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The New Zealand Finance Colloquium was an initiative introduced in 1996 to promote the discussion, dissemination and development of finance related research within New Zealand. The colloquium is an annual event organised and held at universities throughout the country.

23rd Annual (2019) New Zealand Finance Colloquium

The 23rd Annual New Zealand Finance Colloquium was hosted by Lincoln University.

The event included a PhD symposium on 13th February 2019 followed by the colloquium on 14th and 15th February 2019.

2019 Awards/Prizes

  • BLR outstanding research award
    The Determinants of Office Rents and Yields: The International Evidence
    Jedrzej Bialkowski, The University of Canterbury
    Sheridan Titman, University of Texas at Austin
    Garry Twite, University of Melbourne


  • NZX Award 01 for Outstanding Research ($5,000).
    Director-level Social Capital and Board Appointments: Evidence from New Zealand
    Angela Andersen, Auckland University of Technology
    Alexandre Garel, Auckland University of Technology
    Aaron Gilbert, Auckland University of Technology
    Alireza Tourani-Rad, Auckland University of Technology


  • NZX Award 02 for Outstanding Research ($5,000)
    Fee structure, transaction costs and information content
    Sean Foley, University of Sydney
    Anqi Liu, University of Sydney


  • NZX Award for Outstanding Research with Practical Application
    The Impact of the 2012 NZX Listing Rule Change on Board Diversity and Company Performance
    Glenn Boyle, Sapere Research Group and University of Canterbury
    Michael Foley (PG Student), University of Canterbury
    Sanghyun Hong (PhD Candidate), University of Canterbury


  • NZX Award for Outstanding Research with Practical Application
    Profit Margin Hedging in the New Zealand Dairy Farming Industry
    Adrian Fernandez-Perez, Auckland University of Technology
    Bart Frijns, Auckland University of Technology
    Ilnara Gafiatullina, Auckland University of Technology
    Alireza Tourani-Rad, Auckland University of Technology


  • MBIE Best Paper Award for Capital Markets ($1,000)
    Profit Margin Hedging in the New Zealand Dairy Farming Industry
    Adrian Fernandez-Perez, Auckland University of Technology
    Bart Frijns, Auckland University of Technology
    Ilnara Gafiatullina, Auckland University of Technology
    Alireza Tourani-Rad, Auckland University of Technology


  • CFA ARX Best Paper Award ($1,000)
    Oil prices and stock market anomalies
    Muhammad A. Cheema, The University of Waikato
    Frank Scrimgeour, The University of Waikato


  • INFINZ Best Paper award for Investments ($1,000)
    Disclosure Standardization and Textual Sentiment in Equity Crowdfunding: New Zealand Evidence
    James Murray, Ara Institute of Canterbury
    Jeremy Robertson, Ara Institute of Canterbury


  • Best PhD Student Paper Award ($1,000)
    What Motivates Socially Responsible Fund Managers to Shift Risk: Remuneration Incentives or Career Concerns?
    Lin Wang – Monash University


Notice Board

2020 NZFC

The 24th New Zealand Finance Colloquium will be hosted by Auckland University of Technology.
»» view call for papers