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DCU Business School - Liam Gallagher

DCU Business School

Liam Gallagher

Liam GallagherName: Prof Liam Gallagher
Phone Number: 5399
Room Number: QG06
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Academic and Professional Qualifications: Ph.D., University of Liverpool, 1997
M.A., University College Cork, 1991
B.A., University College Cork, 1989

Liam Gallagher is Professor of Finance in the Business School. He was appointed to this position in 2002. He has held posts in University College Cork, Oxford University and University of St.Thomas, Minnesota. Liam was Head of the Economics and Finance Group within DCU Business School, 2003-7. He was also the Founder and Director of the M.Sc. in Finance and Capital Markets and the B.Sc. in Quantitative Finance and for the period 2002-7 was Director of the M.Sc. in Investment and Treasury.

His research centres on the use of applied econometrics in modelling the behaviour of financial markets. He is co-editor (with Mark P. Taylor) of Speculation and Financial Markets (Edward Elgar: MA), 2002. He has published widely in international peer-reviewed journals.

Liam is a member of the Edgeworth Centre for Financial Mathematics and the Centre for Investment Research. Both successful in achieving funding awards from SFI and IRCHSS, respectively.

Teaching Areas: Portfolio Theory and Fund Management
Financial Theory
Applied Econometrics
(Research Methodology
Research Interests: Visit the Website of the Centre for Investment Research

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Selected Publications: Considine, John and Liam A. Gallagher. “UK Debt Sustainability: Some Nonlinear Evidence and Theoretical Implications”, Manchester School, vol. 76, no. 3, June 2008, pp. 320-35.

Gallagher, Liam A. and Mark P. Taylor. “Permanent and Temporary Components of Stock Prices: Evidence from Assessing Macroeconomic Shocks”, Southern Economic Journal, vol. 69, no. 2, October 2002, pp. 345-62.

Gallagher, Liam A. and Mark P. Taylor. “The Stock Return-Inflation Puzzle Revisited”, Economics Letters, vol. 75, no. 2, April 2002, pp. 147-56.

Gallagher, Liam A. and Mark P. Taylor. “Risky Arbitrage, Limits of Arbitrage and Nonlinear Adjustment in the Dividend-Price Ratio”, Economic Inquiry, vol. 39, no. 4, October 2001, pp. 524-36.

Gallagher, Liam A. and Mark P. Taylor. “Measuring the Temporary Component of Stock Prices: Robust Multivariate Analysis”, Economics Letters, vol. 67, no. 2, May 2000, pp. 193-200 (Lead Article).