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Graham Partington

Graham Partington

BSc (Hons) Wales; MEc(Hons) Macq.
Associate Professor and Chair of Discipline

Room 404/405
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9036 9429
Fax +61 2 9351 6461


Graham Partington joined the University of Sydney in 2002 and is currently head of the Finance Discipline. He is also a visiting senior research fellow at Bangor University. Over the years he has designed many degree programs in finance and accounting and has taught at universities in Australia, the UK, France, and Canada. He has also developed and run some of the world's largest PhD programs in Finance and Capital Markets. He is a co-author of four textbooks, has published over thirty research papers and has won four best paper prizes. Unusually, for a finance academic, he has included two poems in his finance publications. His main research, consulting and expert witness work is in corporate finance, particularly dividend policy, valuation, capital budgeting and the cost of capital. His other research interests include rights issues, takeovers, and the prediction of financial distress.

Research Expertise

  • Corporate finance, particularly dividend policy
  • Dividends and imputation tax
  • Cost of capital,
  • Capital budgeting
  • Valuation
  • Rights issues
  • Financial distress

Recent Units Taught