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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

  • Thuan Nguyen, T., Powell, R., Golab, A., Bannigidadmath, D., (2019), Analysis of approaches to the relationship between risk and bank diversification. The proceedings of 3rd Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Conference, 2018.1502.004(29-30 November 2018), 26-30, Perth, Edith Cowan University, School of Business and Law, DOI: 2018.1502.004.
  • 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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