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Ms Eimear McGeown



Accounting & Finance
University College Cork
Cork University Business School

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Eimear McGeown is a lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Finance at University College Cork (UCC) where she specialises in financial accounting.   Eimear is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland and an Associate of the Institute of Bankers.  She has a broad range of experience in the private sector including accounting, corporate finance and banking.  This experience has formed the basis of her PhD study on the role of non-bank finance in the Irish SME sector.  Her PhD is an empirical study on the determinants of the demand and supply of non-bank debt finance to the SME sector in Ireland and the impact of same on firm performance.

Grants and Honours

  • 01/07/2013 - Associate of the Institute of Banking, The Institute of Banking, Ireland
  • 20/12/2000 - Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland, Chartered Accountants Ireland
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Other Activities

  • 15/09/2020 - Irish Accounting & Finance Association
  • 10/07/2020 - Getting Back to Business After the Covid-19 Shutdown, Cork University Business School
  • 15/05/2019 - Irish Accounting & Finance Association
  • 14/11/2018 - Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship
  • 05/09/2018 - Irish Academy of Management
  • 17/05/2018 - Irish Accounting & Finance Association
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Research Domains

  • Accounting education  
  • Entrepreneurship  
  • Family Capital  
  • Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
  • Finance  
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