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Dr George Mihaylov

Telephone +61 8 8313 2056
Position Lecturer
Fax +61 8 8223 4782
Building Nexus 10 Tower
Floor/Room 12 14
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit Business School Office

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Biography/ Background

Having recently completed his PhD, George is currently a Lecturer with the School of Accounting and Finance. He has previously worked as an Auditor with KPMG and as a Contract Researcher with the International Centre for Financial Services. His research interests primarily focus on household finance and survey instrument design. He has also previously taught at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and currently teaches postgraduate courses in both Singapore and China.


PhD(Fin) BFin(Hons) BMaCompSc(Stats)

Teaching Interests

George is currently lecturing Quantitative Methods (M). He has previously taught in Financial Institutions Management (II) and Portfolio Theory and Management (III) & (M).

Research Funding

‘Examination of the impact of HomeStart Breakthrough loans on the South Australian mortgage market', with R. Zurbruegg, HomeStart Finance, 2010-2013. $75,000

'Investigation of the impact of HomeStart lending on South Australian homeownership rates', with S. Li and R. Zurbruegg, HomeStart Finance, 2016. $15,000


'Tax compliance behaviour in Australian self-managed superannuation funds', 2015, eJournal of Tax Research, 13(3), pp. 740-759, with J. Tretola, A. Yawson and R. Zurbruegg. Available online at

'Can security analyst forecasts predict gold returns?', 2015, International Review of Financial Analysis, 41, pp. 237-246, with C. Cheong and R. Zurbruegg. Available online, doi: 10.1016/j.irfa.2015.03.012.

'The decision to seek advice in the self-directed retirement fund industry', 2015, Applied Economics, 47(32), pp. 3367-3381, with A. Yawson and R. Zurbruegg. Available online, doi: 10.1080/00036846.2015.1013620.

'The Socioeconomic Impact of Shared Appreciation Mortgages on Borrowers: Empirical Evidence from South Australia', 2014, Urban Studies, 51(2), pp. 371-389, with R. Zurbruegg. Available online, doi: 10.1177/0042098013489744.

Entry last updated: Thursday, 6 Apr 2017

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