2014 Seminar Series | Albany Campus

Date and Time Venue Presenter Paper Discipline
5 February 
12.00pm - 1.30pm
QB4 Professor Paul Koch
University of Kansas
The Trend in Firm Profitability and the Cross Section of Stock Returns Finance

26 February 
12.00pm - 1.15pm
QB6 Xavier del Pozo
ESEI Center for Market Design, University of Zurich
Are Snipers in Danger of Extinction? Economics

6 March 
12.00pm - 1.15pm
Quad A Boardroom Eric Tong 
PhD Candidate
University of Auckland
Collateral Crisis and Labour Market. Economics

20 March 
12.00pm - 1.15pm
Quad A Boardroom Dr Lydia Pikyi Cheung 
Auckland University of Technology
The Upward Pricing Pressure (UPP) Test for Merger Analysis: An Empirical Examination. Economics

27 March 
12.00pm - 1.15pm
QB7 Professor Hodaka Morita  
UNSW, Australia
Investment in Outside Options and Other-regarding Behaviour: An Experimental Investigation Economics

4 April 
12.00pm - 1.00pm
QB7 Dr Kingsley Fong
University of New South Wales, Australia
Do Security Analysts Discipline Credit Rating Agencies? Finance

10 April 
12.00pm - 1.15pm
QB7 Professor John Gibson 
University of Waikato
Cities and Productivity in China Economics

1 May 
12.00pm - 1.15pm
Quad A Boardroom Associate Professor Bilgehan Karabay 
RMIT
Market Thickness, Labor Market Flexibility and Wage Dynamics Economics

8 May 
12.00pm - 1.15pm
QB7 Dr James Key
University of Western Australia
Hit or Miss? Test Taking Behavior in Multiple Choice Exams Economics

5 June 
12.00pm - 1.15pm
QB7 Associate Professor Jason Lindo 
Texas A&M and University of Wollongong
Breaking the link between legal access to alcohol and motor vehicle accidents: Evidence from New South Wales Economics

4 July 
12.00pm - 1.00pm
QB8 Associate Professor Jason Zein;
University of New South Wales
Does Internal Capital Facilitate Access to External Financing? Evidence from IPOs by Family Business Groups Economics

25 July 
12.00pm - 1.00pm
Quad A Boardroom Associate Professor Chris Robinson;
University of York, Canada
How Much Life Insurance Do You Need? Finance

22 August 
12.00pm - 1.00pm
QB4 Dr Saten Kumar
Auckland University of Technology
How Do Firms Form Their Expectations? New Survey Evidence Economics

10 September 
12.00pm - 1.00pm
QB6 Guillem Roig
Toulouse School of Economics
Competition and the Hold-up Problem: a Setting with Non-Exclusive Contracts Economics

24 October 
12.00pm - 1.00pm
QB6 Professor Bent E. Sorensen
University of Houston
Foreign Ownership, Selection, and Productivity Finance

7 November 
12.00pm - 1.00pm
Quad A Boardroom Dr Jared Stanfield
UNSW, Australia
What does an LBO signal for the target’s rivals? Finance

20 November 
11.00am - 12.00pm
QB6 Professor Thomas H. McInish
University of Memphis, U.S.A
Corporate Greed and Complex Chicanery Finance

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