Staff profile - Tze Ang

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Dr Tze Ang

Position: Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: Department of Finance
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92446626 +61 3 92446626



Chewie joined Deakin University as a Lecturer in Finance (Assistant Professor, tenured) after completing his PhD in commerce (finance) at the University of Melbourne. Whilst his doctoral research was related to distress risk, valuation error, and limits to arbitrage, his current research interests revolve around empirical asset-pricing, liquidity issues, and security lending. He presented his papers at domestic and international conferences and won a couple of awards.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 2013
  • Master of Commerce, University of Melbourne, 2008
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne, 2006
  • GCHE Exempt, Deakin University, 2014


Western Finance Association (WFA)

American Accounting Association (AAA)

Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ)

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Teaching Interests

• Investments
• Derivative Securities
• Corporate Finance
• Fundamentals of Finance

Knowledge areas

Empirical asset-pricing, distress risk, asset-pricing puzzles, limits to arbitrage, earnings announcements, liquidity issues, security lending.

Conferences and seminars

• Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference [2013, 2014]

• Pacific Basin Finance, Economics, Accounting, and Management (PBFEAM) Conference [2013]

• Financial Management Association (FMA) (Asian) Meeting and Doctorial Symposium [2012]

• Australasian Banking and Finance Conference [2011, 2012]

• Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference [2010, 2012]

• American Accounting Association (AAA) Meeting [2010]

• Financial Integrity Research Network (FIRN) Doctorial Symposium [2010]


Awards and prizes

• PhD Student Research Paper Award (Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference 2012)
• Best PhD Research Proposal Award (Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference 2012)


Research interests

• Asset-pricing puzzles

• Distress risk and credit ratings

• Limits to arbitrage and liquidity issues

• Security lending

Research grants

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) Research Grant  [2014 – 2015]



Are firms with negative book equity in financial distress? Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, forthcoming, 2015.

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