Dr Pornsawan Evans
Senior Lecturer
Accounting & Finance
Telephone: (01792) 602788
Room: Office 218 - 218
Second Floor
School of Management
Bay Campus

Dr Twm Evans is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Management at Swansea University

Dr Evans has had a number of successes in capturing research grants during her time at Swansea University. These projects include:

• Project Manager and Principal Investigator, “Empirical of Foreign Direct Investment in Wales”, with Dr. A. Roberts (Cardiff) and Dr. R. Holz (Stuttgart), Research Grant Project - Economic Research Unit, Welsh Assembly Government, October 2007-September 2008. http://wales.gov.uk/docs/dfm/research/090701foreigndirectinvestmenten.pdf

• Project Manager and Principal Investigator, “A Longitudinal Analysis of Firm Performance, Financial Health and Growth Potential of SMEs in Wales, with Prof. Nick Wilson (Leeds), Dr. Barry Ip (SMU), Dr. Ali Altanlar (Leeds), Research Grant Project - Economic Research Unit, Welsh Assembly Government, October 2008-September 2009. http://wales.gov.uk/docs//dfm/research/100524smesinwalesen.pdf

• Project Manager, “Stock of Inward Investors in Wales”, Research Grant Project - International Business Wales, Welsh Assembly Government, September-December 2008.

• Project Manager and Principal Investigator, “Past, Present and Future: Comparative Performance and Sustainability of High Growth Firms in Wales”, with Prof. Nick Wilson (Leeds), Dr. Barry Ip (SMU), Dr. Alan Mayer (Swansea) - Economic Advice Division, Welsh Government, October 2011-February 2013.

Publications

  1. Bilson, C., Brailsford, T., Evans, T., Evans, P. The International Transmission of Arbitrage Information Across Futures Markets Journal of Business Finance Accounting 32 5-6 973
  2. Evans, T., Evans, P. Efficiency tests of the UK financial futures markets and the impact of electronic trading systems Applied Financial Economics 16 17 1273
  3. Evans, T., McMillan, D., Evans, P. Asymmetric return patterns: Evidence from 33 international stock market exchanges Applied Economics Letters 16 8 775 777
  4. Evans, T., McMillan, D., Evans, P. Financial Co-Movement and Correlation: Evidence from 33 International Stock Market Indices International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance 1 3 215 241

Teaching

  • MN-1522 Finance for Economics

    This module provides students with an understanding of structure and functions of financial systems, and introduces them to quantitative techniques used in investment and financial decision making at a basic level and is aimed at non-specialists.

  • MN-3505 Asset Management

    This module is concerned with recent advances in asset and portfolio management. It seeks to provide a systematic understanding of the portfolio management concepts and its components. Emphasis is given to the asset allocation process, the equity and fixed-income portfolio, management strategy and performance evaluation. The students will have an opportunity to learn how to make use of the database, DATASTREAM. This database provides information on a variety of assets, macro-economic data and financial statements of companies around the world.

  • MN-M508 Asset Management

    This module is concerned with recent advances in asset and portfolio management. It seeks to provide a systematic understanding of the portfolio management concepts and its components. Emphasis is given to the asset allocation process, the equity and fixed-income portfolio management strategy and performance evaluation. The students will have an opportunity to learn how to make use of the database, DATASTREAM. This database provides information on a variety of assets, macro-economic data and financial statements of companies around the world.