Les Coleman

University of Melbourne - Department of Finance

Faculty of Business & Economics

Parkville, Victoria 3010 3010

Australia

Financial Research Network (FIRN)

C/- University of Queensland Business School

St Lucia, 4071 Brisbane

Queensland

Australia

http://www.firn.org.au

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Risk and Decision Making By Finance Executives: A Survey Study

International Journal of Managerial Finance, Vol. 3, No. 1
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 May 2007
Les Coleman
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 789 (21,869)
Citation 5

Abstract:

decision, risk, manager decision making, behavioural corporate finance

2.

Carbon Trading: Solution or Chimera

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Les Coleman
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 718 (25,972)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Carbon trading, climate change

3.

Nature of Firm Risk

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Mar 2007
Les Coleman
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 311 (74,101)

Abstract:

behavioral corporate finance, firm-specific risk, investor returns

4.

Sustainability May Cost the Earth: Examining the Strategic and Financial Consequences of Banks' Sustainable Corporate Strategy

21st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2008 Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Aug 2008
Les Coleman
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 233 (102,690)

Abstract:

bank performance, corporate decision making, Equator Principles, sustainability

5.

Evidence from Shock Corporate Events of Equity Market Efficiency

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Mar 2008
Les Coleman
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 160 (139,576)

Abstract:

market efficiency, event studies, forensic finance, illegal insider trading

6.

Frequency of Man-Made Disasters in the 20th Century

Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 3-11, March 2006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 May 2006
Les Coleman
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 117 (194,173)
Citation 4

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7.

Economic Significance of Non-Hedger Investment in Commodity Markets

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Mar 2012
Les Coleman and Jonathan Dark
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance and University of Melbourne
Downloads 104 (190,473)

Abstract:

commodity prices, market efficiency, index investors, speculative activity, futures markets

8.

The Price Shareholders Place on Risk

University of Melbourne Finance Working Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 May 2007
Les Coleman
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 84 (244,980)
Citation 1

Abstract:

hedging strategy, gold companies, risk management, real options

9.

Involuntary Corporate Finance: The Influence of Inertia, Industry, Institutions and Firm Attributes on Finance Decisions

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Mar 2010
Les Coleman
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 64 (270,568)

Abstract:

corporate finance, decision making

10.

The Pace of Financial Ripples: Timeline for Response by Insiders, Boards, Media and Markets to Shock Corporate Events

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Mar 2009
Les Coleman
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 48 (316,834)

Abstract:

decision making, disclosure practices, CEO sudden deaths, industrial disasters, Governance index, market efficiency, event studies, illegal insider trading

11.

On the Need for Quantifying Corporate Crises and Other Man-Made Disasters

Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, Vol. 15, Issue 3, pp. 119-122, September 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Jul 2007
Les Coleman and IRA HELSLOOT
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 29 (390,381)
Citation 1

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12.

The Frequency and Cost of Corporate Crises

Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, Vol. 12, pp. 2-13, March 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Mar 2004
Les Coleman
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 14 (464,225)
Citation 4

Abstract:

13.

The Risks of Financial Institutions, Mark Carey and Rene M. Stulz (Eds)

Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 65-66, March 2008
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 15 Feb 2008
Les Coleman
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 4 (512,777)

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14.

Narratives in Managers’ Corporate Finance Decisions

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 50, No. 3, pp. 605-633, September 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
Les Coleman, Krishnan Maheswaran and Sean Pinder
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance, University of Melbourne - Department of Finance and University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 2 (527,910)
Citation 1

Abstract:

15.

An Exploratory Analysis of Factors Influencing Initial Market Response and Media Reports Following Shock Corporate Events

Financial Review, Vol. 46, Issue 2, pp. 313-336, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Les Coleman
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 1 (536,590)
Citation 2

Abstract:

CEO deaths, industrial accidents, event studies, media reports, G14

Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 0    Citations: 0
1.

New Light on the Longshot Bias

Applied Economics, Vol. 36, No. 4, March 2004
Posted: 15 Jul 2006
Les Coleman
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance

Abstract:

wagering markets, longshot bias, behavioural finance

2.

Why Explore for Oil When it is Cheaper to Buy?

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 12, No. 8, June 2005
Posted: 15 Jul 2006
Les Coleman
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance

Abstract:

oil exploration, behavioural finance, decision making