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Siddharth Jain - Faculty

Siddharth Jain

Adjunct Faculty

LinkedIn Profile


  • Higher Degree by Research (PhD) in Behavioural Accounting and Finance, Western Sydney University, Australia (2023)
  • Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced), The University of Newcastle, Australia, (2017)
  • Master of Business Administration (Marketing), Sikkim Manipal University, India, (2013)
  • Bachelor of Commerce, HNB Garhwal University, India (2010)
Areas of Expertise
  • Economics
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Innovation, Decision-making & Leadership
  • Post-graduate
    • Business Finance (Evaluating Investments)
    • Corporate Accounting
    • Economics for Business
    • Business Statistics and Research
    • Contemporary Accounting Theory: Research and Practice
    • Business Analysis Seminars
  • Under-graduate
    • Financing Enterprise
    • Accounting in Context
    • Principles of Economics
    • Macroeconomic Measures and Models

Academic Experience

  • Adjunct Academic, The Institute of International Studies, Australia. Mar 2021 (Current)
  • Sessional Academic, Western Sydney University, Australia. Feb 2020 (Current)
  • Research Associate, Western Sydney University, Australia. July 2018 (Current)
  • Learning Advisor, The University of Newcastle, Australia. May 2018 to May 2019.

Corporate experience

  • United Share Brokers Limited, India (2012-2016)

Chapters in Books

  • Gangopadhyay, P., Datt, R., & Jain, S. (2022). Did Overseas Development Assistance Improve Developmental Goals and Climate Resilience in Fiji? In Globalization, Income Distribution and Sustainable Development (pp. 197-210). Emerald Publishing Limited.
  • Gangopadhyay, P., Billah, M., & Jain, S. (2020). The Latent Variable Modelling of a Multidimensional Index of Financial Integration of Australia with the Arab and Southeast Asian Emerging Economies. In Gains and Pains of Financial Integration and Trade Liberalization – Special Emphasis on Emerging Economies.
  • Gangopadhyay, P., Jain, S. and Billah, M (2021). Military Keynesianism and the Economics of Regional Security & Defense Burden in the Middle East. In Optimum Size of Government Intervention: Emerging Economies and their Challenges - an edited volume to be published by Taylor and Francis

Research Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Gangopadhyay, P., Jain, S., & Bakry, W. (2022). In search of a rational foundation for the massive IT boom in the Australian banking industry: Can the IT boom really drive relationship banking? International Review of Financial Analysis (ABDC A-Tier Journal), 102148. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2022.102148
  • Khan, A. Jain, S. Cameron, B. (2021). Analysing Donor Behaviour of a Muslim Diaspora in Australia. Voluntary Sector Review (Q2 Journal)
  • Gangopadhyay, P., Jain, S., Suwandaru, A. (2020). What Drives Urbanisation in Modern Cambodia? Some Counter-Intuitive Findings. Sustainability, (Basel, Switzerland), 12(24), p.10253 (Q1 Journal)
  • Jain, S., & Gangopadhyay, P. (2020). Impacts of Endogenous Sunk-Cost Investment on The Islamic Banking Industry: A Historical Analysis. Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 13(6), 108. (ABDC B-Tier Journal)
  • Gangopadhyay, P., Jain, S. (2019). Understanding Subnational Conflicts in Myanmar. Indian Growth and Development Review, 13(2), pp.339–352. (ABDC B-Tier Journal)

Conferences & Workshops

  • UBS: Good economics for hard times | Nobel laureates Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee – June 2022
  • Commonwealth Bank – Financing Australias’ Transition: Sustainability Conference – October 2021
  • Commodities Outlook – Supercycle of Covid Contagion – October 2021
  • Annual Conference Finance and Treasury Association (ACTA) – November 2020
  • Indigenous Finance and Business Conference – December 2019

Awards & Recognition

  • Recipient of a nationally competitive annual research grant offered by AFAANZ (Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand) in 2021. The research project investigates the impact of information technology (IT) sunk cost investments on Australian banks’ efficiency measures
  • Recent recipient of the competitive research grant from the School of Business-University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH INITIATIVE 2022. Research Project: Bankers’ perception of climate change and their loan portfolio risks


  • Associate CPA
  • Junior Board Member, Economists for Peace, and Security – Australia
  • Member, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • Member, Financial Planning Association
  • Member, Indigenous Finance and Business
  • Australian Corporate Treasury Association (2020-2021)