Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Centre for Finance and Investment (CFI) brings together Heriot-Watt academics and senior practitioners from the financial community to explore areas of mutual interest and thereby increase the practical relevance of our teaching and research.

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housing market Earth & Environmental Sciences
urban housing Earth & Environmental Sciences
mortality Earth & Environmental Sciences
Finance Mathematics
Mortality Mathematics
smoothing Earth & Environmental Sciences
Spatial Model Mathematics
poverty Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1979 2019

Open Access
File
Spillover
Network effects
Stock returns
Abnormal returns
Event study

Accruals quality and the cost of debt: The European evidence

Gregoriou, A., Eliwa, Y. & Paterson, A., 7 May 2019, In : International Journal of Accounting and Information Management. 27, 2, p. 333-351 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Costs
Accruals quality
Cost of debt
Managers
Economics

Agency Costs of Board Connections and Director Retention: Evidence from UK Takeovers

Li, H., Jones, E. & de Gioia-Carabellese, P., 18 Jun 2019, In : International Journal of Managerial Finance.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Agency costs
Payment
Mergers and acquisitions
Proportion
Cash

Prizes

2013 Award for Excellence in Academic Spatial Planning Research

Colin Anthony Jones (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

spatial planning
housing market

2013 Teaching and Learning Oscars

Mohamed Sherif (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

university teacher
Teaching
learning

2014 Best paper Award

Mohamed Sherif (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Industry

Activities 1998 2021

National School of Business Management (Event)

Mohamed Sherif (Member)
21 Jun 2021

Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics (Journal)

Catherine Donnelly (Editorial board member)
1 Mar 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

ASTIN Bulletin: The Journal of the IAA (Journal)

Catherine Donnelly (Editorial board member)
1 Jan 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Press / Media

Why contract theory won Hart and Holmström the Nobel economics prize

Arnab Bhattacharjee & Joseph Paul Byrne

10/10/1614/10/16

8 items of media coverage, 1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research