Information for Research Students

Undertaking a Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) is a rewarding experience which has an emphasis on high quality discovery and applied and commercial research that is relevant to the broader community.

The School of Accounting, Economics and Finance offers candidature in each of the discplines.

Areas of Specialisation


Coordinator: Professor George Tanewski

  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Disclosure and Auditing
  • Management Control and Accounting Systems
  • Social Reporting and Sustainability
  • Ethics
  • Accounting Education
  • Accounting Development and Professionalisation


Coordinator: Dr Prasad Bhattacharya

  • Industrial Organization
  • Economic Theory
  • Economic Dynamics and Control
  • International Trade
  • Economic Growth and Development
  • Labour Economics and Industrial Relations
  • Health Economics
  • Political economy and public choice


Coordinator: Professor Ed Lin

  • Derivative Assets and Markets
  • Emerging Markets
  • Initial Public Offerings
  • International Bond and Equity Markets
  • Market Micro-structure and Market Design
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Portfolio Theory
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Financial econometrics
  • Empirical finance
  • International finance
  • Applied finance

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