News and events

News and events

Seminars and events

Throughout the year, the department holds a number of specialized seminars for staff, students, alumni and other interested members of the community. These seminars attract some of the top researchers in Applied Finance both within Australia and internationally.

Our seminar is held every Friday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm in Building 4ER, Finance Decision Lab Room 110.

Any changes to the Date, Venue & Time will be updated.

Kindly note all seminars precede with Reception & Morning Tea at 10:30 am.

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



Friday 28th September, 2018Mr Andreas Schrimpf
Banks for International Settlements (BIS)
Non-Monetary News in Central Bank Communication


Friday 5th October, 2018Dr Ostap Okhrin
Technische Universitat Dresden
Flexible HAR Model for Realized Volatility


Friday 14th September, 2018Dr 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, 2018Petra Andrlikova
The University of Sydney
Asymmetric Dependence of Returns, Habits and Heterogeneous Cash-flow Risk
Friday 31st August, 2018Dr 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, 2018Professor Xiangkang Yin
Deakin University
Are Authorized Participants of Exchange Traded Funds Informed Traders?
Friday 3rd August, 2018Associate 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, 2018Dr Juan Sotes-Paladino
The University of Melbourne
Riding the Bubble with Convex Incentives
Friday 25th May, 2018Dr Vitali Alexeev
University of Technology Sydney
Corruption-conscious international investment strategies
Friday 18th May, 2018Yang Hao & Henry Leung
The University of Sydney
Partial Moment Momentum
Friday 11th May, 2018Dr Kai Li
University of Technology Sydney
Extrapolative Asset Pricing
Friday 4th May, 2018Dr 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, 2018David 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, 2018Professor Bohui Zhang
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Panda Games: Corporate Disclosure in the Eclipse of Search
Friday 9th March, 2018Dr Alexander Vadilyev
Australian National University
How Sensitive Is Savings-Cash Flow Sensitivity to Financial Development and Uncertainty Shocks?
Friday 2nd March, 2018Professor 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
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