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Mr Michael Lucey

BSc, MSc

Associate Professor (Teaching) in Accounting, Finance and Economics

Michael joined Durham University Business School as a Teaching Fellow in Economics & Finance in 2012. His main research interests lie within the fields of Behavioural Finance and Investment Strategy Performance. Currently, his research projects include looking at psychological barriers in gold prices.

Biography

Michael joined Durham University Business School as a Teaching Fellow in Economics & Finance in 2012. His main research interests lie within the fields of Behavioural Finance and Investment Strategy Performance. Currently, his research projects include looking at psychological barriers in gold prices.

Before joining Durham University Business School, Michael worked as a lecturer in economics and finance at University College Cork, in Ireland, and also spent time as a research intern with the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) in Dublin and as a junior trader with Bank of Ireland Global Markets in Dublin.

Michael is currently Course Director for the BA Business Finance at Queen’s Campus and teaches Foundations of Finance on the programme. He also teaches on two masters programmes in Durham, namely Derivative Markets and Advanced Financial Theory. Michael has also previously taught Microeconomics, Advanced Microeconomics and Economic Data Collection & Analysis at University College Cork, as well as supervising thesis students on the MSc in Financial Economics there.

Research Interests

  • Behavioural Finance
  • Investment Strategy Performance

Research Groups

Publications

    Journal Article

  • Lucey, M. E. & O'Connor, F. A. (2016). Mind The Gap: Psychological Barriers in Gold and Silver Prices.. Finance Research Letters 17: 135-140.
  • Lucey, M. & Walshe, D. (2013). European Equity Pairs Trading: The Effect of Data Frequency on Risk and Return. Journal of Business Theory and Practice. Journal of Business Theory and Practice 1(2): 329-341.

Contact Details

Associate Professor (Teaching) in Accounting, Finance and Economics
+44 191 3345334