Tim Whittaker – Associate Research Director

Timothy Whittaker

Senior Research Engineer, Head of Data @EDHECinfra

  • 2013, Ph.D. in Finance, Griffith University
  • 2013, CPA (Aust)
  • 2008, M.Bus(Fin Mgmt) Queensland University of Technology
  • 2003, B.Econ. University of Queensland
  • 2003, B.Comm. University of Queensland

Dr Whittaker oversees a team of data analysts who process data contributions from investors and creditors and populate the EDHEC Infrastructure Institute database. His research interests are infrastructure finance, Public Private Partnerships and asset pricing.

EDHEC Publications

2016
[7] Cash Flow Dynamics of Private Infrastructure Project Debt, Empirical evidence and dynamic modelling (Frédéric Blanc-Brude, Majid Hasan, Timothy Whittaker), In EDHEC Infrastructure Institute Publications, volume March, 2016. [More details] [pdf] [Read online]
[6] Revenue and Dividend Payout in Privately Held Infrastructure Investments (Frédéric Blanc-Brude, Majid Hasan, Qi Wang, Tim Whittaker), In EDHEC Infrastructure Institute Publications, volume March, 2016. [More details] [pdf] [Read online]
[5] Towards better Products for Infrastructure Investors? A Survey of the Perceptions and Expectations of Institutional Investors in Infrastructure (Frédéric Blanc-Brude, Grace Chen, Tim Whittaker), In EDHEC Infrastructure Institute Publications, 2016. [More details] [pdf] [Read online]
[4] Data collection for infrastructure investment benchmarking: objectives, reality check and reporting framework (Frédéric Blanc-Brude, Raffaëlle Delacroce, Majid Hasan, Cledan Mandri-Perrot, Jordan Schwartz, Tim Whittaker), In EDHEC Infrastructure Institute-Singapore, 2016. [More details] [pdf] [Read online]
2015
[3]Investment Risk in Toll Roads: A Case Study of Four Projects (Robert Bianchi, Michael E Drew, Timothy Whittaker), In EDHEC Business School Working Paper, 2015. [More details]
2014
[2]The Predictability of Australian Listed Infrastructure and Public Private Partnership Returns Using Asset Pricing Models (Robert Bianchi, Michael E Drew, Timothy Whittaker), In EDHEC Business School Working Paper, 2014. [More details]
[1]The Systematic Risk Factors in the Returns of Australian PPP Bonds (Robert Bianchi, Michael E Drew, Timothy Whittaker), In EDHEC Business School Working Paper, 2014. [More details]

Peer-Reviewed

2017
[3] Searching for a Listed Infrastructure Asset Class: Mean-variance spanning tests of 22 listed infrastructure proxies (Frédéric Blanc-Brude, Tim Whittaker, Simon Wilde), In Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, 2017. [More details] [pdf] [Read online]
2016
[2] Benchmarking Private Infrastructure Investments: Objectives, Reality Check and Recent Progress (Frédéric Blanc-Brude, Majid Hasan, Timothy Whittaker), In Journal of Alternative Investments, volume 19, 2016. [More details] [pdf]
2015
[1] Risk factors in Australian bond returns (Robert J. Bianchi, Michael E. Drew, Eduardo Roca, Timothy Whittaker), In Accounting & Finance, 2015. [More details] [pdf]

Working Papers

2016
[5]A new test of the dividend lifecycle hypothesis: infrastrcture vs. non-infrastructure (Frédéric Blanc-Brude, Majid Hasan, Qi Wang, Timothy Whittaker), In , 2016. [More details]
[4]Is Infrastructure Different? Revenues and profitability in infrastructure investment (Frédéric Blanc-Brude, Majid Hasan, Qi Wang, Timothy Whittaker), In , 2016. [More details]
2015
[3]Investment Risk in Toll Roads: A Case Study of Four Projects (Robert Bianchi, Michael E Drew, Timothy Whittaker), In EDHEC Business School Working Paper, 2015. [More details]
2014
[2]The Predictability of Australian Listed Infrastructure and Public Private Partnership Returns Using Asset Pricing Models (Robert Bianchi, Michael E Drew, Timothy Whittaker), In EDHEC Business School Working Paper, 2014. [More details]
[1]The Systematic Risk Factors in the Returns of Australian PPP Bonds (Robert Bianchi, Michael E Drew, Timothy Whittaker), In EDHEC Business School Working Paper, 2014. [More details]

Presentations

2012
[2]Idiosyncratic Risk and Returns Australian Experience (Robert Bianchi, Michael E Drew, Timothy Whittaker), In Annual Paris Business and Social Sciences Conference, 2012. [More details]
2011
[1]Systematic Liquidity Risk in the Australian Bond Market (Robert Bianchi, Michael E Drew, Timothy Whittaker), In 24th Australasian Banking and Finance Conference, 2011. [More details]