Thu Phuong Pham

Dr Thu Phuong Pham

Senior Lecturer

Adelaide Business School

Faculty of the Professions


Phuong is currently a Senior Lecturer in Finance at the University of Adelaide. She has been an affiliated researcher at the IPAG Business School (France) and a visiting scholar at Indiana University Bloomington (US). Before joining the University of Adelaide in 2016, she held prior academic positions at the University of Sydney and the University of Tasmania.

Phuong has provided policy consultations to government agencies on various projects. The most recent starts in 2021 and is funded by the World Bank with a selection process following its Procurement Regulations.

Phuong has been the individual and joint, recipient of a large national research grant and several AFAANZ research grants as well as competitive university research grants. Her main research interests include market microstructure, environmental finance, and applied economics. Her research work has been awarded Best Paper Award at the Auckland Finance Meeting 2016; semi-finalists for the Best Paper Awards in the Financial Management Association Annual Meetings 2019 and 2016. She is the recipient of the University of Adelaide's Women Research Excellence Award 2019. Her work has been published in international peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money, International Review of Financial Analysis, Applied Economics, International Journal of Managerial Finance, etc.

She received her Ph.D. degree in Finance from the University of Sydney, Australia, and her MSc (DEA) degree in Financial Markets and Intermediaries from the Toulouse School of Economics, France.

Phuong is currently a Senior Lecturer in Finance at the University of Adelaide. She has been an affiliated researcher at the IPAG Business School (France) and a visiting scholar at Indiana University Bloomington (US). Before joining the University of Adelaide in 2016, she held prior academic positions at the University of Sydney and the University of Tasmania. 

Phuong has provided policy consultations to government agencies on various projects. The most recent is funded by the World Bank with a selection process following its Procurement Regulations.
 
Phuong has been the individual and joint, recipient of a large national research grant and several AFAANZ research grants as well as competitive university research grants. Her main research interests include market microstructure, environmental finance, and applied economics. Her research work has been awarded Best Paper Award at the Auckland Finance Meeting 2016; semi-finalists for the Best Paper Awards in the Financial Management Association Annual Meetings 2019 and 2016. She is the recipient of the University of Adelaide's Women Research Excellence Award 2019. Her work has been published in international peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money, International Review of Financial Analysis, Applied Economics, International Journal of Managerial Finance, etc. 

She received her Ph.D. degree in Finance from the University of Sydney, Australia, and her MSc (DEA) degree in Financial Markets and Intermediaries from the Toulouse School of Economics, France.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2017 - ongoing Senior Lecturer in Finance University of Adelaide
    2016 - 2016 Lecturer in Finance University of Adelaide
    2011 - 2016 Lecturer in Finance University of Tasmania
    2010 - 2011 Associate Lecturer in Economics University of Sydney
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    University of Sydney Australia PhD in Finance
    Toulouse School of Economics France Master (DEA) in Financial Markets and Intermediaries
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2013 Foundation of University Learning and Teaching University of Tasmania Australia
    2011 Foundation of Research Supervision University of Sydney Australia
  • Research Interests

Selected Awards:

  • University of Adelaide, Women's Research Excellence Award 2019
  • Semi-finalist for the Best Paper Awards, 2019 FMA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, US (2019)
  • Best Paper Award Nomination, Financial Markets & Corporate Governance Conference, Melbourne (2018)
  • Elsevier Outstanding Reviewer Award for the journal: Emerging Markets Review (2017)
  • SIRCA Best Paper Award, Auckland Finance Meeting, New Zealand (2016)
  • Semi-finalist for the Best Paper Award in Market Microstructure,Top ten session in the 2016 FMA Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, US (2016)
  • University of Tasmania Teaching Merit Certificates (2015)
  • Career Development Scholarships for the UTAS Academic Staff (2013)
  • Dean’s Citation for Tutoring thanks to Excellent Teaching, University of Sydney (2009, 2010)
  • University of Sydney International Research Scholarship for PhD study (2008 – 2011)
  • FMA Doctoral Student Consortium, New York (2010)
  • Royal Economic Society Scholarship, UK (2010)
  • Visiting Scholar, University of Sydney (01/2007–07/2007)

Phuong's teaching experience spans across a number of Economics and Finance areas for both undergraduate and Master levels including Financial Risk Management, Corporate Finance, and Banking in Sydney, Adelaide, Tasmania, Singapore, and Vietnam. 

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 Principal Supervisor The Effect of Aggressive Tax Avoidance on Corporate Bond Liquidity and Yield Spreads on Bond Returns Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Jiaxin Yang
    2018 Principal Supervisor The Impact of Sovereign Re-rating on Systemic Risk: An Analysis of The Sovereign Ceiling Policy Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Md Abdul Wasi
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2017 - 2021 Principal Supervisor Information dissemination and corporate bankruptcies Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Dinh Trung Nguyen
    2016 - 2019 Co-Supervisor CEO Network in Finance Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Emmanuel Joel Aikins Abakah
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Phone: 83134510
  • Email: thuphuong.pham@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 4368
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Nexus 10, floor 12
  • Room: 12 36
  • Org Unit: Accounting

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