2012 New Zealand Finance Colloquim

The 2013 conference was hosted by the Department of Accountancy and Finance at the University of Otago on the 7th and 8th of February 2013. Continuing with the trend, the Colloquium also incorporated a PhD Symposium with special presentations by Scott Linn from the University of Oklahoma.

2013 Prize Winners

PhD Symposium Awards

  • The Centre for Finance Services and Markets (Massey) - best PhD student paper ($750)
    Best paper presented at the PhD symposium

    Financial Advice and Asset Allocation
    Annie Zhang, Auckland University of Technology

NZ Finance Colloquium Awards

  • INFINZ - best paper in investment ($1,000)
    On Diversification
    Ben Jacobsen, Massey University
    Frans De Roon, Tilburg University

  • Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment - best paper in Capital Market ($1,000)
    Drained by DRIPS: The Hidden Cost of Buying on the Dividend Pay Date
    Henk Berkman, University of Auckland
    Paul Koch, University of Kansas

  • ISCR - best paper in financial regulation ($1,000)
    How do Knockout Options Affect Irreversible Investment Decisions and the Design of an Efficient Investment Tax Credit
    Tan (Charlene) Lee, University of Auckland

  • The New Zealand Centre for Personal Financial Education Prize for Financial Literacy (Massey) - ($1,000)
    The Role of Financial Experience in Creating Financial Knowledge
    Bart Frijns, Auckland University of Technology
    Aaron Gilbert, Auckland University of Technology
    Alireza Tourani-Rad, Auckland University of Technology