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  • Cummins, Mark; Kiely, Greg; Murphy, Bernard (Elsevier, 2018)
    A practical problem for energy companies is instituting a consistent framework across its supply and trading activities to deliver on all-important P&L and at-Risk reporting requirements. With a focus on storage assets and ...
  • Kearney, Fearghal; Cummins, Mark; Murphy, Finbarr (Taylor and Francis Ltd, 2018)
    We utilise novel functional time series (FTS) techniques to characterise and forecast implied volatility in foreign exchange markets. In particular, we examine the daily implied volatility curves of FX options, namely; ...
  • Pütz, Fabian; Murphy, Finbarr; Mullins, Martin; Maier, Karl; Friel, Raymond; Rohlfs, Torsten (Cambridge University Press, 2018)
    In general, a functioning liability and insurance framework should ensure an adequate level of third party claimant protection and a reasonable and adequate final allocation of liability costs for the involved parties. ...
  • Das, Rasel; Leo, Bey Fen; Murphy, Finbarr (SpringerOpen, 2018)
    Without nanosafety guidelines, the long-term sustainability of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) for water purifications is questionable. Current risk measurements of CNTs are overshadowed by uncertainties. New risks associated ...
  • Hong, Hui; Chen, Naiwei; O'Brien, Fergal; Ryan, James (Elsevier, 2018)
    This study examines the predictability of the Shanghai Composite, Shenzhen Composite and the Hang Seng China Enterprise index returns during the period 1993 to 2010, with emphasis on whether considering structural breaks ...
  • Sheehan, Barry; Murphy, Finbarr; Mullins, Martin; Furxhi, Irini; Costa, Anna L.; Simeone, Felice C.; Mantecca, Paride (MDPI, 2018)
    Hazard identification is the key step in risk assessment and management of manufactured nanomaterials (NM). However, the rapid commercialisation of nano-enabled products continues to out-pace the development of a prudent ...
  • Frecknall-Hughes, Jane; Moizer, Peter; Doyle, Elaine; Summers, Barbara (Springer, 2016)
    As a contribution to the continuing debate about tax practitioner ethics, this paper explores the main streams of Western ethical thought that are relevant to tax practitioners work, most typically deontology and ...
  • Buckley, Patrick; Doyle, Elaine; Doyle, Shane (International Forum of Educational Technology & Society, 2017)
    Gamification is presented in the literature as a pedagogical innovation that may increase student engagement and enhance learning. This study explores students’ perceptions of a gamified learning intervention deployed in ...
  • Baublyte, Lijana (University of Limerick, 2012)
    This study demonstrates that the basis of decision-making and risk-pricing in the UK Political Risk Insurance (PRI) market is a combination of Art and Science, with factors such as trust and reputation playing an important ...
  • Donovan, Sean; O'Sullivan, Michelle; Doyle, Elaine; Garvey, John (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.,, 2016)
                               Purpose: This paper presents an exploratory study of speaking up in international auditing firms. We examine two key questions: (i) what is the propensity of employees in training to ...
  • Kelly, Niall; Garvey, John; Palcic, Dónal (Elsevier, 2016)
    In 2001 the Irish government published a reforming policy intended to modernise and expand the delivery of primary care in Ireland. Fifteen years later, the Irish health system remains beset by problems indicative of a ...
  • Murphy, Finbarr; Sheehan, Barry; Mullins, Martin; Bouwmeester, Hans; Marvin, Hans J.P.; Bouzembrak, Yamine; Costa, Anna L.; Das, Rasel; Stone, Vicki; Tofail, Syed A.M. (SpringerOpen, 2016)
    While control banding has been identified as a suitable framework for the evaluation and the determination of potential human health risks associated with exposure to nanomaterials (NMs), the approach currently lacks any ...
  • Kiely, Greg (University of Limercik, 2016)
    A typical natural gas derivatives book within an energy trading business, bank, or even large utility will generally be exposed to two broad categories of market risk. The first being outright price volatility, where ...
  • Sirr, Gordon (University of Limerick, 2015)
    This thesis consists of four individual essays which are framed by an introductory and a concluding chapter. While independent from each other, the essays all focus on the topic of foreign investment in developing and ...
  • Heneghan, John (University of Limerick, 2015)
    The objective of this thesis is to explore the under-researched area of corporate governance in small firms with an explicit focus on the potential value of a nonexecutive director (NED) on the small firm board and ...
  • McAlea, Eamonn (University of Limerick, 2015)
    This thesis presents a series of arguments, tools and techniques to help facilitate the efficient transfer of occupational risk from the community of producers and users of engineered nano materials (ENMs) to insurers, ...
  • Carroll, Anthony; O'Brien, Fergal; Ryan, James (Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, 2015)
    This paper employs a unique, largely hand-gathered dataset to investigate the determinants of both foreign currency (FX) and interest rate (IR) derivatives usage for a sample of European non-financial firms. By measuring ...
  • Shaw, Frances (University of Limerick, 2015)
    This thesis provides an empirical analysis of European credit and interest rate derivative markets. By employing various econometric methods it looks to further understand the dynamics of these markets. This empirical research ...
  • Heneghan, John; Lenihan, Helena (Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, 2012)
    The aims of the report were to:-Explore the disparity between the level of information required by lenders and the ability of SMEs to supply it. -Gain insights from the Credit Review Office (CRO) from its experience as an ...
  • Hong, Hui; O'Brien, Fergal; Ryan, James (Asian Academy of Management (AAM) and Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2014)
    This paper examines market-timing strategies based on inflation in a sample of three stock market indices drawn from the Shanghai and the Shenzhen Stock Exchanges between February 2002 and May 2010. Specifically, this study ...

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