Researcher biography

Barry is a Discipline Head of Finance in the UQ Business School.

Barry has over 20 years experience as a researcher in finance. He has held various administrative positions. Prior to his current position he was Reader in Finance at the ANU. He has published in major academic journals including Journal of Banking and Finance, International Review of Finance, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, Australian Journal of Management and Accounting and Finance. After completing his PhD in 2001 he returned to study psychology completing this in 2008. From then his research has been strongly influenced by psychology.

He has presented his research at many local and international refereed conferences as well as many local and overseas universities. He supervises Honours, Masters and PhD students.

He has been involved in ARC research grants in excess of $1m.

Books and Monographs Corporate Finance, 5th edition (with Steve Bishop, Robert Faff and Garry Twite), Pearson Education. 2005. Research design issues in the estimation of beta (with Tim Brailsford and Robert Faff), McGraw-Hill Series in Advanced Finance, 1997.

Refereed Conference Papers I have attended many refereed academic conferences and university seminars and presented my research. Recent major conferences in which I have presented and/or attended and discussed and chaired presentations include AFAANZ, Asian Finance Association, European FMA, WFA, AFA, Australasian Finance & Banking conference and the Behavioral Finance and Capital Markets Conference.