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Department of Financial and Management Studies (DeFiMS)

Professor Ciaran Driver

BE (NUI) MA (Lums) MSc (London) PhD (CNAA)

Overview

Ciaran Driver
Department of Financial and Management Studies (DeFiMS)

Professor in Financial Economics

Name:
Professor Ciaran Driver
Email address:
Telephone:
0207 898 4993
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
540
Office Hours:
Thursday 5-6pm

Biography

Off Balance: Britain's Crisis Economy in Perspective

Teaching

Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised

Research

Theories of corporate governance; testing real-options theory; capital investment studies; policy.

Publications

Authored Books

Driver, Ciaran and Temple, Paul (2014) The Unbalanced Economy: A Policy Appraisal. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan.

Driver, Ciaran and Temple, Paul (2012) The Unbalanced Economy: a policy appraisal. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Driver, Ciaran and Moreton, David (1992) Investment, Expectations and Uncertainty. Oxford: Blackwell.

Edited Books or Journal Volumes

Williamson , Janet and Driver, Ciaran and Kenway, Peter, eds. (2014) Beyond Shareholder Value: the reasons and choices for corporate governance reform. London: TUC.

Book Chapters

Williamson, Janet and Driver, Ciaran and Kenway, Peter (2014) 'Introduction.' In: Williamson , Janet and Driver, Ciaran and Kenway, Peter, (eds.), Beyond Shareholder Value: the reasons and choices for corporate governance reform. London: TUC, pp. 6-15.

Bo, Hong and Driver, Ciaran (2012) 'Agency Theory, Corporate Governance, and Finance.' In: Dietrich, M. and Krafft, J., (eds.), Handbook on the Economics and Theory of the Firm. Edward Elgar.

Driver, Ciaran (2012) 'Governance, Innovation and Finance.' In: The SAGE Handbook of Corporate Governance. Sage Publications, pp. 496-519.

Driver, Ciaran and Thompson, Grahame (2008) 'Stakeholder Champions: How to Internationalize the Corporate Social Responsibility Agenda.' In: Stoll, Mary Lyn and Palmer, Daniel E. and Zakhem, Abe J., (eds.), Stakeholder Theory: Essential Readings in Ethical Leadership and Management. Amhurst, New York: Prometheus Books.

Driver, Ciaran and Tidd, Joe (2000) 'Measuring Innovation by Market and Financial Indicators.' In: Tidd, Joe, (ed.), From Knowledge Management to Strategic Competence: measures of technological, market and organisational innovation. London: Imperial College Press. (Series on technology management, vol. 3)

Articles

Driver, Ciaran (2015) 'Advertising's Elusive Economic Rationale: Public Policy and Taxation.' Journal of Economic Surveys . (Submitted)

Bo, Hong and Driver, Ciaran and Lin , Hsiang-Chun Michael (2014) 'Corporate Investment during the Financial Crisis: Evidence from China.' International Review of Financial Analysis, 35 (2014). pp. 1-12.

Driver, Ciaran and Trapani, Lorenzo and Urga, Giovanni (2013) 'On the use of cross-sectional measures of forecast uncertainty.' International Journal of Forecasting, 29 (3). pp. 367-377.

Driver, Ciaran and Guedes, Maria João Coelho Guedes (2012) 'Research and Development, Cash Flow, Agency and Governance: UK large companies.' Research Policy, 41 (9). pp. 1565-1577.

Driver, Ciaran and Imai, Katsushi (2011) 'Testing the uncertainty–investment relationship using survey data on capital stock disequilibrium.' Applied Economics Letters, 18 (4). pp. 305-310.

Driver, Ciaran and Muñoz-Bugarin, Jair (2010) 'Capital Investment and Unemployment in Europe: Neutrality or Not?' Journal of Macroeconomics, 32 (1). pp. 492-496.

Driver, Ciaran and Temple, Paul (2010) 'Why do Hurdle Rates Differ from the Cost of Capital?' Cambridge Journal of Economics, 34 (3). pp. 501-523.

Driver, Ciaran (2009) 'Transformation of the CBI Capacity Utilization Series: Theory and EVidence1.' Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 48 (4). pp. 339-352.

Driver, Ciaran (2008) 'Varieties of Governance.' Louvain Economic Review, 74 . pp. 425-453.

Driver, Ciaran and Temple, Paul and Urga, Giovanni (2008) 'Real Options - Delay vs. Pre-Emption: Do Industrial Characteristics Matter?' International Journal of Industrial Organization, 26 . pp. 532-545.

Driver, Ciaran and Oughton, Christine (2008) 'Dynamic Models of Regional Innovation: Explorations with British Time-Series Data.' Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 1 (2). pp. 205-217.

Driver, Ciaran and Hall, Stephen G. (2008) 'Production Constraints and the NAIRU.' Economics: the open-access, open-assessment e-journal, 2 .

Driver, Ciaran (2007) 'Business optimism for Small, Medium and Large Firms: Does It Explain Investment.' Fiscal Studies, 8 (2). pp. 205-255.

Driver, Ciaran (2007) 'Capital Crimes.' New Economy, 3 (2). pp. 121-125.

Driver, Ciaran and Temple, Paul and Urga, Giovanni (2006) 'Contrasts Between Types of Assets in Fixed Investment Equations as a Way of Testing Real Options Theory.' Journal of Business Economics & Statistics, 24 (4). pp. 432-443.

Crane, Andrew and Driver, Ciaran and Kaler, John and Parker, Martin and Parkinson, John (2005) 'Stakeholder democracy: towards a multi-disciplinary view.' Business Ethics: A European Review, 14 (1). pp. 67-75.

Driver, Ciaran and Temple, Paul and Urga, Giovanni (2005) 'Profitability, Capacity and Uncertainty: A Model of UK Manufacturing Investment.' Oxford Economic Papers, 57 (1). pp. 120-141.

Thompson, Grahame and Driver, Ciaran (2005) 'Stakeholder champions: how to internationalize the corporate social responsibility agenda1.' Business Ethics: A European Review, 14 (1). pp. 56-66.

Driver, Ciaran and Shepherd, David (2005) 'Capacity utilisation and corporate restructuring: a comparative study of the US, UK and other EU countries.' Cambridge Journal of Economics, 29 (1). pp. 119-140.

Driver, Ciaran and Urga, Giovanni (2004) 'Transforming Qualitative Survey Data: Performance Comparisons for the UK.' Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 66 (1). pp. 71-90.

Driver, Ciaran and Imai, Katsushi and Temple, Paul and Urga, Giovanni (2004) 'The effect of uncertainty on UK investment authorisation: Homogenous vs. heterogeneous estimators.' Empirical Economics, 29 (1). pp. 115-128.

Driver, Ciaran and Shepherd, David (2003) 'Inflation and Capacity Constraints in Australian Manufacturing Industry.' The Economic Record, 79 (245). pp. 182-195.

Driver, Ciaran and Thompson, Grahaeme (2002) 'Corporate Governance and Democracy: The Stakeholder Debate Revisited.' Journal of Management and Governance, 6 . pp. 111-130.

Driver, Ciaran (2002) 'Fine Words Spin No Yarn: Capital Investment in the UK.' New Economy, 9 (4). pp. 230-235.

Driver, Ciaran and Valletti, Tommaso (2001) 'Additive and Multiplicative Uncertainty Revisited: What Explains the Contrasting Biases?' Journal of Economics, 79 (2). pp. 187-198.

Driver, Ciaran and Whelan, Brendan (2001) 'The Effect of Business Risk on Manufacturing Investment: Sector Survey Evidence From Ireland.' Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 44 (4). pp. 403-412.

Driver, Ciaran and Meade, Nigel (2001) 'Persistence of Capacity Shortage and the Role of Adjustment Costs.' Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 48 (1). pp. 27-48.

Driver, Ciaran and Temple, Paul and Urga, Giovanni (2001) 'The Influence of Uncertainty on Fixed Investment in the UK: A Macro or a Micro Phenomenon.' Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 48 (4). pp. 361-382.

Driver, Ciaran (2000) 'Capacity Utilisation and Excess Capacity: Theory, Evidence and Policy.' Review of Industrial Organization, 16 (1). pp. 69-87.

Driver, Ciaran (1999) 'Contrasting Effects of Risk on Investment in Two Sectors: Evidence from Ireland on Real Options.' Economics Letters, 64 (3). pp. 315-318.

Driver, Ciaran and Karakitsos, Elias and Bunyard, Mark (1999) 'Investment Performance, Capital-Widening and Economic Policy.' Economic Issues, 4 (1). pp. 93-100.

Driver, Ciaran and Goffinet, Fabrice (1998) 'Investment under Demand Uncertainty, Ex-Ante Pricing, and Oligopoly.' Review of Industrial Organization, 13 (4). pp. 409-423.

Driver, Ciaran and Dowrick, Steve (1997) 'Investment Intentions as an indicator of actual investment in Australian Manufacturing.' Australian Economic Papers, 36 (68). pp. 90-105.

Driver, Ciaran and Abubacker, Sonia and Argiris, Georgios (1996) 'Capacity Choice under Monopoly, Flexible Price and Demand Uncertainty.' Southern Economic Journal, 63 (2). p. 526.

Driver, Ciaran (1996) 'Stagnation as a Problem of Transition: Arguments and Proposals.' Cambridge Journal of Economics, 20 (5). pp. 553-564.

Driver, Ciaran and Saw, Chit-Wei (1996) 'Performance of Structural Change Indices: Analysis Using Real and Simulated Data.' Applied Economics Letters, 3 (3). pp. 187-188.

Driver, Ciaran and Yip, Paul and Dakhil, Nazera (1996) 'Large Company Capital Formation and Effects of Market Share Turbulence : Micro-data Evidence from the PIMS Database.' Applied Economics, 28 (6). pp. 641-651.

Tidd, Joe and Driver, Ciaran and Saunders, Peter (1996) 'Linking Technological, Market & Financial Indicators Of Innovation.' Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 4 (3). pp. 155-172.

Driver, Ciaran (1994) 'Structural Change in the UK 1974–84: an Input–Output Analysis.' Applied Economics, 26 (2). pp. 153-158.

Driver, Ciaran (1993) 'What is to be done about private services?' Public Money & Management, 13 (3). pp. 53-56.

Driver, Ciaran and Lambert, Peter and Vial, Stéphane (1993) 'Risky Production with Ex-Ante Prices Under Monopoly Analytical and Simulation Results.' Bulletin of Economic Research, 45 (1). pp. 59-68.

Driver, Ciaran (1992) 'The Origin of Predictable Behavior: Comment.' American Economic Review, 82 (1). p. 368.

Driver, Ciaran and Moreton, David (1991) 'The Influence of Uncertainty on UK Manufacturing Investment.' The Economic Journal, 101 (409). pp. 1452-1459.

Driver, Ciaran (1990) 'Structural Change in UK Industry 1975–85.' Applied Economics, 22 (10). pp. 1443-1449.

Driver, Ciaran and Kilpatrick, Andrew and Naisbitt, Barry (1988) 'The sensitivity of estimated employment effects in input-output studies: an example of the use of marginal versus average coefficients.' Economic Modelling, 5 (2). pp. 145-150.

Arestis, Philip and Driver, Ciaran (1987) 'The effects of income distribution on consumer imports.' Journal of Macroeconomics, 9 (1). pp. 83-94.

Driver, Ciaran and Naisbitt, Barry (1987) 'Cyclical variations in service industries' employment in the UK.' Applied Economics, 19 (4). pp. 541-554.

Driver, Ciaran and Kilpatrick, Andrew and Naisbitt, Barry (1986) 'The Employment Effects of UK Manufacturing Trade Expansion with the EEC and the Newly Industrialising Countries.' European Economic Review, 30 (2). pp. 427-438.

Driver, Ciaran (1986) 'The scrapping behaviour of concentrated and non-concentrated industries in the UK.' Applied Economics, 18 (3). pp. 249-263.

Driver, Ciaran and Kilpatrick, Andrew and Naisbitt, Barry (1985) 'The Employment Effects of Changes in the Structure of UK Trade.' Journal of Economic Studies, 12 (5). pp. 19-38.

Driver, Ciaran (1985) 'Social innovation and the division of labour.' Futures, 17 (3). pp. 279-281.

Driver, Ciaran (1985) 'Social innovation and the division of labour.' Futures, 17 (3). pp. 279-281.

Driver, Ciaran (1984) 'Testing the Gershuny hypothesis.' Futures, 16 (5). pp. 508-512.

Arestis, P. and Driver, Ciaran (1983) 'U.K. Unemployment and Post-Keynesian Remedies.' Metroeconomica, 35 (3). pp. 275-291.

Driver, Ciaran (1983) 'Import substitution and the work of the sector working parties.' Applied Economics, 15 (2). pp. 165-176.

Davies, Howard and Dorward, Neil and Driver, Ciaran and Topple, Martin (1980) 'State aid and industrial characteristics.' Applied Economics, 12 (4). pp. 413-427.

Arestis, P. and Driver, Ciaran (1980) 'Consumption out of Different Types of Income in the U.K.' Bulletin of Economic Research, 32 (2). pp. 85-96.

Driver, Ciarán (1973) 'Blood Collection Policies?Towards a Cost Minimum.' Social Policy & Administration, 7 (1). pp. 20-29.

Zidebman, Adrian and Driver, Ciaran (1973) 'A Markov Chain Model of the Benefits of Participating in Government Training Schemes.' The Manchester School of Economic and Social Studies, 41 (4). pp. 401-417.

Monographs

Driver, Ciaran and Temple, P. (2013) Evidence Paper 8: Capital Investment: what are the main long-term trends in relation to UK manufacturing businesses, and how do these compare internationally? in 'The future of manufacturing: a new era of opportunity and challenge for the UK'. London: Foresight, UK Government Office for Science.

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