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Accountancy and Finance Seminars

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held on Friday at 1pm - 2.30pm in OBS 337.

View our list of previous seminars in our Seminars Archive.

2018 Seminars

Semester 1, 2018

 “Firm Diversification Affects Liquidity Management: The Role of Lines of Credit”

By Associate Professor Christina Atanasova, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Friday 23 February

“Effects of Chinese Imports on U.S. Firm Innovation: Evidence from the US – China Permanent Normal Trade Relation”

By Dr Tao Chen, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Friday 16 March

“Media Coverage and Investment Efficiency”

By Associate Professor Muhammad Jahangir Ali, La Trobe University, Australia
Friday 23 March

“Don’t Ignore Inflation Ignorance: On the Relevance of Money Illusion for Economic Modelling”

By Professor Thomas Langer, Westphalian-Wilhelms-University of Munster, Germany
Friday 6 April

“Our Bankruptcy Model Performs Better….?”

By Associate Professor Michael Falta, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Friday 20 April

“Frankenstein’s Monster or the Birth of Venus? Perceptions of the Impact and Contributions of Ball and Brown 1968”

By Associate Professor Bryan Howieson, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Monday 23 April

“An Anatomy of Betting Against….”

By Dr Xing Han
Friday 27 April

“Facing Failure: Insights and Reflections from Six Students Repeating a First-Year Accounting Course”

By Nicola Beatson
Friday 11 May

“Teaching Tips from Top Teachers”

By Sherlock Licorish and David Bishop
Friday 18 May

“Electricity Market Operation: Transitioning from a Free Market to a Single Buyer Structure”

By Dr Toby Daglish, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Friday 25 May

“Are Authorized Participants of Exchange Traded Funds Informed Traders?”

By Dr Jing Zhao, La Trobe University, Australia
Friday 1 June

“Drought and Farm Intensification: Insights from New Zealand Dairy Farmers”

By Associate Professor Ros Whiting
Friday 22 June


By Professor Catriona Paisey, University of Glasgow, UK
Friday 29 June