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Dr Steve  O'Callaghan

Steve  O'Callaghan


O’Rahilly Building
University College Cork
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Dr Steve O'Callaghan has been a lecturer in Finance, in the Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems since 2005. He was awarded his PhD from Bangor University in 2015. His research interests include corporate governance and ownership structure, with a specific focus on unlisted firms. He teaches Corporate Finance at undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA level. 

Grants and Honours

  • 01/01/2011 - BAFA: Best Emerging Paper Award - Accounting Education SIG Conference , British Accounting & Finance Association - Accounting Education SIG Annual conference
  • 01/01/2011 - Irish Accounting & Finance Association - Elected Chairman of the Irish Accounting & Finance Association 2011-2012, Irish Accounting and Finance Association (IAFA) 
  • 01/01/2010 - Irish Academy of Management - Best Paper Award in the Education stream at the Irish Academy of Management Conference, Irish Academy of Management (IAM)
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Other Activities

  • 25/07/2018 - ATINER SME Conference
  • 29/08/2015 - Director BSc Finance
  • 26/11/2014 - British Accounting & Finance Association 2014, London, United Kingdom
  • 15/02/2011 - Conference Organiser, Irish Accounting and Finance Association (IAFA) 
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Research Domains

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate governance  
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Journal article

Year Publication
2018 O'CALLAGHAN, S., ASHTON, J., HODGKINSON, L. (2018). Earnings management and managerial ownership in private firms. Journal of Applied Accounting Research. Details
2011 DORAN, J., HEALY, M., MCCUTCHEON, M., O'CALLAGHAN, S. (2011). Adapting Case-Based Teaching to Large Class Settings: An Action Research Approach. Accounting Education. Details
2011 DORAN, J., HEALY, M., MCCUTCHEON, M., O'CALLAGHAN, S. (2011). From Beyond the Grade: Reflections on Assessments in the Context of Case-Based Teaching. Irish Journal of Management.
2012 DORAN, J., HEALY, M., MCCUTCHEON, M., O'CALLAGHAN, S. (2012). Knowledge of the Business Environment: Exploring Engagement with and Discrimination between Business Media among First-Year and Final-Year Students. Irish Accounting Review.
2011 DORAN, J., HEALY, M., MCCUTCHEON, M., O'CALLAGHAN, S. (2011). Case Studies in Large and Small Classes: Common Approaches, Different Responses. Irish Accounting Review.


Year Publication
2016 O'CALLAGHAN, S. (2016). Agency Problems and Ownership Structure in Large Private Firms in the UK. PhD Dissertation.
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