Moerman, Lee C. Associate Professor

Associate Professor

  • Faculty of Business
  • School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
  • Discipline: Accounting

Top Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


Impact Story


  • <p><strong>Centrelink Prosecutions at the Employment/Benefit Nexus: A Case Study of Wollongong<br /><br /></strong>The study examined Centrelink social security fraud prosecutions dealt with by Legal Aid NSW Wollongong office for the period 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2010.  Wollongong provided a typical demographic profile of Centrelink prosecutions in New South Wales. </p><p>The report examines the effects of unpredictable and fluctuating pay on the recipients of income at the employment/benefit nexus. The uncertainty of insecure work increases the risk of under-declaring income and, therefore, Centrelink recipients are vulnerable to criminal prosecution for social security fraud.</p><p><strong></strong>What started as a request to provide evidence of the hardship faced by casual and part-time employees navigating insecure work and the social security system actually had impact. Following publication of our report <a href="http://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/5719839" target="_blank" rel="noopener">"Centrelink Prosecutions at the Employment/Benefit Nexus"</a> and written and oral submissions to the<em> ACTU Independent Inquiry into Insecure Work in Australia, </em>we made a difference to the millions of Australians seeking permanent work.<em> </em></p>

Available as Research Supervisor

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Determinants and Effects of Voluntary Disclosure with a Focus on Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: Evidence From Bangladesh
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) Systems and Management Accounting Practices: Two Case Studies from Saudi Arabia Alharthi, Amal
    Doctor of Philosophy Transparency as a form of accountability in the extractive industries: EITI as spectacle El Hamad, Walid

Keywords


  • Social and Environmental Accounting, interdisciplinary accounting

Full Name


  • Assoc/Prof Lee C. Moerman

Mailing Address


  • School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, UOW

    Northfields Ave

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Located In Facility


Top Publications


Selected Publications


Impact Story


  • <p><strong>Centrelink Prosecutions at the Employment/Benefit Nexus: A Case Study of Wollongong<br /><br /></strong>The study examined Centrelink social security fraud prosecutions dealt with by Legal Aid NSW Wollongong office for the period 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2010.  Wollongong provided a typical demographic profile of Centrelink prosecutions in New South Wales. </p><p>The report examines the effects of unpredictable and fluctuating pay on the recipients of income at the employment/benefit nexus. The uncertainty of insecure work increases the risk of under-declaring income and, therefore, Centrelink recipients are vulnerable to criminal prosecution for social security fraud.</p><p><strong></strong>What started as a request to provide evidence of the hardship faced by casual and part-time employees navigating insecure work and the social security system actually had impact. Following publication of our report <a href="http://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/5719839" target="_blank" rel="noopener">"Centrelink Prosecutions at the Employment/Benefit Nexus"</a> and written and oral submissions to the<em> ACTU Independent Inquiry into Insecure Work in Australia, </em>we made a difference to the millions of Australians seeking permanent work.<em> </em></p>

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Determinants and Effects of Voluntary Disclosure with a Focus on Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: Evidence From Bangladesh
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) Systems and Management Accounting Practices: Two Case Studies from Saudi Arabia Alharthi, Amal
    Doctor of Philosophy Transparency as a form of accountability in the extractive industries: EITI as spectacle El Hamad, Walid

Keywords


  • Social and Environmental Accounting, interdisciplinary accounting

Full Name


  • Assoc/Prof Lee C. Moerman

Mailing Address


  • School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, UOW

    Northfields Ave

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Located In Facility