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Maria Jofre

Maria Jofre

PhD Sydney; BEng MSc Operations Management UCh
Casual Lecturer

Rm 4152
H70 - Abercrombie Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia


Bio

Maria received her PhD degree in Business Analytics from The University of Sydney Business School. She also studied Industrial Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Operations Management at the University of Chile. Her main research interests are statistical machine learning and corporate criminology.

Maria has been awarded with the first prize at the JB Douglas postgraduate research competition 2017 hosted by the Statistics Society of Australia (SSA) at the UTS, November 2017. She has also been awarded the first prize of the Business School 3-Minute Thesis competition 2016.

2018

4
Journal Article/s

Jofre M and Gerlach R 2018 'Fighting Accounting Fraud Through Forensic Data Analytics (Working Paper)', ArXiv e-prints, pp. 1-39 [Link]

5
Conference Paper/s

Jofre M 2018 'Accounting Fraud in the Financial Industry', 74th American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting 2018, Atlanta GA, United States, 17th November 2018

Jofre M 2018 'Accounting Fraud Analytics for Effective Corporate Regulation', Joint International Society for Clinical Biostatistics and Australian Statistical Conference ISCB ASC 2018, Melbourne, Australia, 30th August 2018

Jofre M 2018 'Accounting Fraud Analytics for Effective Corporate Regulation', 29th European Conference on Operational Research EURO 2018, Valencia, Spain, 11th July 2018

Jofre M 2018 'Accounting Fraud Detection Through Forensic Analytics', 3rd Conference on Business Analytics in Finance and Industry BAFI 2018, Santiago, Chile, 19th January 2018

2017

5
Conference Paper/s

Jofre M 2017 'Rethinking Corporate Regulation: Key Risk Indicators for Accounting Fraud Detection', 73rd American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting 2017, Philadelphia PA, United States, 18th November 2017

Jofre M 2017 'Forensic Data Analytics and Accounting Fraud Detection', 4th International Congress of Forensics & Police Tech Expo, Dalian, China, 29th October 2017

Jofre M 2017 'Fighting Accounting Fraud Through Forensic Analytics', 5th Chilean Graduate Conference in Australia, Sydney, Australia, 5th October 2017

11
Seminar Paper/s

Jofre M 2017 'Accounting Fraud Detection Through Forensic Analytics, 18th Annual J.B. Douglas Postgraduate Awards, Sydney, Australia, 15 November 2017

2016

5
Conference Paper/s

Jofre M, Scharth M and Gerlach R 2016 'Complete Subset Logistic Regression for Corporate Fraud Detection', Australian Statistical Conference ASC 2016, Canberra, Australia, 9th December 2016

Jofre M and Gerlach R 2016 'Fighting Financial Statement Fraud Through Predictive Analytics', 72nd American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting 2016, New Orleans, United States, 19th November 2016

11
Seminar Paper/s

Jofre M 2016 'Fighting Corporate Fraud Through Predictive Analytics, 3-Minute Thesis Presentation, The University of Sydney Competition, Sydney, Australia, 27 August 2016

Jofre M 2016 'Breaking the Wall of Corporate Impunity, Falling Walls Labs Australia, Canberra, Australia, 24 August 2016

Jofre M 2016 'Fighting Corporate Fraud Through Predictive Analytics, 1st Winner 3-Minute Thesis Presentation, Business School Competition, Sydney, Australia, 11 August 2016

2015

5
Conference Paper/s

Jofre M, Gerlach R and Christodoulou D 2015 'Machine Learning for Financial Statement Fraud Detection', 2nd Conference on Business Analytics in Finance and Industry BAFI 2015, Santiago, Chile, 16th December 2015

11
Seminar Paper/s

Jofre M 2015 'Financial Statement Fraud: Key Features and Market Reaction, 1st Winner International Statistic Poster Competition ISPC 2015, Surabaya, Indonesia, 26 June 2015

Recent Units Taught

  • BUSS1020 Quantitative Business Analysis

    2018: S1,
    2017: S1,

  • QBUS5002 Quantitative Methods for Accounting

    2018: S1,
    2017: S1,
    2016: S2,

  • QBUS6810 Statistical Learning and Data Mining

    2018: S1,
    2017: S2,

Newsroom articles

  • Maria Jofre on Radio National 16 Nov 2016

    ABC Radio National Science Show

    Maria Jofre was interviewed on Radio National’s The Science Show about the mathematics of criminal behaviour in business.

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