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From Broken Hill to Nexus10: Ellysia Oldsen has a passion for all things Accounting
Swapping physiology lectures for Introductory Accounting, Ellysia was once again inspired by her studies. This time, her lecturers ignited her passion for balancing debits with credits and confirmed her future aspirations. It was in her second year that Ellysia decided to major in Accounting and Corporate Finance.
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Value and growth at home and abroad
When investing in firms whether they have high-growth prospects (such as Afterpay) or offer long-term value (such as mining companies and banks), finding the optimal outcome for investments requires more research, especially when considering the possibility of investing your money abroad.
Gender bias amongst mutual fund managers
Do female fund managers generate better risk objective returns, by reducing churn (portfolio turnover) and with lower active weights and active share?
Using finance theory to maximize reward-to-risk ratio
Finance theory suggests that the individual should be looking to maximize their reward-to-risk ratio (or Sharpe ratio. A common choice facing many individuals is either the selection of superannuation funds when they start a new job or the selection of a broad category of funds (growth, balanced or conservative) for superannuation purposes.
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Executive Compensation: CEO Pay Ratio and the impacts of mandatory disclosure
Critics contend, however, that the CEO Pay Ratio provides little value due to managerial discretion in identifying median employees and computing their pay. Moreover, organizational differences could limit the comparability of the ratio across companies, including those within the same industry.
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Understanding Financial Market Linkages and Bank Systemic Risk
Research the source of bank systemic risk and the way in which contagion is proliferated throughout the financial system.
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