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Our PhD students

Research led teaching produces exciting postgraduate research

Read below about our talented PhD students in the Department of Accountancy and Finance, and their research.

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Accounting PhD Students

Nicola Beatson

Home country: New Zealand
Research Topic: The Mind Set and Self-Efficacy of First Year Business Students
Supervisors: Professor Ralph Adler, Professor Jeffrey Smith and Dr David Berg

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Stephan Essendorfer

Home country: Germany
Research Topic: Fair Value Accounting in the US Banking Industry: A Dynamic Analysis of Volatility and Value Relevance
Primary Supervisor: Professor Roger Willett

Stephan

Nuradhi Jayasiri

Home country: Sri Lanka
Research Topic: Refocusing Integrated Reporting for Organization’s Adaptability Requirements: A Developing Country Perspective
Primary Supervisor: Dr Sriyalatha Kumarasinghe

1213249 Nuradhi Jayasiri

Tan Ming Kuang

Home country: Indonesia
Research Topic: Creating a Modified Monopoly Game for Promoting Students' Higher-Order Thinking Skills and Knowledge Retention
Primary Supervisor: Professor Ralph Adler
Under examination

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Max Yap

Home country: Singapore
Primary Supervisor: Professor Roger Willett

 Finance PhD Students

Sebastian Gehricke

Home country: New Zealand
Research Topic: The VIX futures ETN market
Primary Supervisor: Professor Jin Zhang
Under examination

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Wei Guo

Home country: China
Primary Supervisor: Professor Jin Zhang

Jiexiang (Jenny) Huang

Home country: China
Research Topic: The role of media coverage on executive compensation
Primary Supervisor: Dr Helen Roberts

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Dzung (June) Nguyen

Home country: Vietnam
Research Topic: Essays on Asian commercial banks: financial integration, natural disasters and climate change.
Primary Supervisor: Associate Professor Ivan Diaz-Rainey

Dzung

Nhu Nguyen

Home country: Vietnam
Primary Supervisor: Professor Jin Zhang

Quyen Nguyen

Home country: Vietnam
Research Topic: Climate Risk in Financial Institutions
Primary Supervisor: Associate Professor Ivan Diaz-Rainey

Quyen Nguyen

Jelita (Jay) Noviarini

Home country: Indonesia
Research Topic: Pension Adequacy, Financial Literacy and Behavioural aspects of Post-Retirement Wealth Management of New Zealanders Pensioners
Primary Supervisor: Dr Helen Roberts

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Dereje Regasa

Home country: Ethiopia
Research Topic: Finance and Economic Development in Ethiopia
Primary Supervisor: Dr Helen Roberts

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Tian Yue

Home country: China
Research Topic: Derivatives and volatility trading in the capital market in China.
Primary Supervisor: Professor Jin Zhang
Website
Email: yueti605@student.otago.ac.nz

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Renzhu (Stephanie) Zhang

Home country: China
Research Topic: CEO Succession Gap and Firm Performance
Primary Supervisor: Dr Gurmeet Bhabra

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