Mr Adrian Melia

Lecturer In Accounting

Newcastle Business School (Accounting and Finance)

Career Summary

Biography

Adrian is a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance and joined the Faculty of Business and Law in 2008. Prior to entering academia, he was employed for several years in Management Consulting, and Financial Services within Banking. He is currently researching into Asset Pricing and Corporate Governance.

Research Expertise
Corporate Governance Finance 



Qualifications

  • Master of Commerce, Macquarie University
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Macquarie University

Keywords

  • Accounting
  • Finance

Languages

  • English (Fluent)
  • Italian (Fluent)

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
150199Accounting, Auditing and Accountability not elsewhere classified100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
7/02/2015 - Lecturer In AccountingUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
15/12/2014 - 16/12/2014Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
5/09/2014 - 12/12/2014Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/03/2013 - 30/04/2013Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
1/01/2011 - 31/01/2011Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2015Docherty P, Melia A, 'The race that stops the equity market', Applied Economics Letters, (2015)

The Melbourne Cup is a major horse racing event that is colloquially known as the ¿race that stops the nation¿ in Australia. We use constituent stock intraday volume data on the A... [more]

The Melbourne Cup is a major horse racing event that is colloquially known as the ¿race that stops the nation¿ in Australia. We use constituent stock intraday volume data on the Australian Securities Exchange S&P/ASX 200 equity index from 2003 to 2013 within a regression framework to examine whether this major horse race reduces investor attention. Results show that trading volume on the Australian equity market is significantly reduced during and immediately surrounding the running of the Melbourne Cup, supporting the claim that this is the ¿race that stops the equity market¿.

DOI10.1080/13504851.2015.1023935
Co-authorsPaul Docherty
2012Melia AV, Krishnan S, 'Student perceptions of learning in accounting', International Higher Education Curriculum Design Review, 1 81-89 (2012) [C1]

Conference (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Melia AV, Krishnan S, Melia VL, 'Designing experiential learning for success', Proceedings. RMIT Accounting Educator's Conference, Melbourne, Vic (2012) [E1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants1
Total funding$5,000

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20111 grants / $5,000

Investigation of the use of experiential learning in higher education: An alternative approach to teaching in accounting$5,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMr Adrian Melia, Doctor Siva Krishnan
SchemeNew Staff Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2011
Funding Finish2011
GNoG1101151
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY
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News

For this year’s Melbourne Cup, consider a charity rather than taking on Tom Waterhouse

October 29, 2014

Newcastle Business School academics crunch the numbers on the Melbourne Cup

Mr Adrian Melia

Position

Lecturer In Accounting
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law

Focus area

Accounting and Finance

Contact Details

Emailadrian.melia@newcastle.edu.au
Phone(02) 4921 7736

Office

RoomSR215
BuildingSocial Sciences Building
LocationCallaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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