Robert Faff 2

the University of Queensland
Professor of Finance

Robert Faff is Professor of Finance at the UQ Business School. He has an international reputation in empirical finance research: securing 14 Australian Research Council grants (funding exceeding $4 million); >300 refereed journal publications; career citations >12,000 (Google Scholar); and a h-index of 55 (Google Scholar). His particular passion is nurturing and developing the career trajectories of early career researchers. Robert has supervised more than 30 PhD students to successful completion and examined 50 PhD dissertations. Building on a 35-year academic career, his latest passion is “Pitching Research” [], now gaining great traction domestically and worldwide as exemplified by: (a) >12,600 SSRN downloads; (b) >240 pitching talks/events; (c) at 37 Australian universities; and (d) spanning 52 different countries. In addition, Robert is Editor-in-Chief of Pacific-Basin Finance Journal and was the former Editor of Accounting and Finance (2002-2011).

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