4th ECMCRC Workshop


WHEN: July 10th, 2020

WHERE: DCU Business School, Dublin City University

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The European Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (ECMCRC) is pleased to announce the 4th ECMCRC Workshop which will be hosted by the Irish Institute of Digital Business (IIDB) and DCU Business School. The Workshop will take place at DCU Business School on July 10th, 2020. Submit your papers/abstracts by the deadline of April 30, 2020.

Authors are invited to submit completed research papers or extended abstracts (1,000 words) on any of the following topics:


Financial Technology & Innovation

  • P2P Lending
  • Crowdfunding
  • Open Banking and PayTech
  • Machine Learning and data science applications in finance
  • Blockchain applications in finance
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Token offerings
  • Cybersecurity


Market Microstructure

  • High-Frequency/Algorithmic Trading
  • Price discovery
  • Market anomalies
  • Stock/options trading
  • Policy effects on trading activity


Behavioural Finance and Economics

  • Cognitive bias
  • Heuristics and framing effect
  • Endowment effect
  • Nudge
  • Time and value perception
  • Risk decisions
  • Uncertainty
  • Extended cognition
  • Numerical formats
  • Neuroeconomics


Market-based Accounting Research

  • Mandatory and voluntary disclosure
  • Underreaction/overreaction to accounting information
  • Earnings management
  • Fundamental valuation models and market inefficiency
  • Restatements/fraud
  • M&A activities

Submitting Your Research Papers

Authors should submit their anonymous full paper or extended abstract in PDF format below.

Key dates:

  • Paper submission deadline: April 30, 2020
  • Acceptance Decisions: May 15, 2020
  • Presenting author registration deadline: May 31, 2020
  • Pre-workshop social event: July 9, 2020
  • Workshop: July 10, 2020

Authors of accepted papers will be asked to discuss another paper.

DCU Business School

The Summer School will take place in Dublin City University Business School, Glasnevin Campus, Dublin 9. DCU is located a short distance from Dublin city centre, Dublin Airport and the M50 and M1 motorways. The campus is bordered by Ballymun Road and Collins Avenue.

DCU Business School

Getting Here

Click here for Route Finder | DisabledGo – Campus Access Guide

Public Transport

DCU is serviced by the following buses which stop outside the University at the Ballymun Road and Collins Ave entrances, or near to the university with stops on the Swords Road and Glasnevin Avenue.

DCU is serviced by the following routes: 4,9, 13, 105, 11, 116, 46X, 58X, 77B:

  • Number 105 operates from Malahide and leaves DCU at 15.40 and 17.20 during term time.
  • Numbers 11 service the city centre and Kilmacud from Wadelai Park and stops in O’Connell Street.
  • Number 116 services DCU to Ballinteer and Clonskea.
  • Numbers 46X and 58X (zone 2) run from Leeson Street Lower to Dublin Airport.
  • Number 77X runs from Jobstown to DCU, however there is no departure from DCU.


Bus Eireann

Bus Eireann recently launched the new service from Navan – Ratoath – Dunshaughlin – Dublin Airport – DCU.

Details on the new 109A bus route are available from the Bus Eireann website.

  • 100X – Dundalk, Drogheda, Dublin via the Swords Road
  • 101 – Drogheda, Balbriggan, Dublin via the Swords Road



The terminus of the 17A bus is at Howth Junction Dart Station. The 103 and 104 buses operate via Clontarf Dart Station

Drumcondra Train Station

Maynooth Station to Drumcondra Station via Leixlip, Castleknock, Coolmine and Ashtown areas

From Drumcondra train station, you can take the following buses to DCU: 3, 11, 11A, 11B, 16, 16A, 33, 41, 41B, 41C


By Car

Heading Southbound on the M1

Proceed along the M1 until you come to the roundabout that intersects with the M50 (Junction 3). Proceed southbound along the M50 and take the Ballymun exit (Junction 4). Take the free-flow lane to the left and drive through Ballymun. Turn left at the Collins Avenue/Ballymun Road crossroads. DCU is located on Collins Avenue 500m on the right hand side.

M50 Northbound

Drive through the Westlink toll bridge and continue along the M50 until the Ballymun exit (Junction 4). At the traffic lights on the roundabout, take the third exit and drive through Ballymun. Follow the directions for DCU as outlined above.

From city centre

Follow the airport road which takes you through Drumcondra along the N1, towards the M1. Continue past the junction for Griffith Avenue until you reach the junction at Whitehall. At this crossroads turn left onto Collins Avenue. DCU is 500m on the left hand side.

The registration fee for the Workshop is:

  • €150.00 until 31 May 2020
  • €200.00 until 30 June 2020
  • €250.00 from 1 July 2020
The fee includes a social event which will take place on the 9th of July.
Register To Attend Today!
Learn and collaborate with others at the 4th ECMCRC Workshop.

Register To Attend Today!

Learn and collaborate with others at the 4th ECMCRC Workshop.


Key dates to remember!

  • Paper submission deadline: April 30, 2020
  • Acceptance Decisions: May 15, 2020
  • Presenting author registration deadline: May 31, 2020
  • Pre-workshop social event: July 9, 2020
  • Workshop: July 10, 2020

Recommended Accommodation

Below is a list of recommended accommodation options, which are best suited for accessing the Dublin Bus public transport system. Each recommended accommodation options is less than five kilometres from the DCU Glasnevin Campus.

DCU Accommodation

Location: Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland


  • Single Room B&B – €70
  • Double/Twin Room B&B – €100
dcu campus

The Bonnington Hotel Dublin

Location: Swords Rd, Whitehall, Dublin 9, D09 C7F8

Distance from DCU Glasnevin Campus: 1.8km

Dublin Skylon Hotel

Location: 27 Drumcondra Rd Upper, Drumcondra, Dublin, D09 V1Y2

Distance from DCU Glasnevin Campus: 2.2km

dublin skylon

Maldron Hotel Parnell Square

Location: Parnell Square W, Rotunda, Dublin, D01 HX02

Distance from DCU Glasnevin Campus: 4.4km


Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre

Location: 28-32 O’Connell Street Upper, Rotunda, Dublin

Distance from DCU Glasnevin Campus: 4.7km

holiday inn

Temple Bar Inn

Location: 40-47 Fleet St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 NX25

Distance from DCU Glasnevin Campus: 5.5km

Temple Bar Inn



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