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Dr Anna Golab


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5663, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.450
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Telephone: +61 8 6304 5663
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.450  


Dr Anna Golab is a Lecturer in the School of Business and Law.

Key research areas

  • European emerging markets
  • Behavioural finance in economic downturns
  • Economic uncertainty
  • Innovations in Teaching and Learning


Dr Anna Golab is a lecturer in Finance and Accounting at the School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University, Australia. She has an expertise in modelling share market volatility and cointegration, as well as other quantitative methods such as structural equation modelling in marketing.

Her current research focuses on behavioural finance in economic downturns. Also she is engaged in the problems of forecasting analysis in the economy and how this approach can be used to limit economic uncertainty. Her PhD was on the topic of European emerging markets and economies. She has published in the field of volatility and cointegration.

She is a member of the Markets and Services Research Centre, a cross-disciplinary centre researching in services industries, marketing, tourism and finance.

She also holds a Bachelor degree in teaching. Her passion is in the area of teaching and learning strategies, positive education psychology and effective teaching strategies.

Awards and recognition

  • 2018 - Discipline Award - Commerce, School of Business and Law, ECU
  • 2011 - Outstanding Lecturing Performance in the School, School of Accounting, Finance and Economics, ECU
  • 2010 - Outstanding Lecturing Performance in the School, School of Accounting, Finance and Economics, ECU

Languages spoken

  • Polish
  • English

ECU Research Themes

Theme two: Society and Culture


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2013.
  • Master of Professional Accounting, Edith Cowan University, 2006.


Recent Research Grants

  • EU economy and finance in the era of Brexit – impacts on Australian society,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2019,  2019 - 2020,  $23,666.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Golab, A., Zamojska, A., (2019), Volatility spillovers between European financial markets: evidence since the Brexit. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 23(3), 345-366, DOI: 10.1504/IJBG.2019.102909.
  • Golab, A., Jie, F., Powell, R., Zamojska, A., (2018), Cointegration between the European Union and the selected global markets following Sovereign Debt Crisis. Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 15(1), 14, Sumy, Ukraine, LLC “СPС “Business Perspectives”, DOI: 10.21511/imfi.15(1).2018.05.

Conference Publications

  • Golab, A., Zamojska, A., (2018), Uncertainty and risk premium. 2nd Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Conference, 125-128, ECU SBL Australia.
  • Nguyen, TT., Powell, R., Golab, A., Bannigidadmath, D., (2018), Analysis of approaches to the relationship between risk and bank diversification. The proceedings of 3rd Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Conference, 26-30, Perth, Western Australia, Edith Cowan University.
  • Golab, A., Gengatharen, D., Jie, F., Kiani Mavi, R., Moore, C., Korecki, M., (2018), Impact of positive education psychology on the first-year student experience. STARS 2018 Proceedings, 5p..
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