Judy Qiu

Ms, BE Beijing.UT, PhD Qld

  • 4 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
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Personal profile


Judy Qiu is an Assistant Professor in the Account and Finance discipline at the UWA Business School. Judy received her PhD in Finance from the University of Queensland. Her thesis focuses on modelling asymmetric mutual fund performance. Prior joining UWA, Judy was the Associate Lecturer in Finance at the UQ Business School, University of Queensland (2006 -2013). Judy has taught course at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Her teaching covers the area of corporate finance, financial planning, investment and risk management.

Roles and responsibilities

Honors supervision:
S. Foster. Alternative assets: benefits to Australian superannuation funds. (complete)

H.Y. Teh. Hedge fund timing ability and manager characteristics. (complete)

J. Kuan. The role of optimism in gender differences in investment behaviour. (complete)

C. Wong. Australian household portfolio allocation decision in the face of property values and mortgage stress. (complete)

P. Wong. Are substantial shareholders in stock bidding firms informed arbitragers or unwitting beneficiaries? (complete)

Funding overview

1. 2015 National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (with Prof. Jiping Yang School of Economics and Management, Beihang University, Beijing China)

Project: Risk Analysis and Decision Making Modelling and Its Implication Based on Information Entropy Theory

Total amount: RMB460,000.00 (AUD100,728.00), from 2016-2019.

Previous positions

Visiting Professor of Finance, University of Konstanz, June - July 2016

Acting Lecturer in Finance, University of Queensland, 2012 – 2013

Associate Lecturer in Finance, University of Queensland, 2006 – 2012

Lecturer, La Trobe University Brisbane Campus, July – Nov 2005

Current projects

1. Qiu, J., Tang, L., Walter, I., Hedge Fund Incentives, Management Participation and Survivorship.

2. Qiu, J., Tang, L. Assessing Hedge Fund Mortality with Characterized Returns and Risks.

3. Qiu, J., Benson, K., Faff, R., Business cycles and mutual fund timing performance: An application of regime shifting and GARCH modelling.

4. Benson, K., Qiu, J., Wuu, Z., Herding with bulls and bears.

5. Gerrans, P., Qiu, J. In Good Times and in Bad: First Impressions and Gender Differences in Retirement Savings Behaviours.

6. Qiu, J., Benson, K., Faff, R., Do Mutual Funds Time Investment Styles?

7. Qiu, J., Benson, K., Faff, R., Can they swim against the current? An analysis of mutual fund dynamic performance.

Teaching overview

2016 Sem1 FINA5432 Introduction to Finance
2015 Sem2 FINA1109 Managing your personal finances
2015 Sem2 FINA2209 Financial planning
2014 Sem2 FINA1109 Managing your personal finances
2014 Sem2 FINA2209 Financial planning


Fund performance
Financial Econometrics
Survival analysis
Behavioral finance
Volatility models and alternative investment

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Volatility models Business & Economics
Fund performance Business & Economics
Financial econometrics Business & Economics
Survival analysis Business & Economics
Alternative investments Business & Economics
Behavioral finance Business & Economics
Incentives Business & Economics
Management commitment Business & Economics

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Research Output 2008 2019

  • 4 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 4 Article

The predictive ability of the expected utility-entropy based fund rating approach: A comparison investigation with Morningstar ratings in US

Chiew, D., Qiu, J., Treepongkaruna, S., Yang, J. & Shi, C., 19 Apr 2019, In : PLoS One. 14, 4, 22 p., 0215320.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Hedge fund incentives, management commitment and survivorship

Qiu, J., Tang, L. & Walter, I., 1 May 2018, In : Financial Markets and Portfolio Management. 32, 2, p. 115-142 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Management commitment
Hedge funds
Management ownership

Momentum and Seasonality in Chinese Stock Markets

Li, B., Qiu, J. & Wu, Y., 2010, In : Journal of Money, Investment and Banking. 17, p. 24-36

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Portfolio Construction and Performance Measurement when Returns are Non-Normal

Benson, K., Gray, P., Kalotay, E. & Qiu, J., 2008, In : Australian Journal of Management. 32, 3, p. 445-461

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle