31st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference

The 31st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference was held on 13–15 December 2018 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney. The PhD Forum was held on 12 December 2018

Keynote Speakers

  • David Denis, University of Pittsburgh
  • Andrew Karolyi, Cornell University
  • Rene Stulz, Ohio State University

Prize winners

BlackRock Prize

$10,000 awarded to the best paper presented on Capital Markets / Funds Management / Mutual Funds

Empirical Asset Pricing via Machine Learning
Shihao Gu, University of Chicago
Bryan Kelly, Yale University
Dacheng Xiu, University of Chicago

Bureau van Dijk Prize

Awarded to the best papers in Banking

Bank Network and International Trade
Yue Fang, University of Michigan

Bureau van Dijk Prize

Awarded to the best paper in Corporate Finance / Corporate Governance / Institutional Block Holders

Toxic Emissions and Executive Migration
Ross Levine, University of California Berkeley
Chen Lin, The University of Hong Kong
Zigan Wang, The University of Hong Kong

SIRCA Research Prize

Awarded to the best paper using data generated by SIRCA

Asymmetric Relationship between Order Imbalance and Realised Volatility: Evidence from the Australian Market
Banita Bissoondoyal-Bheenick, Monash University
Robert Brooks, Monash University
Hung Xuan Do, Masser University

Australian Securities Exchange Prize

Awarded to the best paper presented on Derivatives / Quantitative Finance

Textual Opinion in Analyst Reports
Kotaro Miwa, Tokio Marine Asset Management

Further Enquiries

For any further information or questions please email us at bankconf@unsw.edu.au.