Programme for the 2018 PhD Symposium

download symposium schedule
view campus map

(last update1 February, 2018)

Venue: Geography Building, Rooms 3.01, 3.02 and 3.07

Wednesday 7th February 2018

10:30am - 11:00pm

Registration and Morning Tea
Venue:Level 3 Geography Building

11:00am - 12:30pm

PhD Session I | Stream A


Shari’ah compliance requirements and the cost of equity capital
Jamshid Karimov, Massey University


Liquidity and Asset Prices
Sang Hyun Hong, University of Canterbury

11:00am - 12:30pm

PhD Session I | Stream B


Corporate governance and default prediction: A reality test
Ruwani Fernando, University of Waikato


Effects of Customers' Personal Characteristics on Online Banking in New Zealand
Saba Azeem, Massey University


Do agriculture Exchange Traded Commodities perform efficiently during high volatile periods in commodity prices?
Devmali Perera, University of Canterbury

12:30pm - 1:30pm

To Top Lunch
Venue: Rata Room at Wharerata

1:30pm - 3:00pm

PhD Session II | Stream A


Award-winning CEOs and Corporate Innovation
Mia Pham, Monash University


Do Stock Return-linked Compensation and Executive Power Affect Firm Leverage?
Yun Shen, University of Waikato


The effect of minority foreign ownership on Vietnamese bank efficiency: A one-stage stochastic frontier analysis approach
Tran Trang, Massey University

1:30pm - 3:00pm

PhD Session II | Stream B


Cluster Analysis and Firm Patterns: A New Approach
Son Tran, Massey University


Examining dynamic speed of adjustment toward target leverage using quantile regression: An empirical study on Singapore
Thao Nguyen, The University of Waikato


CEO Succession Gap and Firm Performance
Renzhu (Stephanie) Zhang, University of Otago

3:00pm - 3:30pm

To Top Afternoon Tea
Venue: Level 3, Geography Building

3:30pm - 4:30pm

PhD Session III | Stream A


The Chinese Equity Index Options Market
Tian Yue University of Otago


Data Breaches and Corporate Policies
Kobby Boasiako, Victoria University

3:30pm - 4:30pm

PhD Session III | Stream B


The role of media on CEO power and firm performance
Jiexiang Huang, University of Otago

7:00pm -

To Top Dinner
Venue: Yeda, 78 Broadway Ave