Name: Rohit Kishore
Position: Acting Associate Pro Vice Chancellor TVET
Other Position(s) Held: Director - Executive Masters In Business Adminstration (EMBA) Programme


2004 - PhD., Western Sydney University, Australia

1994 - M.COM., University of New South Wales, Australia

1992 - BSc., University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Employment History

2014-Current - Director, Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA), FNU, Suva, Fiji

2009-2013 - Senior Lecturer in Finance, College of Business and Economics, USP, Fiji

2007-2008 - Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Lands, Mineral Resources and Environment, Govt of Fiji

2005-2006 - Tenure track Assistant Professor, College of Business, University of San Diego, USA

2004-2005 - Visiting Fellow, College of Business, University of Auckland, New Zealand

2004 - Visiting Fellow, Postgraduate Program, European Business School, Frankfurt, Germany

1995-2003 - Lecturer, College of Business (School of Property), Western Sydney University, Australia

Book Chapters

BC Prasad, and R. Kishore (2014). “Pacific Islands Developing Economies”, Asia-Pacific Economies after the global financial crisis: Lessons learned and the way forward (Chapter 5), United Nations Publications,  

Working Papers

2019/20       Kishore, R, Efficient Market and Pricing Anomalies in the Australian Stock Market.  

2019/20       Kishore, R., Significance of Seasonality, Size and BV/MV Effects: A Comparison Between Australian Company Shares and A-REIT Shares


Journal Articles

2012       Kishore, R., "A comparison of bank margin and profitability," International Journal of Education Economics and Development, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 3(2), pages 113-126. 

2012       Kishore, R., An Examination of Diversification Benefits under Different Market Conditions, Terengganu International Finance and Economics Journal, Volume 2, Issue 2: 118-125. 

2011       Kishore, R (80%)., and Demas, D (20%)., An Examination of the Wealth Effect of REIT Shares due to the Introduction of Sarbanes Oxley Act: An Event Study Approach, Journal on Banking, Financial Services & Insurance Research (JBFSIR), Volume 1, Issue 3, pp:63-76. 

2004       Kishore, R., Theory of Behavioral Finance and its Application to Property Market: A Change in Paradigm, Australian Property Journal, Vol: 38, pp105-111. 

1998       Newell, G., (50%) and Kishore. R., (50%) "Are Valuations an Effective Proxy for Property Sales?  "The Valuer and Land Economist, Vol.: 35, No: 2, pp.: 150-154.

1997       Kishore, R., "Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Valuation Models: Determining Discount Rates from Capital Asset Pricing Model", The Valuer and Land Economist, Vol.: 34, No: 5, pp.: 398-402.

1996       Kishore, R., "Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Analysis in Property Investment Valuations", Journal of Property Valuation and Investment, Vol:14, No:3, pp:63.

Teaching Interest

Corporate Finance, Investment Analysis, Capital Asset Pricing Model, Capital Markets and Financial Institutions, International Finance, Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Miro and Macro Economics, Property Finance and Investment Analysis, and Property Valuation and Asset Portfolio Analysis.  

Research Interest

Stock Market Analysis, Capital Asset Pricing Models, Economics and policy Analysis and Climate Change and Blue Economics.