MEAFA PhD top-up scholarship

MEAFA's mission involves the development of research infrastructure for supporting the highest standards in financial analysis research by seeking improvements in research design and statistical/mathematical modelling.

A critical step towards achieving this mission is the ongoing investment in cross-disciplinary and cross-institutional training of PhD students. Since October 2011, MEAFA offers significant top-ups to holders of primary scholarships and accordingly invites applications.

 

Current MEAFA PhD students

  • Mr Ting-Hsuan Wu, Voluntary adoption of innovative financial reporting and disclosure technologies.
  • Mr Shawn Jian Liang Ho, Corporate Investment Efficiency.
  • Dr. Doron Samuell, Latent determinants of disability insurance claims.
 

Past MEAFA PhD students

  • Dr Zihang Peng, Accounting data, stochastic risk premia and implied one-period-ahead expected returns, employed at the University of New South Wales.
  • Dr Le Ma, The impact of real activities management on quarterly earnings quality, employed at the University of Technology Sydney.
  • Dr Tina Huynh, The impact of real activities management on quarterly earnings quality, employed at The University of Sydney.

Call for applications

MEAFA welcomes expressions of interest for cross-disciplinary supervision of PhD cancidates with interest in MEAFA's area of research.