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Wendy’s research focuses on the actions of third-party certifier/monitors, such as credit rating agencies, banks and private equity firms, and how the market responds to these actions or events. The papers have been published in Journal of Economics and Finance and Studies in Economics and Finance, and presented in FMA Annual Meetings and Asian FA conferences. The paper “Lead bank quality and adverse rating announcements” was awarded yearly "Highly Commended Award Winner" in 2011 at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence of Studies in Economics and Finance. Wendy’s teaching includes Fundamentals of Finance and Corporate/Managerial Finance.
Wendy received her PhD in finance from Massey University in 2005, and joined the school in 2006. Her PhD thesis examines the value of rating agencies. Her papers have been published in the Journal of Economics and Finance and Studies in Economics and Finance, and presented in FMA Annual Meetings and Asian FA conferences.
Impact of various corporate events on the firm value (event study); industry contagion effect; value of third-party certifier/monitors (credit rating agencies, bank, private equity firms and venture capitalists).
Resource Development and Management
Field of research codes
Banking, Finance and Investment (150200): Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services (150000): Finance (150201)
Paper taught: 115.105 Fundamentals of Finance, 125.230 Corporate Finance, 125.241 Introduction to Investments, 125.330 Advanced Corporate Finance, 125.340 Investment Analysis, 125.700 Managerial Finance.