Karen L. Benson

University of Queensland - Business School

Brisbane, Queensland 4072

Australia

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C/- University of Queensland Business School

St Lucia, 4071 Brisbane

Queensland

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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Momentum Investing and the Asset Allocation Decision

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Jun 2005
University of Queensland - Business School, BT Financial Group and Rozetta Institute
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Tactical asset allocation, momentum

Momentum Investing and the Asset Allocation Decision

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 571-598, December 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
University of Queensland - Business School, Rozetta Institute and BT Financial Group
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Momentum Investing and the Asset Allocation Decision

Accounting and Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Jul 2007
University of Queensland - Business School, BT Financial Group and Rozetta Institute

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Tactical asset allocation, momentum

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A Comparative Analysis of the Investment Characteristics of Alternative Gold Assets

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Sep 2011
Tim Pullen, Karen L. Benson and Robert W. Faff
University of Queensland, University of Queensland - Business School and University of Queensland
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Diversifier, Hedging, Safe Haven, Gold Assets, Bullion, Stocks, Funds

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Socially Responsible Investment Funds: Investor Reaction to Current and Past Returns

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2008
Karen L. Benson and Jacquelyn Humphrey
University of Queensland - Business School and University of Queensland - Business School
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Socially responsible investment funds, fund flows

Are Excess Cash Holdings More Valuable to Firms in Times of Crisis? Financial Constraints and Governance Matter

Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) 2014 Conference Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2014
Yanhao Chang, Karen L. Benson and Robert W. Faff
University of Queensland, University of Queensland - Business School and University of Queensland
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cash holdings; firm value; financial crisis; financial constraints; corporate governance.

Are Excess Cash Holdings More Valuable to Firms in Times of Crisis? Financial Constraints and Governance Matter

2014 Financial Markets & Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Jan 2014
Yanhao Chang, Karen L. Benson and Robert W. Faff
University of Queensland, University of Queensland - Business School and University of Queensland
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cash holdings, firm value, financial crisis, financial constraints, corporate governance

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Business Cycles and Mutual Fund Timing Performance: An Application of Regime Switching and GARCH Modeling

24th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2011 Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2011
Judy Qiu, Robert W. Faff and Karen L. Benson
University of Queensland - Business School, University of Queensland and University of Queensland - Business School
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Business cycle, GARCH, Regime-switching, Mutual Funds, Timing

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Do Fund Flow-Return Relations Depend on the Type of Investor?

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Aug 2009
Jacquelyn Humphrey, Karen L. Benson and Tim Brailsford
University of Queensland - Business School, University of Queensland - Business School and Bond University
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funds, fund flow, aggregate fund flow

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How do ‘busy’ and ‘overlap’ directors relate to CEO pay structure and incentives?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2016
Karen L. Benson, Shams Pathan and Peh Hwa Wong
University of Queensland - Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Independent
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CEO pay; Incentives; Busy directors; Overlap directors; Delta; Vega; Boards; Endogeneity; Treatment effect; Propensity score matching.

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Are Excess Cash Holdings More Valuable to Firms in Times of Crisis? Financial Constraints and Governance Matters

27th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2014 Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Aug 2014
Yanhao Chang, Karen L. Benson and Robert W. Faff
University of Queensland, University of Queensland - Business School and University of Queensland
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cash holdings; firm value; financial crisis; financial constraints; corporate governance

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Asymmetric Modelling of the Adjustment Speed of Cash Holdings

Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) 2017 Conference
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Feb 2017
Yanhao Chang, Karen L. Benson and Robert W. Faff
University of Queensland, University of Queensland - Business School and University of Queensland
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Cash holdings,Cash adjustment speed,Optimal range of cash holdings

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The Exclusive Role of Centralized Fund Family Management

Journal of Financial Services Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 May 2019 Last Revised: 11 May 2019
David L. Hunter, Jennifer Sun and Karen L. Benson
University of Queensland, University of Queensland - Finance and University of Queensland - Business School
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mutual funds, investment performance, non-bank financial institutions

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Socially Responsible Investment Fund Performance: The Impact of Screening Intensity

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 50, Issue 2, pp. 351-370, June 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
ESG Research Services Australia, University of Queensland - Business School, University of Queensland - Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Fifty Years of Finance Research in the Asia Pacific Basin

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 54, Issue 2, pp. 335-363, 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Jun 2014
Karen L. Benson, Robert W. Faff and Tom Smith
University of Queensland - Business School, University of Queensland and University of Queensland - Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
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Finance, Research, Asia Pacific Basin

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Do Fund Flow‐Return Relations Depend on the Type of Investor? A Research Note

Abacus, Vol. 49, Issue 1, pp. 34-45, 2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Jacquelyn Humphrey, Karen L. Benson and Tim Brailsford
University of Queensland - Business School, University of Queensland - Business School and Bond University
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Aggregate fund flow, Fund flow, Funds

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The Enduring and Evolving Influence of Ball and Brown (1968)

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2019
Posted: 09 Mar 2019
Karen L. Benson, Millicent Chang, Philip D. Gray and Sue Wright
University of Queensland - Business School, The University of Western Australia, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Newcastle

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Reply to ‘So, Who Really is a 'Noted Author' Within the Accounting Literature? A Reflection on Benson Et Al. (2015)’

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 41, No. 4, 2016
Posted: 04 Nov 2016
Karen L. Benson and Tom Smith
University of Queensland - Business School and University of Queensland - Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

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Accounting literature, noted author, qualitative, research areas, social and environmental

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A Review of Accounting Research in the Asia Pacific Region

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2015
Posted: 11 Mar 2015
Karen L. Benson, Peter Clarkson, Tom Smith and Irene Tutticci
University of Queensland - Business School, University of Queensland - Business School, Independent and University of Queensland - Business School

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Accounting, Research, Asia Pacific Region

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A Comparative Analysis of the Investment Characteristics of Alternative Gold Assets

Abacus, Vol. 50, Issue 1, pp. 76-92, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Mar 2014
Tim Pullen, Karen L. Benson and Robert W. Faff
University of Queensland - Business School, University of Queensland - Business School and University of Queensland
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Bullion, Diversifier, Funds, Gold assets, Hedging, Safe haven, Stocks

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Profiling Socially Responsible Investors: Australian Evidence

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2012
Posted: 04 Aug 2012
Blanca Perez-Gladish, Karen L. Benson and Robert W. Faff
Department of Quantitative Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Oviedo, University of Queensland - Business School and University of Queensland

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ethical investment, socially responsible investment (SRI), socially responsible investor’s profile