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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
Managers Business & Economics
Stock market reaction Business & Economics

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Research Output 1997 2019

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
Agency costs
Mergers and acquisitions

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
Market capitalization
Financial strategy

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Li, H. & Jones, E., 2016, (Unpublished).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


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