Dr Jo Drienko

Jo drienko


Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies & Statistics

Deputy Director (Education)
Phone number
+61 2 6125 7298
Room 4.45, CBE Bld (26C)
Research areas

Analyst forecasting; Corporate payout policy.


Jo Drienko is a Senior Lecturer of Finance, and Deputy Director (Education) for the Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies & Statistics. Jo’s research interests span market microstructure, analyst forecast accuracy, and corporate payout policy. His work has been published in esteemed outlets including the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Corporate Finance and the Critical Finance Review.

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Research publications

Drienko, J., Khorsand, B., 2023. Dividend hibernation and future earnings: When no dividend news is good news. Journal of Corporate Finance 83, forthcoming.

Drienko, J., Sault, S.J., Wong, W.H., 2023. Do rights matter? An intraday analysis of rights issues in Australia. Accounting and Finance, forthcoming.

Drienko, J., Smith, T., von Reibnitz, A., 2019. A review of the return-illiquidity relationship. Critical Finance Review 8, 127-171.

Drienko, J., Sault, S.J., von Reibnitz, A., 2017. Company responses to exchange queries in real time. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal 45, 116-141.

Drienko, J., Sault, S.J., 2013. The intraday impact of company responses to exchange queries. Journal of Banking and Finance 37, 4810-4819.

Drienko, J., Sault, S.J., 2011. The impact of company responses to exchange queries on the Australian equity market. Accounting and Finance 51, 923-945.

Research grants and awards

Research School Cross-Disciplinary Grant

Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Enhancement Grant

Accounting and Finance Association Research Grant

American Finance Association Conference Grant

Research engagement and outreach

Service roles at ANU

  • RSFAS Deputy Director (Education)
  • Higher Degree Research Committee Member
  • University Appeals Panel Member
  • Teaching Consultant
  • Senior Fellow and Assessor, Higher Education Academy


Foundations of Finance (FINM1001, FINM7006)

Corporate Finance (FINM2001)

Corporate Valuation (FINM3005, FINM7044)