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Dr Anna Golab


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


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

Current teaching

  • Quantitative and Statistical Techniques for Business
  • Quantitative skills for Business
  • Fundamentals of Value Creation in Business


Anna has completed her PhD at ECU in the research field of European emerging markets and economies. Her research adopted a time series framework and extensive econometrics analysis.

At the same time Anna has been a Lecture and Tutor in areas of quantitative economics & finance. She has been teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate units such as: Business Statistics, Business Analysis II, Quantitative Studies and Business Analysis, Economics, Accounting II.

Awards and recognition

  • 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

Research Areas and Interests

  • European emerging markets
  • Stock market analysis
  • Portfolio optimization
  • Innovations in Teaching and Learning


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


Recent Research Grants

  • Bank diversification and country-level systemic risk,  Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training,  VIED - Scholarship,  2018 - 2021,  $60,000.
  • 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)

Book Chapters

  • Golab, A., Allen, D., Powell, R., Yap, G., (2014), Volatility and Spillover Effects of Central and Eastern Europe: Impact of EU Enlargement. Emerging Markets and the Global Economy: A Handbook, 449-482, Oxford, Kidlington, UK, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-411549-1.00019-3.
  • Golab, A., Allen, DE., Powell, R., (2014), Aspects of Volatility and Correlations in European Emerging Economies. Emerging Markets and Sovereign Risk, 59-80, London, Palgrave Macmillan, DOI: 10.1057/9781137450661_4.

Journal Articles

  • 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., 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..
  • Golab, A., Zamojska, A., (2018), Uncertainty and risk premium. 2nd Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Conference, 125-128, ECU SBL Australia.
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