Accounting, Economics and Finance Seminar Program

Trimester 2, 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
September
10 September
4:00-5:30pm

B-LB3.210

 

Economics Dr Aarti Singh
University of Sydney
Quantitative Easing as Optimal Monetary Policy
11 September
11:30-1:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Dr Jared Stanfield
University of New South Wales
What does an LBO signal for the target's rivals?
12 September
10:30-12:00pm
B-LB3.210

 

CFE Sagarika Mishra
Deakin University
Are Analysts Cash Flow Forecasts Important? Another Examination
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 [411KB PDF]
17 September
4:00-5:30pm

B-LB3.210

 

Economics Dr Chunlu Liu
Deakin University
TBA
18 September
11:30-1:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Dr Jeffrey Yu
University of Adelaide Business School
Interactive Reporting Bias Surrounding CEO Turnover
19 September
10:30-12:00pm
B-LB3.210

 

CFE Kannan Thuraisamy
Deakin University
 
19 September
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.131

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary Huson Joher Ali Ahmed  
24 September
4:00-5:30pm

B-LB3.210

 

Economics Dr Filippo Massar
UNSW

Market Selection in Large Economies… It's just a matter of Luck!

26 September
12:00-2:00pm

B-LB3.210

BL AEF

Accounting Barbara Lynch

Michael Tse

The incremental value of general purpose water accounting informationThe incremental value of general purpose water accounting information

Uncertainty Avoidance and Cost Stickiness

October
01 October
4:00-5:30pm

B-LB3.210

 

Economics Dr Chunlu Liu
Friedrich Schiller University Jena and ECIPE
TBA
02 October
11:30-1:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Ms Elizabeth Ooi
Monash University
Super connected directors: An examination of pension funds
03 October
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.131

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary Assoc Prof Jenny Lye
University of Melbourne
What has been Happening with Non-Government School Fees in Victoria
03 October
12:00-2:00pm
B-LB3.210

 

Accounting

BL General 1

Dessalegn Mihret

Accounting professionalization and the state: the case of Saudi Arabia, Working paper

09 October
11:30-1:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Dr Thomas Ruf
UNSW
TBA
10 October
12:00-2:00pm
B-LB3.210

 

Accounting Assoc Prof Maria Cadiz Dyball
Macquarie University

The effects of transactional factors and trust on controls in inter-firm innovations

17 Oct
10:30-12:00pm
B-LB3.210

 

Inter-disciplinary Professor Keith Houghton
Swinburne University
Economic Voting in US Presidential and Congressional Elections: What Impact Rising Inequality?
23 October
11:30-1:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Prof John Lyon
Melbourne Business School
TBA
24 October
12:00-2:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Accounting

BJ Bobe

 

Grace Wong

The Balanced Scorecard as a public policy tool: An Ethiopian multiple case study
31 October
10:30-12:00pm
B-LB3.210

 

CFE Associate Professor Wai-Man (Raymond) Liu
Australian National University
Harnessing media attention: Strategic corporate press releases and media coverage around earnings announcements
November
06 November
11:30-1:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance

Dr Syed Shams
Monash University

Operating Performance following Corporate Acquisitions: Does the Organisational Form of the Target Matter?
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
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
24 July
11:30-1.00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Dr Yangyang Chen
Monash University
Does Employee Treatment Facilitate Corporate Innovative Success? Evidence from Patent Data
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 [375KB PDF]
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 [1.5MB PDF]
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 Shaun Stevenson The Effects of Share Lockup Agreements on the Performance of IPO Firms: Evidence from Australia and ASEAN
12 August
11:30-1:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Professor Robert Faff
University of Queensland
Pitching Research [262KB PDF]
13 August
4:00-5:30pm

B-LB3.210

 

Economics Professor Jed DeVaro
California State University
Compensation and Intrinsic Motivation in Nonprofit and For-Profit Organizations [548KB PDF]
14 August
11:30-1:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Dr Jianxin Wang
University of Technology, Sydney
How Well Does the Weighted Price Contribution Measure Price Discovery? [542KB PDF]
21 August
11:30-1:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Juanji Wen
Deakin University
Tick Size: Theory and Evidence
22 August
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.131

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary Mokhtarul Wadud Volatility Nexus between Energy and Equity Markets: Global Evidence
22 August
12:00-2:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Accounting Dr Harjinder Singh
Curtin University
Non-audit services and earnings conservatism: Evidence from a mandatory disclosure regime
28 August
11:30-1:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Dr Jonathan Dark
University of Melbourne
A long memory asymmetric dynamic conditional correlation model [947KB PDF]
03 September
4:00-5:30pm

B-LB3.210

 

Economics Dr Isabella Dobrescu
UNSW
Retirement Savings: A Tale of Decisions and Defaults [873KB PDF]
04 September
11:30-1:00pm

B-LB3.210

 

Finance Dr Thu Phuong Pham
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
The curious case of changes in trading dynamics when firms switch from NYSE to Nasdaq
05 September
11:15-12:15pm
F-AD3.131

 

Geelong Interdisciplinary Hao Jia A rank-ordered contest success function
05 September
12:00-2:00pm
B-LB3.210

 

Accounting Ed Lin

Information Ratings and Capital Structure


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