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Maurice Peat

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BEc MEc PhD UTS
Associate Professor; Discipline Deputy Head of Education; Postgraduate Research Coordinator

Rm 407
H69 - Codrington Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9351 6466
Fax +61 2 9351 6461
maurice.peat@sydney.edu.au

Bio

Dr Maurice Peat has a PhD in Finance from UTS, in the area of theoretical and empirical financial distress modelling. Maurice broad experience in business related disciplines having worked in Economics and Information Systems before joining the department.

Maurice's current research interests cover such topics as credit risk and corporate distress analysis, a managerial decision context for financial analysis, the economics of restructuring transactions and the impacts of Information technology on financial innovation.

Selected publications

2018

Journal Articles

Batten J, Lucey B, McGroarty F, Peat M, and Urquhart A (2018) Does intraday technical trading have predictive power in precious metal markets? Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 52, 102-113. [More Information]

Corbet S, Lucey B, Peat M, and Vigne S (2018) Bitcoin Futures - What use are they? Economics Letters, 172, 23-27. [More Information]

2017

Journal Article

Batten J, Lucey B, McGroarty F, Peat M, and Urquhart A (2017) Stylized facts of intraday precious metals PloS One, 12 (4), 1-21. [More Information]

Book Chapter

Behnaz A, Natarajan A, Rabhi F, and Peat M (2017) A Semantic-Based Analytics Architecture and Its Application to Commodity Pricing Enterprise Applications, Markets and Services in the Finance Industry; Springer, Cham, 17-31. [More Information]

2016

Journal Articles

Batten J, Lucey B, and Peat M (2016) Gold and silver manipulation: What can be empirically verified? Economic Modelling, 56, 168-176. [More Information]

Chen R, Svec J, and Peat M (2016) Forecasting the Government Bond Term Structure in Australia Australian Economic Papers, 55 (2), 99-111. [More Information]

2015

Journal Articles

Peat M, Svec J, and Wang J (2015) The effects of fiscal opacity on sovereign credit spreads Emerging Markets Review, 24, 34-45. [More Information]

Reza Bradrania M, Peat M, and Satchell S (2015) Liquidity costs, idiosyncratic volatility and expected stock returns International Review of Financial Analysis, 42, 394-406. [More Information]

Book Chapters

Peat M, and Jones S (2015) Detecting Changing Financial Relationships: A Self Organising Map Approach Enterprise Applications and Services in the Finance Industry; Springer, Cham, 1-12. [More Information]

Qudah I, Rabhi F, and Peat M (2015) A Proposed Framework for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Financial News Sentiment Scoring Datasets Enterprise Applications and Services in the Finance Industry; Springer, Cham, 29-47. [More Information]

2014

Journal Articles

Bradrania M, and Peat M (2014) Characteristic liquidity, systematic liquidity and expected returns Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 33, 78-98. [More Information]

Jones S, and Peat M (2014) Predicting Corporate Bankruptcy Risk in Australia: A Latent Class Analysis Journal of Applied Management Accounting Research, 12 (1), 13-25.

Peat M, Svec J, and Wang J (2014) Reporting Bias in Incomplete Information Model Economics Letters, 123 (1), 45-49. [More Information]

Wang J, Svec J, and Peat M (2014) The Information Content of Ratings: An Analysis of Australian Credit Default Swap Spreads Abacus, 50 (1), 56-75. [More Information]

Book Chapter

Yao L, Rabhi F, and Peat M (2014) Supporting Data-Intensive Analysis Processes: A Review of Enabling Technologies and Trends Handbook of Research on Architectural Trends in Service-Driven Computing; IGI Global, Hershey, United States, 481-508.

2013

Journal Articles

Baradarannia M, and Peat M (2013) Liquidity and expected returns - Evidence from 1926-2008 International Review of Financial Analysis, 29, 10-23. [More Information]

Johnstone D, Jones S, Jose V, and Peat M (2013) Measures of the Economic Value of Probabilities of Bankruptcy Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A-Statistics in Society, 176 (3), 635-653. [More Information]

Book Chapters

Robertson C, Rabhi F, and Peat M (2013) A Service-Oriented Approach towards Real Time Financial News Analysis Consumer Information Systems and Relationship Management: Design, Implementation, and Use; Business Science Reference, Hershey, United States, 32-49.

Yao L, Rabhi F, and Peat M (2013) A Case Study in Using ADAGE for Compute-Intensive Financial Analysis Processes Enterprise Applications and Services in the Finance Industry: 6th International Workshop, FinanceCom 2012 Barcelona, Spain, June 10 2012- Revised Papers; Springer-Verlag, Berlin Germany, 91-111. [More Information]

2012

Journal Articles

Frino A, Peat M, and Wright D (2012) The impact of auctions on residential property prices Accounting and Finance, 52 (3), 815-830. [More Information]

Peat M, and Jones S (2012) Using Neural Nets to Combine Information Sets in Corporate Bankruptcy Prediction Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management, 19 (2), 90-101. [More Information]

Peat M, and Wright D (2012) The Impact of Residential Property Investment on Portfolio Performance JASSA, 3 (2), 35-42.

Conference Proceeding

Baradarannia M, and Peat M (2012) Characteristic liquidity, systematic liquidity and expected returns 21st Annual Meeting of the European Financial Management Association EFMA 2012; European Financial Management Association, Barcelona, Spain. [More Information]

2011

Conference Proceeding

Baradarannia M, and Peat M (2011) Liquidity and Expected Returns: New Evidence from Daily Data 1926-2008 8th International Conference on Applied Financial Economics AFE 2011; National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

2010

Journal Article

Svec J, and Peat M (2010) Systematic Risk, CDS Spread and Market Integration: An Empirical Investigation JASSA, 2010 (3), 6-11.

2009

Journal Article

Peat M (2009) Market Data Resources for Researchers: The SIRCA Data Repository Australian Economic Review, 42 (4), 490-495. [More Information]

Conference Proceeding

Wright D, Frino A, and Peat M (2009) Seasonality in Australian Residential Real Estate Prices 22nd Australasian Banking and Finance Conference 2009, The Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney Australia.

Book Chapter

Peat M (2009) Data + Information Systems = Financial Innovation Enterprise Applications and Services in the Finance Industry - 4th International Workshop, FinanceCom 2008, Paris, France, December 13, 2008; Springer, Berlin, Germany, 1-10.

2008

Journal Article

Truong G, Partington G, and Peat M (2008) Cost-of-Capital Estimation and Capital-Budgeting Practice in Australia Australian Journal of Management, 33 (1), 95-121. [More Information]

Conference Proceeding

Wright D, Frino A, and Peat M (2008) First-Sale Bias and Age Effects: Do 'new' properties sell at a premium? 21st Australasian Banking and Finance Conference 2008, Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney, Australia.

Book Chapters

Jones S, and Peat M (2008) Credit derivatives: Current practices and controversies Advances in Credit Risk Modelling and Corporate Bankruptcy Prediction; Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 207-241.

Peat M (2008) Non-parametric methods for credit risk analysis: Neural networks and recursive partitioning techniques Advances in Credit Risk Modelling and Corporate Bankruptcy Prediction; Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 137-153.

2007

Journal Article

Peat M (2007) Factors Affecting the Probability of Bankruptcy: A Managerial Decision Based Approach Abacus, 43 (3), 303-324. [More Information]

Conference Proceeding

Lim J, O'Connor M, and Peat M (2007) The impact of uncertainty information in judgemental forecasting and decision making 27th International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF); the International Institute of Forcasters, online.

2006

Journal Article

Stevenson M, do Amaral L, and Peat M (2006) Risk Management and the Role of Spot Price Predictions in the Australian Retail Electricity Market Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, 10 (3, Article 4), 1-23. [More Information]

Conference Proceedings

Amaral L, Peat M, and Stevenson M (2006) Forward prices and their risk management role in the Australian electricity market 13th Global Finance Conference.

Peat M (2006) Bankruptcy conditions in a stochastic dynamic model of the firm Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference (AFAANZ) 2006; John Wiley & Sons, online.

2005

Journal Article

Peat M, Stevenson M, and Maroney D (2005) The relationship between technical indicators and the market index JASSA, 2005 Winter (2), 8-11.

Conference Proceeding

Truong G, Partington G, and Peat M (2005) Cost of Capital Estimation and Capital Budgeting Practice in Australia Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference AFAANZ 2005; The Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand, Australia. [More Information]

2004

Conference Proceeding

Peat M, Stevenson M, and Maroney D (2004) The Predictive Ability Of Simple Technical Indicators: Australian Evidence First International Workshop on Intelligent Finance (IWIF 1); The University of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.

Recent Units Taught

  • FINC2012 Corporate Finance II

  • FINC5001 Capital Markets and Corporate Finance

  • FINC6001 Intermediate Corporate Finance

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