Publications & Conferences

  1. Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., and Morales, L., (2022) “China’s economic connectivity to the world economy”,  F1000Research (DOI)
  2. Rajmil, D., Morales, L., Aira, T., and Cardona Valles, M. (2022) “Afghanistan: A Multidimensional Crisis”. Peace and Review – A Journal of Social Justice, Forthcoming.
  3. Morales, L., Hanly, J. (2021) “Fossil Fuels and European Power Markets: 2007/08 Fossil Fuels Shock and its Causal Effects on European Power Market.”  Energy Studies Review, Vol. 25 No. 1, pp.1-26 (2021). DOI
  4. Rajmil, D., Morales, L., Andreosso-O’Callaghan. (2021) “How Realistic is the China-Pakistan-Iran Economic Corridor?” Asian Journal of Comparative Politics, Q3, Vol 6, Issue 4, 2021 (DOI).
  5. Morales, L., Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., Rajmil, D., Gacal, A. (2021) “The Impact of the Obama and Trump Presidential Election Cycles on the S&P500”. Economics, Management, and Financial Markets, 16(2), pp. 9-31. Doi:10.22381/emfm16220211. ABDC (C), Q1.
  6. Intesar, M., and Morales, L. (2021) “Women and the Arab Spring Revolution – The Gender Dilemma” Invited presentation by the                           on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the 2011 Libyan revolution.
  7. Morales, L., Rajmil, D., and Coetzer, J-H (2021) “The United States of America and its “Lost American Dream” – Economic Development without Immigration and a Weakening Educational System..” 
  8. Abdou, R., Ciprikis, K., Morales, L., and Cassells, D. (2020) “The Impact of EU-UK Brexit Negotiations on the Irish Exporting Sector.” Critical Letters in Economics & Finance, Vol.1(1), pp.15- 30
  9. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., (2020) “Covid-19 – Global Stock Markets “Black Swan.” Critical Letters in Economics & Finance, Vol.1(1), pp.1-14.
  10. Long, B.T., Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., (2020) “The Role of Microfinance in Women Empowerment: Global Sustainable Perspectives in the Case of Vietnam” in Bernadette Andreosso-O’Callaghan, San Dzever, Jacques Jaussaud, and Robert Taylor. (eds.) Sustainable Development and Energy Transition in Europe and Asia. Volume 9 – Sustainable Development and Energy Transition in Europe and Asia SET Coordinated by Chantal Ammi, ISTE Publishing Knowledge, Wiley, pp.1-17.
  11. Zavadska, M., Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., (2020) “Is China’s Dependency on Coal a Threat to Its Economic Development?” in Bernadette Andreosso-O’Callaghan, San Dzever, Jacques Jaussaud, and Robert Taylor. (eds.) Sustainable Development and Energy Transition in Europe and Asia. Volume 9 – Sustainable Development and Energy Transition in Europe and Asia SET Coordinated by Chantal Ammi, ISTE Publishing Knowledge, Wiley, pp.23-42.
  12. Rajmil, D., Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., (2020) “China’s Ecological Civilization: Geopolitical and Geo-economic Insights?” in Bernadette Andreosso-O’Callaghan, San Dzever, Jacques Jaussaud, and Robert Taylor. (eds.) Sustainable Development and Energy Transition in Europe and Asia. Volume 9 – Sustainable Development and Energy Transition in Europe and Asia SET Coordinated by Chantal Ammi, ISTE Publishing Knowledge, Wiley, pp.145-159.
  13. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., (2020) “Southeast Asian Energy Transformation: Is it Enough and Sustainable?” in Bernadette Andreosso-O’Callaghan, San Dzever, Jacques Jaussaud, and Robert Taylor. (eds.) Sustainable Development and Energy Transition in Europe and Asia. Volume 9 – Sustainable Development and Energy Transition in Europe and Asia SET Coordinated by Chantal Ammi, ISTE Publishing Knowledge, Wiley, pp.23-42.
  14. Zavadska, M., Morales, L. and Coughlan, J. (2020) “Brent Crude Oil Prices Volatility during Major Crises.” Finance Research Letters, 32, pp. 1-8. ABS (2), ABDC (B), Q1.
  15. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2019) “Is China’s Financial Sector Reform the Answer to Economic Globalisation.” Journal Global Policy and Governance (special edition on “European economic issues and Asian responses”), Vol.8(2), pp.43-70. Q3
  16. Morales, L., Soler-Domínguez, A, and Hanly, J. (2019) “The Power of Ethical Investment in the Context of Political Uncertainty.” Journal of Applied Economics, Vol.22, Issue 1, pp. 554-580. ABS(1), ABDC(B), Q2.
  17. Zavadska, M., Morales, L. and Coughlan, J. (2019) “Brent Crude Oil Spot and Futures Prices – Structural Breaks Insights.” Journal of Energy Markets, Vol.12 (4), pp. 1-22. ABS (1), Q2, DOI: 10.21314/JEM.2019.188,
  18. Morales, L., (2019) “L’arma bifronte dei social media in Le strade di Hong Kong non sono finite – Hong Kong”. La libertà non scontata. Formiche, Rivista Mensile (Ottobre, 2019), nº 151, p.32-33.
  19. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2019) “Challenges and Opportunities brought to the Chinese Economy by Brexit and the New US Administration.” Journal of Emerging Market Finance, pp. 1-27., ABS (2), ABDC (B), Q3.
  20. Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., and Morales, L., (2019) “Emerging Asian Economies: are they really a challenge to the current Status Quo?”. Journal of Applied Business and Economics, Vol.21(1), pp.89- 99, ABDC (C).
  21. Abdulrazzaq, Y.M., Morales, L., and Coughlan, J. (2019) “Oil Sector Spillover Effects to Kuwait Stock Market in the Context of Uncertainty.” Economics, Management, and Financial Markets 14(1), pp. 21- 37, ABDC (C), Q1.
  22. Zavadska, M., Morales, L. and Coughlan, J. (2018) “The lead-lag relationship between oil futures and spot prices – A literature review.  International Journal of Financial Studies,  6(4):89., ABDC (B), Q4.
  23. Bui-Thanh, L., B., Morales, L., Andreosso-O’Callaghan (2018), Microfinance in Southeast Asia: The Case of Vietnam Over the Period 2005-2015” in Andreosso-O’Callaghan, Bruna, Z. and Jaussaud, J. (eds.) Asian Nations and Multinationals. Scientific Publishing Services, Palgrave Macmillan, pp.159- 173.
  24. Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., Morales, L., (2018) “Impact of the Trump Administration on the Economies of the Greater China Region” in Andreosso-O’Callaghan, Bruna, Z., and Jaussaud, J. (eds.) Asian Nations and Multinationals. Scientific Publishing Services, Palgrave Macmillan, pp.139-157.
  25. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2018) “Understanding Market Inefficiency in the East-Asian Region during Times of Crises.” Journal of Southeast Asian Economies, Vol.35, No.3 (2018), pp.449-69. ABDC (C), Q3.
  26. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2018) “Hong Kong Unrest and Implications for the Hang Seng Index.” Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy. DOI: 10.1080/13547860.2018.1503766, ABS (1), ABDC (B), Q2.
  27. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2018) “The Impact of Brexit on the Stock Markets of the Greater China Region.” International Journal of Financial Studies, 2018; 6(2):51. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijfs6020051. ABDC (B), Q4.
  28. Bui-Thanh, L., Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2018) “Microfinance Notes in the Context of Vietnam.” Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences, Vol.12, Issue 3, pp. 21-30. DOI: 10.22587/anas.2018.12.3.3
  29. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2018) “Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis – the case of Mainland China and Hong Kong.” Journal of Chinese Economics and Business Studies, DOI: 10.1080/14765284.2018.1470416. ABS(1), ABDC (C), Q1.
  30. Morales, L., and Hanly, J. (2018) “European Power Markets – A journey towards efficiency.” Energy Policy, Vol. 116, pp.78-85. ABS(2), ABDC(A), Q1.
  31. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., (2018) “China’s ‘new normal’ growth trajectory: regional and global implications” in Taylor, R., and Jaussaud, J. (eds.) China’s Global Political Economy: Managerial Perspectives. Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, New York, pp. 59-80.
  32. Zavadska, M., Morales, L. and Coughlan, J. (2018) “The Importance of Integrating Quantitative Research Methods to Understand Commodity Business Finance.” International Journal of Business and Management, Vol. VI, Issue 1, pp.54-77.
  33. Hanly, J., Morales, L., and Cassells, D. (2018) “The Efficacy of Financial Futures as a Hedging Tool in Electricity Markets.” International Journal of Finance & Economics, Vol. 23, pp. 1-12. ABS(3), ABDC(B), Q2.
  34. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2017) “Volatility in commodity and Oil Markets during Times of Crises” Economics, Management and Financial Markets 12(4), pp. 59–82, ISSN 1842-3191, eISSN 1938-212X. ABDC(C), Q1.
  35. Morales, L., Soler-Domínguez, A., and Tarkovska, V. (2016) “Self-Regulated Learning and the Role of ePortfolios in Business Studies,” Education and Information Technologies, Vol.21, Issue 6, pp. 1733- 1751, November 2016- 10.1007/s10639-015-9415-3, Q1.
  36. Morales, L., and Soler-Dominguez, A. (2016) “A Reflection on the Use of ePortfolios in Business Studies Programmes,” Irish Journal of Academic Practice: Vol. 5: Iss.1, Article 2.
  37. Morales, L., Soler-Domínguez, A. (2015) “Using ePortfolios to Encourage Responsible Feedback” Higher Learning Research Communications, Vol. 5; issue 3, pp.14-27 (September 2015). Q3.
  38. Morales, L. and Soler-Domínguez, A. (2015) “Assessment for Learning: How Plagiarism Can be used as an Efficient Learning Tool.” International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research, Vol.12, no.1, pp.17-34 (June 2015). Q4
  39. Morales, L., and Gassie, E., (2014) “Structural Breaks and Financial Volatility: Lessons from BRIC Countries” Economics, Management, and Financial Markets, Vol. 9, Issue 4, pp. 67–91, ISSN 1842- 3191. ABDC(C), Q1.
  40. Kong, S.Q, Morales, L., Coughlan, J. (2014) “The Effects of the Global Financial Crisis in the Shanghai’s Stock Market” Book chapter in Taylor, R. (eds.) The Globalization of Chinese Business: Implications for Multinational Investors, Oxford: Chandos Publishing – Chandos Asian studies series, pp. 169-187 (October 2014).
  41. Morales, L., Soler-Domínguez, A., Tarkovska, V. (2014) Enhancing students’ learning with ePortfolios in Financial Disciplines” International Journal on Advances in Education Research, Vol. 1, Issue 3, pp. 92-105.
  42. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2014) “Volatility Analysis on Precious Metals Returns and Oil Returns: An ICSS Approach” Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 38, Issue 3, pp.492-517. ABDC(B), Q3.
  43. Soler-Domínguez, A., Morales, L., Tarkovska, V. (2014) The Role of ePortfolios in Finance Studies: A Cross- Country Study” Higher Education Studies; Vol. 4, No. 1, pp.18-25.
  44. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2014) The Global Financial Crisis: World Market or Regional Contagion Effects?” International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 29 (January), pp.108-131. ABS(2), ABDC(A), Q1.
  45. Morales, L. (2013) “What is mLearning and how can it be used to support learning and teaching in Econometrics?” Higher Learning Research Communications, Vol. 3; issue 1 (March 2013), pp.18-37. Q3.
  46. Morales, L. (2012) “Do Precious Metals Markets Influence Stock Markets? A Volatility Approach” International Review of Applied Financial Issues and Economics, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp.64-82.
  47. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2012) “The Current Global Financial Crisis: Do Asian Stock Markets show Contagion or Interdependency Effects?” Journal of Asian Economics, Vol.23; issue 6 (December 2012), pp. 616-626. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.asieco.2012.09.002.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.asieco.2012.09.002. ABS(1), ABDC(B), Q2.
  48. Morales, L. (2011) “Can the use of clickers or continuous assessment motivate critical thinking? A case study based on corporate finance students” Higher Learning Research Communications, Vol. 1; issue 1, pp.33-42. Q3.
  49. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2011) “Comparative Analysis of the Effects of the Asian and Global Financial Crises on Precious Metals Markets.” Research in International Business and Finance, Vol. 25; issue 2 (June 2011), pp. 203-227. ABS(2), ABDC(B), Q1.
  50. Morales, L. (2011) “The Global Financial Crisis: A G-20 Approach”, monograph Chair-Finance University under the Government of the Russian Federation.
  51. Morales, L., Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., and Tarkovska, V. (2010) “The EECs Banking System: An Operating Risk Study during the Global Financial Crisis.” Problems and Perspectives on International Banking and Finance. Monograph Chair-Finance University under the Government of the Russian Federation.
  52. Morales, L. (2010) “International Transmission Effects of Volatility between Financial Markets in the G-7 since the introduction of the Euro” in Blenman, L.P., Black, H.A., and Kane, E.J. (eds.) “Banking and Capital Markets: New International Perspectives,” World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., Singapore -WSPC/MFA (Midwest Finance Association), pp.87-128.
  53. O’Donnell M., Morales, L. (2009) “Volatility Spillovers between Stock Returns and Foreign Exchange Rates: Evidence from Four Eastern European Countries.” Int. J. Business, Vol. 12, pp.1–20.
  54. Morales, L. (2009) “Volatility Spillovers on Precious Metals Markets and the G-7: The effects of the Asian Crisis”. China-USA Business Review, Vol.8, issue 7, pp. 1 -19 (Serial number no.73). ISSN 1537- 1514, USA.
  55. Morales, L. (2008) “Volatility Spillovers between Equity and Currency Markets: Evidence from Major Latin American Countries.” Cuadernos de Economía; Latin American Journal of Economics, Vol. 45, issue 132 (November 2008), pp. 185-215. ABDC(C).
  1. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B (2021) “ The World’s Top Five Financial Centres – Geopolitical Uncertainties” paper presented at the 25th Euro-Asia International Research Seminar in  Dublin (Ireland), May 31st – June 1st, 2021 (Online).
  2. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B (2021) “Hong Kong ‘Business as Usual’ amidst Social Unrest” paper presented at the 25th Euro-Asia International Research Seminar in Dublin (Ireland), May 31st – June 1st, 2021 (Online).
  3. Thanh, L.B., Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2021) “Microfinance – A Gender Equality Tool in the Context of Vietnam” paper presented at the 25th Euro-Asia International Research Seminar in Dublin (Ireland), May 31st – June 1st, 2021 (Online).
  4. Rajmil, D., Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., (2021) “How Realistic is the China-Pakistan-Iran Economic Corridor?” paper accepted for presentation at the 25th Euro-Asia International Research Seminar in Dublin (Ireland), May 31st – June 1st, 2021 (Online).
  5. Madi, I. Morales, L., Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2021) China’s Rise in the Middle East – Fuelling a Tired Dragon,” paper presented at the 25th Euro-Asia International Research Seminar in Dublin (Ireland), May 31st – June 1st, 2021 (Online).
  6. Zavadska, M., Moreles, L., Zimmermannová, J., and Pászto, V., (2021) “Climate Policy Challenges in China: Spatial and Econometric Analysis” paper presented at the 25th Euro-Asia International Research Seminar in Dublin (Ireland), May 31st – June 1st, 2021 (Online).
  7. Morales, L., Rajmil, D., Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2021) “A Beautiful China and the Onus of Coal Consumption” paper presented at IAFA 2021, 12th -14th May 2021. 
  8. Morales, L., Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., Rajmil, D., and Gacal, A. (2021) “The Impact of the Obama and Trump Presidential Election Cycles on the S&P500” paper presented at IAFA 2021, 12th -14th May 2021.
  9. Madi, I. Morales, L., Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2021) “China’s Rise in the Middle East – Fuelling a Tired Dragon,” paper presented at IAFA 2021, 12th -14th May 2021.
  10. Usher, J., Dondio, P., and Morales, L., (2019) “The Political Power of Twitter” Paper presented at IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, 14-17 October 2019, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  11. O’Mahony C., and Morales, L., (2019) “Dynamic Cities and Polarisation: Brexit and a Tale of Two Cities.” Presented at Regional Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 4-7 June 2019.
  12. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2019) “China’s Financial Sector Reform: Another Example of Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics?” Paper presented at Infiniti Conference on International Finance, Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, 9-11 June 2019.
  13. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2019) “Southeast Asia Energy Transformation: Is it Enough & Sustainable?” Paper presented at 24th Euro-Asia International Research Seminar in Barsac, France, May 26-28, 2019.
  14. Long, B.T., Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2019) “The Role of Microfinance to Empower Women: Global Sustainable Perspectives in the Case of Vietnam.” Paper presented at 24th Euro-Asia International Research Seminar in Barsac, France, May 26-28, 2019.
  15. Zavadska, M., Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2019) “Is China Dependency on Coal a Threat to its Economic Development?” Paper presented at 24th Euro-Asia International Research Seminar in Barsac, France, May 26-28, 2019.
  16. Rajmil Bonet, D., Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2019) “China’s Ecological Civilisation: Geopolitical and Geoeconomic Insights.” Paper presented at 24th Euro-Asia International Research Seminar in Barsac, France, May 26-28, 2019.
  17. Usher, J., Dondio, P., and Morales, L., (2019) “BREXIT: A Granger Causality of Twitter Political Polarisation on the FTSE 100 Index and the Pound”. Paper preset at Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Engineering (IEEE AIKE, 2019), June 3-5 Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.
  18. Long, B.L., Morales, L., Andreosso-O’Callaghan (2019) “The Role of Microfinance to Empower Women: Global Sustainable Perspectives in the Case of Vietnam.” Presented at the 32nd Annual IAFA (Irish Accounting and Finance Association) Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 16-17 May 2019.
  19. O’Mahony C., and Morales, L., (2019) “Dynamic Cities and Polarisation: Brexit and a Tale of Two Cities.” Presented at the 32nd Annual IAFA (Irish Accounting and Finance Association) Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 16-17 May 2019.
  20. Usher, J., Downes, K., Madi, I., and Morales, L., (2019) “The Power of Twitter: Brexit Insights.” Presented at the 32nd Annual IAFA (Irish Accounting and Finance Association) Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 16-17 May 2019.
  21. Ciprikis, K., Abdou, R., Venkataramanan, Morales, L., and Cassells, D., (2019) “The Impact of Brexit Debates on Irish Exports: A Causality Analysis.” Presented at the 32nd Annual IAFA (Irish Accounting and Finance Association) Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 16-17 May 2019.
  22. Morales, L. (2019) “Is China Transforming the Global International Order?” Paper presented at International Days of Science 2019, Economics, Management, and Innovation. Moravian Business College Olomouc. Olomouc, Czech Republic, April 11-12, 2019.
  23. Long, B.T., Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2018) “Are Microfinance Tools the Key to Empower Women out of Poverty?” Paper presented at Asia Conference on Business and Economic Studies, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, September 8-9, 2018.
  24. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2018) “Emerging Asia- Shifting Economic Power and Challenging the Status Quo.” Paper presented at the 15th European Association for Comparative Economic Studies Conference, Warsaw, Poland, September 6-8, 2018.
  25. Long, B.T., Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2018) “The Role of Microfinance to Empower Women in Vietnam.” Paper presented at Vietnam’s Business and Economic Research Conference (VBER2018), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, July 22-24, 2018.
  26. Long, B.T., Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2018) “Are Microfinance Tools the Key to Empower Women out of Poverty?” Paper presented at the 23rd International EuroAsia Research Conference, Kobe, Japan, June 21-23, 2018.
  27. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2018) “Is China Financial Sector Reform the Answer to Economic Globalisation.” Paper presented at the 23rd International EuroAsia Research Conference, Kobe, Japan, June 21-23, 2018.
  28. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2018) “The One Belt and One Road Initiative and its Historical Connection to the World Economy” Paper presented at the 23rd International EuroAsia Research Conference, Kobe, Japan, June 21-23, 2018.
  29. Abdulrazzaq, Y.M., Morales, L., and Coughlan, J. (2018) “Oil Sector Spillover Effects to the Kuwait Stock Market in the Context of Uncertainty.” Paper presented at the International Academic Conference on Business, Entrepreneurship, and Economics, Dubai, UAE, April 9-11, 2018.
  30. Bui-Thanh, L., Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan. “Microfinance Notes in the Context of Vietnam.” Paper presented at IPN.org – IPN Education Group – Conference, Hanoi, Vietnam, 10th -11th February 2018.
  31. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan. “Challenges and Opportunities brought to the Chinese Economy by BREXIT and the New US Administration.” Paper presented at the 2017 Paris Financial Management Conference, 18th – 20th December 2017.
  32. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan. “Is the Chinese Economy Flashing Signs of an Economic Meltdown?” Paper presented at the Chinese Economic Associated (UK/Europe). The 28th CEA (UK) and 9th CEA (Europe) Annual Conference. University of Manchester, 1st, 3rd, September 2017.
  33. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan. “Challenges and Opportunities brought to the Chinese economy by BREXIT.” Paper presented at the 22nd Euro-Asia International Research Seminar in Parma from June the 21st to the 23rd, 2017.
  34. Bui-Thanh, L., Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan. “Microfinance in South-East Asia: The case of Vietnam over the period 2005-1015”. Paper presented at the 22nd Euro-Asia International Research Seminar in Parma on June the 21st to the 23rd, 2017.
  35. Morales, L., and Hanly, J. “2007/08 Fossil Fuels Shock and its Causal Effects on European Power Markets” (sciencesconf.org: isefi:138410) paper presented at the 5th International Symposium on Environment and Energy Finance Issues (ISEFI-2017) on the 22-23 May 2017 at IPAG Business School, Paris, France.
  36. Morales, L., and Soler-Domínguez, A. “Investing in virtue and frowning at vice? Lessons from the global financial crisis” Paper presented at INFINITI 2017. The 15th INFINITI Conference on International Finance. Universitat de Valéncia, Spain on 12-13 June 2017.
  37. Zavadska, M., Morales, L., and Coughlan, J. “The Efficiency Analysis of Crude Oil Spot and Future Prices: A Moving Window Approach” paper presented at Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference, 17th – 19th May 2017, AIT Main Campus, Ireland.
  38. Zavadska, M., Morales, L., and Coughlan, J. “Efficiency of Crude Oil Spot and Futures Prices” Paper presented at INFINITI 2017. The 15th INFINITI Conference on International Finance. Universitat de Valencia, Spain on 12-13 June 2017.
  39. Zavadska, M., Morales, L., and Coughlan, J. “The Efficiency Analysis of Crude Oil Spot and Future Prices: A Moving Window Approach” paper presented at Young Finance Scholars’ Conference, 12-13 June 2017. Jubilee Building, University of Sussex.
  40. Zavadska, M., Morales, L., and Coughlan, J. “The Efficiency Analysis of Crude Oil Spot and Future Prices: A Moving Window Approach” paper presented at 5th International Symposium on Environment Energy and Finance Issues, Paris, France, 22 and 23 May 2017.
  41. Zavadska, M., Morales, L., and Coughlan, J. “The Efficiency Analysis of Crude Oil Spot and Future Prices: A Moving Window Approach” paper presented at the 34th International Academic Conference, International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences. Florence, Italy, September 13-16, 2017.
  42. Zavadska, M., Morales, L., and Coughlan, J. “The Importance of Integrating Quantitative Research Methods to Understand Commodity Business Finance” paper presented at the 34th International Academic Conference, International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences. Florence, Italy, September 13-16, 2017.
  43. Zavadska, M., Morales, L., and Coughlan, J. “The Importance of Integrating Quantitative Research Methods to Understand Commodity Business Finance,” paper presented at the 16th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies (ECRM17) at Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Dublin, Ireland on 22nd-23rd June 2017.
  44. Zavadska, M., Morales, L., and Coughlan, J. “Oil Prices Volatility Crises Periods” Paper presented at the ECOMFIN 2016: Energy and Commodity Finance Conference, ESSEC Business School, Paris, June 23-24, France.
  45. Zavadska, M., Morales, L., and Coughlan, J. “Oil Prices Volatility during Turbulent Times” Paper presented Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference, 19th – 20th May 2016. School of Business, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Republic of Ireland.
  46. Morales, L., and Hanly, J. European Power Markets – A journey towards efficiency” Paper presented at the 9th PFN (Portuguese Finance Network) Conference – 9th Finance Conference 22 – 24 June 2016, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal.
  47. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. “Is the Chinese Economy Flashing Signs of an Economic Meltdown” Paper presented at the 21st International Euro-Asia Research Conference. Busan (South Korea), June 22nd and 24th (2016).
  48. Zavadska, M., Morales, L., and Coughlan, J. “Oil Prices Performance during Times of Crises” Paper presented at XIV INFINITI Conference on International Finance held at Trinity College, Dublin, 13th – 14th June (2016).
  49. Zavadska, M., Morales, L., and Coughlan, J. “Brent Crude Oil Spot and Futures Prices Dynamics during Times of Crises” Paper presented at XIII INFINITI Conference on International Finance hold at the University of Ljubljana, 8th – 9th June (2015) Slovenia.
  50. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. “Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis in the Asian Context” Paper presented at the 20th International Euro-Asia Research Conference. Bochum (Germany), May the 27th to the 29th, 2015.
  51. Zavadska, M., Morales, L., and Coughlan, J. “Oil Price Movements in Times of Crisis: The Gulf War & the Global Financial Crisis” Paper presented at the Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference, 14th – 15th May (2015), Dublin.
  52. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. “Hong Kong Unrest and Implications for the Hang Seng Index.” Workshop: Asian Development and Security Challenges: Asian Regional Perspectives” – EuroAsia International Research Seminar -Venice Workshop – February 2nd and 3rd 2015.
  53. Asiedu, Y., Morales, L., “Crude Palm Oil: A Renewable Energy Base for Bio-fuel Production in Ghanaian Rural Communities,” paper accepted for presentation at the 2nd International Congress on Energy Efficiency and Energy Related Materials (ENEFM2014), that will be held from 16 to 19 October 2014 in Oludeniz, Fethiye-Mugla, Turkey.
  54. Morales, L., Andreosso’O’Callaghan, B., “Understanding Market Inefficiencies in the East-Asian region during times of Crises” paper presented at the 19th International Euro-Asia Research Conference. “The Impact of Economic Change on Asian Business Management, May 30-June 1, 2014. College of Business Administration, Yokohama National University. Conference Venue: Yashima Gakuen – University in Yokohama.
  55. Hanly, J., Kocman, R., Morales, L., “Volatility Linkages in Central Europe” Paper presented at the Vienna 2nd Economics & Finance Conference, Friday, June 3 – 6, 2014.
  56. Kong, S., Morales, L., Coughlan, J., “Effects of the Global Financial Crisis in the Shanghai Stock Market” This paper was presented at the XI INFINITI Conference on International Finance held at SciencesPo Aix, France, on 10-11 June 2013.
  57. Perez, J.A., Morales, L., Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., “The Effects of Geographic Diversification on Spanish Corporations Performance during the Global Financial Crisis” Paper presented at the Academy of International Business, UK and Ireland Chapter (AIB-UKI), hosted by Aston University, Birmingham: 21st – 23rd March 2013.
  58. Petraglia, M., Morales, L., (2013) “Do Cost Reduction Measures Increase Shareholders’ Value in Canadian Companies” Paper presented at the Academy of International Business, UK and Ireland Chapter (AIB-UKI), hosted by Aston University, Birmingham: 21st – 23rd March 2013. This paper was also presented at the XI INFINITI Conference on International Finance held at SciencesPo Aix, France, on 10-11 June 2013.
  59. Soler-Domínguez, A., Morales, L., Tarkovska, V., “The Role of ePortfolios in Finance Studies: A Cross-Country Study” INTED2013 – 7th International Technology, Education and Development Conference held in Valencia (Spain) the 4th, 5th, and 6th of March 2013.
  60. Morales, L., Tarkovska, V., Soler-Domínguez, A., “Integration of ePortfolios in Financial Disciplines to Enhance Students Learning,” 5th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovations Madrid, Spain ICERI (2012) Proceedings, pp. 5988-5994.
  61. Ankomah, B., and Morales, L., “The Impact of Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG) Scheme on SMEs Financing in the UK during the Global Financial Crisis” Paper presented at the Academy of International Business, the UK and Ireland Chapter (AIB-UKI), hosted by University of Liverpool: 29th – 31st March 2012.
  62. Morales, L., and Gassie, E., “Structural breaks and financial volatility: lessons from BRIC countries” Paper presented at the Academy of International Business, UK and Ireland Chapter (AIB-UKI). The 2011 AIB-UKI conference “International Business: New challenges, new forms, new practices” at University of Edinburgh Business School, 14th – 16th of April. This paper was also presented at the VIII INFINITI Conference on International Finance, Trinity College, School of Business, Trinity College Dublin: 13-14 June 2011. This paper was also presented at the II World Finance Conference, Greece, Rhodes, 15th – 17th June 2011.
  63. McDonagh, D., and Morales, L., “Do Precious Metals Still Shine Amidst Financial Crises?” Paper presented at the IX INFINITI Conference on International Finance, Trinity College, School of Business, Trinity College Dublin: 13-14 June 2011.
  64. Kong, S., Morales, L., Coughlan, J., “An Analysis of the Chinese Stock Market during the Global Financial Crisis” Paper presented at the Academy of International Business, UK and Ireland Chapter (AIB-UKI). The 2011 AIB-UKI conference “International Business: New challenges, new forms, new practices” at University of Edinburgh Business School, 14th – 16th of April 2011. This paper was also presented at the VIII INFINITI Conference on International Finance, Trinity College, School of Business, Trinity College Dublin: 13-14 June 2011.
  65. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., “The Global Financial Crisis: Do Asian Stock Markets show Contagious or Interdependency Effects?” Paper presented at I World Finance Conference, Viana do Castelo, Portugal, May 26th – 28th 2010. This paper was also presented at the Canadian Economics Association, 44th Annual Conference of the CEA, Quebec City, 28th – 30th May 2010
  66. Morales, L., Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., and Zolin, B. Are Volatility Patterns Changing in Commodity Prices?” Paper presented at 16th Euro – Asia International Research. Seminar Corporate Social Responsibility: European and Asian Perspectives Hiroshima, Japan, September 1st and 2nd 2010.
  67. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., “A Comparative Analysis on the Effects of the Asian and Global Financial Crisis on Precious Metals Markets” Paper presented at VIII Infiniti Conference on International Finance, Trinity College, Dublin, 14- 15 June 2010. 
  68. Morales, L., Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., and Tarkovska, V., “The EECs Banking System: An Operating Risk Study during the Global Financial Crisis.” Paper presented at the International Conference on Global Trends in the Efficiency and Risk Management of Financial Services and the Financial Crisis, Hosted by Efficiency and Productivity Research Unit (EPRU). The University of Leicester, UK, 14 and 15 November 2009.
  69. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., “The Current Global Financial Crisis: Do Asian Stock Markets show Contagious or Interdependency Effects?” Paper presented at XVth Euro-Asia Conference at Pau, 10 and 11 September 2009.
  70. Morales, L., and Andreosso, B., “Volatility Analysis of Precious Metals Returns and Oil Returns: An ICSS Approach” paper presented to the VII INFINITI Conference on International Finance, Trinity College, Dublin, 8- 9 June 2009 and also to the Asociación Española de Economía y Finanzas (AEEFI), XI Jornadas de Economía International, June 25-26, Barcelona, Spain, 2009.
  71. Morales, L., “Volatility Spillovers on Precious Metals Markets and the G-7: The Effects of the Asian Crisis”. Paper presented to the MFA Annual Meeting, February 4th – 7th March 2009, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Conference Proceedings.
  72. Morales, L., “Volatility Spillovers on Precious Metals Markets: The Effects of the Asian Crisis.” Paper presented to the European Applied Business Research Conference (EABR), 23-25 June 2008, Salzburg, Austria. Conference Proceedings. Best Paper Award.
  73. Morales, L., “Volatility Spillovers between Stock Returns and Foreign Exchange Rates: Evidence from Four Eastern European Countries.” Paper presented to the Financial Management Association (FMA) European Conference, 4-6 June 2008, Prague, Czech Republic. Conference Proceedings.
  74. Morales, L., “European Equity Markets and Currency Markets Interlinkages.” Paper presented to the Doctoral Student Consortium. Financial Management Association (FMA) European Conference, 4th June 2008 Prague, Czech Republic.
  75. Morales, L., “Do Precious Metals Markets Influence Stock Markets? A Volatility Approach”. Paper presented to the 8th International Business Research Conference, 27-28 March 2008, Dubai, UAE. Conference Proceedings. Nominated for Best Paper Award.
  76. Morales, L., “International Transmission Effects of Volatility between Financial Markets in the G-7 since the introduction of the Euro” Paper presented to the MFA Annual Meeting, February 27th – 1st March 2008, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Conference Proceedings.
  77. Morales, L., “International Transmission Effects of Volatility between Financial Markets in developing economies: the case of Latin America” Paper presented to the MFA Annual Meeting, February 27th – 1st March 2008, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Conference Proceedings.
  78. Morales, L., and O’Donnell, L. “International Transmission Effects of Volatility between Financial Markets in developing economies: the case of Latin America” Paper presented to the VII International Finance Conference, Monterrey, Mexico 26th – 28th September 2007.
  79. Morales, L., and O’Donnell, M. “International Transmission Effects of Volatility Spillovers between Stock Returns and Exchange Rates: Evidence from Greece, Portugal, and Spain since the introduction of the Euro.” ATINER Book Proceedings, Athens, Greece 2007, (forthcoming). 
  80. Morales, L., and O’Donnell, M. “New Evidence on the Dynamic Relationship between Domestic and International Stock Prices and Exchange Rates in Four Transition Economies, Paper presented to the Asociación Española de Economía y Finanzas (AEEFI), X Décimas Jornadas de Economía International, June 20-22, Madrid, Spain, 2007.
  81. Morales, L., and O’Donnell, M. “International Transmission Effects of Volatility between Financial Markets in the G-7 since the introduction of the Euro” Paper accepted to the INFINITI Conference on International Finance, Trinity College, Dublin, 11- 12 June 2007.
  82. Morales, L., and O’Donnell, M. “Volatility Spillovers between Exchange Rates and Stock Prices: Evidence from Spain, Portugal, and Italy,” Paper presented to IASK International Conference Global Management in Algarve, Portugal, 2nd – 5th of May 2007. Conference Proceedings pp.44-54.
  83. Morales, L., and O’Donnell, M. “Volatility Spillovers between Stock Prices and Exchange Rates: Empirical Evidence from six APEC economies” Paper presented to the All-China Economics Conference, Hong Kong, 18-20 December 2006.
  84. Morales, L., and O’Donnell, M. “Exploring the nature of volatility spillovers between stock and equity markets: new evidence from Asian markets,” Seminar Series, Department of Economics, autumn 2006, 8th December 2006.
  1. Morales, L., Rajmil, D., and Coetzer, J-H. (2021) “Reflecting on Pedagogy of Online Learning Environments in the Post COVID-19 World” Invited Research Paper at EU Business School –OnRESEARCH Conference –“Challenges and Prospects of Business Education in the Post COVID-19 World”, Wednesday 7th July 2021 (Virtual)
  2. Rajmil, D., Morales, L., and Coetzer, J-H. (2021) “The Impact of COVID-19 on Business Schools – A Threat or an Opportunity to Executive Education” Invited Research Paper at EU Business School –OnRESEARCH Conference – “Challenges and Prospects of Business Education in the Post COVID-19 World”, Wednesday 7th July 2021 (Virtual)
  3. Morales, L. (2021) “The Reality of Global Imbalances and COVID-19”. Presented at “International Days of Science, Moravian Business College (MVSO), Olomouc, Czech Republic, 22nd April 2021”. Invited Presentation as Speaker. Broucher  (Virtual)
  4. Madi, I., and Morales, L. (2020) “Women Inequality in the MENA Region: Insights from the Arab Spring Revolution”. Sustainable Finance Conference, 25th March 2020, Virtual Conference.
  5. Soler-Domínguez, A., Ramos-Mezquita, J., Morales, L., Tarkovska, V., and Morales, L. “Young Business Explorers: Developing the Entrepreneurial Spirit through Industry-Academia Cooperation”, Paper Presented at 9th Annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI,2016), 14th-16th November 2016, Sevilla, (Spain). ICERI2016 Proceedings, pp. 3494-3500.
  6. Soler-Domínguez, A., Morales, L., Tarkovska, V. “Young Business Explorers: An Initiative that Promotes the Entrepreneurial Spirit”, paper presented at 10th Annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED, 2016), 7th-9th March 2016, Valencia (Spain).
  7. Morales, L., Soler-Domínguez, A., and Tarkovska, V. “Self-Regulated Learning and the Role of ePortfolios in Business Studies” paper presented at the 17th Annual International Conference on Education, 18-21 May 2015, Athens, Greece.
  8. Morales, L., and Stukalo, N. “How to Use Responsible Feedback and Personal Development Journals to Abate Plagiarism in Online Education” Paper presented at the Annual edition of INTED2015 (9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference), Madrid (Spain) on the 2nd-4th March 2015.
  9. Soler-Domínguez, A., Morales, L., and Ramos-Mezquita, J., “Fostering a Cooperative Spirit in Business Practices” Paper accepted for presentation at the 7th ICERI (International Conference of Education, Research and Innovations) to be held in Seville (Spain) on the 17th, 18th and 19th of November 2014. Seville, Spain.
  10. Morales, L., Soler-Domínguez, A., “Using ePortfolios to Encourage Responsible Feedback” EDULEARN14, paper presented at the 6th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona (Spain), 7th, 8th and 9th of July 2014.
  11. Soler-Domínguez, A., Morales, L., Tortosa-Ausina, E., Portales-Llop, E.P, Matallin-Saez, J.C., and
    Ramos-Mezquita. M., “Reforzando el Aprendizaje Activo Mediante un Enfoque de Educación Emocional. Jornada de Educación Emocional, April 2014, Barcelona.
  12. Soler-Domínguez, A., Morales, L., Tortosa-Ausina, E., Portales-Llop, E.P, Matallin-Saez, J.C., and Ramos-Mezquita. M., “Aprendizaje activo y sus determinantes: un enfoque multidisciplinar” Paper presented at the annual edition of the International Conference for Innovation, Documentation and Teaching Technologies (INNODOCT/2014), Valencia, Spain, on the 8th and 9th of May 2014.
  13. Morales, L., Soler-Domínguez, A., Tortosa-Ausina, E., Portales-Llop, E.P, Matallin-Saez, J.C., and Ramos-Mezquita. M., “Assessment for Learning: How Plagiarism could be used as an Efficient Learning Tool”. Paper presented at the annual edition of INTED2014 (8th International Technology, Education and Development Conference), Valencia (Spain) on the 10th, 11th 12th March 2014.
  14. Soler-Domínguez, A., Morales, L., Tortosa-Ausina, E., Portales-Llop, E.P, Matallin-Saez, J.C., and Ramos-Mezquita. M., “Active Learning and Academic Performance in Higher Education”. Paper presented at the annual edition of INTED2014 (8th International Technology, Education and Development Conference), Valencia (Spain) on the 10th, 11th 12th March 2014.
  15. Morales, L., Soler-Domínguez, A., & Tarkovska, V. “Enhancing student’s learning with ePortfolios in Financial Disciplines” EDURE’14 – International Conference On Education, Social and Technological Sciences. Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain, on March 13-14, 2014.
  16. Morales, L., and Soler-Domínguez, A. “A Reflection on the Use of ePortfolios in Financial Disciplines”. Paper presented at the 6th ICERI (International Conference of Education, Research and Innovations) 18th -20th November 2013. Seville, Spain.
  17. Soler-Domínguez, A., Morales, L., Tarkovska, V. “The Role of ePortfolios in Finance Studies: A CrossCountry Study”. Paper presented at the annual edition of INTED2013 (7th International Technology, Education and Development Conference) hold d in Valencia (Spain) on the 4th, 5th, and 6th of March 2013.
  18. Morales, L., Tarkovska, V. & Soler-Domínguez, A. (2012), “Integration of ePortfolios in Financial Disciplines to Enhance Students Learning” 5th ICERI (International Conference of Education, Research and Innovations) 19-21 November 2012. Madrid, Spain. Conference Proceedings, 5988-5994.
  19. Morales, L., and Gassie, E., “Structural breaks and financial volatility: lessons from BRIC countries” Paper presented at the IAMO Forum: “Will the BRICs Decade Continue? – Prospects for Trade and Growth”, 23-24 June 2011, Halle (Saale Germany).
  20. Morales, L., The Global Financial Crisis: A G-20 Approach”. Invited Paper at the Research Seminar: The World Economic and Financial Crisis – presented at the Finance Academy-Moscow, under the Government of Russian Federation, 28th of October 2010.
  21. Morales, L., Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., and Zolin, B. “Are Volatility Patterns Changing in Commodity Prices?” Paper presented at the Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland (AESI). Ashtown Food Research Centre, Dublin, Ireland 14th of October 2010.
  22. Morales, L., “Can the use of Clickers and Formative Assessment motivate critical thinking?” Graduate
    Student Conference, Dublin Institute of Technology. Dublin, Ireland, 15th of June 2010.
  23. Morales, L., Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., and Tarkovska, V., “The EECs Banking System: An Operating Risk Study during the Global Financial Crisis”. Invited Paper at the Conference: “Currency Zones: Problems and Challenges” presented at the Finance Academy-Moscow, under the Government of Russian Federation, 29th of October 2009.
  1. Morales, L., Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., Rajmil, D., Gacal, A. (2021) “The Impact of the Obama and Trump Presidential Election Cycles on the S&P500”. Presented at Catch Up EDCP (Estudis de dret I Ciencia Política” Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona -2nd June 2021.
  2. Morales, L., (2021) Invited Speaker at the World Humanitarian Forum (WHF). Talk: “Analysing the inequities caused by climate change and their impact on development.” WHF London 2021, 19-20 May 2021. pg 157
  3. Morales, L. (2021) Trumpism and the Global Economy” – UNITAR-UOC Open Webinar Series. Invited Research Seminar.
  4. Madi, I., and Morales, L. (2020) “Women Inequality in the MENA Region: Insights from the Arab Spring Revolution.” Presented at the Research and Practice at TU Dublin: Showcase Event, EDI Research and Practice Network. Rathdown House, Gragegorman, Dublin, Ireland, 8 January 2020.
  5. Long, B.T., and Morales, L. (2020) “Microfinance – A Gender Equality Tool in the Context of Vietnam.” Presented at the Research and Practice at TU Dublin: Showcase Event, EDI Research and Practice Network. Rathdown House, Gragegorman, Dublin, Ireland, 8 January 2020.
  6. Morales, L., (2020) “From Brexit to Trump: Is China becoming stronger as a result of Global Uncertainty?” Invited Key Note Speaker -at International Days of Science 2020 Conference, to be held in Olomouc, MVSO, 23rd – 24th April 2020.
  7. Long, B.T., and Morales, L. (2019) “The Role of Microfinance to Empower Women and Reduce Poverty in Developing Countries: The Case of Vietnam.” Presented at the IAFA Doctoral Colloquium Dublin, Ireland, 15 May 2019.
  8. Madi, I., and Morales, L. (2019) “Women Inequality in the MENA Region: Insights from the Arab Spring Revolution” Presented at the IAFA Doctoral Colloquium Dublin, Ireland, 15 May 2019.
  9. Madi, I., and Morales, L. (2019) “Women Inequality in the MENA Region: Insights from the Arab Spring Revolution” Finance Economics and Accounting Ph.D. Seminar (FEA Seminar Series). School of Accounting and Finance, Technological University Dublin. Friday, 12th April 2019 at TU Dublin Aungier St. Dublin. The Republic of Ireland.
  10. Long, B.T., and Morales, L. (2019) “Are Microfinance Tools the Key to Empower Women out of Poverty?” Finance Economics and Accounting Ph.D. Seminar (FEA Seminar Series). School of Accounting and Finance, Technological University Dublin. Friday, 12th April 2019 at TU Dublin Aungier St. Dublin. The Republic of Ireland.
  11. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B. (2016). “Are Asian Economies Flashing Signs of a New Economic Meltdown?Dublin Institute of Technology Research Showcase. Wednesday, 27 April 2016 at DIT Aungier St. Dublin. The Republic of Ireland.
  12. Zavadska, M., Morales, L., and Coughlan, J. (2016) Oil Prices Volatility during Turbulent Times”. Dublin Institute of Technology Research Showcase. Wednesday, 27 April 2016 at DIT Aungier St. Dublin. The Republic of Ireland.
  13. Morales, L., “Sharing Practice: Mahara ePortfolios – Analysing the Versatility of ePortfolios – Invited presentation to: ePortfolios in Ireland: What Now, Where Next?” National Irish ePortfolio Forum event: ePortfolios in Ireland: What Now, Where Next? Monday, 21 March to Wednesday, 23 March 2016 at DIT Aungier St. Dublin. The Republic of Ireland.
  14. Morales, L., “Volatility in energy markets and its effects on emerging economies” Invited paper to Contemporary Economic Issues Lecture Series – spring 2012. The University of East Anglia, – 5th of March 2012, Norwich, UK.
  15. Morales, L., and Gassie, E., “Structural breaks and financial volatility: lessons from BRIC countries” Paper presented at the IAMO Forum: “Will the BRICs Decade Continue? – Prospects for Trade and Growth”, 23-24 June 2011, Halle (Saale) Germany.
  16. Kong, S., Morales, L., Coughlan, J., “An Analysis of the Chinese Stock Market during the Global Financial Crisis” Paper accepted for presentation at the Workshop on China’s Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy. Bank of Finland, Institute for Economies in Transition (BOFIT) taking place in Helsinki on May 16-17 May 2011.
  17. Kong, S., Morales, L., Coughlan, J., “An Analysis of the Chinese Stock Market during the Global Financial Crisis” Paper presented at the Academy of International Business, UK and Ireland Chapter (AIB-UKI) Research Colloquium 2010 on Friday, 3rd December 2010 at the J. E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics, NUI Galway.
  18. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., “The Current Financial Crisis: Global or Regional Contagion Effects?” Paper presented at the Academy of International Business (AIB-UK and Ireland Chapter), Research Colloquium, 11th of December 2009, Business School, Trinity College Dublin.
  19. Morales, L., Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., and Tarkovska, V., “A risk study of the CEECs’ banking systems during the global financial crisis”. Paper presented at the Academy of International Business (AIB-UK and Ireland Chapter), Research Colloquium, 11th of December 2009, Business School, Trinity College Dublin.
  20. Morales, L and O’Donnell, M. “Exploring the nature of volatility spillovers between stock and equity markets: new evidence from Asian markets”, Seminar Series, Department of Economics, Autumn 2006, 8th December 2006.
  1. Morales, L., Commodity Markets: Volatility or Contagion?”
  2. Morales, L., FDI Patterns in Transition Economies: MENA, OPEC, Developed Markets, Eastern Europe, Developing Asia, BRIC”
  3. Morales, L., and Andreosso-O’Callaghan, B., “Energy Markets amidst the Global Financial Crisis?”
  • International Economics and Finance.
  • Emerging Markets.
  • Financial Markets Integration.
  • Economic and Financial Contagion.
  • Energy Economics and Markets.

At the moment Dr. Lucia Morales is doing research in the following areas:

  1. Stock Markets Reaction to Unemployment News: Evidence for European Countries.
  2. Testing for Causality in Variance: Application in the European and Latin American Markets.
  3. Dynamic Relations between International Equity and Currency Markets: The Role of Currency Order Flow. Expand the analysis to European Markets.
  4. International linkages of the European stock exchanges: multivariate GARCH analysis.
  5. Volatility spillovers across international swap markets: expand studies to European countries and Emerging Markets.
  1. A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050). This special issue belongs to the section “Economic and Business Aspects of Sustainability“. Special Issue “The Role of Economic Activities, Governance, Energy, and Environmental Economy to Achieve Sustainable Economic Growth