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Prof Abhinav Goyal



Accounting & Finance
University College Cork
Cork University Business School

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Abhinav Goyal is Professor of Corporate Finance at the Cork Business School, University College Cork, Ireland. Abhinav received his Ph.D. in Banking and Finance from University College Dublin, Ireland and his postgraduate degree in Financial Risk Management from Simon Fraser University, Canada. Previously, he has held the positions of Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at School of Management, University of Liverpool, U.K. Abhinav has also held a Visiting Position at Department of Banking and Finance, Monash University, Australia. He is/has been the external examiner to the London School of Economics, Alliance Business School (University of Manchester), University of Glasgow, University of Nottingham, and Dublin City University.

Abhinav has received “Best Paper Award” by Asian Finance Association in 2018, Eastern Finance Association in 2016, and Indian Finance Association in 2013. He has presented his research in more than 50 academic seminars, workshops and conferences worldwide, including Reserve Bank of India and De Nederlandsche Bank, and published in top-tier international finance journals – Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Econometrics, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Financial Research, and British Accounting Review among others. Abhinav is the Associate / Area Editor for  British Accounting Review, and (Journal) Research in International Business and Finance.

Research Domains

  • Initial public offering 
  • Privatization
  • Corporate Payout Policy
  • Corporate Governance
  • Internal Capital Markets
  • Emerging Markets
  • International Finance
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Journal article

Year Publication
2020 GOYAL, A., VEERARAGHAVAN, M., CHEN, Y. (2020). Media Coverage and IPO Pricing around the World. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. doi:10.1017/s0022109019000486. Details
2020 GOYAL, A., JATEGAONKARB, S. P., MUCKLEY, C. B. (2020). Why do privatized firms pay higher dividends? Journal of Corporate Finance. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2019.101493. Details
2020 GOYAL, A., HASAN, I. (2020). Comparing Financial Transparency Between For-Profit and Nonprofit Suppliers of Public Goods: Evidence from Microfinance. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 64. doi:10.1016/j.intfin.2019.101146. Details
2020 ESPENLAUB, S., GOYAL, A., MOHAMED, A. (2020). The impact of shareholders and creditors rights on IPO performance: An international study. The British Accounting Review. Details
2019 GOYAL, A., YE, Q. (2019). Does Tenure Matter: Role of the Corporate Secretary in Chinese-Listed Firms. Accounting Horizons, 33 (1), 181-205. doi:10.2308/acch-52225. Details
2018 GOYAL, A., KALLINTERAKIS, V., KAMBOUROUDIS, D., LAWS, J. (2018). Cross-border exchanges and volatility forecasting. Quantitative Finance. doi:10.1080/14697688.2017.1414512. Details
2018 GOODELL, J., GOYAL, A. (2018). What determines debt structure in emerging markets: Transaction costs or public monitoring? International Review of Financial Analysis, Netherlands (The). Details
2017 SYAMALA, S. R., WADHWA, K., GOYAL, A. (2017). Determinants of commonality in liquidity: Evidence from an order-driven emerging market. North American Journal of Economics and Finance. Details
2017 VON EIJE, H., GOYAL, A., MUCKLEY, C. (2017). Flexible firm-level dividends in Latin America. Finance Research Letters. Details
2016 WADHWA, K., NAGI REDDY, V., GOYAL, A., MOHAMED, A. (2016). IPOs and SEOs, real investments, and market timing: Emerging market evidence. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. doi:10.1016/j.intfin.2016.05.007. Details
2016 ESPENLAUB, S., GOYAL, A., MOHAMED, A., GOYAL, A. (2016). Impact of legal institutions on IPO survival: A global perspective. Journal of Financial Stability. doi:10.1016/j.jfs.2016.06.003. Details
2015 CHAUHAN, Y., WADHWA, K., SYAMALA, S. R., GOYAL, A. (2015). Block-ownership structure, bank nominee director and crash-risk. Finance Research Letters. doi:10.1016/ Details
2015 ECONOMOU, F., GAVRIILIDIS, K., GOYAL, A., KALLINTERAKIS, V. (2015). Herding dynamics in exchange groups: Evidence from Euronext. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. doi:10.1016/j.intfin.2014.11.013. Details
2015 GOLDSTEIN, M. A., GOYAL, A., LUCEY, B. M., MUCKLEY, C. B. (2015). The Global Preference for Dividends in Declining Markets. Financial Review. doi:10.1111/fire.12078. Details
2014 SYAMALA, S. R., REDDY, V. N., GOYAL, A. (2014). Commonality in liquidity: An empirical examination of emerging order-driven equity and derivatives market. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. doi:10.1016/j.intfin.2014.09.001. Details
2014 VON EIJE, H., GOYAL, A., MUCKLEY, C. B. (2014). Does the information content of payout initiations and omissions influence firm risks? Journal of Econometrics. doi:10.1016/j.jeconom.2014.05.012. Details
2013 GOYAL, A., MUCKLEY, C. (2013). Cash dividends and investor protection in Asia. International Review of Financial Analysis. doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2013.03.009. Details
2021 GOYAL, A., KALLINTERAKIS, V., VEERARAGHAVAN, M. (2021). Market manipulation rules and IPO Underpricing. Journal of Corporate Finance, 67. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2020.101846. Details
2020 GOYAL, A., CHEN, Y., VEERARAGHAVAN, M., ZOLOTOY, L. (2020). Terrorist attacks, investor sentiment, and the pricing of initial public offerings. Journal of Corporate Finance. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2020.101780. Details
2021 GOYAL, A., O'CONNOR, T. (2021). Corporate governance, lifecycle and payout precommitment: An emerging market study. Journal of Financial Research. doi:10.1111/jfir.12238. Details
2021 GOYAL, A., CHEN, Y., ZOLOTOY, L. (2021). Global board reforms and the pricing of IPOs. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 1-51. doi:10.1017/s0022109021000223. Details
2021 GOYAL, A., DUONG, H. N., KALLINTERAKIS, V., VEERARAGHAVAN, M. (2021). Democracy and the pricing of initial public offerings around the world. Journal of Financial Economics. doi:10.1016/j.jfineco.2021.07.010. Details
2021 GOYAL, A., GOODELL, J. W., URQUHART, A. (2021). Uncertainty of uncertainty and firm cash holdings. Journal of Financial Stability, 56. doi:10.1016/j.jfs.2021.100922. Details
2021 GOYAL, A., HUANG, W., GOODELL, J. W. (2021). In times of crisis does ownership matter? Liquidity extraction through dividends during the 2007–2009 financial crisis. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 73. doi:10.1016/j.intfin.2021.101380. Details
2021 GOYAL, A., KARAA, R., SLIM, S., GOODELL, J. W., KALLINTERAKIS, V. (2021). Do investors feedback trade in the Bitcoin—and why? The European Journal of Finance. Details


Year Publication
2011 AGAPITOS, A., GOYAL, A., MUCKLEY, C. (2011). An evolutionary algorithmic investigation of US corporate payout policy determination. Studies in Computational Intelligence. Details
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