Marvin Wee

Associate Professor, BCom MFin PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M252), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 118 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
19972018
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Personal profile

Biography

Marvin Wee is currently Associate Professor at the UWA Business School. Marvin has been lecturing full time at UWA since January 2001. During this time, Marvin completed his PhD in 2006 on the trading by retail traders and their impact on the Australian Stock Exchange. After completing his PhD, Marvin worked at Bank of Scotland Treasury (Perth Branch) as an Interest Rate and Foreign Exchange Sales Dealer for 18 months. Marvin returned to academia in Feb 2009 to pursue his research interests.

Marvin has taught courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels based upon his area of expertise. These courses are in the area of corporate finance, investments and financial market microstructure.

Marvin has published academic papers in international journals and presented at leading international conferences. These papers are on topics such as trading behaviour, financial market microstructure, firm disclosure, investor relations and information asymmetry within the stock market.

Funding overview

Dr Marvin Wee, Professor Ann Tarca and Professor Greg Clinch 2016, Adoption of Australian IFRS: Are IFRS "fit for purpose”? Australian Research Council Discovery Grant

Dr Marvin Wee 2015, Effect of Framing and Educational Instruction on Individuals’ Superannuation Decision Making, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Research Fund

Professor Greg Clinch, Professor Ann Tarca and Dr Marvin Wee 2015, Presentation and Disclosure of IFRS Earnings, Adjusted Earnings and Subtotals: Relevance to Market Participants and Implications for Standard Setters, KPMG Foundation/ International Association for Accounting Education and Research

Dr Lyndie Bayne, Professor Ann Tarca, Dr Marvin Wee and Professor Walter Aerts 2015, Integrated Reporting: Measuring the Depth and Spread of ‘Integrated Thinking’ as Disclosed in Management Commentary Reports, UWA Business School Research Development Award

Dr Marvin Wee, Professor Ann Tarca, Professor Walter Aerts, Lee Krug and Penelope Pink 2014, Factors Affecting Preparers’ and Auditors’ Judgments about Materiality and Conciseness in Integrated Reporting, The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, International Association for Accounting Education and Research and the International Integrated Reporting Council

Dr Sirimon Treepongkaruna and Dr Marvin Wee 2013, The effect of investor (in)attention on stock market price efficiency and information asymmetry, UWA Business School Research Development Award

Dr Ann Tarca and Dr Marvin Wee 2013, A cross-country study of the reporting and value relevance of pro forma earnings, UWA Business School Research Development Award

Dr Ann Tarca and Dr Marvin Wee 2012, Segment reporting and management commentary: An evaluation of current practices and the potential for integrated reporting, The Institute of Chartered Accountants

Dr Sirimon Treepongkaruna and Dr Marvin Wee 2011, The effect of short selling on the market quality of the Australian Securities Exchange, UWA Business School Research Development Award

Dr Marvin Wee 2010, The Information Content and Presentation of Retirement Savings Statements, UWA Research Development Award

Dr Millicent Chang and Dr Marvin Wee 2008, Do corporate governance and insider trading policy affect the information content of insider trades?, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Research Fund

Dr Ann Tarca and Dr Marvin Wee 2006, “The Impact of Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards on Corporate Communication: Australian Evidence”, UWA Research Grants Scheme

Dr Ann Tarca and Dr Marvin Wee 2006, “The Impact of Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards on Corporate Communication: Australian Evidence”, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand

Dr Joey Yang, Dr Marvin Wee 2005, “Do Informed Traders Affect Share Price Volatility “, UWA Research Grants Scheme

Dr Millicent Chang, Dr Iain Watson and Dr Marvin Wee 2005, “An Examination of Investor Relations in Australian Companies and Its Implications for Liquidity and Stock Price”, UWA Research Grants Scheme

Previous positions

2009-2010 Assistant Professor, University of Western Australia
2007-2009 Associate Directory, Bank of Scotland Treasury
2007-2007 Analyst, NWQ Capital Management
2001-2007 Lecturer, University of Western Australia
1996-2000 Associate Lecturer, University of Western Australia
1995-1996 Research Assistant, University of Western Australia

Current projects

Industrial Relevance

Adoption of Australian IFRS: Are IFRS "fit for purpose”?

Effect of Framing and Educational Instruction on Individuals’ Superannuation Decision Making

Presentation and Disclosure of IFRS Earnings, Adjusted Earnings and Subtotals: Relevance to Market Participants and Implications for Standard Setters

Factors Affecting Preparers’ and Auditors’ Judgments about Materiality and Conciseness in Integrated Reporting

Integrated Reporting: Measuring the Depth and Spread of ‘Integrated Thinking’ as Disclosed in Management Commentary Reports


Collaborations with Other Institutions

Effect of Framing and Educational Instruction on Individuals’ Superannuation Decision Making. Joint work with Professor Doug Foster (University of Technology Sydney) and Juliana Ng (Australian National University).

The Role of Algorithmic Trading in Stock Liquidity: Evidence from Tokyo Stock Exchange. Joint work with Professor Hiroshi Moriyashu (University of Nagasaki).

The Effect of Linguistic Barriers on the Price Impact and Performance of Trading by U.S. Institutional Investors. Joint work with Dr Andrew Ainsworth (University of Sydney).

Industrial relevance

Bank of Scotland Treasury 2007-2009

Teaching overview

FINA2222 Corporate Financial Policy
MGMT8632 Investments
FINA3307 Trading in Securities Markets
FINA4401 Microstructure of Financial Markets
FINA4590 Research Methods in Accounting and Finance

Research

Market Microstructure, Capital Markets, Company Disclosures, Analyst Forecasts, Firm Disclosure, Integrated Reporting

Languages

English
Mandarin (Spoken)

Keywords

  • Behavioural finance
  • Capital markets research
  • Corporate governance
  • Equity markets
  • Market microstructure

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Research Output 1997 2018

1 Citation (Scopus)

The role of algorithmic trading in stock liquidity and commonality in electronic limit order markets

Moriyasu, H., Wee, M. & Yu, J., 1 Jun 2018, In : Pacific Basin Finance Journal. 49, p. 103-128 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Algorithmic trading
Liquidity
Limit order market
Commonality
Market depth
2 Citations (Scopus)

A review of research on regulation changes in the Asia-Pacific region

Chang, M., Jackson, A. B. & Wee, M., 20 Jan 2017, In : Accounting and Finance. 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asia-Pacific region
Finance
Financial institutions
International management
Banking

Projects 2006 2018