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Dr Geraldine Ryan

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Geraldine Ryan

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Accounting & Finance
University College Cork
Cork University Business School

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Biography

Dr. Geraldine Ryan (MA, Ph.D.) is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Finance at University College Cork. She undertook her doctoral thesis entitled ‘Understanding Asset Values’ in the Department of Economics, University of Warwick. Her research interests focus around firm valuation and business innovation, performance & exit.

She has published in highly ranked journals such as Economic Letters, Business Strategy & The Environment, and Urban Studies.  She has received a best paper award from Transeo, the European Association for SME Transfer. This paper was part of an IRCHSS funded project on small business succession (with Dr. Bernadette Power). She has secured competitive funding from bodies such as the IRCHSS, Enterprise Ireland, and the SEAI. 

She is Principal investigator on a H2020 research project sponsored by Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks on Multi-sectoral approaches to Innovative Skills Training for Renewable energy and sociAL acceptance (MISTRAL) and she is co-investigator on a Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) project called Community Engagement in Wind Energy: Innovative approaches to achieving a social license (with Dr, Bernadette Power and Dr. John Eakins). 

Within UCC Geraldine is the Programme Director for MSc Finance (Corporate Finance), Chair of CUBS  Academic Developments and Standards Committee, and serves on the College of Business and Law Curriculum Committee, the Accounting Staff-Student Consultation Committee and the MSc Finance Programme Academic Board of Studies.

Grants and Honours

  • 30/08/2019 - Multi-sectoral approaches to Innovative Skills Training for Renewable energy and sociAL acceptance (MISTRAL), Horizon 2020
  • 03/01/2014 - Best Paper Award (Transeo), Transeo - European association for SME transfer
  • 10/01/2008 - Business Transfers in Ireland (Northern Ireland Voucher), MISC Invest Northren Ireland
  • 01/01/2008 - Research Grant, Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
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Other Activities

  • 01/11/2020 - Chair, Academic Developments and Standards Committee, Cork University Business School
  • 28/11/2019 - Local organiser IAF Annual Conference 2019
  • 12/09/2019 - Session Chair, Communities, Renewables and the Low Carbon Transition Conference
  • 03/10/2018 - Irish Academy of Management Annual Conference 2018
  • 09/04/2018 - British Accounting and Finance Annual Conference 2018
  • 02/10/2017 - Conference organiser of the Inaugural CUBS Conference, Cork University Business School
  • 01/06/2017 - MSc Finance (Corporate Finance) Programme Director, Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems, University College Cork
  • 08/06/2016 - INFER Annual Conference 2016
  • 18/11/2015 - RENT Annual Conference 2015
  • 01/09/2015 - BComm Programme Director, Cork University Business School
  • 08/06/2015 - INFINITI Conference on International Finance 2015
  • 07/05/2015 - Irish Economic Association Annual Conference 2015
  • 18/09/2014 - ISBE Paper Development Workshop 2014
  • 03/09/2014 - Irish Academy of Management Annual Conference 2014
  • 18/05/2014 - INFER Annual Conference 2014
  • 26/03/2014 - European SME Transfer Summit 2014
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Research Domains

  • Financial Economics
  • Small Business Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Innovation  
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Thesis

  • 2019 - Macroeconomic and Financial Leading Indicators of Economic Activity and Sovereign Bond Yields: a Financial Markets Perspective, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2017 - Masters Degree by Research, University College Cork (Thesis Primary Supervisor)
  • 2020 - Equity Financing of Technology-based Firms in Ireland, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
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Publications

Journal article

Year Publication
2011 RYAN, G., SHINNICK, E. (2011). Real economic activity leading indicators: Should we have paid more attention?. Journal of Economic Policy Reform. Details
2019 POWER, B., DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2019). The effect of agglomeration economies on firm deaths: A comparison of firm and regional based approaches. Urban Studies. Details
2017 DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2017). The role of stimulating employees’ creativity and idea generation in encouraging innovation behaviour in Irish firms. Irish Journal of Management. Details
2014 DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2014). Eco-Innovation – does additional engagement lead to additional rewards?. International Journal of Social Economics. Details
2014 DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2014). The Importance of the Diverse Drivers and Types of Environmental Innovation for Firm Performance. Eco-Innovation Drivers and Firm Performance. Business Strategy and The Environment. Details
2012 DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2012). Regulation and firm perception, eco?innovation and firm performance. European Journal of Innovation Management. Details
2006 RYAN, G. (2006). Irish stock returns and inflation: a long span perspective. Applied Financial Economics. Details
2016 DORAN, J. (2016). The effectiveness of R&D and external interaction for innovation: Insights from quantile regression. Economic Issues.
2019 DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2019). Does nanotechnology research generate an innovation premium over other types of research? Evidence from Ireland. Technology in Society. Details
2015 DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2015). Firms’ Skills as Drivers of Radical and Incremental Innovation. Economic Letters. Details
2012 RYAN, G., POWER, B. (2012). Small Business Transfer Decisions: What Really Matters? Evidence from Ireland and Scotland.. Irish Academy of Management, 31(2), pg.99-126, Ireland.
2020 DORAN, J., RYAN, G., BOURKE, J., CROWLEY, F. (2020). IN-HOUSE or OUTSOURCING SKILLS: HOW BEST to MANAGE for INNOVATION?. International Journal of Innovation Management. Details
2020 RYAN, G., POWER, B., DORAN, J. (2020). A micro-analysis of Irish firm deaths during the financial crisis (2006–2010). Irish Journal of Management. Details

Book chapter

Year Publication
2009 RYAN, G., POWER, B. (2009). Does the Technological Sophistication of a Firm Influence an Owner-Mangers Choice of Exit Mode? IGI Global.
2009 POWER, B., RYAN, G. (2009). Exit Routes: A Comparative Analysis using Irish and Scottish Data. Ankara University.
2009 POWER, B. (2009). Exit Routes: What are your Options?. Babson College .
2010 SHINNICK, E., RYAN, G. (2010). Economic issues in media regulation: An EU and US perspective. ICG Global.
2013 RYAN, G., MCCARTHY, N. (2013). Educating University Students. Can Mobile Technologies Help?. Details
2009 RYAN, G., POWER, B. (2009). SME Exit Mode Choice; Some Lessons for Public Policy. LIT Verlag.
2017 RYAN, G., POWER, B., DORAN, J. (2017). Spatial effects in Regional Tourism Firm Births and Deaths. by B. Power, J. Doran and G. Ryan. Springer Publishing.

Encyclopedia entry

Year Publication
2008 SHINNICK, E. (2008). The Role of Information in Decision Making. Encyclopedia of Decision Making and Decision Support Technologies. Details
2013 RYAN, G., SHINNICK, E. (2013). Knowledge and Intellectual Property Rights. An Economics Perspective. Details
2008 RYAN, G., COFFEY, S. (2008). Games of Strategy. Encyclopedia of Decision Making and Decision Support Technologies. Details
2010 RYAN, G., SHINNICK, E. (2010). Economic incentives and the knowledge economy. Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management.
2008 RYAN, G., SHINNICK, E. (2008). The Power of Incentives in Decision Making. Encyclopedia of Decision Making and Decision Support Technologies. Details
2011 RYAN, G., SHINNICK, E. (2011). Knowledge and Intellectual Property Rights. An Economics Perspective. Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, Second Edition. Details

Magazine article

Year Publication
2015 POWER, B., RYAN, G., DORAN, J. (2015). A Cohort Analysis of Firm Deaths During the Financial Crisis. AIIP Research Briefing.
2017 DORAN, J., RYAN, G. (2017). CO2 emissions, economic growth and urbanisation: Insights from vector error correction modelling. Irish Journal of Social, Economic and Environmental Sustainability.
2009 POWER, B., RYAN, G. (2009). Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail. UCC Nuacht.
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