BEc(Hons) PhD Penn.
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW Australia 2006
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Dr Tro Kortian has a PhD in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, specialising in finance and international economics. He joined the University after a six-year tenure as a research economist with Reserve Bank of Australia, working in both the International and Economic Research Departments of the Bank.
Prior to his return to Australia, Dr Kortian was an A/Prof. in Economics at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. His areas of research interest include asset pricing, investor trading strategies and behaviour, foreign exchange market microstructure, and the global supervision and regulation of financial institutions. With the award of a Large Research Grant from the Australian Research Council, Dr Kortian, along with Prof. Peter Swan, has embarked on a 3-year research project examining the nature and profitability of trading strategies adopted by all investor classes in the Australian share market, as well as its implications for stock market liquidity, stability and efficiency.
The Swiss-system Shakedown 01 Jul 2012
Tro Kortian, Discipline of Finance at the University of Sydney Business School, has been interviewed by CEO Magazine regarding Switzerland's bank secrecy laws.
- Asset pricing
- Foreign exchange market microstructure
- Global supervision and regulation of financial institutions
- Investor trading strategies and behaviour
- Stock market liquidity
Recent Units Taught
2013: Semester 1, 2012: Semester 1, Semester 2,
2012: Semester 2,
2013: Semester 1,
2012: Semester 1,
2012: Semester 2,
2013: Summer School, 2012: Summer School,
2013: Semester 1, 2012: Semester 1,