PhD research and student profiles

Meet the current thesis students at the School of Economics and Finance, and find out what their research topics are.

Kwabena Boasiako

Data breach disclosure laws, threats, and breaches – impact and firm financial policy changes

Jeffrey Chen

Board of director’s compensation in China: To pay or not to pay? How much to pay?

Vu Tran Dang

Essays on international stock market

Lorena Di Bono

Essays on Migration

Nguyen Doan

Empirical Essays on Labour Economics

Thomas Dudek

The Effectiveness of Signs and Labels

Masoumeh (Hanna) Habibi

Essays in Post- and Pre-Disaster Risk Management

Thoa Thi Thu Hoang

Essays on Economics of Disasters

Shabana Kamal

Interbank Network and Financial Stability

Aditya Kusuma

Agricultural insurance for disasters

Jaime Lancaster

Policies and programmes to raise earnings for low income workers

Pengfei Liu

Short Sale and Margin Trading

Hanny John Mediodia

Essay on Economics of Disasters

Raviro Mercy Mhuru

Essays on corporate innovation

Minh Nam Ngo

International trade, foreign direct investment and inequality

Binh Nguyen

Essays on financial markets

Nhu Cuong Nguyen

The State-Owned Earthquake Insurance Scheme and recovery from the 2010 - 2011 Canterbury earthquake sequence

Huyen Thi Thu Nguyen

Three essays on corporate finance

Hien Thi Kim Nguyen

Public Policy in Developing Countries

Phuong Thi Ly Nguyen

Market liquidity, informed trading and the market surveillance system: Evidence from the Vietnamese Stock Market

Matt Nolan

Household tax-transfer policies and New Zealand’s income distribution: 1981-2014

Pranay Raj Panta

Essays on Supply Chain Management

Jacob Pastor Paz

Earthquake and flooding risk in New Zealand

Linh Thuy Pham

Global Value Chain

Farnaz Pourzand

Droughts and flood risks for the agricultural sector in New Zealand

Rui (Amy) Qiao

Workup protocol and market efficiency: Evidence from the US treasury market

Andrew Shelley

Self defence against drones

Tom Stannard

Firing on all cylinders? An analysis of CEO retention and firm performance

Belinda Storey

Pricing of risk in coastal property and sea level rise

Quy Ta

China’s International Reserves and the Role of China to Developing Countries

Tanjila Tabassum

Three Essays on Retirement Policy Issues

Bernard Kwame Tawiah

Three Empirical Essays on the Intersection of Labour and Finance

Thanh Le Thanh Tran

Bond pricing for US market for the late 19th and early 20th century

Olivia Wills

Disasters and student performance

Mahdi Yadipur

Optimal land use switching policy

Chang Yu

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