Dr Anna von Reibnitz

anna von reibnitz

RSFAS

Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies & Statistics

Position
Senior Lecturer
Finance Masters Convenor
Email
anna.vonreibnitz@anu.edu.au
Phone number
+61 2 612 54626
Office
Room 4.39, CBE Bld (26C)
Research areas

Finance; Funds management; Asset pricing; Gender equality.

Biography

Anna von Reibnitz is a Senior Lecturer in Finance, Convenor of the Finance Masters programs and Co-Convenor of the ANU Student Managed Fund. Anna’s research interests include funds management, asset pricing and gender equality, with a particular focus on the risks and rewards of active investing. Her research has been published in a number of top-ranked finance journals including Critical Finance Review, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal and Australian Journal of Management.  She actively collaborates with industry, including research for the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, has been interviewed on TV and radio outlets such as SBS World News and ABC Radio, and her research has been covered in the Australian Financial Review, Bloomberg and the Canberra Times, among others. Anna’s focus on industry engagement and application underpins her research-led teaching practices, and has resulted in National accolades such as the Australian Awards for University Teaching Award for Teaching Excellence.

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Research publications

Academic Journals:

Return Dispersion and Fund Performance: Australia - the Land of Opportunity? with Ying Cao and Geoff Warren, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 2020, 60:101269.

A review of the return-illiquidity relationship, with Jozef Drienko and Tom Smith, Critical Finance Review, 2019, 8:127-171.

When Opportunity Knocks: Cross-Sectional Return Dispersion and Active Fund Performance, Critical Finance Review, 2017, 6:303-356.

Company Responses to Exchange Queries in Real Time, with Jozef Drienko and Stephen Sault, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, 2017, 45:116-141.

The Impact of Liquidity and Transaction Costs on the 52-Week High Momentum Strategy in Australia, with Jenni Bettman and Stephen Sault, Australian Journal of Management, 2010, 35:227-224.

Other Publications:

Glennie M, von Reibnitz A, William J, Curtis S, Bordia S, 2021. Gender pay gap reporting in Australia - time for an upgrade. The Australian National University: Canberra.

Walsh K, von Reibnitz A, Humphrey J, 2021. Gender equity in academia: Ten years of support in Australia and New Zealand. CSWEP News, Issue III.

Investing in the Restructured Kaisa Group, with David Smith and Grant Fleming, Darden/McIntire Business Case series, Forthcoming.

Debt-for-Control Investing in Asia: Nine Entertainment Company, with David Smith and Grant Fleming, Darden/McIntire Business Case series, 2017, In Press.

Research grants and awards

Awards and Prizes


Awards

2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching Award for Teaching Excellence

2017 Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)

2015 ANU College of Business and Economics Award for Teaching Excellence 

2014 Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)  

2011 ANU Commendation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning 

2010 ANU College of Business and Economics Award for Excellence in Tutoring


Scholarships and Prizes

2010-12 Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship for Doctoral Study

2010-12 ANU Research Supplementary Scholarship

2009 ANU College of Business and Economics Honours Scholarship

2009 ANU University Medal

2009 Goldman Sachs JBWere Prize for best Honours graduand in Economics or Commerce

2009 India Association of Australia Prize - CBE for most outstanding Honours result

2008 Ernst and Young Prize in Accounting Theory

2008 Ernst and Young Prize in Auditing

2007 Australian Finance Conference Prize in Corporate Finance

2007 GSL Tucker Memorial Prize for best result in History of Economic Thought (Honours)

 

Grants

Luck or Skill in the Success of Active Bets? AFAANZ Research Grant. 2013-2014

Research engagement and outreach

Research Affiliate with the Global Institute of Women's Leadership (ANU)

External engagement related to the Student Managed Fund

Teaching Consultant


Current service roles at ANU:

Convenor of the Finance Masters programs

Finance PhD Committee Member

College of Business and Economics Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) Committee Member

 

Teaching

Anna has taught Undergraduate, Masters and PhD courses in Financial Markets and Systems, Corporate Finance and Portfolio Construction, and is Course Convenor of the ANU Student Managed Fund. She supervises students at Honours, Masters and PhD levels.

Anna has received multiple awards as an educator, including at the National level with an Australian Awards for University Teaching Award for Teaching Excellence in the Law, Economics, Business and Related Studies category. She has also received the College of Business and Economics Award for Teaching Excellence, an Australian National University Commendation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning, and the College of Business and Economics Award for Excellence in Tutoring.


Current Teaching:

Student Managed Fund (FINM3009/3010/6009/6010) Course Convenor

Applied Foundations of Finance (FINM7006)


Prior Teaching:

Applied Portfolio Construction (FINM8016)

Portfolio Construction (FINM3008)

Corporate Finance (FINM2001)

Applied Corporate Finance (FINM7007)

Advanced Corporate Finance (FINM8004)