Dr. Kavita Goel

BCom(H), MCom, MPhil, ACMA, PhD(Finance)

Discipline Leader and Senior Lecturer in Finance

Research and teaching specialties

Capital Structure, Corporate Governance, Emerging Economies, Capital Markets, Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Financial Markets and Institutions, Investment Management, Financial Accounting, Micro Economics


Dr. Kavita Goel is Finance Lecturer at AIB and the MBA Program Coordinator at the institute. Kavita received her Doctorate (PhD) in the area of Finance from the renowned Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi (India). She is a qualified Cost and Management Accountant (ACMA) and holds Master of Philosophy and Master of Commerce from Delhi School of Economics (India).

She has over 20 years of academic experience, teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in several finance and accounting subjects in different universities in India, Africa and Australia. She is an active researcher, with her work being published in several academic journals. Kavita also presented in many national and international referred conferences. She is a reviewer of many journal articles. Kavita’s research interests are in the areas of capital markets, Capital Structure, Emerging economies and Corporate governance. She is also a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA) and Action Learning Action Research Association (ALARA).

Email: Kavita.Goel@aib.edu.au

Publications and Presentations

Refereed Journal Articles

Goel, K. and McIver, R. 2016, ‘India’s Corporate Governance Reforms and Listed Corporations’ Capital Structures’, Delhi Business Review, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 7- 18

Goel, K. and Gupta, R, 2011, ‘Impact of Globalisation on Stock Market Development in India’ Delhi Business Review, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 69-84.


Refereed Conference Papers

Winchester, D & Goel, K 2018, ‘Role of cognitive load theory in designing an assessment model for online postgraduate business courses’, HERGA Conference 2018, September 25th at Flinders University, Adelaide.

Goel, K & Winchester, D, 2018, ‘Impact of CEOs dominance on firm performance: evidence from Australian Corporate Sector” at the 7th International Conference on Business, Management and Governance (ICBMG 2018) conference held at University of Western Australia at Perth, WA, during 19-21 November 2018.

Goel, K & Winchester, D 2018, ‘Cognitive load theory: An Australian online MBA case study’ at the 3rd Annual TEQSA Conference held at Melbourne, VIC during 28-30 November

Winchester, D and Goel, K, 2016, ‘Education online: Impact of ICT tools on teaching of distance learning MBA Finance courses’, HERGA conference, Adelaide, South Australia, 22 September 2016

Goel, K and McIver, R, 2016, ‘India’s Corporate Governance Reforms and Listed Corporations’ Capital Structures’, XVII Annual International Seminar, New Delhi, India, 3-4 January 2016

Goel, K and McIver, R, 2012, ‘Governance Standards and Corporate Financing- Is India’s reforms effective?’, International Accounting Conference, Jakarta, Universitas Indonesia, 22-23 November 2012

Goel, K and McIver, R, 2011, ‘Financial liberalisation and Corporate capital structure – Evidence from India’ Personal Finance and Investment Conference, Brisbane, Griffith University, 15-16 November 2011

Goel, K. and McIver, R. 2012, ‘Financial liberalisation and Corporate capital structure – Evidence from India’ published in the refereed conference proceedings of the Airlangga Accounting International Conference 2012, Bali, Indonesia, 28-29 June 2012.


Non-Traditional Publication (AIB Review): 

Goel, K 2020, ‘Deferring loan repayments (Moratorium): Think before you act ’, Australian Institute of Business Review, Issue: 1, Adelaide, Australia.

Sun, M and Goel, K 2020, ‘Climate change – Why people don’t care?’, Australian Institute of Business Review, Issue: 2, Adelaide, Australia.

Perera, S and Goel, K 2020, ‘COVID-19, governments, and certain uncertainties’, Australian Institute of Business Review, Issue: 3, Adelaide, Australia.