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Andrew Ainsworth

Andrew Ainsworth

Senior Lecturer

Rm 508
H69 - Codrington Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9036 7992
Fax +61 2 9351 6461


Andrew commenced as a Lecturer at the University of Sydney in 2009. He received his PhD in Finance from the University of New South Wales in 2010 and holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons 1) from the University of Western Australia. Prior to undertaking his PhD, he was an analyst at the Reserve Bank of Australia. The title of his PhD thesis was Institutional Investors: An Analysis of Investment Style, Dividends and Trading Behaviour. A chapter of his PhD thesis was awarded the Chartered Financial Analysts Best Paper Prize in Investments at the Asian Finance Association Conference in 2009. His current research interests include the performance and behaviour of investment funds, the valuation of dividends and the role of liquidity in capital markets.

Research Expertise

  • Funds Management (equity and fixed income)
  • Dividends and Imputation
  • Investor trading
  • Liquidity and capital markets

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