B MathFin (Hons) W'gong ; PhD Sydney
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The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia
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Andrew recently completed his PhD in the area of decision making in finance, specifically focusing on the valuation of subjective probability forecasts in betting markets. His current research focuses on optimal gambling strategies and the use of competitions in the forecast evaluation process.
Sohu, Caijing, Sina, China Daily, People’s Daily, China News, Xinhua and Caixin
Sohu, Caijing, Sina, China Daily, People’s Daily, China News, Xinhua and Caixin reported on a study by the Business School into the growth of alternative finance in the Asia Pacific Region.
The Australian Financial Review, The Australian, Business Insider, Banking Day, AB + F and Financial Standard
The Australian Financial Review, The Australian, Business Insider, Banking Day, AB + F and Financial Standard reported on the Business School’s research in collaboration with KPMG on alternative finance in the Asia-Pacific region.
Zhang B, Deer L, Wardrop R, Grant A, Garvey K, Thorp S, Ziegler T, Ying K, Xinwei Z, Huang E, Burton J, Chen H, Lui A, Gray Y, Akhtar S and Anthonisz S 2016 'Harnessing Potential: The Asia-Pacific Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report (March 2016)', KPMG
Grant A, Johnson J and Oikonomidis T 2015 'Arb-mirage: Exploring the Extent to Which Apparent Inefficiency in Betting Markets is an Illusion', 22nd Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society, Halkidiki, Greece, 1st July 2015
Grant A 2013 'Betting on Simultaneous Events and Accumulator Gambles' in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Gambling, ed. L Vaughan Williams and D S Siegel, Oxford University Press, New York, United States, pp. 341-369
Grant A and Westerholm J 2013 'Reference Price Formation for Packaged Transactions: What Disposition Effect?', 17th Annual European Conference of the Financial Management Association International FMA 2013, Luxembourg, 14th June 2013
Grant A, Jarnecic E and Su M 2011 'Asymmetric Effects of Sell-Side Analyst Optimism and Broker Market Share by Clientele', European Finance Association Meeting 2011, Stockholm, Sweden, 20th October 2011
Grant A, Jarnecic E and Su M 2011 'Asymmetric Effects of Sell-Side Analyst Optimism and Broker Market Share by Clientele', 18th Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society MFS 2011, Rome, Italy, 29th June 2011
Grant A and Johnstone D 2010 'Finding Profitable Forecast Combinations Using Probability Scoring Rules', International Journal of Forecasting, vol.26:3, pp. 498-510
Grant A and Phung J 2010 'Idiosyncratic Volatility, Return Reversals and Momentum: Australian Evidence', 23rd Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2010, Sydney, Australia, 17th December 2010
Johnstone D, Grant A and Kwon O 2008 'Optimal Betting Strategies for Simultaneous Games', Decision Analysis, vol.5:1, pp. 10-18
Recent Units Taught
FINC6013 International Business Finance
FINC6016 Financial Instruments and Markets
FINC6022 Behavioural Finance