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Prof. Mark Mulcahy

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Biography

is Professor in Corporate Finance in the Department of Accounting and Finance, Cork University Business School (CUBS), University College Cork (UCC).  Prof. Mulcahy holds first class honours B.Comm. and M.Sc. Degrees and a Ph.D. from the National University of Ireland (Cork).  He is currently Head of the Department of Accounting and Finance having previously been Academic Director of the M.Sc. Asset Management Degree, and Co-Director of the B.Sc. Finance Degree at UCC.  He is/has been the external examiner to the Cambridge Judge Business School, Ulster Business School (University of Ulster), The School of Professional Finance (University College Dublin) and Liverpool John Moores University.His primary research interests are in corporate finance, valuation, corporate governance, earnings management, Islamic finance and private equity. He is published in international peer-reviewed journals including the , , , C, as well as the , among others.

 

Research Interests

Valuation, Finance, Corporate Governance, Corporate Finance, Islamic Finance, Venture Capital and Private Equity.

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Affiliations

  • Member, CFA Institute (/)
  • Member, Financial Management Association (/)
  • Member, CFA Ireland (/)
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (UK) (/)
  • Member, British Accounting and Finance Association (/)
  • Member, European Accounting Association (/)
  • Member, British Academy of Management (/)
  • Member, Irish Accounting and Finance Association (/)
  • Member, Irish Academy of Management (/)
  • External Examiner, Institute of Banking (/)
  • Examiner, Life Insurance Assocation (/)
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Journal Activities

  • Referee, Corporate Governance: An International Review (-)
  • Referee, British Accounting Review (-)
  • Referee, Journal Of Applied Accounting Research (-)
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Committees

  • Member, Academic Council (2019 /)
  • Observer, CFA Ireland (2018 /)
  • Member, College Executive Management Council (2018 /)
  • Member, CUBS Board (2018 /)
  • Director, MSc Asset Management Committee (2014 /)
  • Judge, Business Section, The Undergraduate Awards (2014 /)
  • Co-Director, BSc Finance Steering Committee (2006 /)
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Education

  • National University of Ireland , PhD, Accounting, Finance and Corporate Governance (2013)
  • Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment , Islamic Finance Qualification, Islamic Finance (2011)
  • CFA Institute , Chartered Financial Analyst, Financial Analysis (2000)
  • National University of Ireland , MSc, Economics and Finance (1996)
  • National University of Ireland , BComm, Economics and Finance (1995)
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Employment

  • Senior Lecturer, University College Cork (01-JUL-14 / 01-JAN-19)
  • Head of Department of Accounting and Finance, Cork University Business School, UCC (01-SEP-18 /)
  • Professor, Cork University Business School, UCC (02-JAN-19 /)
  • Lecturer, University College Cork (01-SEP-04 / 01-JUL-14)
  • Senior Equity Sales, Investec (01-JAN-02 / 01-SEP-04)
  • Senior Equity Research Analyst, Wedbush Securities (Pacific Growth Equities) (01-JAN-00 / 01-JAN-02)
  • Equity Research Analyst, Prudential Volpe Technology Group (01-JAN-98 / 01-JAN-00)
  • Equity Research Associate, Volpe, Brown Whelan & Company (01-NOV-96 / 01-JAN-98)
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Teaching Interests

  • Valuation, Corporate Finance, Financial Statements Analysis, Business Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Venture Capital, Private Equity.
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Current Postgrads

  • Gibbs Ruth Josephine (Doctoral Degree)
  • Nguyen Quang Minh Nhi (Doctoral Degree)
  • Loughnane Conor (Doctoral Degree)
  • O Brien Gary (Doctoral Degree)
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Consultancy

  • Cambridge Judge Business School : External Examiner
  • Liverpool John Moores University : External Examiner
  • School of Professional Finance, University College Dublin : External Examiner for the Professional Diploma in Financial Advice, School of Professional Finance, UCD
  • University of Ulster, Coleraine : External Examiner for the Ulster Business School
  • Institute of Banking : Examiner and examinations consultant the Qualified Financial Adviser (QFA) designation incorporating financial advice, pensions, life, loans, investments, and regulation.
  • Life Insurance Association :
  • Enterprise Equity Venture Capital :
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Professional Achievements

Honours and Awards

  • Irish Academy of Management: Best Paper Award, Irish Academy of Management (2014)
  • British Academy of Management: Best Paper Award, British Academy of Management (2013)
  • Irish Academy of Management: Best Paper Award, Irish Academy of Management (2013)
  • Irish Academy of Management: National Management Case Study Competition Winner (2010)
  • National University of Ireland: College Scholar, MSc. (1996)
  • National University of Ireland: College Scholar, B.Comm. (1995)
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Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Year Publication
2019 Novel Appproaches to the regulatory control of financial services providers: The importance of cultural context
Mulcahy, M.B., Beck, M., Carr, M., Hourigan, N (2019) Novel Appproaches to the regulatory control of financial services providers: The importance of cultural context. : British Accounting Review [Details]
2018 Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a Physician-Implemented Medication Screening Tool in Older Hospitalised Patients in Ireland
O'Brien, GL;O'Mahony, D;Gillespie, P;Mulcahy, M;Walshe, V;O'Connor, MN;O'Sullivan, D;Gallagher, J;Byrne, S (2018) Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a Physician-Implemented Medication Screening Tool in Older Hospitalised Patients in Ireland. : Drugs & Aging [Details]
2018 FDA approval announcements: Attention-grabbing or event-day misspecification?
Hamill, PA;Hutchinson, M;Nguyen, QMN;Mulcahy, M (2018) FDA approval announcements: Attention-grabbing or event-day misspecification?. : Economics Letters [Details]
2018 Have bailouts shifted the burden of paying for healthcare from the state onto individuals?
Loughnane, C., Murphy, A., Mulcahy, M., McInerney, C., Walsh, V (2018) Have bailouts shifted the burden of paying for healthcare from the state onto individuals?. : Irish Journal of Medical Science [Details]
2018 Biosimilar infliximab introduction into the gastro-enterology care pathway in a large acute Irish teaching hospital: a story behind the evidence
O’Brien, Gary L.; Carrol, Donal; Mulcahy, Mark; Walshe, Valerie; Courtney, Garry; Byrne, Stephen (2018) Biosimilar infliximab introduction into the gastro-enterology care pathway in a large acute Irish teaching hospital: a story behind the evidence. : Generics And Biosimilars Initiative Journal (Gabi Journal) [Details]
2017 Merger Arbitrage in Germany
McDermott, Ian; Mulcahy, Mark (2017) Merger Arbitrage in Germany. : Journal Of Finance And Investment Analysis [Details]
2017 What is the cost of faith? An empirical investigation of Islamic purification
Hutchinson, Mark C.; Mulcahy, Mark; O'Brien, John (2017) What is the cost of faith? An empirical investigation of Islamic purification. : Pacific-Basin Finance Journal [Details]
2015 Chinese Companies, Earnings Management and Accounting-Based Benchmarks
Yang, P. and Mulcahy, M. B (2015) Chinese Companies, Earnings Management and Accounting-Based Benchmarks. : Accounting, Finance & Governance Review [Details]
2015 Corporate governance, stickiness and losses
Mulcahy, M. B. and Donnelly, R (2015) Corporate governance, stickiness and losses. : Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business In Society [Details]
2014 Females and Precarious Leadership Positions: Further Evidence of the Glass Cliff
Mulcahy, M. B. and Linehan, C (2014) Females and Precarious Leadership Positions: Further Evidence of the Glass Cliff. : British Journal of Management [Details]
2014 Room for Improvement: The Impact of Bad Losses on Board Quality
Mulcahy, M. B (2014) Room for Improvement: The Impact of Bad Losses on Board Quality. : Journal of Applied Accounting Research [Details]
2014 Purifying Islamic Equities: The Interest Tax Shield
Mulcahy, M. B (2014) Purifying Islamic Equities: The Interest Tax Shield. : International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management [Details]
2008 Board Structure, Ownership, and Voluntary Disclosure in Ireland
Donnelly, R. and Mulcahy, M. B (2008) Board Structure, Ownership, and Voluntary Disclosure in Ireland. : Corporate Governance: An International Review [Details]

Newspaper Publications

Year Publication
2012 Sourcing the Right Type of Capital is the Key to the Success of Any Start-up
Mulcahy, Mark (2012) Sourcing the Right Type of Capital is the Key to the Success of Any Start-up. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2010 The Dangers of Moral Hazard
Mulcahy, M. B (2010) The Dangers of Moral Hazard. : Newspaper Articles [Details]
2009 Look Inside for Hidden Cash? Easier Said Than Done for SMEs!
Mulcahy, M (2009) Look Inside for Hidden Cash? Easier Said Than Done for SMEs!. : Newspaper Articles [Details]

Book Chapters

Year Publication
2013 Purifying Islamic Equities: The Interest Tax Shield
Mulcahy, M. B (2013) Purifying Islamic Equities: The Interest Tax Shield. : : Europaeischer Hochschulverlag [Details]

Conference Contributions

Year Publication
2019 in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School's Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM), the Centre for Financial Econometrics, Asset Markets and Macroeconomic Policy (EMP) at Lancaster University and Invesco. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson]
Mulcahy, M.B (2019) in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School's Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM), the Centre for Financial Econometrics, Asset Markets and Macroeconomic Policy (EMP) at Lancaster University and Invesco. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson]. [Details]
2018 Invited Oral Presentation and Track Chair. [Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M.B (2018) Invited Oral Presentation and Track Chair. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2018 Track Chair and Invited Discussant. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]
Mulcahy, M.B (2018) Track Chair and Invited Discussant. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]. [Details]
2018 Invited Oral Presentation and Track Chair. [Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M.B (2018) Invited Oral Presentation and Track Chair. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2018 Track Chair and Invited Discussant. [Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M.B (2018) Track Chair and Invited Discussant. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2018 in collaboration with the Centre for Research in Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]
Mulcahy, M.B (2018) in collaboration with the Centre for Research in Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]. [Details]
2017 in collaboration with the Centre for Research in Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School, Cambridge University. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson]
Mulcahy, M.B (2017) in collaboration with the Centre for Research in Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School, Cambridge University. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson]. [Details]
2016 Invited Oral Presentation. [Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M.B (2016) Invited Oral Presentation. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2016 Member of the Conference Organising Committee, Paper Reviewer and Track Chair. [Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M.B (2016) Member of the Conference Organising Committee, Paper Reviewer and Track Chair. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2016 Track Chair and Invited Discussant. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]
Mulcahy, M.B (2016) Track Chair and Invited Discussant. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]. [Details]
2015 in collaboration with the Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis, Imperial College Business School. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson]
Mulcahy, M.B (2015) in collaboration with the Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis, Imperial College Business School. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson]. [Details]
2015 Paper Reviewer and Track Chair. [Conference Organising Committee Member]
Mulcahy, M. B (2015) Paper Reviewer and Track Chair. [Conference Organising Committee Member]. [Details]
2014 Paper Reviewer. [Conference Organising Committee Member]
Mulcahy, M. B (2014) Paper Reviewer. [Conference Organising Committee Member]. [Details]
2014 Managing in a Changing Climate: Leading to New Realities. [Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M. B (2014) Managing in a Changing Climate: Leading to New Realities. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2014 European Accounting Association. [Chair Sessions at Symposia]
Mulcahy, M. B (2014) European Accounting Association. [Chair Sessions at Symposia]. [Details]
2013 Managing to Make a Difference. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M. and Linehan, C (2013) Managing to Make a Difference. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2013 Accounting for Value and Governance. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M. B (2013) Accounting for Value and Governance. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2013 Scholarship of Integration: Engaging Communities of Learning and Practice. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M. B (2013) Scholarship of Integration: Engaging Communities of Learning and Practice. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2013 Risky Business: Exploring the Impact of Corporate Performance on Board Gender Diversity. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]
Mulcahy, M. B. and Linehan, C (2013) Risky Business: Exploring the Impact of Corporate Performance on Board Gender Diversity. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]. [Details]
2013 European Accounting Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Donnelly, R. and Mulcahy, M (2013) European Accounting Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2013 British Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Donnelly, R. and Mulcahy, M. B (2013) British Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2012 Asian Studies in Ireland and Asian-European Social Innovation. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M. B (2012) Asian Studies in Ireland and Asian-European Social Innovation. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2012 Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M (2012) Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2011 Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M (2011) Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2009 Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M. and McDermott, D (2009) Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2008 Global Management. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Donnelly, R. and Mulcahy, M. B (2008) Global Management. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2007 Irish Academy of Management. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Donnelly, R., Mulcahy, M. and Zhan, Q (2007) Irish Academy of Management. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2007 Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Mulcahy, M. and Yang, P (2007) Irish Accounting and Finance Association. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
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