Corporate finance meeting

The corporate finance research intensive meeting forms part of the Financial Research Network (FIRN) program of topic specific research meetings designed to extend the body of knowledge within a specific research area through the presentation of cutting edge research results and the building of stronger networks.  The meeting program is held over 1 or 2 days and has a strong emphasis on building upon existing corporate finance related work being undertaken by Australian based FIRN members.  Program includes a presentation by an internationally renown keynote plus several paper presentations and discussions by local members.  Program papers are selected each year via a call for papers which is open to FIRN researchers.  These meetings are not open to PhD students.

The 2017 intensive research meeting in Corporate Finance will be hosted by
the University of Adelaide and University of South Australia
15-16 June, 2017

Keynote Presenters are Paul Brockman (LeHigh University) and Vidhan Goyal (HKUST)

Program Committee Members are Alfred Yawson (Chair), Ralf-Yves Zurbrugg, Jean Canil (University of Adelaide), Reza Bradrania (University of South Australia) and David Michayluk (UTS).

2017 Keynote Presenter

2017 Keynote Presenter

Paul Brockman, LeHigh University

Professor Brockman is a Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs and holds the Joseph R. Perella and Amy M. Perella Chair. Professor Brockman’s research focuses primarily on corporate decision making. He is interested in examining the context (e.g., philosophical, psychological, historical, institutional) in which business decisions are made, implemented, and interpreted by capital markets.

2017 Keynote Presenter

2017 Keynote Presenter

Vidhan Goyal (HKUST)

Vidhan Goyal is Professor of Finance at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Professor Goyal’s research interests are in capital structure, corporate governance, and debt contracts. His research papers have been published in top academic journals including the Journal of Business, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Financial Management, and Journal of Corporate Finance. Professor Goyal has also contributed a chapter to the Handbook of Empirical Corporate Finance.