Dr. Elaine Laing

Dr. Elaine Laing

Assistant Professor, Trinity Business School

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Biography

Dr. Laing obtained her Ph.D. degree from University College Dublin, Ireland, examining the foreign exchange exposure, multinationality and corporate governance of U.S firms. Whilst completing her doctorate, she was a visiting scholar in the HEC, Paris. Her principle research interests have focused on risk management, international finance and corporate governance. Elaine has been awarded several competitive grants for her research including the grant scheme from the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ). She has recently returned from Australia where she was a lecturer in finance at the Department of Economics and Finance, Curtin University. Previously, Elaine worked in Ireland, Hong Kong and Singapore lecturing courses including international financial management, corporate financial management, mergers and acquisitions, financial principles and analysis, capital markets and investments, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. She has participated and presented her research in a number of international conferences including the International Finance and Banking Society, Asian Finance Association (AsianFA), Australasian Banking and Finance, Financial Markets and Corporate Governance, Academy of International Business, Global Finance Academy, Universitas 21 and INFINITI Conference.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

  • Hutson, E. and Laing, E, Foreign exchange exposure and multinationality, Journal of Banking & Finance, 43, 2014, p97 - 113Journal Article, 2014, DOI
  • Durand, B., R., Laing, E., and Thao Ngo, M., The Disciplinary Role of Leverage: Evidence from East Asian Cross-Border Acquirers' Returns, Finance Research Letters, 18, 2016, p83 - 88Journal Article, 2016, DOI, URL
  • Hege., U. Hutson., E. and Laing., E., The impact of corporate governance mandates on firm-level foreign exchange exposure, International Finance and Banking Society, Oxford University, September 2015, 2015Conference Paper, 2015
  • Hutson., E, Laing., E and Ye., M., Institutional ownership and foreign exchange rate exposure in Chinese Listed Firms, The 14th INFINITI Conference on International Finance , Ireland , 2016Conference Paper, 2016
  • Lucey, B.M., Vigne, S.A., Ballester, L., Barbopoulos, L., Brzeszczynski, J., Carchano, O., Dimic, N., Fernandez, V., Gogolin, F., Gonz├ílez-Urteaga, A., Goodell, J.W., Helbing, P., Ichev, R., Kearney, F., Laing, E., Larkin, C.J., Lindblad, A., Lon"arski, I., Ly, K.C., Marin", M., McGee, R.J., McGroarty, F., Neville, C., O'Hagan-Luff, M., Piljak, V., Sevic, A., Sheng, X., Stafylas, D., Urquhart, A., Versteeg, R., Vu, A.N., Wolfe, S., Yarovaya, L., Zaghini, A., Future directions in international financial integration research - A crowdsourced perspective, International Review of Financial Analysis, 55, 2018, p35-49Journal Article, 2018, DOI, URL
  • Liu, N. Laing, E. Cao, Y. Zhang, X., Institutional ownership and corporate transparency in China, Finance Research Letters, 24, 2018, 328 - 336Journal Article, 2018, DOI, URL
  • Elaine Laing and Brian M. Lucey and Tobias Lutkemeyer, Which form of hedging matters - Operational or financial? Evidence from the US oil and gas sector, Research in International Business and Finance, (51), 2020Journal Article, 2020, DOI
  • Elaine Laing⁠, Constantin Gurdgiev⁠, Robert B. Durand⁠, Boris Boermans, U.S. tax inversions and shareholder wealth effects, International Review of Financial Analysis, 62, 2019, p35 - 52Journal Article, 2019, DOI
  • Elaine Hutson, Elaine Laing and Min Ye, Mutual fund ownership and foreign exchange risk in Chinese firms, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 60, 2019, p169 - 192Journal Article, 2019, DOI
  • Hue Hwa Au Yong and Elaine Laing, Stock Market Reaction to COVID-19, Evidence from U.S. Firms' International Exposure, International Review of Financial Analysis, 76, 2021, p101656-Journal Article, 2021, DOI
  • Hege, U., Hutson, E., and Laing E., Mandatory Governance Reform and Corporate Risk Management , Journal of Corporate Finance, 68, 2021, p101935-Journal Article, 2021, DOI
  • Elaine Laing, Andre Van Stel and David Storey, Formal and Informal Entrepreneurship: A Cross-country Policy Perspective, Small Business Economics, 59, (3), 2022, p807 - 826Journal Article, 2022
  • Hutson, E. and Laing, E, Firm-Level Corporate Governance Features and the Foreign Exchange Exposure of US Corporations, 37th Academy of International Business Conference , Ireland , 2010Conference Paper, 2010
  • Hutson, E. and Laing, E, Exchange exposure and corporate governance in US firms, 8th Infiniti Conference on International Finance (Session Chair) , 2010Conference Paper, 2010
  • Hutson, E. and Laing, E, Foreign exchange exposure and Multinationality, UCD Smurfit School Global Finance Academy Conference , 2011Conference Paper, 2011
  • Hutson, E. and Laing, E, Foreign exchange exposure and Multinationality, Michael Smurfit Graduate Research Symposium , 2012Conference Paper, 2012
  • Hutson, E. and Laing, E, Corporate Governance, multinationality and foreign exchange exposure, U21 Doctoral Research Conference in Business, United States of America, 2012Conference Paper, 2012
  • Hutson, E. and Laing, E, Corporate Governance Mandates and the effects on firm-level foreign exchange rate exposure of US firms, 10th Infiniti conference on International Finance , Ireland, 2012Conference Paper, 2012
  • Hutson, E. and Laing, E, Firm-Level Corporate Governance, Multinationality, and the Foreign Exchange Exposure of Us Corporations, 2nd Financial markets and corporate governance conference, Australia, 2012Conference Paper, 2012
  • Liu., N, Laing, E, Yue, C. and Xiaofei, Z., Institutional Investor and Corporate Transparency: Empirical Evidence from China, 6th Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference, Australia, 2015Conference Paper, 2015
  • Hutson, E. and Laing, E, The Impact of Corporate Governance Mandates on Firm-Level Foreign Exchange Exposure, 4th Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference, New Zealand, 2013Conference Paper, 2013
  • Liu., N, Laing, E, Yue, C. and Xiaofei, Z., Institutional Investor and Corporate Transparency: Empirical Evidence from China, Asian Finance Association (Asian FA) Annual Conference, China, 2015Conference Paper, 2015
  • Laing, E, Lucey, B. and Luetkemeyer, T., Commodity Exposure, Financial and Operating Exposure of US Oil and Gas Companies, INFINITI Conference on International Finance Asia-Pacific, Vietnam, 2016Conference Paper, 2016
  • Laing, E, Lucey, B. and Luetkemeyer, T., Commodity Exposure, Financial and Operating Exposure of US Oil and Gas Companies, INFINITI Conference on International Finance , Spain, 2017Conference Paper, 2017
  • Laing, E, Lucey, B. and Luetkemeyer, T., Which form of hedging matters - Evidence from the Oil and Gas Industry, 10th Portuguese Finance Conference , Portugal, 2018Conference Paper, 2018
  • Huw Hwa, A, Y and Laing E., Firm-level foreign exchange exposure, product market competition, and operational hedging. , INFINITI Conference on International Finance , Glasgow, 2019Conference Paper, 2019
  • Laing, E, Lucey, B. and Vigne, S., Determinants of Corporate Commodity Exposure: International Evidence, Commodity Markets Winter Workshop , Canada, 2020Conference Paper, 2020
  • Laing, E, and Lucey, B., Commodity Price Exposure: Evidence from G7 Countries, INFINITI Conference on International Finance , Poland, 2018Conference Paper, 2018
  • Laing, E., Shareholders can learn about company risk from Volkswagen scandal., Sunday Independent Newspaper. , 2016Review, URL
  • Laing., E., Hedging your bets: how SMEs can manage currency risk. , The Irish Times Newspaper, 2018Review, URL
  • Elaine Laing, Constantin Gurdgiev, Robert B. Durand, Boris Boermans,, How U.S. Tax Inversions Affect Shareholder Wealth, Columbia Law School's blog on Corporations and Capital Markets, 2019Review Article, URL
  • Author: Arthur Beesley Commentary Contribution: Elaine Laing., Crunch time for Irish tycoon on key investments., The Financial Times Newspaper, 2018Review Article, URL
  • Hutson, E. and Laing, E, Foreign exchange exposure and Multinationality, Michael Smurfit Graduate Research Symposium , Ireland , 2010Conference Paper
  • Hutson, E. and Laing, E, Firm-Level Corporate Governance Features and the Foreign Exchange Exposure of US Corporations, Fourth Corporate Governance Doctoral Symposium, Ireland , 2010Conference Paper

Recognition

  • Scholarship for HEC Paris Research Study Programme 2011
  • CBS Journal publication Support Grant 2013
  • Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund 2018
  • Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund 2017
  • AFAANZ Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Research Grant 2013
  • Performance Excellence Award, Trinity Business School 2021
  • Research Excellence Award, Trinity Business School 2021
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Trinity Business School 2017
  • Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund 2020
  • CBS School of Economics and Finance Research Grant Scheme 2013
  • Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund 2019