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Dr Hoa Luong

Hoa Luong imageLecturer
PhD (Curtin University); M.Bus (Monash University); AFHEA (UK)

Tel +64 3 479 8151
Email hoa.luong@otago.ac.nz

Dr Hoa Luong joined the Department of Accountancy and Finance in February 2020. She obtained her PhD from Curtin University, Australia in 2019 with Chancellor's Commendation Award. She completed a Master of Business from Monash University, Australia.

Dr Luong is passionate about teaching and research. She is a dedicated and enthusiastic lecturer. She has taught undergraduate, postgraduate and professional accreditation courses. While completing her PhD, she gained teaching and research experience from Curtin University, the University of Western Australia and Edith Cowan University. Prior to her PhD, she was a lecturer in accounting and finance at the Academy of Finance, Vietnam.

Dr Luong has published refereed articles in leading international journals and conference proceedings. She has been a conference session chair, conference discussant and has presented her research at major international conferences. She is the reviewer of different international journals. She has been the Principal Investigator of three research grants.

Dr Luong has held several leadership roles throughout her academic and professional career. She has served as the academic manager for the CPA Tuition Provider project at the Academy of Finance, Vietnam. She is currently the Academic Co-Leader of the Otago Business School Internship program.

Teaching

Research interests

  • Financial services, financial technologies, blockchain, artificial intelligence, data analytics
  • Performance measurement and management, accounting information systems
  • Corporate governance, executive compensation, CEO power, mergers and acquisitions

Course development

  • Accounting Analytics

Honours and awards

  • Chancellor’s Commendation Award, Curtin University, Australia 2019
  • Associate Fellowship Higher Education Academy, UK, 2019
  • Best Paper Award, SEDM2019 Conference, Vietnam, 2019
  • Doctoral Research Scholarships Award IPRS, Australian Government and Curtin University, 2015-2018
  • Doctoral Research Scholarships Award APA, Australian Government and Curtin University, 2015-2018
  • Doctoral Completion Scholarships Award, Curtin University, 2018
  • Doctoral Completion Scholarships Award, Curtin Business School, 2018
  • Postgraduate Symposium and Research Travel Award, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ), 2017
  • AFDEN Scholars & AFDEN Scholarships Award, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Doctoral Education Network, 2016
  • Lecturer of the Years 2010-2012 Award, Ministry of Finance, Vietnam
  • Master Degree Scholarships Award, Australian Government and Monash University, 2007-2008

Research Grants

  • University of Otago Research Grant (UORG), 2021: Financial technologies and charities (Principal Investigator, $15,500)
  • Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) External Research Grant, 2020-2021: Climate change and charities (Principal Investigator, $6,500)
  • Commerce Research Grant (CRG), Otago Business School, 2020: Financial technologies for corporate governance (Principal Investigator, $5,000)
  • University Teaching Development Grant, 2021 (Education): Motivation to learn, and to attend, during a pandemic and later, Committee for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching, University of Otago. (Associate Investigator, $10,000)
  • Province Council Strategic Research Grant, Council of Thaibinh province, Vietnam, 2011-2013: Effective budget planning
  • National Strategic Research Grant, Ministry of Finance, Vietnam, 2009-2010: Effective construction bidding management

Leadership

  • Academic Co-leader Otago Business School Internship Program, University of Otago: 2021 - present
  • Academic manager CPA Tuition Provider project, Academy of Finance, Vietnam: 2011-2014

PhD supervision

  • Abdul-Rahman Ayoub, Curtin University: 2020, completed
  • Junxiu Lyu, University of Otago: 2021 - present

Engagement - internal

  • Member, Organising Committee, New Zealand Management Accounting Conference, 2021
  • Member, Teaching and Learning Committee, Department of Accountancy and Finance: 2020 - present
  • Member, Research Committee, Department of Accountancy and Finance: 2020 – present
  • Course approval – Accounting, Department of Accountancy and Finance: 2020 - present
  • Presenter, Technology-Enhanced learning and Teaching (TELT) Showcase, Higher Education Development Centre, Oct 2020
  • Peer Reviewer, Interdivisional Teaching and Learning Circles, Semester 1, 2020
  • Organiser, PhD progress review: 2020
  • Convenor, 6 PhD Thesis Committee: 2020 - present

Engagement - external

  • Research collaborator, Blockchain R&D Lab, Curtin University, Australia: 2019 - present
  • Visiting lecturer, Academy of Finance, Vietnam: 2015 - present
  • Faculty Assessment Member, Curtin University, 2016: Gender Equity SAGE Pilot, Athena SWAN Science
  • Editor, Conference proceedings of the Sustainable economic development and business management in the context of globalization, 2019 and 2020
  • Conference session chair, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand AFAANZ conference, 2019
  • Conference discussant, 1st Climate Finance Symposium, Climate and Energy Finance Group, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2020
  • Conference discussant, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand AFAANZ Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 2018
  • Conference discussant, 9th Financial Market and Corporate Governance FMCG Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 2018
  • Reviewer, Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce: 2021 - present
  • Reviewer, Journal of Applied Accounting Research, Emerald Publishing: 2020 – present
  • Reviewer, Accounting Research Journal, Emerald Publishing: 2020 – present
  • Reviewer, Heliyon, Cell Press: 2020 – present
  • Reviewer, Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, Emerald Publishing: 2019 - present

Professional affiliations and memberships

  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK: 2019 - 2020
  • Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand: 2017 - present
  • Blockchain New Zealand: 2020 - present
  • The American Finance Association: 2018 - 2020
  • International Association for Artificial Intelligence and Law: 2019 - present
  • International Association for Accounting Education and Research: 2018

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Publications

Gunasekarage, A., Luong, H., & Truong, T. T. (2020). Growth and market share matrix, CEO power, and firm performance. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 59, 101257. doi: 10.1016/j.pacfin.2019.101257

Luong, H., Evans, J., & Duong, L. (2018). CEO relative compensation, takeover premium and bidder performance in Australia: Efficient contracting or managerial power? Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Governance (FMCG). doi: 10.2139/ssrn.3126998

Luong, H., Evans, J., & Duong, L. (2018, July). Takeover premium and bidder performance in relation to market optimism and CEO relative compensation: Evidence from the Australian market. Verbal presentation at the Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

Gunasekarage, A., Luong, H., & Truong, T. T. (2019, July). Growth market share matrix, CEO relative pay and firm performance. Verbal presentation at the Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

Ayoub, A., Potdar, V., Rudra, A., & Luong, H. (2020). Human factors affecting XBRL adoption success in Lebanese small to medium-sized enterprises. In Y. Tian, T. M. Ma & M. K. Khan (Eds.), Big data and security: Communications in computer and information science (Vol. 1210). (pp. 98-115). Singapore: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-981-15-7530-3_8

Gunasekarage, A., Luong, H., & Truong, T. T. (2020). Growth and market share matrix, CEO power, and firm performance. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 59, 101257. doi: 10.1016/j.pacfin.2019.101257

Journal - Research Article

Luong, H., Evans, J., & Duong, L. (2018). CEO relative compensation, takeover premium and bidder performance in Australia: Efficient contracting or managerial power? Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Governance (FMCG). doi: 10.2139/ssrn.3126998

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Luong, H., Evans, J., & Duong, L. (2018, July). Takeover premium and bidder performance in relation to market optimism and CEO relative compensation: Evidence from the Australian market. Verbal presentation at the Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Gunasekarage, A., Luong, H., & Truong, T. T. (2019, July). Growth market share matrix, CEO relative pay and firm performance. Verbal presentation at the Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Ayoub, A., Potdar, V., Rudra, A., & Luong, H. (2020). Human factors affecting XBRL adoption success in Lebanese small to medium-sized enterprises. In Y. Tian, T. M. Ma & M. K. Khan (Eds.), Big data and security: Communications in computer and information science (Vol. 1210). (pp. 98-115). Singapore: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-981-15-7530-3_8

Chapter in Book - Research

Ayoub, A., Potdar, V., Rudra, A., & Luong, H. (2020). Impact of nepotism on the human resources component of ERP systems implementation in Lebanon. In Y. Tian, T. M. Ma & M. K. Khan (Eds.), Big data and security: Communications in computer and information science (Vol. 1210). (pp. 116-134). Singapore: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-981-15-7530-3_9

Chapter in Book - Research

Ayoub, A., Potdar, V., Rudra, A., & Luong, H. (2020). The impact of organizational culture on the internal controls components of accounting information systems in the city of Beirut, Lebanon. In Y. Tian, T. M. Ma & M. K. Khan (Eds.), Big data and security: Communications in computer and information science (Vol. 1210). (pp. 157-177). Singapore: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-981-15-7530-3_11

Chapter in Book - Research

Edirisuriya, P., Guansekarage, A., & Luong, H. (2019, July). Fintech adoption and its impact on bank performance and risk: South Asian evidence. Verbal presentation at the Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Luong, H., Gunasekarage, A., & Shams, S. (2020, July). CEO pay slice and acquisitions: Australian evidence. Verbal presentation at the Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference, [Online].

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Ayoub, A., Potdar, V., Rudra, A., & Luong, H. (2019, December). Human factors affecting XBRL adoption success in Lebanese small to medium-sized enterprises. Verbal presentation at the First International Conference on Big Data and Security (ICBDS), Nanjing, China.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Ayoub, A., Potdar, V., Rudra, A., & Luong, H. (2019, December). Impact of nepotism on the human resources component of ERP systems implementation in Lebanon. Verbal presentation at the First International Conference on Big Data and Security (ICBDS), Nanjing, China.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Ayoub, A., Potdar, V., Rudra, A., & Luong, H. (2019, December). The impact of organizational culture on the internal controls components of accounting information systems in the city of Beirut, Lebanon. Verbal presentation at the First International Conference on Big Data and Security (ICBDS), Nanjing, China.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Gunasekara, A., Luong, A. H., & Truong, T. T. (2019). Growth and market share matrix, CEO power, and firm performance. In N. T. Phương Thư (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on the Sustainable Economic Development and Business Management (SEDBM) in the Context of Globalisation. 1, (pp. 20-21). Hanoi, Vietnam: Academy of Finance (Học Viện Tài Chính). [Abstract]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Luong, H., Duong, L., & Evans, J. (2021). CEO pay disparity, takeover premiums and bidder performance in Australia: Efficient contracting or managerial power? Accounting & Finance. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/acfi.12784

Journal - Research Article

Luong, H. (2018, November). Market optimism and bidder performance: The Australian evidence. Verbal presentation at the 13th Workd Congress of Accounting Educators and Researchers, Sydney, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Luong, H., & Duong, L. (2021, April). Market optimism, CEO pay disparity and takeover success. Verbal presentation at the 11th Financial Markets and Corporate Governance (FMCG) Conference: Governance, Corporate Culture and Financial Markets, [Online].

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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