Skip to Content

Semester 1, 2007

Seminar series: Semester 1, 2007

As part of its commitment to excellence in research, the Department of Accounting and Finance conducts a regular research seminar series. Presenters include academic staff from other universities as well as staff from our department. These sessions facilitate the dissemination of current research findings in all areas of accounting and finance.

Seminars during the first semester of 2007 will normally be held between 11.00am -12.30pm on most Thursdays in Dunmore Lang Conference Centre - adjacent to the Dunmore Lang College at 130-134 Herring Road, North Ryde. The campus map will assist you in finding room locations.

Any further enquiries may be directed to the Seminar Convenor Sue Wright or Seminar Administrator Iris Chung.

Seminars from 2006 Semester 1 and 2006 Semester 2 are also available.

2007 Semester 1 Seminar Series




8 March

Ivy Chen

(Macquarie University)

Exploring the role of board of directors in corporate strategic choice:  Australian evidence (with Maria Dyball and Sue Wright)

15 March

Anne Burns

(Macquarie University)

Communication skills in accounting interactions (with Stephen Moore)

Please note - Change of time : commencing 12:30pm

22 March

David Gallagher

(University of NSW)

The value of alpha forecasts in portfolio construction (with Kingsley Fong and Adrian Lee)

29 March

Alan Ramsay

(Monash University)

The persistence and pricing of earnings, accruals and free cash flows in Australia

5 April

Carly Webster

(Monash University)

Does "style of use" of performance measurement systems impact on individual creativity? An empirical analysis.

26 April

Alfred Yawson

(University of NSW)

The impact of intermediate restructuring events on firm survival (with Ronan Powell)

3 May

Reza Monem

(Griffith University)

Has earnings quality declined over time?  Australian evidence (with Shadi Farshadfar)

10 May


17 May

Gary Monroe

(Australian National University)

Auditor tenure and perceived credibility of financial reporting (with Masoud Azizkhani and Greg Shailer)

24 May

Colin Ferguson

(University of Melbourne)

Corporate governance and misappropriation (with Larelle Chapple and Diana Kang)

31 May

Vincent Chong

(University of Western Australia)

The effects of information, social

influence pressures and personality on managers' project evaluation decisions