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HDR Expo 2010 Friday 19th November The Grace Hotel, Sydney

PROGRAM

The Research Expo conference comprised of six tracks. Each track consisting of 14 presentation sessions. See profiles and read abstracts of each person presenting.

Financial Risk, Economic Modelling



Presenter
Topic
Department

Session Chair
Steve Christie


10.00am
Session 1
Anthonisz, Sean Ashton
Asset Pricing with Partial-Moments
ACST
10.20am
Session 2
Jameson, Kevin Momentum returns in bull and bear market states ACST
10.40am
Session 3
Weng, Haijie Style Analysis and Value-at-Risk of Asia-Focused Hedge Funds ECON
11.00am
Morning Tea




Session Chair Lance Fisher


11.20am
Session 4 Ding, Jack Jie
Post-retirement Financial Planning with Discrete Dynamic Programming: A Practical Approach
ECON
11.40am
Session 5
Zhou, Peng Retirement Decisions ECON
12.00pm
Session 6 Rong, Ning Asset Allocation in Later life
ECON
12.20pm
Session 7
Bui, Anh Tuan Tests of the Uncovered Interest Parity:  Evidence from Australia and New Zealand
ECON
12.40pm
Lunch




Session Chair
Jiwook Jang


1.30pm
Session 8
Fu, Paul Genyuan
Transform Approach and its Computer Based Numerical Application in Compound Distributions
ACST
1.50pm
Session 9
Xu, Tandy Jianhui Joint Mortality Model Based on Lee-Carter Model
ACST
2.10pm
Session 10
Wang, Liang Analysis of Mortgage Insurance Data by Mixture Models ACST
2.30pm
Session 11
Ignatieva, Ekaterina Concentration and Stock Returns: Australian Evidence ECON
2.50pm
Afternoon Tea




Session Chair
Con Korkofingas


3.10pm
Session 12 De Mello, Lurion Mario
Price Dynamics of Polypropylene and its Feedstocks in Asia and North West Europe
ECON
3.30pm
Session 13
Kurniawan, Rudi Tax Smoothing Hypothesis: Some Results from Indonesian Data ECON
3.50pm
Session 14
Davey, Peter
The impact of Government policies on the price of pharmaceuticals: An international study of 30 Countries ECON
4.10pm
Sessions Close



4.15pm
Prizes
Prize judge: Ken Sui


4.35pm
Close





Presenter
Topic
Department

Session Chair
Samantha Sin


10.00am
Session 1
Gordon, Narelle
Investor Recognition and Disagreement: Pricing Effects among Australian Equities
ECON
10.20am
Session 2
Lau, James Chun Founding Family Ownership and Dividend Smoothing ACCG
10.40am
Session 3
He, Liyu The explanatory and predictive abilities of fair-value earnings for future cash flows BUSL
11.00am
Morning Tea




Session Chair
Alan Kilgore


11.20am
Session 4
Li, Wei
Market Failure or Governmental Failure? a Study of China's Water Abstraction Policies
ACCG
11.40am
Session 5
Bhattacharyya, Asit A Comparative Study of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in an Emerging and Developed Economy ACCG
12.00pm
Session 6
Tello Melendez, Edward Paul Improving Water Information Through Standardised Water Accounting: Australian Evidence
ACCG
12.20pm
Session 7
Mortimore, Anna Managing Transport Emissions through a Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme - a comparative analysis. ACCG
12.40pm
Lunch




Session Chair
James Lau


1.30pm
Session 8
Cheung, Esther Readability of Financial Reports and the Adoption of IFRS
ACCG
1.50pm
Session 9
Chen, Xiaomeng Exploration expenditure and Analysts' forecasts ACCG
2.10pm
Session 10
Haswell, Stephen The mark-to-market experience during the global crisis ACCG
2.30pm
Session 11
Proimos, Alexander Is Default Risk Priced? Empirical Evidence in the Presence of Fat Tails
ACCG
2.50pm
Afternoon Tea




Session Chair



3.10pm
Session 12 VACANT


ECON
3.30pm
Session 13 VACANT
ECON
3.50pm
Session 14 VACANT
ECON
4.10pm
Sessions Close


4.15pm
Prizes
Prize Judge: Lorne Cummings


4.45pm
Close






Presenter Topic
Department

Session Chair Medhat Endawes


10.00am Session 1 Heinz, Philip Alexander Influence of personality variables on German accountants' ethical judgments on earnings management
ACCG
10.20am Session 2 Khan, Md. Habib-Uz-Zaman Contemporary performance measurement systems in commercial banks of Bangladesh ACCG
10.40am Session 3 Palupi, Ade The Transformation of Indonesian Accounting during the Reformation Period ACCG
11.00am Morning Tea



Session Chair Yvette Blount


11.20am Session 4 Pan, Pei Pei
A Comparative Study of Judgments of Chinese and Australian Accountants
ACCG
11.40am Session 5 Handley, Karen Accounting Standards Used in Australia ACCG
12.00pm Session 6 Leong, Shane The Potential Of Central Database Regimes To Enhance Corporate Political Donation Accountability
ACCG
12.20pm Session 7 VACANT

ACCG
12.40pm Lunch



Session Chair Nazmi Jarrar


1.30pm Session 8 Mala, Rajni The Effects Of Experience And Accountability On The Judgments Of Professional Accountants In Australia ACCG
1.50pm Session 9 Su, Xia Management control systems from an organizational life cycle perspective: the role of input, behaviour and output controls ACCG
2.10pm Session 10 Chen, Jessica Jin Hua Governance and Accountability in the Not-for-Profit Sector
ACCG
2.30pm Session 11 VACANT
BUSL
2.50pm Afternoon Tea



Session Chair Michael Quilter


3.10pm Session 12 Ayad, Mary Informing the 1958 New York Convention
BUSL
3.30pm Session 13 Kamal, Miko Dealing With State-Owned Enterprises' Principal Dilemma: A Proposal for the Governance of Indonesia's State-owned enterprises BUSL
3.50pm Session 14 Turton, James
Protecting producers and consumers of environmentally friendly wine: an Australian and Legal Perspective BUSL
4.10pm Sessions Close


4.15pm Prizes Prize Judge: Niloufer Selvadurai

4.35pm Close




PresenterTopicDepartment

Session ChairGordon Brooks

10.00amSession 1Townsend, DanielAn on-boarding theoretical framework in the Australian tertiary sector: The employee's perspectiveBUS
10.20amSession 2Varhegyi, MelindaCareer certainty and career decision-making self efficacy in postgraduate study intentionsBUS
10.40amSession 3O'Neill, MarjorieThe New Late Career: A theory to explain the modern career of older workers to accommodate an increased work and life spanBUS
11.00amMorning Tea



Session ChairDenise Jepsen

11.20amSession 4Rupidara, NeilThe Configuration of HR Systems Within Subsidiaries of Multinational Companies in Indonesia: Methodological Aspects of The Research and Concepts that Need Further InvestigationBUS
11.40amSession 5Seo, Eun-KyungThe Impact of Culture on Equity Sensitivity Perceptions and Work Outcomes in AustraliaBUS
12.00pmSession 6Howlett, DebOnboarding and Change Management: A Case Study approachBUS
12.20pmSession 7Mustafa, MikeThe Internationalisation Process of Small Immigrant EnterpriseBUS
12.40pmLunch



Session ChairAlison Barnes

1.30pmSession 8Bruinwold Riedel, AmandaThe role of social capital in boardroom selection for women.BUS
1.50pmSession 9Alnamlah, YousefAn Examination of Muslim Religious Practices
in the Workplace and their Implications for Management
BUS
2.10pmSession 10Rowe, AnnaUniversity student and teacher perceptions of emotions and learning: A qualitative studyBUS
2.30pmSession 11Taylor, MurrayThe impact of industry factors on the pace, pattern and scale of born global firm internationalisationBUS
2.50pmAfternoon Tea



Session ChairPeter McGraw

3.10pmSession 12Kirby, DianneTeamwork as a generic skill for business studentsBUS
3.30pmSession 13Hamberger, JonathanWorkplace Dispute and Grievance Procedures in Large Australian OrganisationsBUS
3.50pmSession 14Mountford, HeleneThe resource-based view and older workers in times of economic changeBUS
4.10pmSessions Close


4.15pmPrizesPrize Judge: Hume Winzar

4.35pmClose




Presenter Topic
Department

Session Chair Jana Bowden


10.00am Session 1 Mahmud, Dedar Understanding voter behaviour and effective political marketing in developing countries
BUS
10.20am Session 2 Singh, Sonal Youth Focused Anti-Smoking Mass Media Campaigns– Experimental Study in Fiji Islands and Solomon Islands BUS
10.40am Session 3 VACANT

BUS
11.00am Morning Tea



Session Chair Greg Elliott


11.20am Session 4 Ilicic, Jasmina Celebrity co-branding partners as irrelevant brand information in advertisements
BUS
11.40am Session 5 Vincent, Nathan Measuring Relationship Quality in a Membership Association BUS
12.00pm Session 6 Silverberg, Paul Cause Related Marketing in the Online Space BUS
12.20pm Session 7 Sun, Gong Traditional Cultural Values, Political Ideologies and Luxury Consumption in China BUS
12.40pm Lunch



Session Chair Stephen Chen


1.30pm Session 8 Presbitero, Alfredo Jr Organisational Climate Change and Employee Engagement: A Longitudinal Study BUS
1.50pm Session 9 Ren, Nan Nan Motivations, risk attitudes and entry modes of Chinese mining SOEs and NSOEs BUS
2.10pm Session 10 Naseri, Mohammad Targeting Online Customers: A Comparative Analysis of Artificial Neural Networks and Logistic Regression BUS
2.30pm Session 11 Gaskill, Adam Marketing accountability as a moderator of marketing influence with the CFO BUS
2.50pm Afternoon Tea



Session Chair Leanne Carter


3.10pm Session 12 Chen, Junhua Housing Class And Tenure Decision In Contemporary Urban China
BUS
3.30pm Session 13 Huang, Yeqing Welfare program participation of rural migrants in contemporary China: a social exclusion perspective BUS
3.50pm Session 14 Kharroubi, Hassan Is Offshoring decision a Strategic Orientation for growth or a Strategic Response to declining Firm Performance? BUS
4.10pm Sessions Close


4.15pm Prizes Prize Judge: Vicki Baard

4.35pm Close


Economics



Presenter Topic
Department

Session Chair Alison Vicary


10.00am Session 1 Ates, Onur The Historical Origins of Cultural Capital
ECON
10.20am Session 2 Zednik, Anita Aesthetic quality and social influence in music markets ECON
10.40am Session 3 Zwar, Janiece Books, Publishers, and Public Debate ECON
11.00am Morning Tea



Session Chair Pundarik Mukhopadhaya


11.20am Session 4 Kabir, Mohammod Lutful Multidimensional Poverty Index On Rnfe: A Means To Informed Policy Choices
ECON
11.40am Session 5 Pramanik, Md. Al-Amin Trade Liberalisation and Its Impacts on  Bangladeshi Female Workers ECON
12.00pm Session 6 Onyina, Paul Adjei The Role of Microfinance in Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Ghana ECON
12.20pm Session 7 Chowdhury, Tamgid Gender Bias of Government Agencies and NGOs in the Provision of Services to the Rural Poor in Bangladesh
ECON
12.40pm Lunch



Session Chair Michael Dobbie


1.30pm Session 8 Vaira Lucero, Matias Impact of the 1996 US immigration policy reform (IIRIRA) on Mexican Migrants' Remittances.
ECON
1.50pm Session 9 Wang, Ben Zhe An Estimated Small Open Economy Model with Labour Market Frictions ECON
2.10pm Session 10 Cui, Yuling
The determinants of employment choice by migrant workers in China: SOEs and non-SOEs ECON
2.30pm Session 11 Truuvert, Toomas Fisher's Separation Theorem: Its Role in the Impatience and Opportunity Theory of Interest
ECON
2.50pm Afternoon Tea



Session Chair Natalia Ponomareva


3.10pm Session 12 Bhanu Bhatia The effect of social capital networks on family planning decisions in Bangladesh.
ECON
3.30pm Session 13 Haniffa, Mohamed Alsabri Impact of Terrorism on the Colombo Stock Exchange ECON
3.50pm Session 14 Halal Rubin, Tzameret The role of innovation in the services, manufacturing & mining industries: Evidence from Australia ECON
4.10pm Sessions Close


4.15pm Prizes Prize Judge: Max Tani


4.35pm Close