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Dr Reza Tajaddini

Finance Discipline Leader, Course Director of Master of Financial Planning and Senior Lecturer in Finance
PhD in Finance, University of Otago, New Zealand; MBA, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia


Dr Reza Tajaddini is Finance Discipline Leader and Course Director of Master of Financial Planning at Swinburne Business School. His research interests include the areas of cultural economics and finance 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. Reza is also on the reviewer board of Journal of Risk and Financial Management.

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 Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) 2015 Best Publication Award as an Early Career Researcher, the 2015 FBL Teaching Excellence Award and the Vice-Chancellor's 2017 Teaching Excellence (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; Real Estate Investment

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.


Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Applied Economics - 140200

Teaching areas

Financial Risk Management;Business Modelling and Analysis;Corporate Finance


  • 2020, International, Highly Commended Paper in the 2020 Emerald Literati Awards, International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis
  • 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)

Professional memberships

  • 2019 (current): Member, Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) Australia, Australia
  • 2015 (current): Member, Academic representative for Swinburne University of Technology on the UniSuper Consultative Committee, Australia
  • 2020 (current): Reviewer, Reviewer Board of Journal of Risk and Financial Management, Switzerland


Also published as: Tajaddini, Reza; Tajaddini, R.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2018: Five factors model in pricing Vietnamese equities *; Vietnam International Education Development
  • 2015: Does Foreign Real Estate Investment in Australia Matter to Performance of Real Estate Investment Trusts and Construction Companies? *; AFAANZ Research Grants

* Chief Investigator

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