Richard A. Heaney

University of Western Australia

Winthrop Professor of Finance

School of Business

35 Stirling Highway

Crawley, Western Australia 6009

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Valuation of Crude Oil and Gas Reserves

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Dec 2011
Richard A. Heaney and Bruce D. Grundy
University of Western Australia and University of Melbourne
Downloads 394 (43,830)

Abstract:

crude oil pricing, Hotelling model, Adelman model

2.

Are Co-Skewness and Co-Kurtosis Factors Priced?

24th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2011 Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Aug 2011
Richard A. Heaney, Yihui Lan and Sirimon Treepongkaruna
University of Western Australia, University of Western Australia and University of Western Australia
Downloads 263 (74,671)

Abstract:

asset pricing, skewness, kurtosis, size, book-to-market, momentum

3.
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Citation 2

Australian Equity Mutual Fund Size Effects

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Aug 2007
Richard A. Heaney
University of Western Australia
Downloads 172 (137,844)
Citation 2

Abstract:

wholesale equity funds, size effects

Australian Equity Mutual Fund Size Effects

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Nov 2011
Richard A. Heaney
University of Western Australia
Downloads 33 (375,065)
Citation 2

Abstract:

wholesale equity funds, size effects

Australian Equity Mutual Fund Size Effects

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 48, No. 5, pp. 807-827, December 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Richard A. Heaney
University of Western Australia
Downloads 1 (549,098)
Citation 2

Abstract:

4.

South East Asian Corporate Board Size

20th Australasian Finance & Banking Conference 2007 Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Aug 2007
Richard A. Heaney
University of Western Australia
Downloads 193 (117,192)

Abstract:

corporate governance, board size

5.

Factors Determining European Bank Risk

Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Mamiza Haq and Richard A. Heaney
University of Queensland - Finance and University of Western Australia
Downloads 189 (106,383)
Citation 1

Abstract:

bank risk, bank capital, charter value, off-balance sheet items, dividend payout ratio, Economic and Monetary Union

6.

Real Estate as Part of an Investment Portfolio in Australia

Australian Centre for Financial Studies - Finsia Banking and Finance Conference 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2010
Richard A. Heaney, David Higgins and Amalia Di Iorio
University of Western Australia, affiliation not provided to SSRN and La Trobe Business School
Downloads 155 (143,026)

Abstract:

Property, Real Estate, Diversified Portfolio Performance, Smoothed Property Returns

7.

Are Busy Directors Good for Business

2012 Financial Markets & Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Mar 2012
Richard A. Heaney, Lary Li and Monica Tan
University of Western Australia, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
Downloads 150 (140,044)

Abstract:

busy boards, busy directors, busy CEOs

8.

The Role of R&D in Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions

Australian Centre for Financial Studies - Finsia Banking and Finance Conference 2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
La Trobe Business School, Stockholm University - School of Business, Victoria University and University of Western Australia
Downloads 105 (190,331)

Abstract:

Cross-border M&A’s, Synergy, Foreign Direct Investment

9.

Wall Street Journal Stories and Oil Prices

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Dec 2011
Richard A. Heaney and Bruce D. Grundy
University of Western Australia and University of Melbourne
Downloads 97 (206,056)

Abstract:

Crude oil price, information efficiency, storage, OPEC, Wall Street Journal

10.

European Bank Equity Risk, 1995-2006

Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 May 2009
Richard A. Heaney and Mamiza Haq
University of Western Australia and University of Queensland - Finance
Downloads 66 (263,963)

Abstract:

11.

Governance Mechanisms and Agency Conflicts between Managers and Shareholders: Evidence from Australia

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Jul 2013
Thanh Tan Truong and Richard A. Heaney
RMIT University and University of Western Australia
Downloads 63 (233,597)

Abstract:

equity agency conflicts, ownership, board of directors, debt financing

12.

The Role of Undergraduate Personal Finance Education in Financial Literacy, Financial Attitudes and Financial Behaviours

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Paul Gerrans and Richard A. Heaney
University of Western Australia - UWA Business School and University of Western Australia
Downloads 62 (194,062)

Abstract:

Financial literacy, financial education, undergraduate education, financial attitudes and behaviour

Individual Investor Portfolio Performance in Retirement Savings Accounts

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Apr 2013
Su (Sally) Gan, Richard A. Heaney and Paul Gerrans
University of Western Australia, University of Western Australia and University of Western Australia - UWA Business School
Downloads 61 (287,705)
Citation 1

Abstract:

retirement savings, investment performance, choice, household portfolios, superannuation, 401(K)

Individual Investor Portfolio Performance in Retirement Savings Accounts

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 40, No. 4, 2015
Posted: 15 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2017
Su (Sally) Gan, Richard A. Heaney and Paul Gerrans
University of Western Australia, University of Western Australia and University of Western Australia - UWA Business School

Abstract:

Household portfolios, investment choice, portfolio performance, retirement savings, superannuation

14.

Predictability of Implied Volatility: Evidence from the Over-the-counter Currency Option Markets

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Aug 2011
Alfred H.S. Wong, Richard A. Heaney and Amalia Di Iorio
Charles Sturt University, University of Western Australia and La Trobe Business School
Downloads 56 (286,359)

Abstract:

implied volatility, currency option, over-the-counter, market Efficiency

15.

The Existence of Tax Clienteles: An Australian Setting

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Dec 2011
Richard A. Heaney
University of Western Australia
Downloads 45 (301,316)

Abstract:

Australian corporate tax, franking credits, effective corporate tax rate

16.

Will Investors Change their Superannuation Fund Given the Choice?

Accounting and Finance, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 267-283, June 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Jun 2007
Tim Fry, Richard A. Heaney and Warren McKeown
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, University of Western Australia and RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
Downloads 17 (440,194)
Citation 6

Abstract:

17.

Australian CEO Outside Directorships

2015 Financial Markets & Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Jan 2015
Richard A. Heaney, Lary Li and Monica Tan
University of Western Australia, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
Downloads 10 (386,301)

Abstract:

outside directorships, busy CEO

18.

Corporate Governance and the Prediction of the Impact of AIFRS Adoption

Abacus, Vol. 45, Issue 1, pp. 124-145, March 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
John Goodwin, Kamran Ahmed and Richard A. Heaney
Sabanci University, La Trobe University - School of Accounting and University of Western Australia
Downloads 2 (513,789)
Citation 2

Abstract:

19.

The Pricing of ULP and Diesel in the Western Australian Retail Fuel Market

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Feb 2017
Richard A. Heaney and Sirimon Treepongkaruna
University of Western Australia and University of Western Australia
Downloads 0 (513,789)

Abstract:

Retail fuel pricing, ULP, Diesel, Western Australia

20.

Variation in OPEC and Non-OPEC Crude Oil Production: 1973 to 2010

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Bruce D. Grundy and Richard A. Heaney
University of Melbourne and University of Western Australia
Downloads 0 (499,425)

Abstract:

crude oil production, OPEC, non-OPEC, cluster analysis

21.

Choice of Expected Return Proxy and Asset Pricing Model Tests: Should It Matter?

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Feb 2017
Fatima Khushnud, Richard A. Heaney and Sirimon Treepongkaruna
University of Western Australia - UWA Business School, University of Western Australia and University of Western Australia
Downloads 0 (460,592)

Abstract:

asset pricing, IBES analyst target price, realized returns, expected annual returns

22.

Are All-American Analysts Better: A Study Using 2010 IBES Target Prices?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Jan 2017
Harrison Bantock and Richard A. Heaney
UWA and University of Western Australia
Downloads 0 (494,906)

Abstract:

All American Analysts, IBES target price, Mean error, Mean absolute error, Mean square error

23.

Bubbles and Crashes in the Australian Residential Property Market

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Oct 2016
Dirk G. Baur and Richard A. Heaney
University of Western Australia - Business School and University of Western Australia
Downloads 0 (348,620)

Abstract:

Australian property market, bubbles, crashes; contagion, diversification

24.

Do Directors’ Trades Matter for the Announcement Period Performance of Acquiring Firms? The Australian Evidence

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Aug 2016
Md Mosharraf Hossain, Richard A. Heaney and SzeKee Koh
University of Western Australia, University of Western Australia and Singapore Institute of Technology
Downloads 0 (440,194)

Abstract:

Director trading, Mergers and Acquisition, Event Study, Acquiring Firm

25.

Discussions on Long-Term Financial Choice

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 40, No. 3, 2015
Posted: 18 Sep 2015
Independent, The University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance, University of Western Australia and RMIT University

Abstract:

Financial choice, focus groups, retirement

26.

The Impact of Australian Higher Education Policy Changes on the Production of PhDs in the Field of Accounting and Finance

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 53, Issue 3, pp. 691-710, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Aug 2013
Richard A. Heaney, Terry Evans, Peter Macauley and Margot Pearson
University of Western Australia, Deakin University - School of Education, RMIT University - School of Business Information Technology and Australian National University (ANU)
Downloads 0 (531,832)

Abstract:

PhD completions, Accounting, Finance, Dawkins review, Doctorates

27.

Using Decision Support to Manage the Influence of Cognitive Abilities on Share Trading Performance

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2012
Posted: 19 Dec 2012
Alex Richardson and Richard A. Heaney
Australian National University (ANU) and University of Western Australia

Abstract:

cognitive abilities, decision making, decision support systems, share trading

28.

Share Market Reaction to the BP Oil Spill and the US Government Moratorium on Exploration

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2012
Posted: 05 May 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2017
Marie-Anne Cam, Richard A. Heaney and Amir Sabet
RMIT University, University of Western Australia and University of Western Australia

Abstract:

BP oil spill, event study, market efficiency, US government intervention

29.

The Effects of International Financial Reporting Standards on the Accounts and Accounting Quality of Australian Firms: A Retrospective Study

Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, December 2008
Posted: 28 Jun 2008
John Goodwin, Kamran Ahmed and Richard A. Heaney
Sabanci University, La Trobe University - School of Accounting and University of Western Australia

Abstract:

IFRS, accounting quality

30.

An Empirical Analysis of Commodity Pricing

Journal of Futures Markets, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 391-415, 2006
Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Richard A. Heaney
University of Western Australia

Abstract:

Convenience yield, stock-outs, interest adjusted basis, commodity prices, futures prices, copper, lead, zinc

31.

Agency Costs and Ownership Structure in Australia

Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 29-52, January 2005
Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Grant Fleming, Richard A. Heaney and Rochelle McCosker
Continuity Capital Partners, University of Western Australia and Independent Author

Abstract:

Equity agency costs, small to medium enterprises (SMEs), owner-managers, separation of control and ownership

32.

Use of Derivatives by Australian Companies

Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 411-430
Posted: 24 Oct 2005
Richard A. Heaney
University of Western Australia

Abstract:

Derivative use, size, agency costs, taxes, management compensation, and financial distress

33.

A Test of the Cost of Carry Relationship Using the Lead Contract Traded on the London Metals Exchange

Journal of Futures Markets, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 1-25, 1998
Posted: 12 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2017
Richard A. Heaney
University of Western Australia

Abstract:

Cost-of-carry, LME lead contract, Futures pricing

34.

An Approximation for Convenience Yield in Commodity Futures Pricing

Journal of Futures Markets, Vol. 22, No. 10, pp. 1005-1017, 2002
Posted: 12 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2017
Richard A. Heaney
University of Western Australia

Abstract:

convenience yield, futures pricing

35.

A Test of the Effect of Carrying Costs on Predictive Ability of Futures Prices Using the Lme Lead Contract

International Journal of Forecasting, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 45-65, 2002
Posted: 12 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2017
Richard A. Heaney
University of Western Australia

Abstract:

Error correction model, Cost of carry model, Forecasting