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  • EH14 4AS

    United Kingdom


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Research interests

Research interests include: Executive Compensation; Credit Ratings; Corporate Governance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Event Studies; Company Investment Decisions; Joint Ventures; Investor Protection; Fisheries Economics; Risk Reporting


Dr Eddie Jones joined the School as Senior Lecturer in Finance on 1st December 2009 having previously been Lecturer in Financial Economics at the University of Edinburgh. Dr Jones obtained his PhD at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh and has also worked as a Lecturer in Finance at the University of Wales, Swansea. He has authored a number of papers on profit measurement, corporate governance, corporate growth opportunities and company investment decisions.

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Research Output

Earnings Informativeness and Trading Frequency: Evidence from African Markets

Jones, E., Kyiu, A. & Li, H., 7 Jul 2020, In : International Journal of Finance and Economics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 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
  • 60 Downloads (Pure)

    Gaming the FTSE 100 Index

    Danbolt, J., Hirst, I. & Jones, E., Jun 2018, In : The British Accounting Review. 50, 4, p. 364-378 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

    Shareholders and Managers as Principal-Agent Hierarchies and Cooperative Teams

    Kiefer, M., Jones, E. & Adams, A., 6 Feb 2017, In : Qualitative Research in Financial Markets. 9, 1, p. 48-71 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 39 Downloads (Pure)

    Board Connections, Director Retention and Takeovers

    Li, H. & Jones, E., 2016, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  • Prizes

    The British Accounting and Finance Association Prize for 2018

    Jones, Edward (Recipient), 10 Apr 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

    CFI Debate: Ethical finance is the pursuit of shareholder value

    Robert Irvine Mochrie (Invited speaker), & Edward Jones (Organiser)

    9 Feb 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Press / Media