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Program

Day 1 - Master Classes

The topics of the 2012 Master Classes are selected by our PhD student representatives and by the Faculty HDR Committee. The topics are inspired by the Faculty mission statement:  Continually improving our reputation, relevance and resilience in a changing world.  

Master Class workshops

The sessions encourage PhD candidates to integrate their academic studies with soft skills which will enhance their future pathways into the workforce.

View the Master Class Schedule.


Day 2 - Presentations

The HDR EXPO provides an opportunity for PhD candidates to showcase their current research projects. Presentations cover a diverse range of topics including:

  • financial risk
  • finance
  • sustainability
  • economic development
  • corporate governance
  • international financial reporting standards
  • entrepreneurship
  • relationship marketing
  • branding
  • and human resource management.
The EXPO concludes with an Awards Ceremony recognising the best presentations in each of the 9 tracks.

See profiles and read abstracts of each person presenting.

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 Time Session #PresenterTopicDepartment

Session ChairAssociate Professor Maria Dyball
10:00 AMSession 1Zahra Borghei GhomiVoluntary Greenhouse Gas Emissions Disclosure Impact on Accounting-Based and Market-Based PerformanceACCG
10:20 AMSession 2Abdullah, NouraState and Accounting Profession in High Income Oil Exporting Countries: The Case of Kuwait (1973 – 1985)ACCG
10:40 AMSession 3He, Liyu (Colly)Opportunistic Use of Fair Value Accounting and Corporate GovernanceACCG
11:00 AMMorning Tea

Session ChairAssociate Professor Elaine Evans
11:20 AMSession 4Blazey, PatriciaRegulartory Challenges Faced in Controlling the Deforestation and Degredation of Tropical RainforestsACCG
11:40 AMSession 5Turton, JamesAn Examination of Geographical Indications Legislation for WineACCG
12:00 PMSession 6Mortimore, AnnaAustralia's Challenge in Abating Road Transport Emissions: A Focus on Environmental TaxesACCG
12:20 PMSession 7Abuoliem, Abdallah'Cloud Computing' Regulation: Towards an Appropriate Regulatory Framework for Personal Data Provisions Governing 'Cloud Computing' in JordanACCG
12:40 PMLunch

Session ChairDr. Catriona Lavermicocca
1:30 PMSession 8Tello Melendez, EdwardManagement of Groundwater Resources in Australia: Accountability PerspectiveACCG
1:50 PMSession 9Mark RunnallsAccounting in an entrepreneurial, employee owned companyACCG
2:10 PMSession 10Xijin, ZhongCultural Influences on IT Governance and Value Creation: Evidence from ChinaACCG
2:30 PMSession 11Hecimovic, AngelaAssurance of Natural Resource Management (NRM)ACCG
2:50 PMAfternoon Tea

Session ChairAssociate Professor Hope Ashiabor
3:10 PMSession 12Soh, Dominic Siang Boon Internal audits involvement in environmental, social and governance assurance and consulting activitiesACCG
3:30 PMSession 13Chen, Xiaomeng (Charlene)The Effect of Exploration Intensity on Analysts' ForecastsACCG
3:50 PMSession 14Zhou, YuchuanThe controversial role of corporate accounting in controlling the management - A critique of agency theory in corporate governanceACCG
4:10 PMSesssions Close
4:15 PMPrizesPrize Judge: Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie
4:35 PMClose
    Presenter Topic Department
  Session Chair

Dr. Alan Kilgore

10:00 AM Session 1 Heinz, Philip
“Holier‐than‐thou” Perception Bias among Professional Accountants and Accounting Students in Germany
ACCG
10:20 AM Session 2 Pan, Pei-Pei An Empirical Investigation of the Influence of Translation and Context on Judgments: Evidence from China
ACCG
10:40 AM Session 3 Dwita, Sany The Influence of Client-Gender and Auditor-Gender on Auditors’ Judgments: Evidence from Javanese and Minangkabau in Indonesia
ACCG
11:00 AM Morning Tea
  Session Chair Professor Chris Patel
11:20 AM Session 4 Palupi, Ade A Sociological Analysis of Asian Development Bank funding of Indonesian Government Accounting Education ACCG
11:40 AM Session 5 Bawono, Andy A historical examination of the implementation of performance-based budgeting (PBB) in public sector organization ACCG
12:00 PM Session 6 Wang, Fengfei (Andy) Management control systems and relational performance in inter-organizational relationships: the role of justice and trust ACCG
12:20 PM Session 7 Vacant
ACCG
12:40 PM Lunch
  Session Chair Dr. Andreas Hellman
1:30 PM Session 8 Alajmi, Sharaf The Moderating Role of Non-executive Directors: Their influence on CEO replacement decisions in the context of poor company performance
ACCG
1:50 PM Session 9 Khan, Md Habib Multi-dimensional performance measurement practices in developing countries: a review of literature and future direction
ACCG
2:10 PM Session 10 Tung, Amy Man Adoption of Environmental Management System (EMS) in Australian Manufacturing Organisations ACCG
2:30 PM Session 11 Vacant

ACCG
2:50 PM Afternoon Tea
  Session Chair
3:10 PM Session 12 Vacant

ACCG
3:30 PM Session 13 Vacant

ACCG
3:50 PM Session 14 Vacant

ACCG
4:10 PM Sessions Close
4:15 PM Prizes Prize Judge:  Associate Professor Lorne Cummings
4:35 PM Close

Accounting and Corporate Governance 3 - Pinaroo 2, Level 1

    Presenter Topic Department
  Session Chair Dr. Yvette Blount
10:00 AM Session 1 Kanainabogi, Lusiana Performance Measurement Systems in Fijian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Tourism Industry
ACCG
10:20 AM Session 2 Damiani, Gabriela Accreditation of Australian Residential Aged Care: An Institutional Theory and Quality Perspective
ACCG
10:40 AM Session 3 Phan, Thanh
The use and effectiveness of environmental management practices
ACCG
11:00 AM Morning Tea
  Session Chair Dr. Ranjith Appuhami
11:20 AM Session 4 Chen, Jessica Jin Hua Accountability Mechanisms in the Australian Not-for-Profit Sector
ACCG
11:40 AM Session 5 Pop-Vasileva, Aleksandra An analysis of the factors influencing the effectiveness of Performance Management Systems and the impact on employee work-related attitudes
ACCG
12:00 PM Session 6 Tri, Prabowo Paradoxes in the Indonesian Public Sector Administration Reform ACCG
12:20 PM Session 7 Vacant

ACCG
12:40 PM Lunch
  Session Chair

Associate Professor Elaine Evans

1:30 PM Session 8 Haswell, Stephen

Accounting standards during the global financial crisis of 2008-9: the political dimension

ACCG
1:50 PM Session 9 Cheung, Esther
Readability of Notes to the financial statements and the Adoption of IFRS
ACCG
2:10 PM Session 10 Ying, Xiao Yan
The Influence of Acculturation on Auditors’ Judgments Related to Professional Scepticism
ACCG
2:30 PM
Session 11
Erfani, Shadi
Investigating Impact of Social Network Sites Use on Quality of Life Of Cancer Survivors
ACCG
2:50 PM Afternoon Tea
3:10 PM
Session 12
vacant
ACCG
3:30 PM
Session 13
vacant
ACCG
3:50 PM
Session 14
vacant
ACCG
4:10 PM Sessions Close
4:15 PM Prizes Prize Judge:  Professor Philomena Leung
4:35 PM Close

Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies - Balinga 1, Level 1

    Presenter Topic  
  Session Chair Associate Professor Geoff Loudon
10:00 AM Session 1 Fard, Farzad Alavi
Optimal Dealer  Pricing Strategy under Regime Switching Economy AFAS
10:20 AM Session 2 Wong,Shiu Fung Filtering a Hidden Markov-Modulated Intensity-Based Credit Risk Model AFAS
10:40 AM Session 3 Chai, Ming Hui Celeste A Generalised GARCH-based model for Stochastic Mortality
AFAS
11:00 AM Morning Tea
  Session Chair Mr. Tim Kyng
11:20 AM Session 4 Mohamed Ramli, Siti A Stochastic Maximum Principle for Mean-Field Models with Jumps and its Application to Finance
AFAS
11:40 AM Session 5 Md. Sum, Rabihah Risk Management Decision Making: The Analytic Hierarchy Process Approach AFAS
12:00 PM Session 6 Xu, Tandy Jianhui Joint mortality modeling and analysing in similar populations AFAS
12:20 PM Session 7 Asmuni, Nurin Malaysia's 2000 Private Annuity Experiment: An Evaluation  AFAS
12:40 PM Lunch
  Session Chair Dr. Sachi Purcal
1:30 PM Session 8 Carlton, Anthony Investigating the discount on trade sale transactions
AFAS
1:50 PM Session 9

Wang, Liang

Modelling long run PD for SME portfolio AFAS
2:10 PM Session 10 Yang, Shen
A Stochastic Maximum Principle for Mean-Field Models with Jumps and its Application to Finance AFAS
2:30 PM Session 11 Vacant

AFAS
2:50 PM Afternoon Tea
  Session Chair Professor Piet de Jong
3:10 PM Session 12 Fan, Kun
Pricing dynamic fund protection under hidden Markov models AFAS
3:30 PM Session 13 Cotton, Deborah Ambiguity in Markets: A Test in an Australian Emissions Market AFAS
3:50 PM Session 14 Handika, Rangga
Modelling Price Spikes in Electricity Markets' Impact of Load, Weather and Capacity
AFAS
4:10 PM Sessions Close
4:15 PM Prizes Prize Judge:
Associate Professor David Pitt

Econometrics, Risk and Finance - Pinaroo 3, Level 1



Presenter Topic Department

Session Chair Professor Geoff Kingston
10:00 AM Session 1 Yuling, Cui Self-Employment in China: Are Rural Migrant Workers and Urban Residents Alike? ECON
10:20 AM Session 2 Carroll, David Raymond Job search and over-education in the Australian graduate labour market ECON
10:40 AM Session 3 Vaira-Lucero, Matias Social capital and the wealth accumulation of immigrants in Australia ECON
11:00 AM Morning Tea

Session Chair

Dr. Christopher Heaton

11:20 AM Session  4 Proimos, Alexander Monotonicity in Distress Risk Portfolios AFAS
11:40 AM Session 5 Boamah, Nicholas The Explanatory Power of Firm Size and Book-to-Market on Afrian Equity Markets AFAS
12:00 PM Session 6 Gordon, Narelle Information Asymmetry, Information Attributes and Industry Sector Returns AFAS
12:20 PM Session 7 Sarmiento-Sabogal, Julio Revising the Relevance of Accounting Betas in Estimating the Cost of Equity Capital: A Panel Approach AFAS
12:40 PM Lunch

Session Chair Dr. George Milunovich
1:30 PM Session 8 Ding, Jie Australian retirees' preferences between consumption, government pension, bequest and housing ECON
1:50 PM Session 9 Zhou, Peng Retirement Decisions ECON
2:10PM Session 10 Ning, RongHedging Gold and Oil Portfolio by US dollar in Different Regimes ECON
2:30 PM Session 11 vacant
ECON
2:50 PM Afternoon Tea

Session Chair Associate Professor Roselyne Joyeux
3:10 PM Session 12 Kurniawan, Rudi Sustainability of Fiscal Policy and Government Revenue-Expenditure Nexus: the Experience of Indonesia ECON
3:30 PM Session 13 Bowers, Colin Estimating the Daily Variance of Risky Assets Using High Frequency Data ECON
3:50 PM Session 14 Davey, Peter Available from Author ECON
4:10 PM Sessions Close
4:15 PM Prizes Prize Judge: Professor Jeffrey Sheen
4:35 PM Close

Economics and Economic Development - Pinaroo 4, Level 1



PresenterTopicDepartment

Session ChairAssociate Professor Sean Turnell
10:00 AMSession 1Pramanik, Md. Al-AminPoverty and Ready-Made Garment (RMG) Workers in BangladeshECON
10:20 AMSession 2Hossain SarahAvailable from AuthorECON
10:40 AMSession 3Triandaru, SigitAltruism, Social Interaction, Culture, and Social CapitalECON
11:00 AMMorning Tea

Session ChairDr. Michael Dobbie
11:20 AMSession 4Neal, TimothyUsing panel cointegration methods to understand rising top income sharesECON
11:40 AMSession 5Stubbs, LindsayRailways from Kunming. Implications for the China-Burma RailwayECON
12:00 PMSession 6Bissinger, JaredDeterminants of Firm Level Growth and Hiring in MyanmarECON
12:20 PMSession 7

Vacant


ECON
12:40 PMLunch

Session ChairAssociate Professor Massimiliano Tani
1:30 PMSession 8Marknual, ChamadanaiSpanish Sovereign Term Structure: an Implication for Sovereign Debt CrisisECON
1:50 PMSession 9Karunaratne, PrashanAn Import Demand Function for the Australian Economy using VectorAutoregression TechniqueECON
2:10 PMSession 10Truuvert, ToomasIrving Fisher's conception of interest and social quality theoryECON
2:30 PMSession 11Vacant
ECON
2:50 PMAfternoon Tea

Session ChairDr. Marjan Nazifi
3:10 PMSession 12Park, Jung SooTests of Technical Trading Profitability in Australian Financial MarketsECON
3:30 PMSession 13Katsouras, AriadneThe Environmental Impacts of Hydroelectric Dams in the AmazonECON
3:50 PMSession 14Shin, YousunEffects of Free Cultural Trade on Cultural DiversityECON
4:10 PMSesssions Close
4:15 PMPrizesPrize Judge: Dr. Alison Vicary
4:35 PMClose


PresenterTopicDepartment

Session ChairDr. Alison Barnes
10:00 AMSession 1Viverostapia, Hector ManuelStakeholder Perceptions on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Chilean mining industryM&M
10:20 AMSession 2Evans, GrahamDo Individual Statutory Agreements promote flexibility in Australian industrial relations?M&M
10:40 AMSession 3Jiang, ZhouRelationships between workplace justice, trust and commitment: A cross-cultural perspectiveM&M
11:00 AMMorning Tea

Session ChairProfessor Paul Gollan
11:20 AMSession 4Murphy, PriscillaStudent conceptions of learning mathematics and their approachesM&M
11:40 AMSession 5Hawse, Sally

Acquiring Wisdom: Embedding threshold moments into expertise transfer programs

M&M
12:00 PMSession 6Alnamlah, YousefInitial Findings from a Case Study of an Organization in Sydney: Managing Religious PracticesM&M
12:20 PMSession 7Harrison, BronwenDeveloping a taxonomy of awards for individuals in businessM&M
12:40 PMLunch

Session ChairDr. Troy Sarina
1:30 PMSession 8O'Neill, MarjorieUnderstanding the careers of older health workersM&M
1:50 PMSession 9Hamberger, JonathanComparing public and private sector approaches to workplace dispute and grievancesM&M
2:10 PMSession 10Townsend, DanielThe impact of organisational socialisation practices on the proactive behaviours of newcomersM&M
2:30 PMSession 11Vacant
M&M
2:50 PMAfternoon Tea

Session Chair
3:10Session 12Vacant
M&M
3:30Session 13Vacant
M&M
3:50Session 14Vacant

4:10 PMSessions Close
4:15 PMPrizesPrize Judge: Professor Lucy Taksa
4:35 PMClose

International Business - Balinga 2, Level 1

    Presenter Topic Department
  Session Chair Associate Professor Hume Winzar
 
10:00 AM Session 1 Gellatly, Lauren Internal Marketing, Public Service Motivation, Persistence and Performance of Australian Academics M&M
10:20 AM Session 2 Mahmud, Dedar Does Political Leaders/Candidates' Social Accessibility affect Voter Trust?
M&M
10:40 AM Session 3 Nguyen, Nam
Committed or trapped? Exploring the link between customer satisfaction and retention in financial services
M&M
11:00 AM Morning Tea
  Session Chair Dr. David Gray
11:20 AM Session 4 Ruskin, Jennifer Is Social Entrepreneurship Worth It? A Quantitative Study of Social Entrepreneurs' Motives and Rewards
M&M
11:40 AM Session 5 Pardosi, Jerico

Health Inequity of Early Age Mortality in Ende District, Indonesia

M&M
12:00 PM Session 6 Chang, Frances Entrepreneurs' networks in the internationalisation process
M&M
12:20 PM Session 7 Stewart- Loane, Susan
Talking about the unmentionable - what's the value in that?
M&M
12:40 PM Lunch
  Session Chair Associate Professor Lawrence Ang
1:30 PM Session 8 Uddin, Jashim
The Impact of Country- of- Origin (COO) on Australian Procurement Managers
M&M
1:50 PM Session 9 Sun, Gong Exploring Luxury Consumption Motives in China M&M
2:10 PM Session 10 Mirzaei, Abas Developing a Marketing Effectiveness Index through Linking Marketing Actions to Firm Value M&M
2:30 PM Session 11

M&M
2:50 PM Afternoon Tea

Session Chair
Dr. LayPeng Tan
3:10 PM Session 12 Damrongphiwat, Nitiphon (Joe)  Eat me now: A grounded theory of appetite appeal for visual advertising design M&M


Gaskill, Adam Marketing capabilities and metrics that contribute to marketing accountability in the technology sector M&M


Nugraha, Albert Consumer Decision to Visit a Risky Tourist Destination: An Analysis of Tourists’ Risk Taking M&M
4:15 PM Prizes Prize Judge:  Professor Scott Koslow
4:35 PM Close