2015 New Zealand Finance Colloquium

The 2015 New Zealand Finance Colloquium and PhD Symposium were hosted by the University of Waikato on 18th - 20th February 2015.

2015 Prize Recipients

PhD Symposium Awards

  • Auckland Centre for Financial Research - best PhD student paper ($1,000)
    New Model and Evidence of Cash Tunnelling in Chinese Firms
    Yi Wei, Massey University (with Jianguo and Jing Chi)

NZ Finance Colloquium Awards

  • INFINZ - best paper in investment ($1,000)
    Opening the Box on the Stock Selection Skills on US Mutual Funds
    Ron Bird, University of Technology, Sydney
    Veronica Sherwood-Meares, University of Technology, Sydney
    Danny Yeung, University of Technology, Sydney

  • Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) - best paper in Capital Markets ($1,000)
    The Determinants of CEO Board Membership
    Michelle Li, University of Auckland
    Helen Roberts, University of Otago

  • ISCR - best paper in Financial Regulation or Corporate Finance ($1,000)
    Executive Confidence and New CEO Selection
    Suman Banerjee, University of Wyoming
    Lili Dai, , Australian National Universit
    Mark Humphery-Jenner , UNSW
    Vikram Nanda, Rutgers University