Dr Wee Ching Pok has been a Senior Lecturer in Finance at Flinders since May 2013. She is currently also the Research Higher Degrees Coordinator for Flinders Business. Prior to joining Flinders University, she served in a public university in Malaysia. During her time there, she supervised the master, PhD and Doctor of Business Administration students mainly in the area of accounting and corporate finance. She is currently supervising 5 Research Higher Degree students exploring the relationship between related party transactions and firm performance, determinants of government bond yield spread of Asian Economies, the sources of competitiveness of SMEs, the relationship between earnings management and corporate social responsibility and impact of mergers and acquisitions on stakeholders.
While she was at Malaysia, she was also a Research Fellow for 2 years at an accounting research institute, higher institutions' centre of excellence doing research related to compliance costs and benefits of anti-money laundering requirements of banks and Islamic Finance.
Her research interests include financial derivatives (risk management, volatility and prediction), stock and bond markets (volatility and determinants of bond yield spread), financial reporting (sustainability and risk reporting), corporate finance (debt and dividend policies, mergers and acquisitions, risk management strategies) and corporate governance.
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