Dr Ding Ding

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Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies & Statistics

Phone number
+61 2 612 57286
Room 4.17, CBE Bld (26C)
Research areas

Economics; Finance; Corporate finance; Investments; Financial regulations.


Ding Ding is a Lecturer in Finance. Her research explores how external market conditions affect corporate performance and investment decisions and, as such, spans corporate finance, banking and financial regulation. Ding Ding’s PhD thesis won the Chartered Financial Analyst Society Toronto Fellowship Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation Canada-wide. Ding Ding’s research underpins her teaching, for which she received an Australian Awards for University Teaching Award for Teaching Excellence in recognition of leadership and creativity in creating an innovative and engaging learning environment for her students.

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Research grants and awards

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society Toronto Fellowship Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation (Canada-wide), 2014

Research engagement and outreach

Member of American Economic Association, American Finance Association, Western Finance Association, Financial Management Association, Financial Research Network 

RSFAS/CBE Data Coordinator and Database Manager, 2019-Present

Committee Member, Course Evaluations Advisory Committee (CEAC), Australian National University (2017 – Present)

Committee Member, Beyond SELT CEAC, Australian National University (2018 - present)

Previous roles:

In addition to being interested in finance academically, she has enjoyed working as a risk management economist at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and also a subject expert consultant in Corporate Finance for the Certified Management Accountants of Ontario, Canada.

ANU VC Awards for Excellence in Education, Assessor, 2020

CBE Remote Learning Working Party, 2020

Finance Seminar Convenor, Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics (2016, 2017)

External Service:

Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT), Assessor, 2019


Ding Ding teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses. She has received awards for teaching that include the 2018 Australian Awards for University Teaching - Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, the 2018 ANU Vice-Chancellor’s Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning (Early Career Category), and the 2017 ANU College of Business and Economics Citations for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning

In addition to academic supervision at the Honours, Masters, and PhD levels, Ding Ding is happy to help students connect with the industry through supervising successful internships that won the CBE Intern of the Year Award, with placements ranging from the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Australian Research Alliance of Child and Youth, Federal Election Property Management, ANU Finance and Business Services, ANU Division of Residential Experience, National Disability Insurance Agency, CHC Affordable Housing, Protiviti PTY Limited, and PwC.

Ding Ding is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. 

Current Teaching:

Topics in International Finance (Graduate, FINM8007)

Applied Derivatives (Undergraduate and Graduate, FINM2002/FINM7041)

Other Teaching:

Special Topics in Finance (PhD)