Staff Profile


Career Summary


Prior to studying for her PhD, Katherine worked in Financial Intelligence for the Attorney General’s Department, Australian Customs Services and AUSTRAC. She has also been employed as a forecaster for economic consultancy Econtech, and prior to that she worked in asset consulting with Towers Perrin. Katherine also has experience working in funds management with BT Funds Management.


  • PhD (Accounting and Finance), University of Newcastle, 15/02/2010
  • Master of Philosophy (Finance), Australian National University
  • Bachelor of Mathematics and Finance, University of Wollongong


Research keywords

  • Accounting
  • Finance

Research expertise

Focus Area: Accounting and Finance

Katherine’s current research interests are in the examination of market efficiency. Markets of interest include financial markets and prediction markets. She is also interested in derivative pricing and quantitative risk measurements.

Fields of Research

159900Other Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services65
140299Applied Economics Not Elsewhere Classified35


Teaching keywords

  • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • International Finance
  • International Financial Management


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Journal article (5 outputs)

2014McCredie B, Docherty P, Easton S, Uylangco K, 'The differential impact of monetary policy announcements and explanatory minutes releases on the Australian interest rate futures market', Pacific Basin Finance Journal, 29 261-271 (2014) [C1]
2013Easton S, Pinder S, Uylangco K, 'A case study of short-sale constraints and limits to arbitrage', Journal of Banking & Finance, 37 3924-3929 (2013) [C1]
2010Uylangco KM, Easton SA, Faff R, 'The equity and efficiency of the Australian share market with respect to director trading', Accounting Research Journal, 23 5-19 (2010) [C1]
2010Easton SA, Uylangco KM, 'Forecasting outcomes in tennis matches using within-match betting markets', International Journal of Forecasting, 26 564-575 (2010) [C1]
2007Easton SA, Uylangco KM, 'An Examination of In-Play Sports Betting Markets Using One-Day Cricket Matches', Journal of Prediction Markets, 1 93-109 (2007) [C1]

Co-authors: STEVE EASTON

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Conference (1 outputs)

2009Uylangco KM, Easton SA, Faff R, 'The equity and efficiency of the Australian Share Market with respect to Director Trading', Symposium on the Multiple Facets of Governance. Symposium Program, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E2]

Grants and Funding


Number of grants1
Total funding$4,803

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2010 (1 grants)

Foreign Exchange Contracts for Difference in Australia$4,803
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Katherine Uylangco
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish

Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions2
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.5

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20132017PhD (Accounting & Finance)Co-SupervisorReturn Predictability of Emerging Stock Markets Using Combination Forecast and Regime Switching Models
20112015PhD (Accounting & Finance)Co-SupervisorThe Channels of Monetary Policy on Australian Financial Markets

Dr Katherine Uylangco

Work Phone49215229
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaAccounting and Finance
Social Sciences Building,
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308