B.Com (Qld), Ph.D (W. Aust)
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia
Terry Walter is an Honorary Professor. His first academic appointment was in 1973, subsequently he has had longstanding appointments at the University of Western Australia, UNSW, UTS and the University of Sydney. He was first appointed as a Professor at the University of Sydney in February 1988, and has since then held several senior administrative appointments including Director of Program, Head of School, Head of Division and Dean. He has had several successes with ARC research funding (seven discovery grants, one infrastructure grant, two collaborative grants and one cooperative research centre). Terry has a substantial publication record (including papers published in some of the top finance and accounting journals; Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Abacus, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Review of Accounting Studies) and has supervised more than 20 Phd students to completion.
In 2015, Terry was appointed as a member of the ERA panel in Economics and Commerce.
Gallagher DR, Gardner PA, Schmidt CH and Walter T 2014 'Portfolio Quality and Mutual Fund Performance', International Review of Finance, vol.14:4, pp. 485-521
Al-Yahyaee K, Pham T and Walter T 2013 'Capital structure and stock returns: evidence from an emerging market with unique financing arrangements', Applied Financial Economics, vol.23:14, pp. 1197-1203
Da Silva Rosa R, Saverimuttu N and Walter T 2005 'Do Informed Traders Win? An Analysis of Changes in Corporate Ownership around Substantial Shareholder Notices', International Review of Finance, vol.5:3-4, pp. 113–147
Lee P, Stokes D, Taylor S and Walter T 2003 'The association between audit quality, accounting disclosures and firm-specific risk: evidence from initial public offerings', Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, vol.22:5, pp. 377-400
Da Silva Rosa R, Velayuthen G and Walter T 2003 'The sharemarket performance of Australian venture capital-backed and non-venture capital-backed IPOs', Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, vol.11:2, pp. 197–218
Frino A, McCorry M and Walter T 2002 'An analysis of intraday patterns in effective bid-ask spreads for NYSE-listed stocks', International Quarterly Journal of Finance, vol.2:1-4, pp. 85-94
Da Silva Rosa R, Izan H, Steinbeck A and Walter T 2000 'The Method of Payment Decision in Australian Takeovers: An Investigation of Causes and Effects', Australian journal of management, vol.25:1, pp. 67-94
- The impact on corporate accountability of Australia’s unique “two strikes” rule on executive pay; Prof Terry Walter; Prof Martin Bugeja; Prof Raymond Da Silva Rosa; Dr Yaowen Shan; Prof David Yermack; Research Grant.
- Competition and Market Analysis
- Economic, mathematical, financial and econometric modeling
- Financial and insurance services including asset and insurance premium valuations
- Financial and economic advice regarding rate of return on capital
- Corporate finance (WACC)
- Financial statement analysis
- Capital market theory (CAPM) and the efficient markets hypothesis
- Empirical research using market efficiency theory
- Market microstructure
- Venture capital
- Private equity