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Dr Ameeta Jain

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Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Ballarat, 2011
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2007
Master of Philosophy, Delhi University, 1993
Master of Arts (Economics), Delhi University, 1991
Bachelor of Arts (Economics), Delhi University, 1989

Biography

Dr Ameeta Jain is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Finance in Deakin Business School. Ameeta's primary area of research is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and has an emerging interest in changes in CSR space brought about by United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. She has a secondary stream of research in regional sustainability, with works published in ranked journals in both the streams.

Ameeta lectures in property and finance units and has led unit teams in the development and enhancement of units. Ameeta is passionate about teaching and has been rewarded consistently for her teaching excellence. She believes in promoting student engagement to promote deeper learning. In her role as the director of property programs at Deakin, she is responsible for managing industry accreditation for property courses.

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Research interests

  • Regional Sustainability
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
  • Educational Research in Tertiary Institutions

Affiliations

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (United Kingdom)

Teaching interests

Finance, Economics and property

Units taught

  • MAF202 - Money and Capital Markets
  • MMP111 - Introduction to Property
  • MMP213 - Property Economics 

Conferences

  • Jain, A. and Courvisanos, J., 'Home Based Business in Peripheral Urban Regions and Government Policy: A Case Study of Casey', PRSCO Conference, Australia, 3-6 July 2011,
  • Jain, A., 'Knowledge Distribution Nodes and Home-Based Businesses: Role of Business Associations and Local Council in Casey LGA', Australia New Zealand Regional Science Association International Inc (ANZSRAI) Conference, 7-10 December 2010.
  • Jain, A. and Courvisanos, J., 'Urban Growth Centres On The Periphery: Ad Hoc Policy Vision and Research Neglect', Australia New Zealand Regional Science Association International Inc (ANZSRAI) Conference, 1-3 December 2008. 
  • Jain, A., Thomson, D., Farley, A. and Mulready, P., 'Engagement and learning through social software in finance: the Trading room experience in Roger Atkinson and Clare McBeath (eds)', Ascilite Melbourne Proceedings, Deakin University, December 2008.
  • Jain, A., Farley, A., Thomson, D. and Mulready, P., 'Comparing Perceptions of Learning between First, Second and Third Year Finance Students', 7th International Business Research Conference, Australia, 3-6 December 2007.
  • Jain, A., 'A New Broad Composite Model of Regional Economic Development as a Framework for Research', 20th Small Enterprise Conference 2007, New Zealand, 23-26 September 2007.
  • Jain, A., 'Population Driven or Innovation Driven: A Question of Sustainability in a Nascent Urban Centre', 30th Australia New Zealand Regional Science Association International Inc (ANZSRAI) Conference, 26-29 September 2006.
  • Jain, A. and Thomson, D., 'The Evolution of CSR Reporting: A Comparison of Westpac and National Australia Bank', International Conference on Contemporary Business (ICCB), Australia, 20-23 September 2006. 
  • Jain, A. and Thomson, D., 'Accountability and Board Functionality: National Australia Bank's Experience', 11th FINSIA-Melbourne Centre for Financial Studies Banking and Finance Conference, Papers and Presentations, Melbourne Centre for Financial Studies, Australia, September 2006.
  • Jain, A. and Courvisanos, J., 'A Framework for Sustainable Ecotourism: Application to Costa Rica', Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE), Australia, 6-9 February 2006.
  • Jain, A., 'The Regional Innovation Systems in the City of Casey: Prospective Evaluation', 2nd International Business Research Conference, Australia, 5-8 December 2005.
  • Jain, A., and Courvisanos, J., 'Ecotourism in Costa Rica: An Economic Framework of Analysis, 4th National Tourism Futures Conference, Australia, 3-5 October 2005).
  • Jain, A. and Thomson, D., 'Corporate Governance Failure and its Impact on National Australia bank Performance', European Applied Business Research Conference, Greece, 20-22 June 2005.

Professional activities

Media appearances

  • “Section 135: how is India’s mandatory CSR spending working out?” CEO Magazine, 24th February 2020
  •  “Award for DBS research that advances Sustainable Development Goals”, Deakin Business Newsroom, 25th February 2020
  •  “India's grand experiment in corporate social responsibility is heading for trouble” (with Kansal, M; Joshi, M. and Taneja, P.), The Conversation, 13th March 2019
  • “Why now’s the time to build your career in real estate”, this., 17th December 2018
  • 'In India, a legislative reform is needed to push corporate social responsibility', The Conversation, Australia, 2017.

Research groups

Centre for Sustainable and Responsible Organisations

Awards

  •  Research impact showcase award: Grant Ed Group “Sustainable development goals in Timor-Leste, 2019
  • Vice-Chacellor's Award for Teaching Excellence, 2019
  • Award for Effectiveness, Excellence and Exemplar Practice in Teaching and Learning, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, 2016.
  • Excellence in Teaching, School of AEF, Deakin University, 2012.
  • Excellence in Service, School of AEF, Deakin University, 2011.
  • Best Research achievement, School of AEF, Deakin University, 2009.
  • Exemplar of Teaching Excellence, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, 2009.
  • Outstanding Contribution to Faculty's operational plan for Teaching Award, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, 2007.

Projects

Report:

  • “Courvisanos, J. and Jain, A. 2019; Commitment of Stakeholders to the SDG in Timor-Leste- Final report to UNDP March 2019” is cited in Government of Timor-Leste (2019), Report on the implementation  of Sustainable Development Goals: From ashes to reconciliation, reconstruction and sustainable development; Voluntary National review of Timor-Leste 2019, Dilli: Timor-Leste; available at https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/23417TimorLeste_VNR_2019_FINAL.pdf

Grants:

  •  Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA, 2019) of $42,500 to deliver the “RIAA Benchmarking Impact: Australian Impact Investor Insights, Activity and Performance Report, 2020”, with Adrian Lee and Fabienne Michaux
  •  Whitehorse Council (2020) of $12,914 for the project entitled” Mapping SDG in the City of Whitehorse Council”
  • ICAA (Institute of Chartered Accountants) (2013) of $13,028 for the project “Unlisted Mortgage Investment Companies: An Investigation of Corporate and Regulatory Failure” with Monica Keneley and Graeme Wines
  •  Australian Centre of Financial Studies Grant (2012) of $10,000 for the project   “Divergence between customer and community perception of Banks”

Publications

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2020

A Guide to Patterns of Regional Economic Resilience

Karim Mardaneh, Ameeta Jain, Jerry Courvisanos

(2020), pp. 126-142, Handbook on Regional economic resilience, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

Benchmarking Impact: Australian Impact Investor Insights, Activity and Performance Report 2020

Fabienne Michaux, Adrian Lee, Ameeta Jain

(2020), Sydney, N.S.W., A6

research report/technical paper
2019

Commitment of stakeholders to the SDGs in Timor-Leste

Jerry Courvisanos, Ameeta Jain

(2019), [Melbourne, Vic.], A6

research report/technical paper
2017

The collapse of unlisted mortgage companies: a regulatory dilemma

M Keneley, G Wines, A Jain

(2017), Vol. 30, pp. 1-27, Accounting research journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article
2016

Economic resilience of regions under crises: a study of the Australian economy

J Courvisanos, A Jain, K K Mardaneh

(2016), Vol. 50, pp. 629-643, Regional studies, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Does the global reporting initiative influence sustainability disclosures in Asia-Pacific banks?

M Islam, A Jain, D Thomson

(2016), Vol. 23, pp. 298-313, Australasian journal of environmental management, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article
2015

A preliminary analysis of Australian Government's indigenous reform agenda 'Closing the Gap' and corporate accountability

M Islam, A Jain, S Haque

(2015), pp. 341-356, Key initiatives in corporate social responsibility global dimension of CSR in corporate entities, Berlin, Germany, B1

book chapter

A preliminary analysis of the impact of UN MDGS and RIO + 20 on corporate social accountability practices

A Jain, M Islam

(2015), pp. 81-102, Sustainability after Rio, Bingley, Eng., B1

book chapter

Customer-owned banking in Australia: from credit union to mutual bank

A Jain, M Keneley, D Thomson

(2015), Vol. 86, pp. 465-478, Annals of public and cooperative economics, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Voluntary CSR disclosure works! Evidence from Asia-Pacific banks

A Jain, M Keneley, D Thomson

(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 2-18, Social responsibility journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article
2014

Bank reputation in Australia: a view from the inside

A Jain, M Keneley, D Thomson

(2014), pp. 29-34, JASSA: the finsia journal of applied finance, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal article

Bank Fundamentals, Executive Compensation and Public Perception of Banks in Australia

Ameeta Jain, John Guo, Chien-Ting Lin

(2014), Vol. 33, pp. 220-232, ECONOMIC PAPERS, C1

journal article
2013

Workplace human rights reporting: A study of australian garment and retail companies

M Azizul Islam, A Jain

(2013), Vol. 23, pp. 102-116, Australian Accounting Review, C1

journal article

HOME BASED BUSINESS IN SUBURBAN PERIPHERAL REGIONS AND GOVERNMENT POLICY: A CASE STUDY OF CASEY, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

Ameeta Jain, Jerry Courvisanos

(2013), Vol. 19, pp. 295-318, AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL OF REGIONAL STUDIES, C1

journal article
2012

Engagement and learning through social software in finance: A retrospective on the Trading Room experience

A Jain, D Thomson, A Farley, P Mulready

(2012), Vol. 37, pp. 701-718, Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, C1

journal article

AN INTEGRATED MODEL OF SUB-NATIONAL REGIONAL AND URBAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: FRAMEWORK OF ANALYSIS APPLIED TO THE CITYOF CASEY, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA

Ameeta Jain

(2012), Vol. 18, pp. 206-231, AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL OF REGIONAL STUDIES, C1

journal article

Insuring for a Crisis: Deposit Insurance and the GFC, the Australian and New Zealand Experience

Ameeta Jain, Monica Keneley, Di Thomson

(2012), Vol. 31, pp. 359-368, ECONOMIC PAPERS, C1

journal article

Mobile Phone-Based Audience Response System and Student Engagement in Large-Group Teaching

Ameeta Jain, Alan Farley

(2012), Vol. 31, pp. 428-439, ECONOMIC PAPERS, C1

journal article
2011

Blended Learning in Finance: Comparing Student Perceptions of Lectures, Tutorials and Online Learning Environments Across Different Year Levels

Alan Farley, Ameeta Jain, Dianne Thomson

(2011), Vol. 30, pp. 99-108, ECONOMIC PAPERS, C1

journal article

The relationship between exchange rates, interest rates and Australian bank returns

A Jain, P Narayan, D Thomson

(2011), Vol. 18, pp. 967-972, Applied Economics Letters, C1

journal article

KNOWLEDGE DISTRIBUTION NODES AND HOME BASED BUSINESSES: ROLE OF LOCAL BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS AND LOCAL COUNCIL IN CASEY LGA

Ameeta Jain

(2011), Vol. 17, pp. 122-145, AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL OF REGIONAL STUDIES, C1

journal article
2010

Corporate social responsibility reporting: A business strategy by Australian banks?

D Thomson, A Jain

(2010), Vol. 7, pp. 213-229, Corporate Ownership and Control, C1

journal article

Knowledge distribution nodes and home based businesses : role of business associations and local council in Casey LGA

A Jain

(2010), pp. 68-81, ANZRSAI 2010 : Refereed Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Regional Association International, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2009

URBAN GROWTH CENTRES ON THE PERIPHERY: AD HOC POLICY VISION AND RESEARCH NEGLECT

Ameeta Jain, Jerry Courvisanos

(2009), Vol. 15, pp. 3-26, AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL OF REGIONAL STUDIES, C1

journal article

An integrated model of subnational regional and urban economic development: Framework of analysis

A Jain

(2009), Vol. 33, pp. 809-826, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, C1

journal article
2008

Corporate governance, board responsibilities, and financial performance: The National Bank of Australia

A Jain, D Thomson

(2008), Vol. 6, pp. 99-113, Corporate Ownership and Control, C1

journal article

Engagement and learning through social software in finance: The trading room experience

A Farley, A Jain, D Thomson, P Mulready

(2008), pp. 287-294, ASCILITE 2008 - The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, E1

conference
2007

Population driven development in the City of Casey: is it sustainable?

A Jain

(2007), Vol. 6, pp. 3-27, Sustaining regions, St. Lucia, Qld, C1

journal article

Comparing perceptions of learning between first, second and third year finance students

A Jain, D Thomson, A Farley

(2007), Proceedings of seventh international business research conference : 3 - 6 December, 2007, Sydney, Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, E1

conference

A new broad composite model of regional economic development as a framework for research

A Jain

(2007), pp. 1-19, Proceedings of Small Enterprise Conference 2007 - building sustainable growth in SMEs, Manukau City, New Zealand, E1

conference
2006

Corporate governance failure and its impact on National Australia Bank's performance

D Thomson, A Jain

(2006), Vol. 2, pp. 41-55, Journal of business case studies, Littleton, Colo., C1

journal article

Students` perceptions of workshop based introductory macro-economics tutorials: a survey

A Jain

(2006), Vol. 25, pp. 235-252, Economic papers, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal article

A framework for sustainable ecotourism: Application to Costa Rica

J Courvisanos, A Jain

(2006), Vol. 3, pp. 131-142, Tourism and Hospitality, Planning and Development, C1

journal article

Population driven or innovation driven: a question of sustainability in a nascent urban centre

A Jain

(2006), Conference proceedings: 3rd International Conference on Contemporary Business, Leura, N.S.W., E1

conference

The evolutions of CSR reporting: a comparison of Westpac and National Australia Bank

D Thomson, A Jain

(2006), Conference proceedings, 3rd International Conference on Contemporary Business: engagement and change: managing in a free trade environment, Leura, N.S.W., E1

conference

Accountability and board functionality: National Australia Bank's experience

D Thomson, A Jain

(2006), pp. 1-28, Banking and securities markets: convergence, innovation and regulation, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2005

Corporate governance failure and its impact on National Australia Bank's performance

D Thomson, A Jain

(2005), pp. 1-34, EABR 2005 : European Applied Business Research Conference, Santorini Island, Greece, E1

conference

Regional innovation systems in the city of Casey: prospective evaluation

A Jain

(2005), pp. 1-16, Proceedings of Second International Business Research Conference, Sydney, New South Wales, E1

conference

Ecotourism in Costa Rica: an economic framework of analysis

J Courvisanos, A Jain

(2005), pp. 1-7, Fourth National Conference on Tourism Futures : investing for growth, Gold Coast, Queensland, E1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Mapping the Sustainable Development Goals for the City of Whitehorse.

Dr Ameeta Jain

  • 2020: $12,914

Industry and Other Funding

Bank Reputation: Why is there a discrepancy between customer satisfaction and community satisfaction?

Mrs Dianne Thomson, Dr Ameeta Jain

  • 2013: $9,090

SMSFs: What is the real cost?

A/Prof Adrian Raftery, Dr Ameeta Jain

  • 2014: $4,100

2020 AUSTRALIAN IMPACT INVESTMENT SURVEY.

Ms Fab Michaux, Dr Adrian Lee, Dr Ameeta Jain

  • 2019: $42,500

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report