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Prof Monica Keneley

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Director Of Teaching

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Warrnambool Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 1999
Master of Economics, Monash University, 1984
Bachelor of Economics (Hons), Monash University, 1979

Contact

Biography

Monica Keneley is a Professor and the Director of Teaching and Learning in the Department of Finance in Deakin Business School. Monica has extensive experience in leading teaching teams in both the finance and economics. She has published widely in international journals in areas such as the development of financial institutions, regulation and regulatory environments and graduate employment outcomes.

Furthermore, she was a member of research teams that have successfully attracted national Tier 1 grant (ARC and CSIRO) to investigate issues related to environmental management of coastal areas and the preservation of business records.

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Research interests

  • Development of Financial Institutions
  • Regulation and Regulatory Environments
  • Development of the insurance sector
  • Local and Regional Economic Development
     

Teaching interests

  • Money and Capital Markets
  • Banking Regulation

Units taught

  • MAF202 - Money and Capital Markets
  • MAF101 - Fundamentals of Finance
     

Publications

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2020

How accurate are A-REIT IPO dividend forecasts?

William Dimovski, Rebecca Ratcliffe, Chris Ratcliffe, Monica Keneley, Scott Salzman

(2020), Vol. 38, pp. 47-55, Journal of property investment and finance, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

Dividend disclosure and post-performance of REIT IPOs

C Ratcliffe, B Dimovski, M Keneley, S Salzman

(2020), pp. 1-13, Journal of Property Research, London, Eng., C1

journal article

The shifting corporate culture in the financial services industry: Explaining the emergence of the 'culture of greed' in an Australian Financial Services Company

Monica Keneley

(2020), pp. 1-23, Business History, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Reflections on the business history tradition: where has it come from and where is it going to?

Monica Keneley

(2020), pp. 1-19, Australian economic history review, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2018

The performance of REIT acquirers in the post-merger period

C Ratcliffe, W Dimovski, M Keneley

(2018), Vol. 24, pp. 107-120, Journal of real estate portfolio management, Clemson, S.C., C1

journal article

The pitfalls of internationalization: the experience of American life insurers in Australia, 1885-1905

M Keneley

(2018), Vol. 19, pp. 31-57, Enterprise and society, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

The response of corporate strategy to competitive challenges: the predicament of Australian Mutual Insurers 1970-2000

M Keneley

(2018), Vol. 58, pp. 315-337, Australian Economic History Review, C1

journal article
2017

Long-Term post-merger announcement performance. A case study of Australian listed real estate

C Ratcliffe, W Dimovski, M Keneley

(2017), Vol. 57, pp. 855-877, Accounting & Finance, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

The breakdown of the workplace 'family' and the rise of personnel management within an Australian financial institution 1950-1980

M Keneley

(2017), Vol. 59, pp. 250-267, Business history, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Another piece of the puzzle: REIT IPO underpricing after the financial crisis

C Ratcliffe, W Dimovski, M Keneley

(2017), Vol. 35, pp. 264-276, Journal of Property Investment & Finance, Bingley, Eg., C1

journal article

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

Digitizing archival records: benefits and challenges of a large professional accounting association

M Keneley, Potter B, West B, Cobbin P, Chang S

(2016), Vol. 81, pp. 75-100, Archivaria, Ottawa, Ont., C1

journal article
2015

The service economy

M Keneley

(2015), pp. 373-394, Cambridge economic history of Australia, Port Melbourne, Vic., B1

book chapter

Business strategies under conditions of uncertainty: The rise of mutual life insurers in colonial Australia

M Keneley

(2015), pp. 169-192, Corporate Forms and Organisational Choice in International Insurance, Oxford, 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

Establishing insurance markets in settler economies. a comparison of Australian and South Africa insurance markets, 1820-1910

M Keneley, G Verhoef

(2015), Vol. 47, pp. 76-105, African historical review, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Marketing the Message: The Making of the Market for Life Insurance in Australia, 1850-1940

M Keneley

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 929-956, Enterprise & society: the international journal of business history, Cambridge, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2014

The decision to demutualize: an exploration of the drivers of organizational change within the Australian life insurance market

M Keneley

(2014), Vol. 85, pp. 409-425, Annals of public and cooperative economics, Oxford, England, C1

journal article

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

An assessment of structural change in the Geelong labour market

M Keneley, W Dimovski, S Stevenson

(2014), Melboune, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper
2013

The participatory logic of coastal management under the project state: Insights from the Estuary Entrance Management Support System (EEMSS) in Victoria, Australia

K O'Toole, M Keneley, B Coffey

(2013), Vol. 27, pp. 206-214, Environmental Science and Policy, C1

journal article

Stakeholder participation in estuary management: The development of Victoria's Estuary Entrance Management Support System

M Keneley, K O'Toole, B Coffey, A MacGarvey

(2013), Vol. 20, pp. 49-62, Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, C1

journal article

Does organizational heritage matter in the development of offshore markets? the case of Australian life insurers

M Keneley

(2013), Vol. 87, pp. 255-277, Business History Review, C1

journal article

Enhancing the accessibility of accounting and business archives: The role of technology in informing research in accounting and business

P Cobbin, G Dean, C Esslemont, P Ferguson, M Keneley, B Potter, B West

(2013), Vol. 49, pp. 396-422, Abacus, C1

journal article
2012

Australia and New Zealand : a tradition continued - creating a domestic insurance market

M Keneley

(2012), pp. 536-556, World insurance : the evolution of a global risk network, Oxford, England, B1

book chapter

The path to Project Darwin : the evolution of the AMP's organisational structure

M Keneley

(2012), Vol. 54, pp. 346-362, Business history, Abingdon, England, 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

The development of the institutional investor: The case of Australian life insurers 1945-85

M Keneley

(2012), Vol. 52, pp. 270-292, Australian Economic History Review, C1

journal article
2011

Privatization and performance: The case of four australian financial institutions

M McKenzie, M Keneley

(2011), Vol. 82, pp. 313-334, Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, C1

journal article

The acquisition of generic skills of culturally-diverse student cohorts

M Keneley, B Jackling

(2011), Vol. 20, pp. 605-623, Accounting education : an international journal, Abingdon, England, C1

journal article

Pressures for Change in the Australian and South African Insurance Markets: A Comparison of Two Companies

Monica Keneley, Grietjie Verhoef

(2011), Vol. 15, pp. 136-154, COMPETITION & CHANGE, C1

journal article
2010

The demise of the mutual life insurer: An analysis of the impact of regulatory change on the performance of australian life insurers in the 1990s

M Keneley

(2010), Vol. 15, pp. 65-91, Accounting History, C1

journal article

Forgotten outcomes for rural areas in central policy-making: The case of blue gums in Australia

K O'Toole, M Keneley

(2010), Vol. 69, pp. 190-201, Australian Journal of Public Administration, C1

journal article

Consolidation within the Australian real estate investment trust sector : an evaluation of the impact on unitholder returns

C Ratcliffe, W Dimovski, M Keneley

(2010), Vol. 26, pp. 283-307, Journal of property research, Abingdon, England, C1

journal article

The decision to demutualise : an analysis of the pressures for change. The case of life insurers in Australia and South Africa a comparative perspective

M Keneley, G Verhoef

(2010), pp. 1-35, Accounting and the State : Proceedings of the sixth Accounting History International Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, E1

conference
2009

Organisational capabilities and the role of routines in the emergence of a modern life insurer : The story of the AMP

M Keneley

(2009), Vol. 51, pp. 248-267, Business history, London, England, C1

journal article

Influences on the supply of accounting graduates in Australia: A focus on international students

B Jackling, M Keneley

(2009), Vol. 49, pp. 141-159, Accounting and Finance, C1

journal article

Perceptions of generic skill development : international and local accounting students in Australia

B Jackling, M Keneley

(2009), pp. 1-31, AFAANZ 2009 : Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, E1

conference

The privatisation experience in banking and insurance in Australia

M McKenzie, M Keneley

(2009), AFBC 2009 : Proceedings of the Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2009, Sydney, New South Wales, E1

conference
2008

Monitoring and motivating outworkers : the case of the AMP and the sale of industrial life insurance 1905-1940

M Keneley

(2008), Vol. 49, pp. 319-340, Labor history, London, England, C1

journal article

The curious case of the Occidental and Regal: The evolution of solvency and disclosure standards in the Australian life insurance industry

M Keneley

(2008), Vol. 13, pp. 313-332, Accounting History, C1

journal article

The privatisation experience in the Australian banking and insurance sectors: an explanation of the change in ownership structures

M Keneley, M McKenzie

(2008), Vol. 18, pp. 303-321, Accounting, business and financial history : an international and comparative review, London, England, C1

journal article

Organizational capabilities and the role of routines in the emergence of a modern life insurer : the story of AMP

M Keneley

(2008), pp. 1-26, APEBH 2008 : Asia-Pacific Economic and Business History Conference 2008 papers, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

conference
2007

The nature and development of the general insurance industry in Australia to 1973

M Keneley, T McDonald

(2007), Vol. 47, pp. 278-299, Australian Economic History Review, C1

journal article

Structural adjustment and change in the Australian life insurance industry post demutualization

M Keneley

(2007), pp. 1-29, Accounting in other places, accounting by other peoples : the fifth Accounting History International Conference, Banff, Alberta, Canada, E1

conference
2006

Mortgages and bonds: the asset management practices of Australian life insurers to 1960

M Keneley

(2006), Vol. 16, pp. 99-119, Accounting business & financial history, Abingdon, England, C1

journal article

In the service of the society: the labour management practices of an Australian life Insurer to 1940

M Keneley

(2006), Vol. 48, pp. 529-550, Business history, London, England, C1

journal article

Employer requirements of economics graduates and the implications for undergraduate economics programs

P Hellier, M Keneley

(2006), pp. 1-27, Economic Education Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, E1

conference
2005

The dying town syndrome : a survey of urban development in the Western District of Victoria,1890-1930

M Keneley

(2005), pp. 1-16, Struggle country, the rural ideal in twentieth century Australia, Clayton, Vic., B1

book chapter

CONTROL OF THE AUSTRALIAN LIFE INSURANCE INDUSTRY: AN EXAMPLE OF REGULATORY EXTERNALITIES WITHIN THE AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL SECTOR 1870-1945

Monica Keneley

(2005), Vol. 45, pp. 1-22, Australian Economic History Review, C1

journal article

SECTION 46: WHERE WE HAVE BEEN AND WHERE WE ARE GOING: A REVIEW OF THE RECENT DEBATE

Margaret Brock, Monica Keneley

(2005), Vol. 24, pp. 175-193, Economic Papers: A journal of applied economics and policy, C1

journal article
2004

Towards a market oriented approach: employer requirements and implications for undergraduate economics programs

P Hellier, M Keneley, R Carr, B Lynch

(2004), Vol. 23, pp. 213-231, Economic papers, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal article

Adaptation and change in the Australian life insurance industry : an historical perspective

M Keneley

(2004), Vol. 14, pp. 91-109, Accounting business & financial history, London, England, C1

journal article

The dying town syndrome: a survey of urban development in the Western District of Victoria 1830-1930

M Keneley

(2004), Vol. March Issue, pp. 1-14, Electronic journal of Australian and New Zealand history, Townsville, Qld., C1

journal article
2002

DEMUTUALISATION IN THE LIFE INSURANCE INDUSTRY: A PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT

M KENELEY

(2002), Vol. 21, pp. 66-79, Economic Papers: A journal of applied economics and policy, C1

journal article

Closer settlement in the Western District of Victoria: A case study in Australian land use policy, 1898-1914

M Keneley

(2002), Vol. 28, pp. 363-379, Journal of Historical Geography, C1

journal article

The origins of formal collusion in Australian fire insurance 1870-1920

Monica Keneley

(2002), Vol. 42, pp. 54-76, Australian Economic History Review, C1

journal article
2001

A MARKET ORIENTED APPROACH TO AUSTRALIAN UNDERGRADUATE ECONOMICS EDUCATION: JUSTIFICATION AND EXPLANATION

M KENELEY, P HELLIER

(2001), Vol. 20, pp. 81-94, Economic Papers: A journal of applied economics and policy, C1

journal article

The evolution of the Australian life insurance industry

M Keneley

(2001), Vol. 11, pp. 145-170, Accounting, business & financial history, London, England, C1

journal article

Woolgrowers, brokers and the debate over the sale of the Australian wool clip, 1920-1925.

M Keneley

(2001), Vol. 41, pp. 35-55, Australian economic history review, C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

A model of analysis for measuring the impact of farm forestry in dairy country in south west Victoria

A/Prof Kevin O'Toole, Prof Monica Keneley, Dr Margaret McKenzie

GGDF Grant - Research - Geoffrey Gardiner Dairy Foundation Ltd

  • 2008: $10,000
  • 2007: $55,000

Addressing institutional and social barriers to science impact in Coastal Zone Management (CSIRO Flagship Cluster)

A/Prof Kevin O'Toole, A/Prof Geoffrey Wescott, Dr Anne Wallis, A/Prof Kelly Miller, Prof Monica Keneley, A/Prof Helen Scarborough, Prof Gerry Quinn, Dr Anna Macgarvey

CSIRONRF Grant - Wealth from Oceans - Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

  • 2013: $22,984
  • 2012: $136,605
  • 2011: $68,647
  • 2010: $101,948

Other Public Sector Funding

Realising Regional Potential Through Understanding the Value Created by a Regional Water Corporation

Prof Monica Keneley, A/Prof Helen Scarborough, Dr Scott Salzman

  • 2020: $140
  • 2019: $109
  • 2018: $13,710
  • 2017: $5,000

Industry and Other Funding

Privatisation and Efficiency: an Evaluation of the Impact of a Change in Ownership Structures on Organisations within the Australian Finance Sector

Prof Monica Keneley, Dr Margaret McKenzie

  • 2006: $5,000

Consolidation within the Australian Real Estate Investment Trust Sector: An evaluation of the impact on unit holder returns.

Prof Monica Keneley, Dr Christopher Ratcliffe

  • 2008: $3,329

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2019

Christian Bartsch

Thesis entitled: Set-up and centralization of cash management in European industrial companies

Doctor of Business Administration, Department of Management

2006

Laurel Myers

Thesis entitled: The Story of Australian Agricultural Economics 1900-1975

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance

Associate Supervisor
2015

Christopher Joseph Ratcliffe

Thesis entitled: The Market for Corporate Control: The Case of Australian Listed Property

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Finance

2003

Kenneth Frost

Thesis entitled: Soldier Settlement in South West Victoria after World War One

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Social & International Studies