Researcher

Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner

My Expertise

Corporate Governance, ESG, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Mergers, Acquisitions, M&A, Takeovers

Keywords

Biography

Mark’s research spans corporate finance, venture capital, and law. He has published and forthcoming papers in finance journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative analysis, Review of Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, and Journal of Corporate Finance. Mark has also published leading management journals, such as Strategic Management Journal and Journal of International Business...view more

Mark’s research spans corporate finance, venture capital, and law. He has published and forthcoming papers in finance journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative analysis, Review of Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, and Journal of Corporate Finance. Mark has also published leading management journals, such as Strategic Management Journal and Journal of International Business Studies. He has worked in industry, after working in investment banking, he has consulted for hedge funds. He has also been teaching in various capacities since 2006 and has been an assistant professor in finance since 2012.


My Grants

  • Australia Research Council Discovery Grant, 2014-2016 (DP140103039).
  • Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) 2014.

My Qualifications

  • PhD, UNSW
  • PhD, Tilburg University
  • PhD, Leiden University
  • MS, Columbia University
  • MS, University of Washington
  • LLB (First Class Honours), UNSW
  • BCom (First Class Honours, University Medal), UNSW

My Engagement

Columns, contributions thereto, and media mentions

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7 Sep 2021: BusinessThink. "Is Australia’s coronavirus bill a debt burden future generations must bear?” https://www.businessthink.unsw.edu.au/articles/debt-government-australia

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17 Feb 2021: BusinessThink. “What Tesla’s $1.5 billion bet on Bitcoin means for crypto legitimacy”, https://www.businessthink.unsw.edu.au/articles/tesla-bitcoin-crypto-legitimacy

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4 Feb 2021: BusinessThink. “Should short selling be banned following GameStop's surge?”, https://www.businessthink.unsw.edu.au/articles/GameStop-stock-shares-short-selling

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16 Dec 2020: BusinessThink. “Is there a basis for a Royal Commission into News Corp?”, https://www.businessthink.unsw.edu.au/articles/royal-commission-news-corp-australia

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22 April 2020: BusinessThink, 7 reasons why the government should not bail out Virgin Australia, https://www.businessthink.unsw.edu.au/articles/government-bailout-virgin-australia?

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28-Jan-2020: The Conversation, “What we know suggests the economic impact of Wuhan coronavirus will be limited”, https://theconversation.com/what-we-know-suggests-the-economic-impact-of-wuhan-coronavirus-will-be-limited-130598

Republished in Smart Company: https://www.smartcompany.com.au/finance/economy/wuhan-coronavirus-australian-economy/

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09-Dec-2019: The Conversation, “Litigation is the real reason financial reports are becoming harder to read”, https://theconversation.com/litigation-is-the-real-reason-financial-reports-are-becoming-harder-to-read-127102

Republished in Canberra Times: https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/6533551/litigation-is-the-real-reason-financial-reports-are-becoming-harder-to-read/

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05-Dec-2019: Columbia Blue Sky, “Does Litigation Risk Make Financial Reports Less Readable?”, http://clsbluesky.law.columbia.edu/2019/12/05/does-litigation-risk-make-financial-reports-less-readable/

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13-Nov-2019: The Conversation, “Why Australia’s first securities class action judgment (sort of) cleared Myer”, https://theconversation.com/why-australias-first-securities-class-action-judgment-sort-of-cleared-myer-125925

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15-Oct-2019: The Conversation, ”Four questions about mortgages the ACCC inquiry should put to the big four banks” https://theconversation.com/four-questions-about-mortgages-the-accc-inquiry-should-put-to-the-big-four-banks-125224

Republished in The New Daily, https://thenewdaily.com.au/money/finance-news/2019/10/15/questions-big-banks-mortgage-inquiry/

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21-May-2019: The Conversation, “Going up. Monday showed what the market thinks of Morrison”, https://theconversation.com/going-up-monday-showed-what-the-market-thinks-of-morrison-117396

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14-May-2019: BusinessThink, “Good governance may be Uber’s savior”, https://www.businessthink.unsw.edu.au/articles/good-governance-may-be-uber-s-saviour

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21-Feb-2019: The Conversation, “Honest brokers. Why mortgage broker commissions aren’t the problem”, https://theconversation.com/honest-brokers-why-mortgage-broker-commissions-arent-the-problem-111631

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12-Feb-2019: The Conversation, “Why bank shares are climbing despite the royal commission”, https://theconversation.com/why-bank-shares-are-climbing-despite-the-royal-commission-111175

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15-Oct-2018: Australian Pole Dancers Magazine, “Pole Studio Consolidation”

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30-Aug-2018: The Conversation, “Better than the alternative. What the market thought of ScoMo”, https://theconversation.com/better-than-the-alternative-what-the-market-thought-of-scomo-102349

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19-Feb-2018: The Conversation, “FactCheck: do bank profits ‘belong to everyday Australians’?”, https://theconversation.com/factcheck-do-bank-profits-belong-to-everyday-australians-88156

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12-Jan-2018: South China Morning Post, “Think twice before forcing change at the top of a company”, http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/2127938/think-twice-forcing-change-top-company

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14-Nov-2017: ABC, “Why religious exemptions on same-sex marriage are a backward step”, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-13/religious-exemptions-on-same-sex-marriage-are-a-backward-step/9145124

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03-Oct-2017: ABC, “Same-sex marriage: Religious exemptions bad for business, Australia's reputation”, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-10-03/same-sex-marriage-exemptions-would-be-bad-for-buisness/9007896

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24-Aug-2017: The Conversation, "Explainer: what exactly must companies disclose to investors?" (The Conversation), https://theconversation.com/explainer-what-exactly-must-companies-disclose-to-investors-82979

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23-May-2017: Lawyers Weekly, ‘Sorry, Slater and Gordon is not an argument against listed law firms’, https://www.lawyersweekly.com.au/biglaw/21146-sorry-slater-and-gordon-is-not-an-argument-against-listed-law-firms#ccomment-content-21146

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8 May 2017: China Policy Institute, ‘The value of foreign VCs to Chinese firms’, https://cpianalysis.org/2017/05/08/the-value-of-foreign-vcs-to-chinese-firms/

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8 May 2017: The Conversation, ‘TPG bid for Fairfax: what usually happens when private equity meets media?’ https://theconversation.com/tpg-bid-for-fairfax-what-usually-happens-when-private-equity-meets-media-77313

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26 February 2017: The Conversation, ‘Why mass deportations are costly and hurt the economy’, https://theconversation.com/why-mass-deportations-are-costly-and-hurt-the-economy-73504

 

Republished in:

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Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/mass-deportations-arent-just-inhumane-theyre-bad-business-2017-3

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Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/business/moneybox/2017/02/mass_deportations_will_hurt_the_economy.html

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Salon: http://www.salon.com/2017/03/02/why-mass-deportations-are-costly-and-hurt-the-economy_partner/

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Univision: http://www.univision.com/univision-news/opinion/why-mass-deportations-are-costly-and-hurt-the-economy?hootPostID=bb3e2a094388a1f8a36e384be45800ae

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Associated Press: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/3e6dfc7a4c15454d972de6ddf45797e6/why-mass-deportations-are-costly-and-hurt-economy

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Houston Chronicle: http://www.chron.com/news/article/Why-mass-deportations-are-costly-and-hurt-the-10961136.php

 

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8 February 2017: The Conversation, ‘What’s behind the rise in shareholder class actions’, https://theconversation.com/whats-behind-the-rise-in-shareholder-class-actions-72356

 

Republished in Smart Company: http://www.smartcompany.com.au/finance/82813-whats-behind-rise-shareholder-class-actions/

 

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30 January 2017: Huffington Post, ‘Trump's Immigration Ban Is Bad For Business’, http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/mark-humphery-jenner/trumps-immigration-ban-is-bad-for-business/?utm_hp_ref=au-blog

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24 January 2017: The Conversation, ‘Disappearing votes: why investors should steer clear of Snapchat’s dual-class shares’, https://theconversation.com/disappearing-votes-why-investors-should-steer-clear-of-snapchats-dual-class-shares-71710

 

Republished in

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Business Standard: http://www.business-standard.com/article/technology/why-investors-should-steer-clear-of-snapchat-s-dual-class-shares-117012500199_1.html

 

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23 January 2017: The Conversation, ‘Too big, too expensive and too silly: why video game movies fail’, https://theconversation.com/too-big-too-expensive-and-too-silly-why-video-game-movies-fail-71336

 

Republished in:

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Mumbrella: https://mumbrella.com.au/big-expensive-silly-video-game-movies-fail-421719

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Business Standard: http://www.business-standard.com/article/international/too-big-too-expensive-and-too-silly-why-video-game-movies-fail-117012400253_1.html

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NZ Herald: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=11791400

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14 December 2016: The Conversation, ‘Politicians who tweet-shame risk economic damage’, https://theconversation.com/politicians-who-tweet-shame-risk-economic-damage-70325

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22 November 2016: The Conversation, ‘Fixing an ailing Obamacare: four ways to address rising costs and less choice’, https://theconversation.com/fixing-an-ailing-obamacare-four-ways-to-address-rising-costs-and-less-choice-69041

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11 November 2016: The Conversation, ‘What’s behind the Trump bump in markets’, https://theconversation.com/whats-behind-the-trump-bump-in-markets-68658

 

Republished in

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Yahoo Finance: https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/-what-s-behind-the-trump-bump-in-markets-001900923.html

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Raw Story: http://www.rawstory.com/2016/11/whats-behind-the-trump-bump-in-markets/

 

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27 October 2016: The Conversation, ‘The problems with AT&T’s bid for Time Warner’, https://theconversation.com/the-problems-with-atandts-bid-for-time-warner-67648

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19 October 2016: Xinhua, ‘Pokemon Go no more? Australian professor’, http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-10/19/c_135765784.htm . I discussed the decline of Pokemon Go.

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19 October 2016: The Conversation, ‘What went wrong with Pokémon Go? Three lessons from its plummeting player numbers’, https://theconversation.com/what-went-wrong-with-pokemon-go-three-lessons-from-its-plummeting-player-numbers-67135

 

Republished in

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ABC: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-19/what-went-wrong-with-pokemon-go/7942726

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Sydney Morning Herald: http://www.smh.com.au/comment/from-favourite-to-failing-what-went-wrong-with-pokemon-go-20161019-gs5pbb.html

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The Age: http://www.theage.com.au/comment/from-favourite-to-failing-what-went-wrong-with-pokemon-go-20161019-gs5pbb.html

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Canberra Times: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/comment/from-favourite-to-failing-what-went-wrong-with-pokemon-go-20161019-gs5pbb.html

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WA Today: http://www.watoday.com.au/comment/from-favourite-to-failing-what-went-wrong-with-pokemon-go-20161019-gs5pbb.html

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Brisbane Times: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/comment/from-favourite-to-failing-what-went-wrong-with-pokemon-go-20161019-gs5pbb.html

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Mumbrella: https://mumbrella.com.au/went-wrong-pokemon-go-three-lessons-plummeting-player-numbers-402793

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Tech Central: https://www.techcentral.co.za/pokemon-gone-lessons-from-its-fall/69340/

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Phys Org: http://phys.org/news/2016-10-wrong-pokmon-lessons-plummeting-player.html?ICID=ref_fark

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Australasian Science: http://www.australasianscience.com.au/article/science-and-technology/what-went-wrong-pok%C3%A9mon-go-three-lessons-its-plummeting-player-number  

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NZ Herald: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11731788

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News Guangdong: http://www.newsgd.com/news/2016-10/19/content_157868382.htm

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The Chronicle: http://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/pokemon-gone-three-lessons-learn-fad/3102073/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ThechroniclecomauEntertainment+%28The+Chronicle+-+Entertainment%29

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Noosa News: http://www.noosanews.com.au/news/pokemon-gone-three-lessons-learn-fad/3102073/

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Lismore Echo: http://www.echonews.com.au/news/pokemon-gone-three-lessons-learn-fad/3102073/

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Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com.au/3-lessons-for-business-from-the-rapid-decline-in-pokemon-go-2016-10

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Brunei Times: http://www.bruneitimes.com.bn/features/2016/10/20/pokemon-go-no-more

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Manila Bulletin: http://www.mb.com.ph/pokemon-go-no-more-australian-professor/

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Scroll.in: http://scroll.in/article/819474/pokemon-gone-three-lessons-that-game-makers-can-lean-from-pokemon-gos-rapid-decline

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Lifehacker: http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2016/10/what-happened-to-all-the-pokemon-go-players/

 

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10 October 2016: The Conversation, ‘Private equity isn’t all bad: how PE funds help companies expand overseas’, https://theconversation.com/private-equity-isnt-all-bad-how-pe-funds-help-companies-expand-overseas-65884 . This article discusses my findings that PE funds can help to facilitate cross-border takeovers

 

Republished in

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Startup Smart: http://www.startupsmart.com.au/advice/funding/private-equity-isnt-all-bad-how-pe-funds-help-companies-expand-overseas/

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Inside Retail: https://www.insideretail.com.au/blog/2016/10/11/private-equity-isnt-all-bad/

 

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30 August 2016: Anthill, ‘Is your company advertising in games? Here are the three key reasons why it should’ http://anthillonline.com/three-reasons-companies-advertise-games/ . This article looks at why companies should advertise in computer games.

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18 August 2016: Crikey, ‘How 18C actually protects free speech’, https://www.crikey.com.au/2016/08/18/does-section-18c-really-curtail-free-speech/ . This article analyzes whether the Australian Federal government should repeal Racial Discrimination Act Section 18C

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1 July 2016: The Conversation, ‘Brexit harms startups but it may not be fatal’, https://theconversation.com/brexit-harms-startups-but-it-may-not-be-fatal-61853. This article analyzes the impact of the British referendum to leave the EU on startups in the UK.

 

Republished in Startup Smart: http://www.startupsmart.com.au/news-analysis/what-brexit-means-for-australian-startups/

 

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21 June 2016: The Conversation, ‘Seven ways to tell whether a private equity-backed IPO should be avoided’, https://theconversation.com/seven-ways-to-tell-whether-a-private-equity-backed-ipo-should-be-avoided-60851 . This is an article I wrote on the performance of PE-backed IPOs.

 

Republished in:

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New Zealand Herald: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11660465

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Startup Smart: http://www.startupsmart.com.au/advice/funding/seven-ways-to-tell-whether-a-private-equity-backed-ipo-should-be-avoided/

 

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17 May 2016: The Conversation, ‘Why Australia legalising same-sex marriage makes good business sense’, https://theconversation.com/why-australia-legalising-same-sex-marriage-makes-good-business-sense-59462 . This is an article that I wrote pertaining to the economic reasons for legalizing marriage equality.

 

Republished in Pink News: http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2016/05/18/why-legalising-same-sex-marriage-makes-good-business-sense-for-australia/

 

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22 October 2015: Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, ‘Executive Overconfidence and Compensation Structure’, http://corpgov.law.harvard.edu/2015/10/22/executive-overconfidence-and-compensation-structure/

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6 May 2015: Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, ‘Restraining Overconfident CEOs Through Improved Governance’, http://corpgov.law.harvard.edu/2015/05/06/restraining-overconfident-ceos-through-improved-governance/ . This is a write-up of my paper “Restraining overconfident CEOs through improved regulation: Evidence from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act”, which was published in the Review of Financial Studies.

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06 May 2013: Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, ‘Takeover Defenses as Drivers of Innovation and Value-Creation’, https://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov/2013/05/06/takeover-defenses-as-drivers-of-innovation-and-value-creation/ . This is a write-up of my paper that subsequently appeared in SMJ.

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04 July 2012: Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, ‘The Sources of Value Destruction in Acquisitions by Entrenched Managers’, https://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov/2012/07/04/the-sources-of-value-destruction-in-acquisitions-by-entrenched-managers/ . This is a write-up of my paper that subsequently appeared in JFE.

 

Television interviews


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6 December 2021: A News Turkey. Chinese property market & tech crackdown; bitcoin volatility. https://youtu.be/yX0zmEq39jw


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29 November 2021: A News Turkey. Omicron variant and financial markets. https://youtu.be/y9nieWM3mkc


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22 November 2021: A News Turkey. Oil prices, lockdowns, and inflation. https://youtu.be/LGd9-FREtEo


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15 November 2021: A News Turkey. Beijing stock exchange; US-China tension. https://youtu.be/UluQQOrV0n8


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8 November 2021: A News Turkey. Oil prices, Elon Musk selling Tesla shares. https://youtu.be/iRAf90fACUQ


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1 November 2021: A News Turkey. COP26, Border reopening, Australia-France tension. https://youtu.be/DTVJ0bJ13xA


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25 October 2021: A News Turkey. Evergrande & Saudi Arabia approaching Net Zero. https://youtu.be/XLpXGDScQdM and https://youtu.be/Yf04P00LWOY


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18 October 2021: A News Turkey. China’s GDP and property market. https://youtu.be/Eh9GSfERebU


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11 October 2021: A News Turkey. Debt ceiling, Chinese Financial Markets, Energy Prices. https://youtu.be/r3abrMRCfFA


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4 October 2021: A News Turkey. Evergrande update; oil prices; interest rates. https://youtu.be/huS3weAgVcc


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27 September 2021: A News Turkey. Evergrande update; Bitcoin Ban in China; power Prices. https://youtu.be/dhgzWuLNvqo


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20 September 2021: A News Turkey. Evergrande crisis. https://youtu.be/utM9LQs4MSI


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13 September 2021: A News Turkey. Asian Financial markets, and debt levels in the US and in Australia. https://youtu.be/aQuqDaEUuYA


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6 September 2021: A News Turkey. China’s trade with Australia and with Afghanistan. https://youtu.be/PB2y3z6QYv4


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30 August 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update.


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23 August 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update.


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17 August 2021: A News Turkey. Economic Crisis in Lebanon. https://youtu.be/OUlnTYECozo


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9 August 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update. https://youtu.be/fBV-I9YAw5c


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2 August 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update.


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27 July 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update. https://youtu.be/79QDiRA1mCU


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19 July 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update. https://youtu.be/woBdJTJ9Awg


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12 July 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update. https://youtu.be/_xSiyYkkSNk


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6 July 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update. https://youtu.be/qRXdqWg2PF0


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28 June 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update. https://youtu.be/vUw-oSZldEI


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21 June 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update. https://youtu.be/NLchmxGdPmg


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14 June 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update. https://youtu.be/l8bRyHqJgm4


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7 June 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update. https://youtu.be/L0C1cY40U7k


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31 May 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update. https://youtu.be/vPPGCkxqFEA


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17 May 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update.


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10 May 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update.


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6 May 2021: BBC News. Commercial property and the impact of working from home. https://youtu.be/dH_HQhHSkUU


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3 May 2021: A News Turkey. Weekly market update.


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26 Apr 2021: A News Turkey. I discussed the markets in India, potential Fed rate hikes, and technology stocks


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19 Apr 2021: A News Turkey


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12 Apr 2021: A News Turkey


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5 Apr 2021: A News Turkey. I discussed government cryptocurrencies.


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29 Mar 2021: A News Turkey. An interview on recent economic developments.


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22 Mar 2021: A News Turkey. I discussed deflation in Japan.


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15 Mar 2021: A News Turkey: Coverage included inflation and bond yields.


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8 Mar 2021: A News Turkey. I discussed the week in economics. This includes covid’s impact on women, Australia-India trade and the US stimulus payments. https://twitter.com/anews/status/1368847923837075456


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2 Mar 2021: A News Turkey. I discussed the week in economics. This includes market movements, Australia-China trade relations, and government stimulus. https://twitter.com/anews/status/1366309069150158849


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25 Feb 2021: BBC World News. I discussed Qantas earnings and the airline industry.


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22 Feb 2021: A News Turkey. I discussed the week in economics. This includes stimulus, Australia’s vaccine roll out, and inflation.


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15 Feb 2021: A News Turkey. I discussed the week in economics. Including post-covid economic recovery.


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8 Feb 2021: A News Turkey. I discussed the week in economics.


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21 April 2018: ABC Weekend Breakfast. I discussed the banking royal commission


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05 October 2017: Sky News. I discussed religious exemptions to same-sex marriage , https://twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/status/915843969241640960?s=09


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17 February 2017: WWL TV. I discussed housing finance. http://www.wwltv.com/news/investigations/the-real-cost-of-the-free-jp-down-payment-assistance/409064005


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19 October 2016: ABC News 24. I discussed the decline of Pokemon Go.

 

Radio interviews


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23 November 2021: ABC Radio Newcastle. Interview on Cryptocurrency. Copy available here: https://youtu.be/Xp1pRMv-FQk


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11 May 2021: 3AW. Federal Budget


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12 March 2021: BBC Radio: Quad summit


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6 October 2020: Hope 106.5. Interview on the Australian Budget.


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23 July 2020: 103.2 FM. Interview on Australia’s economic update


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15 October 2019: ABC Radio National. Interview on the ACCC Inquiry into mortgage rates


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21 August 2018: ABC Radio


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14 November 2017: ABC Radio National


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24 January 2017: 2SER. I discussed video game based movies. 


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19 October 2016: ABC News Radio. I discussed the decline of Pokemon Go.


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19 October 2016: Interview on 702 Drive. I discussed the decline of Pokemon Go.


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20 May 2016: Interview on 2SER at 0915. I discussed the business case, and economic reasons, for legalizing marriage equality.

 

Article interviews, write-ups, and mentions


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10 December 2021: Business Insider: “Inside Australia’s booming luxury watch market, where buyers will pay thousands above retail price — and a steel Rolex is as good as gold”, https://www.businessinsider.com.au/luxury-watch-market-rolex-retail


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23 September 2021: Lawyerly: “MIS regime to vex class action judges, experts say”, https://www.lawyerly.com.au/mis-regime-to-vex-class-action-judges-experts-say/


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17 August 2021: Australian Investors Association: Pre-IPO investing: How does it work and is it worth the risk?, https://www.investors.asn.au/magazine/what-is-pre-ipo-investing-and/


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10 August 2021: mLex: Alleged cartels between ANZ, Deutsche, and Citi over a capital raising.


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17 May 2021: Yahoo Finance, Musk tweets, dogecoin leaps and bitcoin retreats, https://finance.yahoo.com/news/dogecoin-pops-musk-tweets-promising-233117424.html


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13 May 2021: Reuters, Tesla’s Musk halts use of bitcoin for car purchases, https://www.reuters.com/technology/tesla-stops-taking-bitcoin-cites-fossil-fuel-use-mining-cybercurrency-2021-05-12/


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16 January 2021: ABC, Tesla boss Elon Musk gives wrong Signal, as consumers dump WhatsApp over 'badly timed' decision, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-01-16/signal-telegram-facebook-whatsapp-privacy/13062920


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16 December 2020: BusinessThink,  Is there a basis for a Royal Commission into News Corp?, https://www.businessthink.unsw.edu.au/articles/royal-commission-news-corp-australia


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25 August 2020: Law.Com, The Ups and Downs of Australia’s Listed Law Firms, https://www.law.com/international-edition/2020/08/25/the-ups-and-downs-of-australias-listed-law-firms/


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10 August 2020: BusinessThink, Australia’s coronavirus bill: who is the government in debt to?, https://www.businessthink.unsw.edu.au/articles/australia-coronavirus-government-debt


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7 August 2020: India Education Diary, UNSW academics and student finalists in Australian Law Awards.


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8 May 2020: The Australian, ASIC defers mortgage brokering industry reforms,  https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/financial-services/asic-defers-mortgage-brokering-industry-reforms/news-story/396fbf2f3cee142dcec3e4e37b2618ae


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6 May 2020: BusinessThink, Succession planning checklist: 7 ways Boards can hire the right CEO,  https://www.businessthink.unsw.edu.au/articles/Board-succession-planning-checklist-to-hire-CEO


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31-Jan-2020: Time, As Wuhan Coronavirus Drags on Chinese Markets, the World Economy Braces for a Slowdown , https://time.com/5775027/wuhan-coronavirus-global-economy/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+time%2Fworld+%28TIME%3A+Top+World+Stories%29


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30-Jan-2020: South China Morning Post, “China coronavirus: WHO in uncharted territory in dealing with emergency in world’s second largest economy”, https://www.scmp.com/economy/china-economy/article/3048166/china-coronavirus-who-uncharted-territory-dealing-emergency


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31 May 2019: Australian Banking Daily, “End of the Emperor CEO”


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22 May 2019: The Australian, “Quiet Australians”


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1 May 2019: Australian Banking Daily, “Shareholders have enough power: experts”


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13 March 2019: Your Money, “What’s the big deal about mortgage broker payments?”


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13 March 2019: The New Daily, “The banking reform proposal our politicians are too scared to touch”


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13 March 2019: Australian Banking Daily, “Mortgage broker mayhem continues”


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08 August 2018: Bloomberg, “Asia Embraces Dual-Class Shares, and Investor Activists Smolder”, https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-07/asia-embraces-dual-class-shares-and-investor-activists-smoulder


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28-Jan-2018: AFR, “Who should be blamed for the McGrath debacle?”, http://www.afr.com/real-estate/who-should-be-blamed-for-the-mcgrath-debacle-20180123-h0ne8a


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18-Oct-2017: BusinessThink “How companies need to plan ahead for CEO succession”, https://www.businessthink.unsw.edu.au/pages/how-companies-need-to-plan-ahead-for-ceo-succession.aspx/


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17-Aug-2017: Australian Financial Review “Forget Slater & Gordon: Why Thomson Geer may be first corporate law firm on ASX”, http://www.afr.com/business/legal/forget-slater--gordon-why-thomson-geer-may-be-first-corporate-law-firm-on-asx-20170816-gxxvxe


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01-Aug-2017: Bloomberg, “S&P Dow Jones to Block Multi-Class Shares From Key Benchmarks”


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22-Jul-2017: Lawyers Weekly, “Senior Slaters departures could burn client bridges”, https://www.lawyersweekly.com.au/biglaw/21519-senior-slaters-departures-could-burn-client-bridges


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03-Jul-2017: Lawyers Weekly, “The Thorns in Slaters’ Side”, https://www.lawyersweekly.com.au/biglaw/21394-the-thorns-in-slaters-side


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25-Jun-2017: Australian Financial Review (Sponsored Content) "Shareholder class actions on the rise", http://paidcontent.afr.com/liberty-international-underwriters/business/article/shareholder-class-actions-rise/


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22-Jun-2017: Lawyers Weekly, "Slater and Gordon served again", https://www.lawyersweekly.com.au/biglaw/21336-slater-and-gordon-served-again


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19-Jun-2017: Internet Retailing, "Surfstich moves one step closer to settling class action", https://internetretailing.com.au/surfstitch-moves-one-step-closer-settling-class-action/


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08-May-2017: Australian Financial Review, “To understand TPG’s Fairfax media Strategy, look at wine”, http://www.afr.com/business/media-and-marketing/to-understand-tpgs-fairfax-media-strategy-look-at-wine-20170508-gw03x0


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4 May 2017: Inside Retail, “When customers strike back” , https://www.insideretail.com.au/blog/2017/05/04/when-customers-strike-back/


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17 March 2017: Lawyers Weekly, “Slaters Debt Fire Sale”, http://www.lawyersweekly.com.au/news/20719-lenders-to-back-slater-and-gordon-expert-predicts


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13 March 2017, “Lenders to back Slater and Gordon, expert predicts”, http://www.lawyersweekly.com.au/news/20719-lenders-to-back-slater-and-gordon-expert-predicts


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16 February 2017: Bloomberg, “Rivals Singapore and Hong Kong Fight to Snag the Hottest IPOs” https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-16/singapore-hong-kong-restart-dual-class-push-as-rivals-snag-ipos


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8 February 2017: Professional Planner, “Understand which answers AI can’t provide”, https://www.professionalplanner.com.au/technology-2/2017/02/08/understand-which-answers-ai-cant-provide-53789/


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5 April 2016: Times of India, ‘Firms set terms and perks by seniors' personality traits’, http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/relationships/work/Firms-set-terms-and-perks-by-seniors-personality-traits/articleshow/51695414.cms  . This pertains to my paper ‘Executive overconfidence and compensation structure’, which was published in the Journal of Financial Economics.


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28 March 2016: Science Daily, ‘CEO personality traits play role in incentive pay, compensation’, https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/03/160328101626.htm . This pertains to my paper ‘Executive overconfidence and compensation structure’, which was published in the Journal of Financial Economics.


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22 April 2015: BusinessThink, ‘How overconfident CEOs could take down the firm’, https://www.businessthink.unsw.edu.au/pages/how-overconfident-ceos-could-take-down-the-firm.aspx/?Keyword=humphery-jenner&PageNumber=1 . This is a write-up of two of my papers and an accompanying interview. The two relevant articles are (1) “Restraining overconfident CEOs through improved regulation: Evidence from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act”, which was published in the Review of Financial Studies., and (2) “CEO Overconfidence and Securities Class Actions”, which at the time of coverage was a working paper.


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16 April 2014: BusinessThink, ‘Come Together: How Grants, Venture Capital and Private Equity Lift Innovation’, http://knowledge.asb.unsw.edu.au/article.cfm?articleId=1865 . This is a write-up of my paper with Jo-Ann Suchard and George Shinkle.


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07 April 2014: McGilvray, A. ‘Private Money’, Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 200, no. 6, https://www.mja.com.au/careers/200/6/private-money . I was interviewed for an article on the role of private equity in Australia’s health care industry.


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22 January 2013: The Economist, ‘Venturing into venturing’, The Economist (online), 22 Jan 2013, http://www.economist.com/whichmba/venturing-venturing   . This is a write-up of my work with Jo-Ann Suchard on VC/PE investment in mainland China. The two papers in question were published in Journal of Corporate Finance and Journal of International Business Studies.


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07 November 2011: Knowledge @ ASB, ‘Private Equity: Diversification Is Not Always the Name of the Game’, http://knowledge.asb.unsw.edu.au/article.cfm?articleid=1509 . This is a write-up of my paper that subsequently appeared in JFQA.


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17 April 2010: Washington, S. ‘Mergers and acquisitions back with a bang’, Sydney Morning Herald, 17 Apr 2010, http://www.smh.com.au/business/mergers-and-acquisitions-back-with-a-bang-20100416-skms.html . This is a write-up of my work with Ronan Powell that analyzes M&A in Australia. The work appeared in the Journal of Corporate Finance.

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UNSW Business School - Ref E12
Level 3, Room 350

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+61 2 9055 1884

Publications

by Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner