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Dr Taiji Watanabe

Dr Taiji Watanabe
Name Taiji Watanabe
Position Senior Lecturer (Finance and Banking)
Section School of Business
Office T323
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1287
Extension 1287
Qualifications BA Lock Haven , BSc Lock Haven , GDipLegPrac Griffith , JD Qld , PhD New York SU
Languages Japanese (non accredited translator)

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Banking, Finance and Investment not elsewhere classified ( 150299 )
  • Applied Economics not elsewhere classified ( 140299 )
  • Applied Economics not elsewhere classified ( 380199 )
  • Banking ( 350299 )

Research interests
Economic Microstructures, Law and Economics, Corporate Finance and Governance, Derivatives, Market Structures, Risk and Uncertainty, Auction Theories, Resource Management, Water Laws, Financial Laws, International Public and Private Laws.

Professional memberships
Legal Practitioner of the Supreme Court of Queensland
Barrister at Law (the Supreme Court of Queensland)
Barrister at Law (the High Court of Australia)
Barrister Member of the Bar Association of Queensland
Associate Member of Queensland Law Society

Industry affiliations
Memeber of the Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ)
Member of the American Economic Association
Member of the American Law and Economics Association
Member of the Econometric Society
Member of the Chinese Economic Association of North America

Currently teaching courses/programs
FIN8103 Investment Management Strategies
FIN8072 Property Ownership
FIN5000 Financial Management

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
17 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Chair: Professional and Regional Engagement Committee

Research most recent
"Neutrality of a Dividend Imputation System under the Modigliani-Miller Proposition," Atlantic Economic Journal, 2009 (forthcoming).

"An Application of Auction Theories to Price-Trading Volume Correlations," Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol 32 No1 March 2004.

"Managing the Political Environment in International Firms," Robert Jones and Taiji Watanabe, Western Decision Science Institution Proceedings, April 2003.

"Volatility, Information, and Double Auction Versus Walrasian Auction Pricing in US and Japanese Futures Markets," Taiji Watanabe, Upinder S. Dhillon and Dennis J. Lassor, Journal of Banking and Finance (July 1997), Vol. 21 No.7, pp1045-1061.

Research most notable
Recipient of the Chicago Board of Trade Best Paper Award on Options and Futures

Publications in ePrints

Hickey, Andrew ORCID: and Davis, Samantha and Farmer, Will and Dawidowicz, Julianna and Moloney, ClintORCID: and Lamont-Mills, AndreaORCID: and Carniel, Jess and Pillay, Yosheen and Akenson, David and Bromdal, Annette and Gehrmann, Richard and Mills, Dean and Kolbe-Alexander, TracyORCID: and Machin, TanyaORCID: and Reich, Suzanne and Southey, Kim and Crowley-Cyr, Lynda and Watanabe, Taiji and Davenport, Josh and King, Helena and Williams, Lucy and Timmins, Kurt and Thompson, Michael and Eacersall, Douglas and Maxwell, Jacinta (2021) Beyond criticism of ethics review boards: strategies for engaging research communities and enhancing ethical review processes. Journal of Academic Ethics. ISSN 1570-1727

Watanabe, Taiji (2015) Why do restaurants serve lunch cheaper than dinner? Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, 14 (4). pp. 293-295. ISSN 1476-6930

Besley, Scott and Bringham, Eugene F. and Henry, Darren and Watanabe, Taiji (2013) Corporate finance: the essentials, Asia-Pacific edition. Cengage Learning Australia, Melbourne, Australia. ISBN 9780170210362

Watanabe, Taiji (2012) A note on CAPM betas under the carbon tax regime. Atlantic Economic Journal, 40 (2). pp. 213-214. ISSN 0197-4254

Watanabe, Taiji (2010) Judicial integrity and dissenting court opinion. Pandora's Box, 1 (2010). pp. 17-20. ISSN 1835-8624

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Banking, Finance and Investment not elsewhere classified ( 150299 )
  • Applied Economics not elsewhere classified ( 140299 )
  • Applied Economics not elsewhere classified ( 380199 )
  • Banking ( 350299 )