Staff profile - Michael D'Rosario

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Mr Michael D'Rosario

Position: Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: BL Deakin Business School
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 924 46231 +61 3 924 46231



  • Bachelor of Commerce, Deakin University, 2003
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2009


  • Executive Director - Nexus Foundation Australia
  • Board member – Northrise Australia Initiative
  • Inaugural Vice President - Deakin University Commerce Chapter
  • Victorian State Representative - Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development
  • Knox Youth Issues Advisory Committee - Education RepresentativeMember - Deakin University Student Loans committee
  • School Representative - Equity and SEAS candidate entrance committee


Teaching Interests

  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Money and Capital Markets
  • Business Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Business Finance
  • Ethics in Financial Services
  • Financial Markets


Awards and prizes

  • Anti-Poverty Prize (National Recipient) (Anti Poverty Week 2010)
  • Prime Ministers Award (Australia Asia Endeavour Award 2010)
  • Alfred Deakin Medal (University medal as the best graduating student)
  • AIBF/Finsia Prize (For the best finance graduate)
  • Asialink Leaders Program - Asia Centre, The University of Melbourne


Research interests

  • Development Economics
  • Telecommunications & ICT Research
  • Emerging Markets
  • Political Philosophy
  • Ethics & Moral Reasoning
  • Diaspora Communities
  • Microfinance
  • Financial Inclusion



  • (Referred Journal – Finance) Share price clustering in Mexico, International Review of Financial Analysis, February 2011 (with Prof. P. Narayan, Dr. S. Narayan & Prof. S. Popp)
  • (Refereed Journal) The Economic implications of Wicks, Journal of Law & Medicine,  1320-159X Thompson Reuters, December 2010 (with D. Mendelson & A Torre)
  • (Book/Monograph) The Borders of Nationalism, Lambert Publishing, Germany ISBN 978-3-8433-6368-6
  • (Opinion) Australia's significant Computing Legacy: Helping to Connect the World. Australian Policy and History. November 2010
  • (Editorial) The Australian aid and development framework: promoting development in Africa, The Analyst, ISSN 1838-5966, 2010, December Edition

Link to publications

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