Professor Shaen Corbet

Shaen Corbet

Professor of Finance

About Shaen

Since 2020, Shaen Corbet has held a role as a part-time Professor of Finance at the University of Waikato's Management School. He is currently a Full Professor of Finance at Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland, where he has been since 2014.

Shaen's main research interests are primarily based on the areas of financial economics; financial econometrics and the study of financial crises. However, Shaen's recent works have been at the forefront of FinTech research, specifically focusing on the effects of blockchain and cryptocurrency development on finance. He is also working on a number of funded projects investigating the role that finance can play when combatting climate change.

Shaen has published over seventy refereed journal articles and books in Economics and Finance winning several prestigious young researcher, best researcher, and best paper awards. His works have been published in renowned outlets such as the Journal of Corporate Finance, the Journal of Financial Stability, Annals of Tourism Research, and the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money.

He is currently serving as European Editor of Research in International Business and Finance, Senior Editor of the BCL Handbook of Alternative Investments, and Associate Editor or several leading journals such as International Review of Financial Analysis, and International Review of Economics and Finance.

Shaen has previously worked as an equities trader, and as an economist with the Central Bank of Ireland. He has also acted as an expert witness in many high-profile international court cases, also providing expert reports to a variety of international government departments and regulatory authorities.

Shaen's research is widely available across a number of platforms such as SSRN, and Google Scholar; with impact and citation data available on ORCID and Scopus.

Shaen is available to connect and to message on LinkedIn.

Research Supervised

Research Interests

Finance; Financial Economics; Financial Econometrics; Financial Crises; FinTech; Blockchain; Cryptocurrency; Climate Change.

Recent Publications

  • Collings, D., Corbet, S., Hou, Y., Hu, Y., Larkin, C., & Oxley, L. (2022). The effects of negative reputational contagion on international airlines: The case of the Boeing 737-MAX disasters. International Review of Financial Analysis, 80, 25 pages. doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2022.102048

  • Corbet, S., Hou, Y., Hu, Y., & Oxley, L. (2022). The influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on the hedging functionality of Chinese financial markets. Research in International Business and Finance, 59. doi:10.1016/j.ribaf.2021.101510

  • Cioroianu, I., Corbet, S., & Larkin, C. (2021). Guilt through association: Reputational contagion and the Boeing 737-MAX disasters. Economics Letters, 198, 109657. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2020.109657

  • Corbet, S., & O’Connor, F. (2021). Where was the global price of silver established? Evidence from London and New York (1878–1953). Finance Research Letters, 39, 101626. doi:10.1016/

Find more research publications by Shaen Corbet


Economics; Finance; International Finance