Seminars & Conferences

Seminars & Conferences

Department Seminars

The Department of Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies holds regular seminars for staff, students, alumni, industry collaborators and members of the public. We invite speakers from the academia and industry sectors in Australia and from overseas to present their ongoing research. Please bookmark this page to view upcoming interesting topics.

If you will like to receive notifications on the upcoming research seminars or conferences or for any other enquiries, email fbe-afas.admin@mq.edu.au.

Date/TimeSpeakerTitle Location

11 Nov 16    11-12pm

Professor Ron Masulis,

University of New South Wales

To be ConfirmedE4A 623

4 Nov 16     11-12pm

AssociateProfessor Eliza Wu,

University of Sydney

To be ConfirmedE4A 623
28 Oct 16
11-12pm
Prof Peter Bossaerts,

Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne
Perception of Intentionality in Investor Attitudes Towards Financial RisksE4A 623

21 Oct 16    11-12pm

Dr Jonathan Ziveyi,

University of New South Wales

Optimal Surrender of Guaranteed Minimum Maturity Benefits under Stochastic Volatility and Interest RatesE4A 623

14 Oct 16    11-12pm

Dr Hong Feng Zhang,

Deakin University

Medium Sized UK Private versus Public Companies, Big 4 Auditors and Access to Bank Debt

E4A 623

12 Oct 16      3-4pm

Toomas Truuvert,

Macquarie University

Irving Fisher's Early Repertoire: The Unpublished Essay on Philosophy of MathematicsE4A 623

7 Oct 16      11-12pm

Dr Phong Ngo,

Australian National University

Access to Finance: The Impact on Compulsory EducationE4A 623

16 Sep 16   11-12pm

Dr Jinxia Zhu, 

University of New South Wales

Dividend optimization for a growth-restricted regime switching diffusions under proportional and fixed transaction costsE4A 623
9 Sep 16
11-12pm

Prof Gary Tian, 

Macquarie University

The Dark Side of Political Connections in Access to Finance: Evidence from the Use of Trade Credit of Entrepreneurial Firms in ChinaE4A 623
2 Sept 16
11-12pm
Prof Bohui Zhang, 

University of New South Wales
Googling Investor Sentiment around the WorldE4A 623
26 Aug 16
11-12pm

Prof Renee Adams, 

University of New South Wales

Women in FinanceE4A 623
19 Aug 16
11-12pm

Dr Benjamin Avanzi,

University of New South Wales

On the distribution of the profits of assets-liability funds in presence of regulationE4A 623
12 Aug 16
11-12pm

Dr James Cummings, 

Macquarie Univrsit

Regulatory capital and internal capital targets: An examination of the Australian banking industryE4A 623
5 Aug 16
11-12pm

Prof Susan Thorp, 

The University of Sydney

Flicking the Switch: How Fee and Return Disclosures Drive Retirement Plan ChoiceE4A 623
10 Jun 16
11-12pm

Dr Kristoffer Glover,

University of Technology Sydney

Capital Ideas: Optimal Capital Reserve Strategies for a Bank and its RegulatorE4A 623
3 Jun 16
11-12pm

Dr Lorenzo Casavecchia,

Macquarie University 

Fund Flow Diversification: Implications for Fee-Setting and PerformanceE4A 623
27 May 16
11-12pm

Prof Michael Goldstein, 

Babson College

Dealer Behavior in Highly Illiquid Risky AssetsE4A 623
20 May 16
11-12pm

Prof Doug Foster, 

University of Sydney

Options on Options, Tradeoffs, Technology and Algorithms: My How Times Have ChangedE4A 623
13 May 16
11-12pm

Prof Steve Easton, 

University of Newcastle

An Analysis of Real Options in a Natural SettingE4A 623
6 May 16
11-12pm

Dr Abhay Mumar Singh, 

Edith Cowan University

Multivariate Financial Dependence Analysis of Asian Markets Using Vine CopulasE4A 623
29 Apr 16
11-12pm

Dr Hardy Hulley, 

University of Technology Sydney

Short Selling with Collateral Constraints and Recall RiskE4A 623
1 Apr 16
11-12pm

Dr Juan Yao, 

University of Sydney

Tail Risk of Fund of Hedge FundsE4A 623
11 Mar 16
11-12pm

Prof Piet de Jong and Sauna Ferris,

Macquarie University

SM Bonds - a New Product for Managing Longevity RiskE4A 623
4 Mar 16
11-12pm

Dr Leon Wong 

University of New South Wales

Effects of Executive Compensation on Earnings Management and Cost of Equity CapitalE4A 623
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