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Dr. David Ding is Professor of Finance and Financial Economics at the School of Economics and Finance at Massey University, Albany, New Zealand. He was previously an Associate Professor of Finance Practice at the Singapore Management University where he was also the Director of the Master of Applied Finance (China) program. Before SMU, he was the Foundation Professor of Finance at the University of New South Wales' Asian campus. David's other academic appointments include the role of Director of the Center for Research in Financial Services and Head of the Division of Banking and Finance at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Professor Ding has taught Business Finance, Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management, and International Financial Management at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Ding holds the Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Memphis, an MBA in Finance from the University of Tennessee, and an Honours degree in Business Administration from the University of Windsor, Canada.
Professor Ding's areas of research interest are in the microstructure of financial markets, corporate governance, and emerging financial markets. He has published more than 50 articles in leading journals such as the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Futures Markets, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Financial Review, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, International Journal of Finance, and International Review of Economics and Finance, among others. In 2005, he was ranked 17th out of 778 researchers from among 170 universities in the Asia-Pacific region by the Pacific Basin Finance Journal.
Before joining academia, David worked professionally in commercial banking and management consulting. His professional service includes appointments as the elected president of the Asian Finance Association, president of the Pacific Basin Financial Management Society, panel of experts on securities offences at the Commercial Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force, and advisory board member of the journal of the Singapore Exchange, PULSES. A Fellow of CPA Australia, David is a member of the American Finance Association, Financial Management Association International, Asian Finance Association, CFA Institute, CFA Singapore, CFA New Zealand, INFINZ, FINSIA, and the Asian Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee. He is a regional editor of the International Review of Financial Analysis and the Journal of Emerging Markets. Besides, he serves as associate editor of the Pacific Basin Finance Journal, the International Journal of Banking and Finance, Research in International Business and Finance, and Journal of Financial Studies.
Emerging Markets Finance
Resource Development and Management
Field of research codes
Banking, Finance and Investment (150200): Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services (150000): Finance (150201)
Market Microstructure, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance and Emerging Markets Finance.
Project Title: Corporate Responsibility and Investor Wealth Creation
Date Range: 2013 - 2013
Funding Body: Massey University
Responsible for teaching Financiel Management for the Masters in Professional Accounting and Finance (MPAF) program and Managerial Finance for Postgraduate Finance students.