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Elizabeth Ooi

Dr, BA BCom PGradDipEc&Com PhD Monash

  • 9 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
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Personal profile


Elizabeth joined the UWA Business School in February 2015 as a Lecturer of Finance. Prior to this, she completed her PhD and was a teaching associate at Monash University. Her areas of expertise are financial literacy and personal finance. She previously worked in the financial services industry and has been a consultant on international financial literacy issues to the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), authoring several OECD policy reports. 

Her current research projects on financial education and superannuation have been published in leading academic journals and cited by public inquiries and the financial press. She has been involved in grant projects attracting over $140,000 in university and industry research funding.

Roles and responsibilities

Faculty board member
Academic board member

Funding overview

2018 UWA FABLE research accelerator scheme with Paul Gerrans, Alison Preston, Ingebjorg Kristoffersen and Joanne Sneddon ($20,000)

2016 Industry Superannuation Australia research grant with Kevin Liu ($50,000) 

2016 CPA Australia funding to develop a financial education app called UnderstandingSuper with Scott Ko and Brett Fisher ($25,000)

2015 Financial Literacy Australia research grant with Paul Gerrans ($38,021) 

2015 UWA Business School Research Development Award ($8,000)

Teaching overview

FINA2222 Corporate Financial Policy

FINA2209 Financial Planning

FINA5529 Topics in Finance




Corporate governance
Superannuation/ pension fund governance
Socially responsible investing
Financial education
Financial literacy


  • Superannuation
  • Pension funds
  • Corporate governance

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Superannuation Business & Economics
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Research Output 2013 2019

  • 9 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Other output
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Other contribution
3 Citations (Scopus)

When boards use related parties: Outsourcing and superannuation fund performance

Liu, K. & Ooi, E., Apr 2019, In : Accounting & Finance. p. 715-746 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fund performance
Service provider
Investment performance

Financial inclusion and consumer empowerment in Southeast Asia

Ooi, E., 2018, France: OECD Publishing. 52 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther output

Open Access
Consumer empowerment
South-East Asia
Financial inclusion
Financial literacy
Consumer protection

Financial education for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Asia

Ooi, E., 2017, 43 p. OECD Publishing.

Research output: Other contribution

Small and medium-sized enterprises

The Relationship between Screening Intensity and Performance of Socially Responsible Investment Funds

Gharghori, P. & Ooi, E., 2016, The Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance. Ramiah, V. & Gregoriou, G. (eds.). London, San Diego, Waltham, Oxford: Academic Press, p. 335-357 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

6 Citations (Scopus)

Virtue Remains After Removing Sin: Finding Skill Amongst Socially Responsible Investment Managers

Ooi, E. & Lajbcygier, P., 2013, In : Journal of Business Ethics. 113, 2, p. 199-224

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Socially responsible investment

Projects 2015 2017