A/PROF Howard Chan

A/PROF Howard Chan


  • Market Efficiency, Capital Markets and the Role of Analysts as Information Intermediaries (analysts, market effficiency)



  • Dr. Howard Chan is an Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Melbourne. His previous appointment was at Monash University’s Clayton campus. He has lectured at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. His research interests include asset pricing, funds management, market efficiency and the role of financial analysts in financial markets. He has published in a wide range of domestic and international journals such as Accounting and Finance, Australian Journal of Management, Corporate Governance: An International Review, International Review of Finance, Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Journal of Financial Research, The Financial Review and the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with honours from the University of Melbourne and a Masters of Economics and PhD from Monash University. He is also on the editorial board of the Accounting Research Journal.   


Selected publications



Education and training

  • PhD, Monash University 2000
  • M. Ec, Monash University 1993
  • B. Com (Hons), University of Melbourne 1987

Awards and honors

  • AFAANZ (Finance area) -2006 AFAANZ conference, 2006
  • SIRCA Best paper award - 18th Australasian Banking and Finance conference 2005, 2005
  • Monash University -Mollie Holman Doctoral Medal, 2001



Available for supervision

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