PhD Alumni

Steven Zhuo Chen – PhD Awarded: 2020

Thesis: The Real Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policy and Market Frictions
Current Institution:
Primary Supervisor: Fariborz Moshirian

Sherry Xueting Zhang – PhD Awarded: 2020

Thesis: Essays on Corporate Ownership Structure, Insider Trading, and Index Fund voting Patterns
Current Institution: UNSW
Primary Supervisor: Fariborz Moshirian

Hao Ming Chen - PhD Awarded: 2019

Thesis: Stock Exchange Competition in a High Frequency World
Current Institution:
Primary Supervisor: Jerry Parwada

Seungho Choi – PhD Awarded: 2019

Thesis: Essays in Corporate Finance and Banking
Current Institution:Queensland University Technology
Primary Supervisor: Renee Adams

Bao Huy Doan – PhD Awarded: 2019

Thesis: Understanding the Effects of Uncertainty on the Macroeconomy and Financial Markets
Current Institution:Vietnamese – German University
Primary Supervisor: Li Yang

Garland Huang – PhD Awarded: 2019

Thesis: Institutional Ownership and Technology Spillovers
Current Institution:
Primary Supervisor: Zhian Chen

Md Emdadul Islam – PhD Awarded: 2019

Thesis: Essays on Human Capital, Risk-Taking, and Innovation
Current Institution:Monash University
Primary Supervisor: Jason Zein

Richard Mukurumbira – PhD Awarded: 2019

Thesis: Market Quality: Joint Impact of Political Lifecycles, High Frequency Trading and Market Fragmentation
Current Institution: Founder, Executive Chairman – BMC Markets Group
Primary Supervisor: Jerry Parwada

Lubna Rahman – PhD Awarded: 2019

Thesis: Three Essays in Corporate Governance
Current Institution:Monash University
Primary Supervisor: Jo-Ann Suchard

Thomas Wenxing Guo – PhD Awarded: 2018

Thesis: Essays in Behavioral Finance
Current Institution:
Primary Supervisor: Bohui Zhang

Claire Liu – PhD Awarded: 2018

Thesis: Three Essays in Corporate Finance
Current Institution: University of Technology Sydney
Primary Supervisor: Ron Masulis

Peter O’Neill – PhD Awarded: 2018

Thesis: Market Design in Fast Markets
Current Institution: Financial Conduct Authority
Primary Supervisor: Jerry Parwada

Florent Arnaud Jerome Rouxelin – PhD Awarded: 2018

Thesis: Three Essays in Financial Economics
Current Institution:Florida International University
Primary Supervisor: Li Yang

Jun Myung Song – PhD Awarded: 2018

Thesis: Political Relations and Finance
Current Institution:
Primary Supervisor: Bohui Zhang

Peng Wang – PhD Awarded: 2018

Thesis: Household Finance and the Role of Housing Wealth in Household Financial Decision-Making
Current Institution:
Primary Supervisor: Li Yang

Jing Xu – PhD Awarded: 2018

Thesis: Three Essays on Executives and Boards of Directors
Current Institution: University of Technology, Sydney
Primary Supervisor: Renee Adams

Alvin Ang – PhD Awarded: 2017

Thesis: Essays on Family Business Groups, Corporate Investments, and Cash Management
Current Institution: The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
Primary Supervisor: Jason Zein

Ser Keng Ang – PhD Awarded: 2017

Thesis: Essays on Corporate Governance in Listed Asian Firms
Current Institution: Singapore Management University
Primary Supervisor: Jo-Ann Suchard

Charles Fang Chin Cheng – PhD Awarded: 2017

Thesis: International Aspects of Capital Allocation Efficiency
Current Institution: Gulf Cooperation Council
Primary Supervisor: Bohui Zhang

Ying Dou – PhD Awarded: 2017

Thesis: Three Essays on Director Incentives and Behavior
Current Institution: Monash University
Primary Supervisor: Renee Adams

Yiping Lin – PhD Awarded: 2017

Thesis: Securities Market Design: Exchange Access Fee, Tick Size, and Dynamic Price Limit
Current Institution: RoZetta
Primary Supervisor: Peter Swan

Warwick Schneller – PhD Awarded: 2017

Thesis: Essays in Corporate Finance and Governance
Current Institution: Dimensional Fund Advisors
Primary Supervisor: Fariborz Moshirian

Jingrui Xu – PhD Awarded: 2017

Thesis: Essays on Concentration, Size, Performance, and Benefits of the Active Fund Management Industry
Current Institution: The Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics, Xiamen University
Primary Supervisor: David Feldman

Tsz Wang Kwong – PhD Awarded: 2016

Thesis: Asset Pricing and Portfolio Choice with Technical Analysis
Current Institution:
Primary Supervisor: David Feldman

Geul Lee – PhD Awarded: 2016

Thesis: Truncation Error Treatment for the Model-Free Implied Moment Estimator
Current Institution: Coinplug Inc.
Primary Supervisor: Li Yang

Wei Lu – PhD Awarded: 2016

Thesis: Institutional and Retail Investor Trading Behavior in Equity Markets
Current Institution: First Sentier Investors – Realindex Investments
Primary Supervisor: Peter Swan

Pavle Radicevic – PhD Awarded: 2016

Thesis: Theories on Family Firms
Current Institution: New Economic School, Moscow
Primary Supervisor: Ron Masulis

Yixuan Rui – PhD Awarded: 2016

Thesis: Essays on Market Frictions, Information and Professional Money Management
Current Institution: Curtin University
Primary Supervisor: Jerry Parwada

Kok Keng (Kenny) Siaw – PhD Awarded: 2016

Thesis: Essays in Empirical Finance
Current Institution:
Primary Supervisor: Jerry Parwada

Donald Winchester – PhD Awarded: 2016

Thesis: Essays on Institutional Equity Trading: Transaction Cost and Investor Heterogeneity Impacts
Current Institution: Australian Institute of Business
Primary Supervisor: Jerry Parwada

Andrew Zhe An – PhD Awarded: 2015

Thesis: The Role of Institutional Environments in International Corporate Finance
Current Institution: Monash University
Primary Supervisor: Zhian Chen

Ning Ding – PhD Awarded: 2015

Thesis: Essays on the Performance and Trading Strategies of Institutional Investors
Current Institution:
Primary Supervisor: Jerry Parwada

Peng Huang – PhD Awarded: 2015

Thesis: Essays on Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions
Current Institution: The University of Waikato
Primary Supervisor: Ronan Powell

Anh Tu Le – PhD Awarded: 2015

Thesis: Dynamic Order Placement Strategies and Stock Market Quality: Further Evidence from a New Approach
Current Institution:
Primary Supervisor: Kingsley Fong

Susanna Yue Lu – PhD Awarded: 2015

Thesis: Essays on Boards of Directors
Current Institution: The University of Waikato
Primary Supervisor: Lixiong Guo

Debapriya (Jojo) Paul – PhD Awarded: 2015

Thesis: Experiments on the Determinants of Asset Price Bubbles
Current Institution: The London School of Economics and Political Science
Primary Supervisor: Sian Owen

Zhengyuan Wang – PhD Awarded: 2015

Thesis: Aspects of globalization: Financial Markets Liberalization, Technological Innovation, Accounting Harmonization and Corporate Finance
Current Institution: Allianz
Primary Supervisor: Fariborz Moshirian

Sarah Azzi – PhD Awarded: 2014

Thesis: An Analysis of Private Equity Funds: An Investor’s Perspective
Current Institution: Anacacia Capital
Primary Supervisor: Jo-Ann Suchard

Hoang Luong – PhD Awarded: 2014

Thesis: Institutional Investors, Corporate Innovation, and Information
Current Institution: The University of Queensland
Primary Supervisor: Fariborz Moshirian

Sidharth Sahgal – PhD Awarded: 2014

Thesis: Essays in Financial Economics
Current Institution: Entrepreneur First
Primary Supervisor: Fariborz Moshirian

Stuart Guy Schofield – PhD Awarded: 2014

Thesis: Corporate Governance and the Relevance of Private Equity
Current Institution: Macquarie University
Primary Supervisor: Chris Adam

Jianzhong Tan – PhD Awarded: 2014

Thesis: Mergers and Acquisitions in the International Insurance Industry
Current Institution: The University of Queensland
Primary Supervisor: Fariborz Moshirian

Matthias Thul – PhD Awarded: 2014

Thesis: Characterizations of and Closed-form Solutions for Plain Vanilla and Exotic Derivatives
Current Institution: IMC Trading
Primary Supervisor: David Feldman

Alexander A. Vadilyev – PhD Awarded: 2014

Thesis: Cash Flow Sensitivities and Corporate Financing Constraints
Current Institution: Australian National University
Primary Supervisor: Fariborz Moshirian

Lynn (Ling) Zhu – PhD Awarded: 2014

Thesis: The Impacts of Stamp Duty on Cross-listed Chinese Stocks
Current Institution: Nasdaq
Primary Supervisor: Peter Swan