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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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Announcement Business & Economics
Abnormal returns Business & Economics
Corporate governance Business & Economics
Credit rating Business & Economics
Shareholders Business & Economics
Growth opportunities Business & Economics
Stock market reaction Business & Economics
Rating Business & Economics

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Research Output 1997 2018

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

Market capitalization
Financial strategy

Shareholders and Managers as Principal-Agent Hierarchies and Cooperative Teams

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Stock options
Human capital

Board Connections, Director Retention and Takeovers

Li, H. & Jones, E., 2016, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Price changes

Gaming the FTSE 100 Index

Danbolt, J., Hirst, I. R. C. & Jones, E., 1 Feb 2016, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Managerial Sentiment, Consumer Confidence and Sector Returns

Salhin, A. F. S., Sherif, M. & Jones, E., Oct 2016, In : International Review of Financial Analysis. 47, p. 24–38 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Consumer confidence
Stock returns
Consumer sentiment
European Commission


The British Accounting and Finance Association Prize for 2018

Edward Jones (Recipient), 10 Apr 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Editorial boards

Activities 2017 2017

  • 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