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Biography

Luisa Unda is a Lecturer in the Department of Accounting. Her main research interests are corporate governance, board structure and its association to performance, board effectiveness in non-profit organisations, board committees, financial reporting quality, gender differences on capital markets, and accounting education. Her work has been published in various journals including: Journal of Banking & FinanceAccounting & Finance, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.

Learn more about her research on credit union board governance here.

Learn more about her research on independent schools governance here.

Luisa's teaching experience includes conducting lectures and tutorials in financial accounting and auditing at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as, facilitating accounting and business ethics based workshops to high-school students.

Prior to becoming and academic, Luisa worked as a financial analyst in the banking industry and gained practice based experience surrounding matters such as financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, and risk management.

Monash teaching commitment

ACF5950 Introductory Accounting

ACC5903 Accounting for Business

Teaching Excellence:

- 2016 Department of Accounting's Teaching Award

- 2016 Monash Business School's Commendation

Community service

  • Coordinator of the Governance and Regulation Research Network (GARNET) at the Centre for Global Business, Monash Business School
  • ECR Representative (Financial Accounting & Auditing) at the Department of Accounting Research Committee (2016-2018).
  • International Member of the Centre for Not-for-profit and Public-sector Research (CNPR) at Queen's Management School, Belfast.

Research area keywords

  • Corporate Governance
  • Not-For-Profit Organisations
  • Board Diversity
  • Financial Reporting Quality
  • Accounting Education
  • Gender differences on capital markets

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Projects 2016 2019

Research Output 2015 2020

Gender differences in the repayment of microcredit: the mediating role of trustworthiness

Shahriar, A. Z. M., Unda, L. A. & Alam, Q., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Banking and Finance. 110, 16 p., 105685.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Board characteristics and credit-union performance

Unda, L. A., Ahmed, K. & Mather, P. R., Dec 2019, In : Accounting and Finance. 59, 4, p. 2735-2764 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

To pay or not pay: board remuneration and insolvency risk in credit unions

Unda, L. A. & Ranasinghe, D., 9 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Pacific Basin Finance Journal. 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Sustainability of the accounting and finance academic profession: students' and supervisors' views about the PhD supervision process

Unda, L. A., Khosa, A., Burch, S. & Wilkin, C., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Accounting and Finance. 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The impact of regulatory governance standards on board characteristics: evidence from Australian credit unions

Unda, L., 2016, In : JASSA: The Finsia Journal of Applied Finance. 4, p. 21-26 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

AFAANZ 2016 Inaugural Winner Best Research Interactive Session

Luisa Unda (Recipient), 5 Jul 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Dean's Commendation for Teaching Excellence

Luisa Unda (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Highly Commended Paper Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence

Luisa Unda (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2016 2019

  • 6 Contribution to conference
  • 2 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board
  • 1 Continuing Professional Development - development/presentation of external courses

Governance and Regulation Research Network Workshop

Luisa Unda (Organiser)
4 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

Dandenong Ranges Steiner School (External organisation)

Luisa Unda (Member)
5 Dec 2019

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Instil Group - Australasian Mutuals Institute Ltd (External organisation)

Luisa Unda (Contributor)
9 Apr 2018

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsContinuing Professional Development - development/presentation of external courses

Australasian Centre for Social and Environmental Research

Luisa Unda (Member of programme committee)
5 Dec 20187 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

2018 Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference

Luisa Unda (Speaker)
4 Apr 20187 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Press / Media

Pay Enough or Do not Pay at all

Luisa Unda

27/03/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Blogs, Podcasts and Social MediaBlogs

Research into Credit Unions

Luisa Unda

17/01/18

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Blogs, Podcasts and Social MediaBlogs

Do credit unions care too much?

Luisa Unda

19/10/17

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Begin een kredietunie

Luisa Unda

10/07/17

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Blogs, Podcasts and Social MediaBlogs