Dr Michael DOWLING

Associate Professor

Pôle : Finance and Accounting

Nationalités :

Teaching

  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Data Science for Finance
  • AI and FinTech

Qualifications

  • PhD in Finance, School of Business, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland (2007)
  • Masters in Banking and Finance, University of Stirling, UK, (1999)
  • Bachelors in Financial Services, Portsmouth University, UK, (1998)

Research Interests

  • AI and finance
  • Behavioural corporate finance
  • Investor psychology

Work Experience

Academic

  • Director of the ‘AI-driven Business’ Area of Excellence, Rennes School of Business (September 2018 – Present)
  • Director of Doctoral Programmes, Rennes School of Business (September 2018 – Present)
  • Associate professor, Finance and Accounting Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (September 2016 – Present)
  • Assistant professor, Finance and Accounting Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (June 2015 – August 2016)
  • Lecturer in Finance, Dublin City University, Ireland (September 2011 – June 2015)
  • Lecturer in Finance, University of Central Lancashire, UK (September 2009 – September 2011)
  • Lecturer in accounting and Finance, University of Essex, UK (September 2007 – September 2009)
  • Research Fellow, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland (November 2006 – September 2007)

 

Intellectual contributions

Articles in Refereed Journals

  • Dowling, M., C. O’Gorman, P. Puncheva, and D. Vanwalleghem. (2019). “Trust and SME Attitudes towards Equity Financing across Europe“, Journal of World Business, forthcoming
  • Plaksina, Y., L. Gallagher, and M. Dowling. (2019). “CEO Social Status and M&A Decision Making”, International Review of Financial Analysis, forthcoming
  • Mashwani, A., S. Dereeper, M. Dowling, and S. Aziz. (2019). “Learning the Wealth Effects from Equity Carve-outs”, Finance Research Letters, forthcoming.
  • Lucey, B., M. Dowling, S. Vigne, S. Corbet, S. Huang, and X. Gao. (2019). “An Analysis of the Intellectual Structure of Research on the Financial Economics of Precious Metals”, Resources Policy, vol 63, article ref 101416, pp. 1-18.
  • Trabelsi, D., S. Aziz, M. Dowling, and S. Chikh. (2019). « Committing to Widespread Disclosure of Carbon Impact », Bankers, Markets & Investors, vol 154-155, pp. 1-13.
  • Gogolin, F., M. Dowling, and M. Cummins. (2018). “The Value of Director Reputation: Evidence from Outside Director Appointments”, Finance Research Letters, vol 27, pp 266-272.
  • Dowling, M. and D. Vanwalleghem. (2018). “Gulf Cooperation Council Cross-border M&A: Institutional Determinants of Target Nation Selection”, Research in International Business and Finance, vol 46, pp 471-489.
  • Dowling, M., H. Hammami, and O. Zreik. (2018). “Easy to Read, Easy to Cite?”, Economics Letters, vol 173, pp 100-103.
  • Alexakis, C., M. Cummins, M. Dowling, and V. Pappas. (2018). “A High-Frequency Analysis of Price Resolution and Pricing Barriers in Equities on the Adoption of a New Currency”, Applied Economics, vol 50(36), pp 3949-3965.
  • Alexakis, C., G. Bagnarosa, and M. Dowling. (2017). “Do Cointegrated Commodities Bubble Together? The Case of Hog, Corn, and Soybean”, Finance Research Letters, vol 23, pp 96-102.
  • Berk, A., M. Cummins, M. Dowling, and B. Lucey. (2017). “Psychological Price Barriers in Frontier Equities”, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, vol 49, pp 1-14.
  • Cummins, M., M. Dowling, and F. Esposito. (2017). “Determining Risk Model Confidence Sets”, Finance Research Letters, vol 22, pp 169-174.
  • Cummins, M., M. Dowling, and F. Gogolin. (2017). “Individual Values and Household Finances”, Applied Economics, vol 49(35), pp 3560-3578.
  • Aziz, S., M. Dowling, and J. Lilti. (2016) “Bank Acquisitiveness and Financial Crisis Vulnerability” Bankers, Markets & Investors, vol 143, pp 26-44.
  • Cummins, M., M. Dowling, and F. Kearney. (2016). “Oil Market Modelling: A Comparative Analysis of Fundamental and Latent Factor Approaches”, International Review of Financial Analysis, vol 46, pp 211-218.
  • Deeney, P., M. Cummins, M. Dowling, and A. Smeaton. (2016). “Influences from the European Parliament on EU Emissions Prices”, Energy Policy, vol 88, pp 561-572
  • Dowling, M., M. Cummins, and B. Lucey. (2016). “Psychological Barriers in Oil Futures Markets”, Energy Economics, vol 54, pp 293-304.
  • Corbet, S., M. Dowling, and M. Cummins. (2015). « Analyst Recommendations and Volatility in a Rising, Falling, and Crisis Equity Market », Finance Research Letters, vol 15, pp 187-194
  • Cummins, M., M. Dowling, and B. Lucey. (2015). “Behavioral Influences in Non-Ferrous Metals Prices”. Resources Policy, vol 45, pp 9-22.
  • Deeney, P., M. Cummins, M. Dowling, and A. Bermingham. (2015). “Sentiment in Oil Markets”, International Review of Financial Analysis, vol 39, pp 179-185.
  • Dowling, M. and B. Lucey. (2014). “From Hubris to Nemesis: Irish Banks, Behavioral Biases, and the Crisis”, Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions, vol 7(2), pp 122-133.
  • Nichol, E., and M. Dowling. (2014). “Profitability and Investment Factors for UK Asset Pricing Models”, Economics Letters, vol 125(3), pp 364-366.
  • Dowling, M. and Z. Ali Aribi. (2013). “Female Directors and UK Company Acquisitiveness”, International Review of Financial Analysis, vol 29, pp 79-86.
  • Enninful, K. and M. Dowling. (2013). “Robust Weak-Form Efficiency Tests in Volatile European Equity Indices”, Applied Economics Letters, vol 20(9), pp 863-868.
  • Lucey, B., Y. Plaksina, and M. Dowling. (2013). “CEO Social Status and Acquisitiveness”, Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, vol 5(2), pp 161-177.
  • Dowling, M. and B. Lucey. (2008). “Robust Global Mood Influences on Equity Pricing”, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, vol 18(2), pp 145-164.
  • Dowling, M. and B. Lucey. (2008). “Mood and UK Equity Pricing”, Applied Financial Economics Letters, vol. 4(4), pp 233-240.
  • Lucey, B. and M. Dowling. (2005). “The Role of Feelings in Investor Decision-Making”, Journal of Economic Surveys, vol. 19(2), pp 211-237.
  • Dowling, M. and B. Lucey. (2005). “Weather, Biorhythms, Beliefs and Stock Returns – Some Preliminary Irish Evidence”, International Review of Financial Analysis, vol. 14(3), pp 337-355.

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

  • Aziz, S. and M. Dowling (2019). “Machine Learning and AI for Risk Management”, in T. Lynn, G. Mooney, P. Rosati, and M. Cummins (eds.), Disrupting Finance: FinTech and Strategy in the 21st Century, Palgrave, pp 33-50.
  • Dowling, M., and B. Lucey. (2017). “The Future of Behavioral Finance”, in H. Kent Baker, G. Filbeck, and V. Ricciardi (eds.), Financial Behavior – Players, Services, Products, and Markets, Oxford University Press, pp 561-578.
  • Lucey, B. and M. Dowling. (2014). “Cultural Behavioural Finance in Emerging Markets”, in D.K. Nguyen, S. Boubaker, and M. El Hedi Arouri (eds.), Emerging Markets and the Global Economy, Elsevier, pp 327-346.
  • Dowling, M. (2012). “A Behavioural Economist’s Perspective on Debt and Default”, in B. Lucey, C. Gurdgiev and C. Larkin (eds.), What if Ireland Defaults?, Orpen Press, pp 253-264.
  • Dowling, M. and B. Lucey. (2010). “Other Behavioral Biases”, in H.K. Baker and J.R. Nofsinger (eds.), Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations and Markets, John Wiley & Sons, pp 313-330.