Position: Adjunct Professor
College / Portfolio: Business
School / Department: Economics, Finance and Marketing
Campus: Melbourne City Campus
Contact me about: Research supervision
Since Monica was awarded her PhD by Monash University in 2005, she has published in a number of quality international journals and attracted a number of research grants.
- Corporate Governance
- Corporate Ownership and Control
- Board of Directors Practice
- Corporate Internal Control
- Superannuation Funds Governance
- Asian Business
Research Projects and Funding
- A$18,000 by Australian Centre for Financial Studies Research Grant. “Theory and evidence of the effectiveness of audit committee“ with Dr Vijay Marisetty, Dr Terrence Hallahan and Dr Monica Tan, 2012.
- A$5,000 by School of Economics, Finance and Marketing at RMIT for the project titled “CEO Human Specificity and Corporate Restructuring“ with Dr. Michael Graham, 2011.
- A$14,000 by Melbourne Centre for Financial Studies for the project titled “Superannuation Fund Management, Governance, Performance in Australia“ with Dr. Marie-Anne Cam, 2010.
- A$2,000 by School of Economics, Finance and Marketing at RMIT for the project titled “Superannuation Fund Management, Governance, Performance in Australia“ with Dr. Marie-Anne Cam, 2010.
- A$12,000 by the 2010 RMIT Business Research Grant Seed Fund for the project titled “Nominee Ownership in Australia“ with Prof. Richard Heaney and Dr. Larry Li, 2010.
- International Finance
- 2010 – 2011 Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
- 2001 – 2004 Ph.D., Faculty of Business & Economics, Thesis Title: Ownership, Corporate Control, Corporate Governance and Firm Performance in Malaysia, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
- 2000 – 2001 Master of Management, Major: International Business, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
- 1996 – 1998 Bachelor of Arts, Major: Financial and Economics Studies, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.
- Chuah, S.,Hoffmann, R.,Liu, B.,Tan, M. (2019). Is Knowledge Cursed When Forecasting the Forecasts of Others In: Journal of Behavioral Finance, 20, 66 - 72
- Tan, G.,Liu, B. (2016). CEO's managerial power, board committee memberships and idiosyncratic volatility In: International Review of Financial Analysis, 48, 21 - 30
- Tan, G.,Cam, M. (2014). Does governance structure influence pension fund fees and costs? An examination of Australian not-for-profit superannuation funds In: Australian Journal of Management, 40, 114 - 134
- Tan, G.,Cam, M. (2013). Explaining pension fund product and governance disclosure in Australia In: Australasian Accounting Business and Finance Journal, 7, 49 - 67
- Wei, H.,Tan, G. (2012). Corporate governance and initial public offerings in Australia In: Corporate Governance and Initial Public Offerings - An International Perspective, Cambridge University Press, UK
- Nguyen, T.,Tan, G.,Cam, M. (2012). Fund governance, fees and performance in Australian corporate superannuation funds: a non-parametric analysis In: Journal of Law and Financial Management, 11, 2 - 23
- Tan, G.,Cam, M. (2011). Voluntary disclosure, trustee governance and background in Australian superannuation funds In: JASSA, 2, 28 - 35
- Tan, G.,Cam, M. (2011). Trustee governance, directors background and voluntary disclosure: A survey of Australian superannuation industry funds In: Proceedings of the 2011 Accounting and finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Darwin, Australia, 3-5 July 2011
- Wei, H.,Tam, O.,Tan, G. (2010). Internal governance mechanisms and firm performance in China In: Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 27, 728 - 749
- Tam, O.,Tan, G.,Hu, H. (2010). Governance and performance in compliance versus non-compliance Chinese listed companies In: Corporate Board: Role, Duties & Composition, 6, 31 - 41
- Superannuation Fund Management Disclosure. Funded by: Australian Centre for Financial Studies Research Grants 2015 from (2016 to 2016)
- Is More Information Always Better? A behavioural study on superfunds optimal disclosure design.. Funded by: Australian Centre for Financial Studies Research Grants 2015 Round 2 from (2016 to 2017)
- The curse of knowledge overimputation in financial markets. Funded by: Australian Centre for Financial Studies Research Grants 2015 from (2015 to 2017)
- On the scope and effectiveness of corporate audit committee: theory and evidence. Funded by: Australian Centre for Financial Studies Grant pre-2014 from (2011 to 2015)
- Superannuation Fund Management, Governance and Performance in Australian Industry Funds. Funded by: Australian Centre for Financial Studies Grant pre-2014 from (2010 to 2010)
Note: Supervision projects since 2004
4 PhD Completions8 PhD Current Supervisions
Corporate governance, Corporate ownership & control, Business and political networks, Asian business, Fund governance