Researcher

Associate Professor Jason Zein

My Expertise

Jason Zein's research interests include empirical corporate finance, international corporate governance, corporate ownership and control, family firms,  international investment, venture capital and private equity.

Biography

I am currently an associate professor at the School of Banking and Finance at UNSW. I have been a visiting scholar at Oxford University and Vanderbilt university and also taught entrepreneurial finance at the University of Melbourne. My research research interests include: corporate ownership and control around the world, incentives, venture capital, private equity and the financing of innovation. My research has been published in highly...view more

I am currently an associate professor at the School of Banking and Finance at UNSW. I have been a visiting scholar at Oxford University and Vanderbilt university and also taught entrepreneurial finance at the University of Melbourne. My research research interests include: corporate ownership and control around the world, incentives, venture capital, private equity and the financing of innovation. My research has been published in highly ranked finance journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics and the Review of Financial Studies and has also been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Bloomberg News and Institutional Investor Magazine.

 

Further information, including my CV, can be found at my personal web page: www.jasonzein.com

 

 


My Grants

  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant, Venture Capitalist Networks and the Financing of Innovation, AUD $280,000, (2018-2020)
  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant, Regional Financial Stability: Ownership Linkages of Financial Institutions and Propagation of Systemic Risk AUD $380,000, (2014-2017)
  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant, Ownership linkage and the functioning of interfirm capital markets during the Global Financial Crisis AUD $100,000, (2012-2013)
  • UNSW Business School Research Grants, $18,000, (2010)
  • UNSW Business School Research Grants, $13,000, (2005)

My Qualifications

  • PhD, University of New South Wales
  • BCom (First Class Hons.),University of New South Wales

My Awards

  • Winner, best paper in corporate finance/ financial economics, Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference, Melbourne, 2021
  • UNSW Business School Award for Excellence in Higher Degree Researcher (HDR) Supervision, 2020
  • UNSW Business School Award for Research Excellence, 2020
  • Winner, best paper in corporate finance/financial economics, Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference, Melbourne, 2018
  • Winner, best paper in corporate governance/social responsibility, 2018 Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference, Melbourne.
  • Winner, best paper in corporate finance at the 2009 Financial Management Association European Meeting

My Teaching

  • FINS1612 Capital Markets and Institutions
  • FINS3623 Venture Capital
  • FINS5512 Financial Markets and Institutions
  • FINS5523 Alternative Asset Classes
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Location

UNSW Business School - Ref E12
Level 3, Office 310

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Contact

+61 2 9385 5875
+61 2 9055 1884