Department seminars

Department seminars

Our faculty and guest speakers cover range of topics with the wider community in the organised seminars and conferences.

Our goal is to promote stimulating conversations between faculty, students, alumni and members of the community. These seminars are free and open to any academic and/or researcher.

Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance | Department of Applied Finance | Department of Actuarial Studies and Business Analytics | Department of Economics | Department of Marketing | Department of Management

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Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance

Our department shares our research with the wider community through the Jill McKinnon Research Seminar Series. These seminars are free and open to any academic/researcher.

If you would like to speak in the Jill McKinnon Seminar Series, please contact Emeritus Professor Graeme Harrison on + 61 (2) 9850 8515.

Jill McKinnon Research Seminars

March 12, 2020
11:00 - 12:15
Dr Paul Thambar

Monash University
"Dynamic Institutional Logics and Performance Management Systems"4EAR 523 (E4A)
April 09, 2020
11:00 - 12:15
Dr Hien Hoang

UNSW Business School

“How does Combined Assurance Affect the Reliability of Integrated Reports and Investors’ Judgments?”

4EAR 523 (E4A)
April 30, 2020
11:00 - 12:15
Dr Chuan Yu and Professor Baljit Sidhu

The University of Sydney Business School

“Why firms stop using the direct method when disclosing cash flows from operating activities (tentative)”

4EAR 523 (E4A)
May 14, 2020
11:00 - 12:15
Professor Takayuki Li

Senshu University, Tokyo, Japan

Legal Service to Disaster-affected and Rural Areas in Japan”

4EAR 523 (E4A)
August 13, 2020 11:00 - 12:15

Professor Pamela Kent

QUT Business School

TBA4EAR 523 (E4A)
September 10, 2020 11:00 - 12:15Professor Vincent Chong

University of Western Australia
TBA4EAR 523 (E4A)
October 1, 2020 11:00 - 12:15

Professor Naomi Soderstrom

University of Melbourne

TBA4EAR 523 (E4A)
October 29, 2020 11:00 - 12:15

Associate Professor Andrew Jackson

UNSW Business School

TBA4EAR 523 (E4A)

Past Jill McKinnon research seminars

March 15, 2018
11:00 - 12:15

Professor Gregory Jonas

Case Western Reserve University

Does earnings guidance increase earnings management behaviour?

12WW 801 (E7A)
March 22, 2018
11:00 - 12:15
Professor Christian Nielsen

Copenhagen Business School
From innovation performance to business performance75TR 3114 Continuum Meeting Rm
March 29, 2018
11:00 - 12:15

Ms Noleen Yin

Australian National University

Benford’s law and the numbers in financial statements 12WW 801 (E7A)
April 12, 2018
11:00 - 12:15

Professor David Brown

University of Technology Sydney

Management control systems and managerial attention 12WW 801 (E7A)
May 3, 2018
11:00 - 12:15

Professor Robyn Moroney

Monash University

Skeptical judgment and skeptical action: The combined effect of partner tone and team identity

12WW 801 (E7A)
May 17, 2018
11:00 - 12:15

Dr Shan Zhou

The University of Sydney

The implications of having a common Big4 firm to attest to both financial and non-financial information 12WW 801 (E7A)
May 31, 2018
11:00 - 12:15

Dr Kate Thuy Mai

La Trobe University

Systems view of life, social interaction and implications for accounting research

12WW 801 (E7A)
August 16, 2018
11:00 - 12:15

Dr Philip Sinnadurai

Macquarie University

Shareholder Wealth Impacts of Government Subsidization - Evidence from Malaysia 12WW 801 (E7A)
August 30, 2018
11:00 - 12:15

A/Professor George Shan

University of Western Australia Business School

Signaling through corporate philanthropy: An investigation of excess donations

12WW 801 (E7A)
September 6, 2018
11:00 - 12:15

Professor Lutz Kolbe

University of Göttingen

How to better the world by artefacts…and still stay afloat publishing: The case of smart mobility

4ER 523 (E4A)
September 13, 2018
15:00 - 16:15

Dr Chris Adrian

Monash University

Proximity to political power and audit fees
4ER 523 (E4A)
October 4, 2018
11:00 - 12:15

Dr Mauricio Marrone

Macquarie University

How can artificial intelligence help you write your next research article? 12WW 801 (E7A)
October 25, 2018
11:00 - 12:15

Professor Chris Van Staden

Auckland University of Technology

The influence of civil liberty and external assurance on corporate social and environmental transparency: a study of financial institutions 12WW 801 (E7A)
November 1, 2018
11:00 - 12:15
Dr Helen YeeThe University of Sydney Business SchoolThe Quest for Professionalism and Professional Independence: Structural Reform of the Chinese Public Accounting Profession in the 1990's 12WW 801 (E7A)
March 14, 2019 11:00-12:15

Professor Rachel Baskerville

Victoria University of Wellington

Culturally-specific impacts on audit practice: An Indonesian case study 12WW 801 (E7A)
March 28, 2019 11:00-12:15

Professor Neil Fargher

Australian National University

Benefits and costs of the enhanced auditor's report: Initial evidence from Australia

12WW 801 (E7A)
April 11, 2019 11:00-12:15

Associate Professor Yaowen Shan

University of Technology Sydney

Do High-Quality Auditors Affect Non-GAAP Reporting? 12WW 801 (E7A)
May 2, 2019 11:45-13:00

Professor Sid Gray

The University of Sydney Business School

Institutional Factors, Transparency and Accounting for Goodwill: Impairment Recognition under IFRS in Europe

12WW 801 (E7A)
May 16, 2019 11:00-12:15

Professor Mandy Cheng

UNSW Business School

The Influence of Control Choice and Partner’s Prior Transactional Experience on Partner’s Trust and Cooperativeness in New CollaborationsMGSM
Meeting Room 265/7
May 30, 2019 11:00-12:15

Dr Brett Considine

King’s Business School -King's College London

The Auditability of Professional Scepticism12WW 801 (E7A)
June 13, 2019 11:00-12:15

Professor Niamh Brennan

University College Dublin

CEO Performance-Based Bonuses: Linking Firm Strategies to Performance Measures4EAR 623 (E4A)
August 15, 2019 11:00-12:15Dr Sammy Ying

New Castle Business School - The University of Newcastle
Overseas transfer of corporate social responsibility in multinationals: An institutional perspective12WW 801 (E7A)
September 5, 2019 11:00-12:15

Associate Professor Richard Morris

UNSW Business School

The Impact of IFRS on Private Debt Covenants: International Evidence12WW 801 (E7A)
September 12, 2019 11:00-12:15

Scientia Professor Ken Trotman

UNSW Business School

FOSTERING professional skepticism through a supportive learning cultureFDL
October 3, 2019 11:00-12:15

Professor Sue Newberry

The University of Sydney Business School

Policy conflict and ambiguity: the influence of fiscal targets on reform of New Zealand’s Natural Disaster Fund12WW 801 (E7A)
October 17, 2019 11:00-12:15

Professor Michael Davern

The University of Melbourne

Black Box Analytics and Ethical Decision Making12WW 801 (E7A)
October 24, 2019 11:00-12:15

Professor Zahirul Hoque

La Trobe Business School – La Trobe University, Melbourne

Performance Implications of Management Accounting Systems Sophistication across Organizational Life Cycle Stages: An Empirical Study4EAR 623 (E4A)
October 31, 2019 11:00-12:15

Associate Professor Eva Tsahuridu

RMIT University - Melbourne

Clients behaving badly: NOCLAR and the heroic accountant12WW 801 (E7A)
November 7, 2019 11:00-12:15

Professor Grantley Taylor

Curtin University - Perth

Brand Capital and Stock Price Crash Risk12WW 801 (E7A)

Department of Actuarial Studies and Business Analytics

These seminars attract some of the top researchers in actuarial studies, quantitative finance and business analytics from within Australia and internationally.

Any changes to the date, time or location will be updated. Please contact Katie West via email: for any further details.

Upcoming seminars

Wed 29 April 2020

Alan Rai,
Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC)

Financing costs and barriers to entry into the NEM's generation sector Zoom
Wed 13 May 2020ASBA Department members (TBC)Research Morning Tea Zoom

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Past seminars

Wed 4 March 2020 Helmut Lutkepohl,
DIW Berlin and Freie Universitat Berlin
Testing Identification via Heteroskedasticity in Structural Vector Autoregressive Models 4ER
Room 523
Wed 19 February 2020 Associate Professor Marcos Escobar-Anel,
Western University, Canada
Recent Advances in Portfolio Optimization 4ER
Room 523
Wed 4 December 2019 Jean-Pierre Fouque
University of California
Stochastic Games with Delay: a Toy Model 4ER
Room 523
Wed 27 November 2019 Claudia Czado
Technische Universitat Munchen
Some recent approaches of vine copula models in finance 4ER
Room 623
Wed 20 November 2019 Hume Winzar
Macquarie University
Agent-based Modelling for developing and testing theory 4ER
Room 623
Wed 6 November 2019 Andres Ramirez
A Data Analysis Paradigm for the Construction, Selection, and Evaluation of Mortality Models 4ER
Room 623
Wed 30 October 2019 ASBA Department members:

John Croucher
Jiwook Jang
Colin Zhang
Research Morning Tea: 

Engaging with the media (John Croucher)
A simple model for ultimately disappearing events (Jiwook Jang)
Inference for univariate grouped data from actuarial application (Colin Zhang)
Room 623
Wed 23 October 2019 Katja Hanewald
Is There a Demand for Reverse Mortgages in China? Evidence from Two Online Surveys 4ER
Room 623
Wed 9 October 2019 Nicolas Langrene
Deep neural networks algorithms for stochastic control problems on finite horizon: numerical applications 4ER
Room 623
Wed 25 September 2019 Peter Tillmann
Giessen University
ECB vs Bundesbank: Diverging Tones and Policy Effectiveness 4ER
Room 623
Wed 28 August 2019 Ke Tang
Tsinghua University
Commodity Convexity 4ER
Room 623
Wed 14 August 2019 Gaurav Khemka
Investing for retirement: how loss aversion risk preferences naturally leads to greater retirement income certainty 4ER
Room 623
Wed 7 August 2019 Research Morning Tea: ASBA Department members Research Morning Tea: presentations on research ideas and projects 4ER
Room 623
Wed 12 June 2019 Thomas Bernhardt
Heriot-Watt University
Aspects of Tontine Pensions 4ER
Room 623
Wed 5 June 2019 Daniël Hemant Linders
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Affordable and Adequate Annuities with Stable Payouts: Fantasy or Reality? 4ER
Room 623
Wed 29 May 2019 Juri Hinz
University of Technology Sydney
On planning of optimal double spending attacks 4ER
Room 623
Wed 8 May 2019 Research Morning Tea: ASBA Department members Research Morning Tea: presentations on research ideas and projects 4ER
Room 623
Wed 10 April 2019 Gareth Peters
Heriott-Watt University
Using and choosing utility functions in portfolio construction and product design 4ER
Room 623
Wed 3 April 2019 Geoff Warren
The Australian National University 
Recent Developments in Monte Carlo Methods for Cointegration Models with Applications in Commodity Trading 4ER
Room 623
Wed 27 March 2019 Rudi Zagst
The Technical University of Munich
Behavioral Finance Driven Investment Strategies 4ER
Room 623
Wed 27 February 2019 Marco Wilkens, University of Augsberg Carbon Risk 4ER
Room 623
Wed 13 February 2019 Research Morning Tea: ASBA Department members Research Morning Tea: presentations on research ideas and projects 4ER
Room 523
Wed 30 January 2019 Jaime Casassus
Catholic University of Chile
Adjusted Money's Worth Ratios in Life Annuities 4ER
Room 623
Wed 14 November 2018 Mogens Steffenson
University of Denmark
Consumption-Investment-Insurance Problems 4ER
Room 623
Wed 7 November 2018 (x 2) Chi Truong
Macquarie University 

Stefan Trueck
Macquarie University
A Bayesian Real Options Model for Adaptation to Catastrophic Risk under Climate Change Uncertainty (Chi Truong)

Power Purchase Agreements and Solar Securitization: Modelling Risk Factors and Returns (Stefan Trueck)
Room 523
Wed 31 October 2018 Katja Ignatieva
Credit portfolio loss: Assessing the Number of Defaults with Generalised Pareto Distributions and Survival Archimedean Copulas 4ER
Room 623
Wed 29 August 2018 Hume Wiznar
Macquarie University
P-values, Interocular tests, Effects size and my slow conversion to Bayesian thinking 4ER
Room 623
Wed 22 August 2018  Marcel Kleiber
Leipniz Universität Hannover
Modeling Traffic Accidents Caused by Random Misperception 4ER
Room 623
Wed 8 August 2018 Professor Stan Uryasev
University of Florida
Risk Management with POE, VaR, CVaR, and bPOE: Applications in Finance

Room 623

Department of Applied Finance

We hold a number of seminars throughout the year bringing together academics, practitioners, alumni, students and interested members of the community.

Our seminar series attracts some of the top researchers and industry practitioners from around the world to explore and discuss about various issues on the future of this profession.

All seminars precede with reception + morning tea at 10:30 am.

Venue is Seminar Room 623, Level 6, Building 4ER unless advised.

Please contact Sri Modali via email on: for any further details.

We look forward to seeing you!

The Department of Applied Finance Seminar Series 2020 

Friday 28th February, 2020Dr Lin Liao from Southwestern University of Finance & Economics Audit Firms' Corporate Social Responsibility Activities and Auditor Reputation
Friday 6th March, 2020

Professor David Johnstone from University of SydneyInvestors Want Both More Risk and Better Information
Friday 13th March, 2020Professor Petko Kalev from La TrobIndividual Investors' Trading Activity and Major Lifecycle Events: The Case of Divorce

Friday 20th March, 2020


Dr Claire Liu from UTSDo Director Ties to the US President Affect Firm Value and Antitrust Enforcement?

Friday 27th March, 2020


Dr Kristle Romero Corties from UNSWThe Unintended Consequences of Employer Credit Check Bans for the Labor Market

Past Seminar Series


Friday 1st November, 2019Dr Michael Keefe from Victoria University of Wellington, New ZealandBoard of director compensation in China: It pays to be connected
Friday 18th October, 2019Dr Justin Nguyen from Victoria University of Wellington, New ZealandLabor Adjustment Costs & Corporate Tax Avoidance: Evidence from Labor Skills
Friday 4th October, 2019Dr Philip Drummond from Monash University
Discretionary Trading Surrounding Anticipated Distraction Events: the Case of the FIFA World Cup
Friday 13th September 2019Dr Zhe An from Monash UniversityDo Foreign Institutional Investors have a Trade-off between Curbing Real and Accrual Earnings Management?
Friday 6th September 2019Dr Zhaoxia Xu from UNSWTrademark Collateral and Debt Financing
Friday 23rd August 2019Dr Qiaoqiao Zhu from ANU
Discretionary Trading Surrounding Anticipated Distraction Events: the Case of the FIFA World Cup
Friday 16th August 2019Dr Xiaofei Pan from the University of WollongongAllocating R&D subsidy under political uncertainty: Evidence from party secretary turnovers in China
Friday 9th August, 2019Dr Yajun Xiao from University College DublinBenefits and Risks of Shadow Money: Evidence from the Chinese WMP Market
Friday 7th June, 2019Dr Yixuan Rui from Curtin UniversityAre Hedge Funds More Skilled than Other Institutional Investors? Evidence from Their Use of Insider Trading Information
Friday 31st May, 2019Professor Xue-Zhong (Tony) He UTSThe Microstructure of Endogenous Liquidity Provision
Friday 17th May, 2019Dr Zhuo (Joe) Zhang - University of MelbourneThe Economics of Data
Friday 10th May, 2019Assistant Professor Xiaohu Deng from University of TasmaniaThe real investment effects of short selling constraints
Friday 3rd May, 2019Dr Le Zhang from ANUPolitical Connections and Peers
Wed 1st May, 2019Dr Sahil Raina from University of AlbertaWhy Do Financial Constraints Bind for Entrepreneurs and the Self-Employed?
Friday 12th April, 2019Associate Professor (Jeffrey) Yaw-Huei Wang from UNSW
Implied Volatility Spreads and Future Options Returns around Information Events and Conditions.
Friday 5th April, 2019Sigitas Karpavicius - University of AdelaideDoes mimicking peers enhance firm value?
Wednesday 3rd April, 2019Assistant Professor Rene Bohnsack from Católica-Lisbon School of Business & EconomicsInternationalization and business model innovation during the energy transition: An exploration of firms along the European electricity value chain
Friday 29th March, 2019Dr Abhinav Goyal - University of Liverpool & Monash UniversityInvestment and Deleveraging Financed by Dividends: Evidence from Japanese Business Groups
Friday 22nd March, 2019Professor Ron Bird - Portfolio Construction ForumDo Emotions Expressed in the Social and News Media Impact on Investor Behaviour?
Wednesday 20th March, 2019Dr Lei Gao from Iowa State UniversityCount On Your Subordinates For Innovation Efficiency
Friday 15th March, 2019Associate Professor Benjamin Loos from UTSRobo-advisers and Investor Behavior
Thursday 14th March, 2019Emeritus Professor Rajendra Srivastava from The University of KansasText Mining for Financial and Non-Financial Information from SEC Filings, and Textual Analysis for Predictive Models and Risk Assessment
Friday 8th March, 2019Jing Xu from UTSThe Gender Gap in Executive Promotions
Wednesday 6th March 2019Assistant Professor Adonis Antoniades from National University SingaporeThe Credit Concentration Channel of Monetary Policy Transmission
Friday 1st March 2019Mr Nihad Aliyev UTSLearning About Toxicity: Why Order Imbalance Can Destabilize Markets


Friday 16th November, 2018

Seminar Room 623
Associate Professor Buhui Qiu
The University of Sydney Business School,
University of Sydney
Inter-industry Labor Mobility and Corporate Performance Disclosures
Friday 9th November, 2018 Professor Antje Berndt
Australian National University
How Does Low for Long Impact Credit Risk Premia?
Friday 2nd November, 2018 Professor Sue Wright
University of Newcastle
The Effect of Sanctions on Continuous Disclosure under the Responsive Enforcement Strategy: Evidence from Australia
Friday 26th October, 2018 Dr Xiaolu Hu 
Shopping the rating: Evidence from Chinese Corporate bond market
Friday 19th October, 2018 Dr Stanley Choi & Mr Wentao Ma
Australian National University
CEO's Political Connections and the Detection of Corporate Frauds
Tuesday 9th October, 2018

Seminar Room 623
Professor Ran Duchin
University of Washington
Dissecting Conglomerates
Friday 5th October, 2018 Dr Ostap Okhrin
Technische Universitat Dresden
Flexible HAR Model for Realized Volatility
Friday 28th September, 2018 Mr Andreas Schrimpf
Banks for International Settlements (BIS)
Non-Monetary News in Central Bank Communication
Friday 14th September, 2018 Dr Sean Wu
Queensland University of Technology
Government Spending Shocks and Firm Innovation
Thursday 13th September,2018
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Dr Lawrence Jin
The California Institute of Technology
Efficient Coding and Risky Choice
Friday 7th September, 2018 Petra Andrlikova
The University of Sydney
Asymmetric Dependence of Returns, Habits and Heterogeneous Cash-flow Risk
Friday 31st August, 2018 Dr Ruchith Dissanayake
The Queensland University of Technology
Income Tax Shocks, Political Cycles and Asset Prices
Friday 24th August, 2018

Seminar Room 623
Dr Ehud Ronn
University of Texas Austin
Using Equity, Index and Commodity Options to Obtain Forward - Looking Betas and Conditional-CAPM Expected Crude-POL Spot Prices
Friday 17th August, 2018

Seminar Room 623
Professor Takeshi Yamada
Australian National University
The Impact of the BOJ Large-scale Purchases of ETFs: Reduction of Floating Shares and Market Quality
Friday 10th August, 2018 Professor Xiangkang Yin
Deakin University
Are Authorized Participants of Exchange Traded Funds Informed Traders?
Friday 3rd August, 2018 Associate Professor
Philip Gharighori
Monash University
Internet search intensity and its relation with trading activity and stock returns
Friday 8th June, 2018

Seminar Room 623
Dr Zhangxin (Frank) Liu
The University of Western Australia
Cross-Listings and Dividend Size and Stability: Evidence from China
Friday 1st June, 2018 Dr Juan Sotes-Paladino
The University of Melbourne
Riding the Bubble with Convex Incentives
Friday 25th May, 2018 Dr Vitali Alexeev
University of Technology Sydney
Corruption-conscious international investment strategies
Friday 18th May, 2018 Yang Hao & Henry Leung
The University of Sydney
Partial Moment Momentum
Friday 11th May, 2018 Dr Kai Li
University of Technology Sydney
Extrapolative Asset Pricing
Friday 4th May, 2018 Dr Le Zhang
University of New South Wales
Monitoring the Monitor: Distracted Institutional Investors and Board Governance
Friday 13th April, 2018

Seminar Room 723
Dr Chunhua Lan
University of New South Wales
Cashflow timing vs discount-rate timing: An examination of mutual fund market-timing skills
Friday 6th April, 2018 David Bell
University of New South Wales
Value, Momentum and Multi-Period Portfolio Construction
Thursday 29th March, 2018

Seminar Room 523
Associate Professor
Lei Gao
Iowa State University
Standing out from the crowd via corporate social responsibility: Evidence from non-fundamental-driven price pressure
Friday 23rd March, 2018 Professor Bohui Zhang
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Panda Games: Corporate Disclosure in the Eclipse of Search
Friday 9th March, 2018 Dr Alexander Vadilyev
Australian National University
How Sensitive Is Savings-Cash Flow Sensitivity to Financial Development and Uncertainty Shocks?
Friday 2nd March, 2018 Professor Marcel Prokopzcuk
University of Hannover
High-Frequency Betas and the Conditional CAPM
Monday 12th February, 2018

Seminar Room 623
Professor Nicole Darnall
Arizona State University
Ecolabel Credibility and Sustainable Purchasing

Department of Economics

Holds regular seminars and public lectures for students, staff, alumni and members of the community, and often convenes international conferences and workshops. We invite international leaders of their fields and other special guest speakers as well as our own leading academics to present on their ongoing research.

Reception & morning tea commences at 10:45 am. Contact Kathy Ge on for further information on any of our upcoming seminars.

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Past seminars




Monday 10th December, 2018

Associate Professor Dalibor Stevanovic from ESG, Universit´e du Qu´ebec `a Montr´eal

How is Machine Learning Useful for Macroeconomic Forecasting

Thursday 15th November, 2018

Dr Sarah Walker from UNSW

Agency in Child Labor Decisions: Evidence from Kenya (Joint with Anne Bartlett)

Thursday 18th October, 2018

ECON - MUCHE Seminar

Venue: Finance Decision Lab 
4 Eastern Road  (E4A-110)

Professor Michael Shields from Monash University

The causal effect of education on chronic health conditions

Thursday 11th October, 2018

Dr Jayanta Sarkar from Queensland University of Technology

Does Parental Behaviour Affect Involvement in Child Health Programs? Evidence from PEACHTM

Thursday 4th October, 2018

Venue: Finance Decision Lab 
4 Eastern Road  (E4A-110)

Professor Russell Smyth from Monash University

How effective is social capital in spreading political ideas? Evidence from ‘Facebook likes’ in the 2015 Queensland and 2017 Western Australian state elections

Thursday 13th September, 2018
(2:00pm - 3:00pm)

Dr Thomas Tao Yang from Australian National University

Robust Estimation and Inference for Importance Sampling Estimators with Infinite Variance

Thursday 23rd August, 2018

Dr Radhika Lahiri From Queensland University of Technology

Dimensions of Human Capital and Technological Diffusion

Thursday 16th August, 2018

ECON - MUCHE Seminar

Venue: Finance Decision Lab 
4 Eastern Road  (E4A-110)

Professor Luke Connelly from University of Queensland

Rain, Rain, Go Away: Weather and Children’s Time Allocation

Tuesday 12th August, 2018

Professor Kajal Lahiri from University at Albany, State University of New York

Forecast Combination for Binary Targets

Thursday 9th August, 2018

Associate Professor Alicia Rambaldi from University of Queensland

Comparing and Reconciling Price Indices in Temporal Hierarchies

Thursday 12 July, 2018

Professor Juan Prieto-Rodriguez from Universidad de Oviedo, Spain

Unobserved Heterogeneity In Art Market Prices: Evidence From Surrealism

Thursday 14th June, 2018

Venue: Finance Decision Lab 
4 Eastern Road  (E4A-110)

A/Professor Brendan Beare from University of California, San Diego

Geometrically stopped Markovian random growth processes and Pareto tails

Thursday 7th June, 2018

Dr John Tang from Australian National University

The Samurai Bond: Credit Supply and Economic Growth in Pre-War Japan

Thursday 31st May, 2018

Dr Xiaogang Che from Durham University

Supervisory Efficiency, Collusion, and Contract Design

Thursday 24th May, 2018

ECON - MUCHE Seminar

Dr Olena Stavrunova from University of Technology Sydney

The Effects of Australian Natural Disasters

Friday 18th May, 2018

Venue: E4A - 623

Seminar Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Professor Nejat Anbarci Chair & Professor in Economics from Deakin University

Preemptive versus Counter Offers with Investments in Fallback Positions

Thursday 17th May, 2018

Associate Professor Shyamal Chowdhury from University of Sydney

Racial discrimination and white first name adoption: a field experiment in the Australian labour market

Tuesday 15th May, 2018

Venue: Finance Decision Lab 
4 Eastern Road  (E4A-110)

Professor Soo Hong Chew from National University of Singapore

Does Haze Cloud Decision Making? A Natural Laboratory Experiment

Thursday 10th May, 2018

Professor Jyoti Chandiramani from Symbiosis International, Pune Maharashtra India

India's Development Agenda from MDGs to SDGs

Thursday 3rd May, 2018

Rosella Nicolini from from University of Autonoma de Barcelona

City-center and location decisions: Barcelona over one century

Thursday 12th April, 2018

ECON - MUCHE Seminar

Associate Professor Shiko Maruyama from University of Technology Sydney

An Incentive Program with Almost No Incentive: An Overlooked Benefit of Pay-For-Performance

Thursday 29th March, 2018

Professor Tatsuto Yukihara (Jinjun XUE),

Economic Research Center, Nagoya University, Japan, Director or Global low-carbon Economy

Global Income Inequality and Carbon Inequality

Thursday 22nd March, 2018

Dr Raymond Li from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

(By Raymond Li and Yuchen Hu Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Tuesday 13th March, 2018

Professor Helmut Lutkepohl from DIW Berlin

Bootstrapping Impulse Responses of Structural Vector Autoregressive Models with GARCH Residuals

Thursday 1st March, 2018

Professor Gary Magee from Monash University

Legally Irrelevant Factors in Judicial Decision Making: Battle Deaths and the Imposition of the Death Penalty in Nazi Germany

Tuesday 6th February, 2018

ECON - MGSM Seminar Venue:

MGSM Theatre 102, 99 Talavera Road Macquarie Park, NSW 2113

Morning tea starts at 10:45 am in the Foyer area of the MGSM Hotel

Dr Cary Deck

From University of Alabama

The Effects of Different Cognitive Manipulations on Decision Making

Friday 16th February, 2018

ECON - MGSM Seminar Venue:

MGSM Theatre 101, 99 Talavera Road Macquarie Park, NSW 2113

Morning tea starts at 10:45 am in the Foyer area of the MGSM Hotel

Professor Guillaume Frechette

Associate Editor of Econometrica

New York University

Rules and Commitment in Communication and is (co-authored with Alessandro Lizzeri & Jacopo Perego)

Department of Management

We hold specialised seminars for students, staff, alumni and members of the community. Each semester special guest speakers present their industry knowledge and insight into the profession. The Department’s own academics also present seminars in the field of their ongoing research.

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Management seminars 2019


Tuesday 25th June 2019 11am - 12pm

RSVP: Friday the 21st June 2019 to

Professor Simon Lloyd D. Restubog, School of Labor and Employment Relations, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Who are we to judge? Implications of judgment assessments in organizations

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4 Eastern Road, Seminar Room 623

Wednesday 26th June 2019 10am - 12pm

RSVP: Friday the 21st June 2019 to

Professor Simon Lloyd D. Restubog, School of Labor and Employment Relations, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

The paper trail: Developing a paper from conception to final acceptance and the bit-in-between!

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Lend Lease Room, 1 Management Drive

Past management seminars

Date/timeSpeaker Title and link to abstractVenueEnquiries
4 Sep 18

Professor Richard J Badham, Department of Management, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

(Mis) Leading Change – Rethinking How We Manage & Lead Change

4ER 623 seminar room Yang Yang
21 Jun 18

Associate Professor Patrick Raymund James M. Garcia, PhD, Department of Management, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Department of Management First Research Brown Bag Session 4ER 623 seminar room Yang Yang
15 Jun 18
Professor Bella Galperrin, Associate Derector/Teco Energy Center for Leadership; Hohn H. Sykes College of Business, The Univeristy of Tempa, Florida, U.S. Is Boredom the Root of All Evil? Understanding the Determinants of Workplace Deviance 4ER 523 seminar room Yang Yang
12 Jun 18
Professor Bella Galperrin, Associate Derector/Teco Energy Center for Leadership; Hohn H. Sykes College of Business, The Univeristy of Tempa, Florida, U.S.

Workplace Deviance: A greater understanding toward constructive and destructive deviance

4ER FDL Yang Yang
5 Jun 18 1pm-2pm

Dr Nina Kivinen, Senior lecurer, Abo Akademi University School for Business and Economics, Finland.

"Brand work": Constructing the assemblage in two girls' magazines 4ER 623 seminar room Yang Yang
16 May 18
Professor John A. Mathews, Hon
Professor of Department of Management, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Global Green Shift: China as Driver 4ER 623 seminar room Yang Yang
7th March 18 1pm-2pm

Professor Vilma Luoma-aho
Professor of Corporate Communication, Vice Dean of Research at the Jyväskylä University School for Business and Economics (JSBE), Finland.

Mr. Matias Lievonen, PhD Candidate, University of Jyväskylä

Brand Hijacked 4ER 623 seminar room Yang Yang
21st Feb 18 1pm-2pm Prof. Dr. Hugo M. Kehr, Chair of Psychology, Technische Universität München, TUM School of ManagementTransformational Leadership Meets Follower Motives 4ER (E4A) 623 Yang Yang

Department of Marketing

Throughout the year, the Department of Marketing holds specialised seminars for students, staff, alumni and members of the community. Each semester special guest speakers present their industry knowledge and insight into the profession. The Department’s own academics also present seminars in the field of their ongoing research.

Marketing Seminar series 2020





29 May 2020

Dr Nima Heirati, University of Surrey, UKOrganizational design configurations for successful service infusionOnline

1 May 2020


Associate Professor Vida Siahtiri, Macquarie University

Building brand experience at the frontline: Support individual employees and enjoy the collective benefit


Marketing Seminar series 2019





8 Mar 2019


Dr Kiju Jung, University of Sydney

Effective Complaining: Effects of Linguistics Characteristics of Consumer Complaints on Firm Decisions for Relief Provision

4EaR 523

8 Mar 2019


Dr Yi Li, Macquarie University

The “Healthy=Light” Heuristic

4EaR 523

22 Mar 2019


Prof Marc Fischer, University of Technology Sydney

Evaluating the Firm Brand Exploitation Strategy: A Value-based Approach

4EaR 723

22 Mar 2019


A/Prof Ralf Wilden, Macquarie University

Crowdsourcing without profit: the role of the seeker in open social innovation

4EaR 723

5 Apr 2019


Prof Ellen Garbarino, University of Sydney

Materialism, Motives and Wellbeing

4EaR 523

5 Apr 2019


Dr Jun Yao, Macquarie University

Consumer Responses to Simultaneous Changes in Price and Size of Packaged Goods: The Moderating Role of Unit Pricing

4EaR 523

3 May 2019


Dr Krithika Randhawa, University of Technology Sydney

Towards Understanding the Microfoundations of Open Innovation

4EaR 523

3 May 2019


Mr Muhammad Abid, PhD Student, Macquarie University

Consumer bricolage: Construct development and measurement

4EaR 523

17 May 2019


Prof Simon Bell, University of Melbourne

Employee-Customer Improvisation

4EaR 723

17 May 2019


Dr Abas Mirzaei, Macquarie University

Product Line Breadth Success: A Wider Perspective Challenges Our Understanding

4EaR 723

31 May 2019


Dr Adrian Camilleri, University of Technology Sydney

Provision of sales volume information influences consumer’s preferences via perceived purchase and word-of-mouth popularity

4EaR 723

31 May 2019


Dr Stephanie Huang, Macquarie University

Chinese Internal Migrants’ Wellbeing Production within Systemic Constraints

4EaR 723

9 August 2019


Prof Eduardo Andrade, FGV Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Your Need Doesn’t Appeal to Me: How Social Class Shapes Charitable Giving Across Causes

4EaR 723

16 August 2019


A/Prof Nukhet Harmancioglu, KoC University, Turkey

Turning Strategic Hazards into Strategic Opportunities in Sourcing Relationships

– The Moderating Role of System Modularity

MGSM Rm 101

6 September 2019


Dr Helen Siuki, Macquarie University

Incentivising Online Consumer Engagement for Health Messages on Social Media

4EaR 723

4 October 2019


Prof Adrian Payne, UNSW

Toward a Comprehensive Framework of Value Proposition Development: From Strategy to Implementation

4EaR 723

18 October 2019


Prof Aron O’Cass, Macquarie University

Maximizing brand equity via ambidextrous frontline employees

4EaR 723

18 October 2019


Dr Con Korkofingas, Macquarie University

The Impact of Product Recall Contexts on Brand Equity and Choices

4EaR 723

18 October 2019


Lawrence Potter, Macquarie University

Theory and a pathway to NDIS reform

4EaR 723

1 November 2019


Dr Mahdi Vesal, Macquarie University

Does a B2B manufacturer’s brand benefit from environmental sustainability?

6EaR 623

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