Doctoral Symposium Programme

2017 Doctoral Symposium, Queenstown, New Zealand

CROWNE PLAZA, QUEENSTOWN

Monday, 18 December 2017                                                                                          07:30 - 17:30

07:30 - 08:00

REGISTRATION

ATRIUM
08:00 - 10:00

SESSION 1

BOARDROOM
   
CHAIR:
PROFESSOR WOLFGANG BESSLER, JUSTUS-LIEBIG UNIVERSITY GIESSEN
 
   
Paper:Global warming and asset pricing 
Presenter:Mihir Tirodkar (University of Auckland) 
Discussant: Xiping Li (Massey University) 
   
Paper:Stock Market Liquidity and Trading Activity: Is China Different? 
Presenter:Rui Ma (Massey University) 
Discussant: Shuang Liu (University of Sydney) 
   
Paper:Persistence of Hedge Funds  
Presenter:Mui Kuen Yuen (Massey University) 
Discussant: Brett Doran (Griffith University) 
   
10:00 - 10:30

COFFEE/TEA BREAK

ATRIUM
10:30 - 12:30

SESSION 2

BOARDROOM
   
CHAIR:
PROFESSOR ROBERT FAFF, UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
 
   
Paper:The Trimmed Bootstrap: Evidence from international markets and inflation adjusted returns 
Presenter:Brett Doran (Griffith University) 
Discussant: Mui Kuen Yuen (Massey University) 
   
Paper:What Drives the Dispersion Effect, Investor Sentiment or Conditional Equity Premium? 
Presenter:Shuang Liu (University of Sydney) 
Discussant: Rui Ma (Massey University) 
   
Paper:Investigation of systemic risk contribution using an accounting based measure 
Presenter:Xiping Li (Massey University) 
Discussant: Mihir Tirodkar (University of Auckland) 
   
12:30 - 13:30

LUNCH BREAK

THREESIXTY
13:30 - 15:00

SESSION 3.1

BOARDROOM
   
CHAIR:
PROFESSOR ANAND VIJH, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
 
   
Paper:Market Competition and Corporate Innovation Relation: Revisit and New Insights 
Presenter:Chong Chen (City University of Hong Kong) 
Discussant: John Fan Zhang (Auckland University of Technology) 
   
Paper:Cultural Diversity and capital structures of multinational firms 
Presenter:John Fan Zhang (Auckland University of Technology) 
Discussant: Chong Chen (City University of Hong Kong) 
   
15:00 - 15:30

COFFEE/TEA BREAK

ATRIUM
15:30 - 17:00

SESSION 3.2

BOARDROOM
   
Paper:

Watching the Wolves: Unveiling the Moderating Role of Corporate Governance on CEO Power

 
Presenter:Lubna Rahman (UNSW) 
Discussant: Xioli Wan (University of Auckland) 
   
Paper:Optimal Contracting in a Principal-Agent-Subagent Model 
Presenter:Qing Liu (Boston University) 
Discussant: Lubna Rahman (UNSW) 
   
Paper:Financial Globalization and the International Transmission of Interest Rate Shocks: The Federal Reserve and China 
Presenter:Xioli Wan (University of Auckland) 
DiscussantQing Liu (Boston University) 
   
17:30 - 18:30

WELCOME RECEPTION

ATRIUM/COURTYARD