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Dr Reza Tajaddini

Finance Discipline Leader and Senior Lecturer in Finance
PhD in Finance, University of Otago, New Zealand; MBA, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia


Dr Reza Tajaddini is discipline leader of finance at Swinburne Business School. His research interests include the areas of cultural economics and finance, trading strategies and real estate investment.

Reza has published widely in finance and economics journals such as the journal of International Review of Finance, the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics and the Journal of Policy Modeling.

Prior to joining Swinburne in 2013, Reza obtained his PhD in Finance from the University of Otago, New Zealand. He also obtained a Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education from Swinburne in 2016.

Reza is recipient of the 2015 Faculty of Business and Law Teaching Excellence Award and the Vice-Chancellor's 2017 Teaching Excellece (Higher Education) Award at the Swinburne University of Technology and the 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching Citation (AAUT).

Research interests

Cultural Finance and Economics; Trading Strategies; Real Estate Investment

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Coordinating Supervisor.


Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Applied Economics - 140200

Teaching areas

Financial Risk Management;Business Modelling and Analysis;Corporate Finance


  • 2017, Swinburne, Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Excellence (Higher Education) Award, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2017, National, Australian Award for University Teaching Citation (AAUT), Department of Education and Training
  • 2015, Swinburne, Teaching Excellence Award, Faculty of Business and Law
  • 2015, Swinburne, Best Publication, Early Career Researcher, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2008, International, Best paper award, International Conference of Global Academy of Business & Economic Research (GABER)