Research focuses include financial markets, corporate finance and governance, empirical finance, international finance, risk management, public choice, and applied econometrics.
In the marketing discipline our research is focused in a number of areas in particular consumer culture, marketing ethics, social marketing, branding, sport marketing and sponsorship, and social marketing.
We produce research outputs in both professional literature and the popular press reflecting our strong real world focus in applied research. Research interests are focused on both the domestic and international markets and we have a large body of research students from both Australia and overseas.
Our researchers are involved in a number of projects currently funded by the Australian Research Council. In particular, on Discovery projects in microeconometric techniques in Finance, on economic reform and Australian electoral decision making, on causes and consequences of short selling for equity returns, on the impact of the introduction of electronic trading systems, and on the modelling of operational risk.
Along with industry partner Midwine Consulting, an ARC Linkage project is investigating liquidity measurement and risk management in the Australian insurance industry. In the Marketing Group two ARC projects are underway involving consumption and obesity, and the development of a brand authenticity scale.