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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:
Tuesday 4-5

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 (2012) The Unbalanced Economy: a policy appraisal. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Edited Books

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 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 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 (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 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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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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