Dr Justin Nguyen

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Lecturer in Accounting School of Accounting and Commercial Law

Courses

Teaching in 2020

  • ACCY 111 Accounting
    as Course Lecturer
  • MMPA 504 Finance
    as Course Coordinator and Lecturer

Profile

Dr. Justin Hung Nguyen is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at Wellington School of Business and Government. Justin completed his PhD in Finance from RMIT University in Australia, and MSc in Finance from University College Dublin in Ireland, and joined Victoria University of Wellington in October 2017. He was previously affiliated with RMIT University, Banking Academy of Vietnam, Central Bank of Ireland, Ernst & Young Vietnam, and a local investment bank in Vietnam. His current research primarily examines the effects of global challenges such as climate change, political uncertainty, or labour market frictions on corporate financial policies and information disclosures. For example, his current paper on the causal impact of carbon risk on firm dividend policy has been accepted for publication in Journal of Banking and Finance. Another paper on the causal link between economic policy uncertainty and corporate cash holdings has been accepted for publication in Journal of Corporate Finance.

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Research interests

Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Financial Accounting, Bank Lending, and Capital Markets

Selected Publications and Working Papers

“Navigating through Economic Policy Uncertainty: The Role of Corporate Cash Holdings” (with Huu N. Duong, My Nguyen, and Ghon Rhee), 2020, Forthcoming in Journal of Corporate Finance (ABDC A*) Link

"Does Carbon Risk Matter in Firm Dividend Policy? Evidence from a Quasi-natural Experiment in an Imputation Environment", (with Balasingham Balachandran), 2018, Journal of Banking and Finance, 96, 249-267 (ABDC A*) Link

“Does It Pay to Not Write Well? The Case of Tax Avoiders”, 2020, R&R Round 2 in European Accounting Review (ABDC A*) Link

"Carbon Risk and Corporate Capital Structure" (with Hieu Phan), 2020, R&R Round 2 in Journal of Corporate Finance (ABDC A*) Link

Grants and awards

Finalist for Best Paper Award, 2019, 11th Financial Management Association (FMA) Asia-Pacific Conference, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Semi-finalist for Best Paper Award, 2018, 22nd Financial Management Association (FMA) European Conference, Kristiansand, Norway

Semi-finalist for Best Paper Award, 2018, 10th Financial Management Association (FMA) Asia-Pacific Conference, Hong Kong

Best Paper Award, 2017, 29th Asian Finance Association Annual (AsianFA) Conference, Seoul, South Korea

Emerging Scholar Best Paper Award, 2017, 8th Financial Markets and Corporate Governance (FMCG) Conference, Wellington, New Zealand

Best PhD Student Presentation, 2016, Financial Research Network (FIRN) Annual Conference, Adelaide, Australia

Finalist, 2014, 3 Minute Thesis Competition, College of Business, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Australia Awards Scholarship (AAS), 2013-2017, PhD Full Scholarship, granted by Australian Government, Melbourne, Australia

Irish Aid Development Experience and Sharing Scholarship (IDEAS), 2011-2012, Master Full Scholarship, granted by Irish Government, Dublin, Ireland

Certificates of Merit and Bachelor Full Scholarships, 2005-2009, Highest-GPA Student, granted by Banking Academy of Vietnam, State Bank of Vietnam, and Hanoi People’s Committee, Hanoi, Vietnam

Courses

Teaching in 2020

  • ACCY 111 Accounting
    as Course Lecturer
  • MMPA 504 Finance
    as Course Coordinator and Lecturer