The Philip Brown Prize for Best Published Paper is awarded to the best paper published in an A* journal in the previous calendar year using Sirca data. This prize is to recognise the significant contribution of Philip Brown in the establishment of Sirca and the work he did in developing databases to be used for finance and accounting research. The Philip Brown Prize is awarded annually through recommendation from senior scholars around Australia and New Zealand.
Sirca would like to congratulate this year’s joint winners on their successful publications from 2013:
Terrence Hendershott and Ryan Riordan for their co-authored paper ‘Algorithmic Trading on the Market for Liquidity’, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 48, No. 4, Aug. 2013.
Michael Souček and Neda Todorova for their co-authored paper ‘Realised volatility transmission between crude oil and equity futures market: A multivariable HAR approach’, Energy Economics, Vol. 40, Nov. 2013.
On Thursday 7th August, 2014 between 9.30-11.30am, Sirca will be performing maintenance and providing updates to our datasets which will result in the Sirca portal and all datasets within being temporarily unavailable.
We thank you for your understanding.
Jinyoung Jang and Sorin Daniliuc, from the Australian National University, are the winners of this years Sirca Best Paper Award given at the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) annual conference.
Sirca congratulates you both for your winning paper entitled The impact of organisational and managerial acquisition experience on M&A performance.
On Wednesday 9th July, 2014 between 10am-12noon, Sirca will be performing maintenance which will result in the Sirca portal and all datasets within being temporarily unavailable.
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Sirca is delighted to welcome the participants of the Fourth Young Researcher Workshop to Sydney this week.
This event provides a platform for young researchers to present their work to an esteemed panel of academics, the Sirca Membership and Research Committee.
Please stop by the Sirca booth in the exhibit hall at the AFAANZ conference in Auckland (6-8 July, 2014) to meet the Sirca representatives. Dr Danika Wright will be giving a short presentation on RP Data at the Behavioural Finance Special Interest Group at 12 noon on Sunday 6th July – join us if you can.
We look forward to speaking with our Members and welcome your feedback for our product development!
A new report to launched today in Canberra by Lateral Economics has revealed a vigorous open data policy agenda could contribute more than $16 billion per annum to the Australian economy.
Commissioned by the global non-government organisation Omidyar Network, ‘Open for Business: How Open Data can help achieve the G20 growth target’ is the first study to quantify and illustrate the potential of Open Data to help achieve the G20′s 2% growth target.
Speakers at the launch included Australian economist Mr. Nicholas Gruen, CEO of Lateral Economics, Mr. Tony Shepherd AO, Chairman, National Commission of Audit, and Mr. Martin Tisn, Director, Policy Director of Omidyar Network (UK).
The report is available for download in pdf format here.
Omidyar Network (Omidyar.com) is a global philanthropic investment firm created by Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay and Pam Omidyar, founder of Humanity United and Hopelab. Omidyar Network looks for ways for the can help people to improve their lives by investing in market-based efforts that catalyse economic and social change.
On Thursday 5th June, 2014 between 9am-12noon, Sirca will be performing maintenance which will result in the Sirca portal and all datasets within being temporarily unavailable.
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Effective 1 July 2014, Sirca will no longer be updating the data contained within the original Data Library structure due to the successful implementation of our new Data Library (DL2).
All data housed within the original DL is available within the DL2 tab. DL2 provides data descriptions and top level searching capabilities. The DL2 maintains the most up-to-date data for these products (CRD, RP Data, SPPR, etc.).
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Sirca is pleased to announce the 2013 update of the SPPR data is now available through our Data Library (DL2).
This dataset contains monthly ASX share prices and calculated price relatives back to December 1973 for all Australian listed and previously listed companies with fully paid shares. The SPPR data contains monthly share price, dividends (including franking credits), adjustments for share issues and reconstructions, number of shares on issue, price relatives and also tracks ticker changers along with merger/delisting information.
This is a fee liable service. Please contact email@example.com should you wish to access this data.