2014 New Zealand Finance Colloquim

The 2014 conference was hosted by the Department of Finance at the Auckland University of Technology on the 13th and 14th of February 2014. A PhD Symposium was held on 12th February 2014 with presentations by Professor Bart Frijns and Professor Terry Walter.

2014 Prize Winners

PhD Symposium Awards

  • Auckland Centre for Financial Research (AUT Business School) - best PhD student paper ($1,000)
    Venture Capital Performance in China
    Sophie Wang, Massey University (with Hamish Anderson and Jing Chi)

NZ Finance Colloquium Awards

  • INFINZ - best paper in investment ($1,000)
    News Sentiment and Momentum
    Thanh D Huynh, Auckland University of Technology
    Daniel R Smith, Queensland University of Technology

  • Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment - best paper in Capital Markets ($1,000)
    The Long-Run Performance of the New Zealand Stock Markets: 1899 – 2012
    Bart Frijns, Auckland University of Technology
    Alireza Tourani-Rad, Auckland University of Technology

  • ISCR - best paper in Financial Regulation or Corporate Finance ($1,000)
    The Capital Structure of Small Public Firms
    Christina Atanasova, Simon Fraser University
    Evan Gatev, Simon Fraser University
    Daniel Shapiro, Simon Fraser University

  • Financial Education and Research Centre Prize (Massey University) - best paper in Financial Literacy ($1,000)
    Financial Literacy and Participation in Risky Asset Markets: A Spurious Relationship?
    Marco Eugster , University of Auckland