Dr. Declan McCrohan

Associate Professor
Department of Applied Statistics & Economics

Awards and Recognition

  • 2014 Best paper award at the 29th International Business Research Conference, Sydney Australia, paper titled “The 2011 US Debt Ceiling Debacle – Multivariate GARCH in-Mean Analysis authored by Dr Bruce Budd and Dr Declan McCrohan
  • 2014 MBA Teacher of the Year award – College of Business, Alfaisal Universit
  • 2014 Supervised the winning three research projects at the Alfaisal University Student Research Awards
  • 2012 MBA Teacher of the Year, College of Business, Alfaisal Universit
  • 2010 Best Reviewer Award at the 2010 AIB-MENA Conference –Finance, Economics and Accounting Track
  • 2009 Designated the Team Leader of the UAE GEM Study into Entrepreneurship in the UAE
  • 2000 Awarded a full scholarship to undertake PhD studies by the Faculty of Business and Law, Victoria University
  • 1997 National Australia Bank Business Student of the Year Prize for Best Post Graduate Student at Victoria University

Research Areas

  • Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in the MENA region
  • Market Efficiency Testing of GCC and Asia Pacific Market
  • Financial Markets Focus on Volatility
  • The Downfall of Long-term Fundamental Investment Principle
  • The link between International Student Flows and International Trade patterns
  • The relationship between economic growth, fiscal budget balances and oil price volatility within GCC market

List of Publications:

  • 2015 Budd B. & McCrohan, D. (2015). The 2011 US Debt Ceiling Debacle – Multivariate GARCH-in-Mean Analysis. Journal of Business Policy and Research, 10(2)
  • 2012 McCrohan, D. & Budd, B. (2012). Sensitivity of Sector Risk-return Relationships in the Saudi Arabian Stock Market. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, 85, 101-110.
  • 2012 McCrohan, D., Tong, Q. & Erogul, M. (2012). An analysis of entrepreneurship across 5 major nationality groups in the UAE. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship 17(2), 1-18
  • 2010 McCrohan, D, Erogul, M, Tong, Q. & Vellinga, N. (2010). 2009 GEM Report on Entrepreneurship in the United Arab Emirates. Zayed University.