asset Prices
11 July
10:30-12:00pm
B-LB3.210

 

CFE Yuanji Wen
Deakin University
Tick Size: Theory and Evidence
11 July
12:00-2:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Accounting Professor Christine Jubb
Swinburne University
Framing of Climate Change Impacts and Use of Accounting Practices

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