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Dr Akhtar joined the Department of Actuarial Studies and Business Analytics in 2018.  Her research interest are diverse including Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Market Efficiancy, Asset Pricing, Corporate and International Finance, Environment and Behavioural Finance, Corporate Governance, Innovations and Economic Employability. She has worked at the Commonwealth Treasury, Department of Defence and Private equity corporations prior to joning academia. 


Dr Akhtar is an active researcher and her work has been published in top international and local Journals [meets ABDC A*/A ranking]. Her research work is published in Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, Accounting and Finance, Australian Journal of Management and media coverage (Australian Financial Review and the Conversation). Dr Akhtar, regularly presents her research work at international and Australian conferences. She has received a number of competative research grants including Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant. She was awarded American Finance Association (AFA) scholarship and received a number of awards for teaching excellence, presentations in public events and research conferences. 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD (Finance)

Masters (Financial Management), ANU

Bachelor (Economics), ANU


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