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Dr Suneeta Sathye

Assistant Professor
School of Accounting and Finance
Highest Qualification – PhD
HDR Completions – 1

Contact Details 
Phone No.: +61 (0) 2 6201 2991


My research is focused on foreign direct investments, micro finance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate financial disclosures. My research pertains mainly to developing countries.  I use quantitative approach in my studies.

  • 2013: University of California / Bill-Melinda Gates Foundation:  Value USD20,000 approx.  Leveraging Mobile Value Added Services for Inclusive growth of Women Micro-entrepreneurs in Fiji.
  • Sathye, S., 2011, "Foreign direct investment and economic growth: Is infrastructure an issue?", Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 123-129.
  • Sathye, S., 2010, "Growth of African LDCs: Does Foreign Direct Investment Matter?", Journal of International Business and Economics, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp.134-140.
  • Sathye, S., 2009, "Determinants of Foreign Acquisitions: the Case of Indian Steel Sector", International Journal of Business Strategy, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 111-115.
  • Sathye, S., 2009, "The Development of Sub-Saharan Africa: the Role of Foreign Direct Investments", International Journal of Business Research, Vol. 9, Issue 3, Special Issue, pp. 136-141.
  • Sathye, S., 2008, "Investment Development Path Theory and the Case of India", International Review of Business Research Papers, Vol. 4, pp. 299-309.

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Suneeta is available for a HDR supervision consultation to prospective students.

Areas of Research Interest

  • Foreign Direct Investments (FDI)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M & A)

Research Theories / Models of Interest

  • My research is mainly based on Investment Development Path and Agency Cost theories