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  • Fitzgerald, James (University of Limerick, 2013)
    Empirical studies testing the predictions of the trade-off and pecking order theories have invariably produced inconsistent and contrary results when employing a multiple linear regression model. These erratic and ...
  • Sheehan, Barry; Murphy, Finbarr; Mullins, Martin; Ryan, Cian (Elsevier, 2018)
    The proliferation of technologies embedded in connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) increases the potential of cyber-attacks. The communication systems between vehicles and infrastructure present remote attack access ...
  • Killian, Sheila (DDC Publishing [www.debtireland.org], 2011)
    Taxation is about far more than revenue-raising: it concerns power and impacts taxpayer behaviour. It is pivotal in enhancing accountability and participation in young states through the bargaining process between a ...
  • Pütz, Fabian; Murphy, Finbarr; Mullins, Martin (Springer, 2019)
    Road traffic accidents are largely driven by human error; therefore, the development of connected automated vehicles (CAV) is expected to signiicantly reduce accident risk. However, these changes are by no means proven and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Malsch, Ineke; Subramanian, Vrishali; Semenzin, Elena; Hristozov, Danail; Marcomini, Antonio; Mullins, Martin; Hester, Karena; McAlea, Eamonn; Murphy, Finbarr; Tofail, Syed A.M. (Springer, 2015)
    The international dialogue on responsible governance of nanotechnologies engages a wide range of actors with conflicting as well as common interests. It is also characterised by a lack of evidence-based data on uncertain ...
  • Killian, Sheila (The Tax Institute, Australia, 2003)
    An environmental levy recently introduced in Ireland imposes a tax at the point of retail sale on lightweight plastic bags used by shoppers, previously supplied free of charge by retailers. This paper assesses the measure ...
  • 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 ...
  • Carroll, Anthony (University of Limerick, 2014)
    In this study, I empirically examine the determinants of firms’ derivatives usage. Theory suggests that market exposure, manager-shareholder agency conflicts, and the threats of financial distress and underinvestment can ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hong, Hui (University of Limerick, 2014)
    This thesis is concerned with the predictability of equity market performance in China while accounting for the possibility of model instability. The study of return predictability, particularly that on time-varying ...
  • 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; ...
  • Bellet, Thierry; Cunneen, Martin; Mullins, Martin; Murphy, Finbarr; Pütz, Fabian; Spickermann, Florian; Braendle, Claudia; Baumann, Martina Felicitas (Elsevier, 2019)
    The provision of an adequate liability regime for ADAS technologies is an essential prerequisite for its roll out over the coming decade. Facing to the challenge of future highly automated vehicles, this paper proposed ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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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