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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.
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.
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.
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.
Do female fund managers generate better risk objective returns, by reducing churn (portfolio turnover) and with lower active weights and active share?
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.
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.
Research the source of bank systemic risk and the way in which contagion is proliferated throughout the financial system.
Recent research on overconfidence CEOs found that CEO overconfidence has significant impact on firms’ innovation and Mergers and Acquisition activities. For example, due to their psychological bias, such CEOs tend to underestimate the uncertainty and overestimate firm’s future prospects.
Director of Wine Business, Dr. Rebecca Dolan explores the relationship between wine label design and taste in shaping consumer reactions.