First Meeting on MEAFA

14-15 Feb 2008, Darlington Centre, The University of Sydney

The two-day workshop consisted of seven papers, each with a 45 minute presentation followed by a 35 minute discussion.

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Thursday 14 February 2008

09:00

Welcome

09:20-10:40

Stuart McLeay, 'Unit Roots, Cointegration and Bank Financial Ratios' 742Kb, Bangor Business School.

10:40-11:00

Morning break

11:00-12:20

Maxwell Stevenson, 'The role of time, liquidity, volume and bid-ask spread on the volatility of the Australian equity market' 1.32Mb, the University of Sydney.

12:20-14:00

Lunch

14:00-15:20

Maurice Peat, 'Common Characteristics in Takeover Targets: A Self Organising Map Approach' 126Kb, the University of Sydney.

15:20-15:40

Afternoon break

15:40-17:00

Demetris Christodoulou and Vasilis Sarafidis, 'The Econometrics of Estimating Unexpected Accruals' 203Kb, Tables and Graphs 144Kb, the University of Sydney

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Friday, 15 February 2008
10:40

Arrival

11:00-12:20

Michael Bradbury, 'Ownership Performance in a Lightly Regulated Non-Competitive Operating Environment' 121Kb, Massey University.

12:20-14:00

Lunch

14:00-15:20

Stewart Jones and David Johnstone, 'A Latent Class Analysis of Corporate Insolvency and Bankruptcy Risk' 119Kb, the University of Sydney.

15:20-15:40

Afternoon break

15:40-17:00

Maxwell Stevenson, 'Resolving the Price-Earnings Puzzle and Related Econometric Issues' 311Kb, the University of Sydney.

17:00–17:15

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