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Dr Hoa Nguyen



Senior Lecturer


Faculty of Business and Law


BL Deakin Business School


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2007
Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 2003
Bachelor of Commerce, University of Adelaide, 1999

+61 3 924 46190


Dr Hoa Nguyen is a Lecturer in the Department of Finance in Deakin Business School. Hoa holds a PhD in Finance from RMIT University. She specialises in the area of corporate finance. Her research covers a number of corporate finance areas such as corporate risk management and IPOs among others.

Hoa's teaching is also closely aligned with her research specialisation in the area of corporate finance. In 2017, she developed and taught the capstone unit for Finance major in the Bachelor of Commerce which aims to equip future Finance graduates with the knowledge and skills to get them workforce ready.

She also provides leadership to the department’s postgraduate programs in her role as course director for Master of International Finance and Master of Professional Accounting and Finance.

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Research interests

  • Derivative and Risk Management
  • IPOs
  • Corporate Governance

Teaching interests

  • Coprorate Finance
  • Treasury and Risk Management

Units taught

  • MAF101 - Fundamentals of Finance
  • MAF202 - Money and Capital Markets
  • MAF203 - Business Finance
  • MAF302 - Corporate Finance
  • MAF303 - Treasury Management

Professional activities


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Does earnings management matter for firm leverage? An international analysis

T Dang, M Dang, P Le, H Nguyen, Q Nguyen, D Henry

(2018), pp. 1-25, Asia-Pacific journal of accounting and economics, Abingdon, Eng., C1


Liquidity creation, regulatory capital, and bank profitability

V Tran, C Lin, H Nguyen

(2016), Vol. 48, pp. 98-109, International review of financial analysis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Herding behaviour in the Australian loan market and its impact on bank loan quality

V Tran, H Nguyen, C Lin

(2015), Vol. In press, pp. 1-28, Accounting and finance, Milton, Qld., C1


Uncovering the asymmetric linkage between financial derivatives and firm value - the case of oil and gas exploration and production companies

D Phan, H Nguyen, Robert Faff

(2014), Vol. 45, pp. 340-352, Energy economics, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1


Effective derivative hedging and initial public offering long-run performance

H Nguyen, M-H Liu

(2014), Vol. 54, pp. 1263-1294, Accounting and Finance, Richmond, Vic, C1


Formative feedback through summative tutorial-based assessments: the relationship to student performance

L Perera, H Nguyen, K Watty

(2014), Vol. 23, pp. 424-442, Accounting education, Abingdon, England, C1


Exchange rate exposure and the use of foreign currency derivatives in the Australian resources sector

W Yip, H Nguyen

(2012), Vol. 22, pp. 151-167, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, C1


The association between firm characteristics and the use of a comprehensive corporate hedging strategy : an ordered probit analysis

H Au Yong, R Faff, H Nguyen

(2011), Vol. 8, pp. 1-16, Frontiers in finance and economics, Lille, France, C1


Does the type of derivative instrument used by companies impact firm value?

H Nguyen, R Faff

(2010), Vol. 17, pp. 681-683, Applied Economics Letters, C1


Corporate usage of financial derivatives, information asymmetry, and insider trading

H Nguyen, R Faff, A Hodgson

(2010), Vol. 30, pp. 25-47, Journal of Futures Markets, C1


Are firms hedging or speculating? The relationship between financial derivatives and firm risk

H Nguyen, R Faff

(2010), Vol. 20, pp. 827-843, Applied Financial Economics, C1


Underpricing, risk management, hot issue and crowding out effects: Evidence from the Australian resources sector initial public offerings

H Nguyen, W Dimovski, R Brooks

(2010), Vol. 13, pp. 333-361, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, C1


Long memory in the Australian stock market

S Kang, H Nguyen

(2010), Vol. 34, pp. 39-56, Journal for Studies in Economics and Econometrics, C1


Do retail option traders know better about market volatility?

C Chen, M Liu, H Nguyen

(2008), Vol. 1, pp. 1-19, American journal of finance and accounting, Olney, England, C1


Exchange rate exposure, foreign currency derivatives and the introduction of the euro: French evidence

H Nguyen, R Faff, A Marshall

(2007), Vol. 16, pp. 563-577, International Review of Economics and Finance, C1


Do retail option traders know better about market volatility?

C Chen, M Liu, H Nguyen

(2007), pp. 44-72, Global Academy of Business & Economic Research Bangkok 2007 Conference Proceedings : Issues in global research in business & economics, Bangkok, Thailand, E1


Impact of board size and board diversity on firm value: Australian evidence

H Nguyen, R Faff

(2006), Vol. 4, pp. 24-32, Corporate ownership & control, Sumy, Ukraine, C1


Foreign debt and financial hedging : evidence from Australia

H Nguyen, R Faff

(2006), Vol. 15, pp. 184-201, International review of economics and finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1


Investigating the determinants of the decision to engage in a corporate hedging strategy

H Yong, R Faff, H Nguyen

(2006), Vol. 30, pp. 147-160, Journal for studies in economics and econometrics, Stellenbosch, South Africa, C1


Intraday periodicity and long memory volatility processes in the Korean bond futures market

S Kang, H Nguyen

(2006), pp. 1-21, The 4th International Conference on Accounting and Finance in Transition (ICAFT 2006), Adelaide, S. Aust., E1


Can the use of foreign currency derivatives explain variations in foreign exchange exposure? Evidence from Australian companies

H Nguyen, R Faff

(2003), Vol. 13, pp. 193-215, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, C1-1


Further Evidence on the Corporate Use of Derivatives in Australia: The Case of Foreign Currency and Interest Rate Instruments

H Nguyen, R Faff

(2003), Vol. 28, pp. 307-317, Australian Journal of Management, C1-1


On The Determinants of Derivative Usage by Australian Companies

H Nguyen, R Faff

(2002), Vol. 27, pp. 1-24, Australian Journal of Management, C1-1


Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found


Associate Supervisor

Vuong Thao Tran

Thesis entitled: Three Essays on Liquidity Creation

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Finance


Jianan Guo

Thesis entitled: Dividend Payout Policy in the Chinese Equity Market

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance