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Research interests

Portfolio theory; Asset pricing theory; Asset-liability modelling; Microstructure of financial markets; Carbon emission trading; Information transfer; Return predicatability; Market integration; Trading strategies; Capital structure; Liquidity and co-liquidity; Volatility modelling; Time series econometric analysis.


Boulis joined the Department of Accountancy and Finance as a Lecturer in 1996, and teaches on both the School's undergraduate and postgraduate courses. He has a BSc. in Actuarial Science from The London School of Economics and Political Schience, an MSc in Finance and a Ph.D. in Accounting and Finance from the University of Strathclyde and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). He was a member of the Energy Theme Committee that shaped Heriot Watt University's future plans in Energy and is currently a member of the Energy Academy (EA), Centre for Finance and Investment (CFI) and Spatial Economics and Econometrics Centre at Heriot Watt. He held various administrative positions and is currently the Head of the Finance Subject Area Group. He has published in internationally-renowned journals such as the Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance and the Journal of Financial Markets, and currently supervises three Ph.D. students in microstructure and ethical finance.


  • HG Finance
  • Financial Markets; Derivative Markets;
  • Microstructure; Econometrics

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Research Output

OTC Trades and Liquidity in the European Carbon Market: More than meets the eye

Kalaitzoglou, I. A. & Ibrahim, B. M., 2 Apr 2020, In : Applied Economics. 52, 16, p. 1745-1762 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Rising corporate debt and value relevance of supply-side factors in South Africa

    Machokoto, M., Areneke, G. & Ibrahim, B. M., Mar 2020, In : Journal of Business Research. 109, p. 26-37 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 14 Downloads (Pure)

    A Stock Market Trading System Based on Foreign and Domestic Information

    Brzeszczynski, J. & Ibrahim, B. M., 15 Mar 2019, In : Expert Systems with Applications. 118, p. 381-399 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 5 Citations (Scopus)
    66 Downloads (Pure)

    Carry trades and commodity risk factors

    Byrne, J. P., Ibrahim, B. M. & Sakemoto, R., Sep 2019, In : Journal of International Money and Finance. 96, p. 121-129 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Common Information in Carry Trade Risk Factors

    Byrne, J. P., Ibrahim, B. M. & Sakemoto, R., Jan 2018, In : Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. 52, p. 37-47 11 p.

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    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    30 Downloads (Pure)