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Adelaide Economics alumni Adam Marley delivers us coffee with a conscience
Graduating with a degree in economics from the University of Adelaide, Adam Marley never could have dreamed where his career would take him, making a difference in the lives of others through his coffee importing business, Intersection Traders.
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Entrepreneur, CEO and University of Adelaide alumni Tom Welsby, shares his career journey
University of Adelaide alumni Tom Welsby shares how he used his success in the Australian eChallenge and passion for innovation to create meaningful change in the real-estate industry.
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Biogen eChallenge: Meet the teams
Meet the teams creating solutions to make a difference in the lives of teens suffering from neurological disorders as part of the Biogen eChallenge.
An Investment in the Future: Mark Samson's honours research in corporate decision making
In the space of a year, Mark was able to conduct original research, develop specialised knowledge in finance, advance his critical thinking abilities and set himself apart from other graduates in the job market.
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Undergraduate Finance to Graduate Banker: Brett Baguley's reflections on the honours program
Brett’s undergraduate studies and his honours year put him on track to secure a coveted role as a Graduate Analyst with Commonwealth Bank Australia, commencing in 2021. These are the in-depth skills that Brett believes were critical in helping him develop confidence in the competitive graduate job market.
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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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