New York University Stern School of Business Professor David Yermack will explain the financial effects of CEOs' holidays in a public lecture at The University of Western Australia's Business School.
Professor Yermack, a visiting professor at the UWA Business School, will present his findings on trends in news announcements made by public companies before, during and after chief executives go on holiday.
He will also explain how these patterns in public announcements can create trading opportunities for investors.
The most recent guidelines on appropriate alcohol consumption from the
National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) are a hard sell to a
hard-drinking public. And this is despite growing concerns about
alcohol-fuelled violence in the community and a swelling evidence base
demonstrating the nature and extent of alcohol-related harms, especially among
the wild-haired musician, comedian and actor whose intelligent and highly
irreverent humour has delighted audiences all over the world, is the first to
admit he didn't make the most of his educational opportunities at UWA.
When she's travelling to work on a particularly
cold London morning, Loretta Tomasi sometimes wonders what she's doing there.
It's times like those that the English National Opera chief's thoughts turn
towards sunny Perth, where she completed her commerce degree in 1978 and where
she returns, twice a year, to visit family and friends.
More than 12,000 alumni now live overseas in more than 100 countries. Some are locals taking the skills acquired at UWA to every corner of the globe, some were international students now investing their knowledge and experience in their home countries. Tamara Hunter has tracked down just a few of the University's many ‘ambassadors'.