I am an Associate Professor of Finance and Scientia Fellow Alumni in the School of Banking and Finance, the University of New South Wales. My work focuses on empirical industrial organisation at the firm and market level. I am particularly interested in understanding the role of and determinants of women participation in innovation and in the international aspect of differences across countries and disciplines. Additional current and past work covers international finance and empirical methods.
I was an Assistant and Associate Professor at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University from 2008-2016. I was a Marie Curie research fellow for the period 2009-2011 and a research fellow at the Duisenberg School of Finance from 2010-2014. My work has been published in top finance and economics journals and has been presented at the AEA, AFA, WFA, EFA, FIRS among many other conferences. I have visited for extended periods Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley), Jones Graduate School of Business (Rice University), and the National University of Singapore.
I have a PhD from Warwick Business School, University of Warwick.
2019: Women and Science research grant, Dauphine Foundation
2017-2020: Scientia fellowship
2009-2011: Marie Curie fellowship
2018: FIRN CFA Prize
NFA Best Paper in Firm Growth and Innovation
BFCM Best Paper Award
Outstanding reviewer - Journal of International Money and Finance
2016: Outstanding reviewer - Journal of Banking and Finance
2014: Crowell Second Prize by PanAgora Asset Management
2019, 14, 13: Finalist FMA Best Paper Award in Market microstructure
My Research Supervision
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