Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Adelaide Business School
Faculty of the Professions
Emmanuel is currently a PhD Finance candidate at The University of Adelaide Business School, Australia. He holds an M.Phil Finance from University of Ghana-Legon (Ghana) and a Bachelor of Science Statistics from University of Cape Coast (Ghana). Prior to starting his PhD studies, Emmanuel worked in the finance industry in Ghana for a number of years where he focused mainly on equity and investment research, forecasting and market research.
For his PhD research, he is looking into liquidity commonality and asset growth co-movement of US firms under the supervision of Professor Alfred Yawson, Dr Thu Phuong Pham and Professor Takashie Yamada of Australia National University.
Aside his thesis research, Emmanuel is a Research Assistant and Tutor at the Business School. Currently he is a Tutor for Advanced Corporate Finance Theory III.
Emmanuel has a broad research interest but mainly focuses on International Asset Integration and Contagion, Applied Financial Econometrics, Time Series Modelling, Emerging Markets Economies, Empirical Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, and Market Microstructure.
Year Citation 2020 Gil-Alana, L., Abakah, E., & Rojo, M. (2020). Cryptocurrencies and stock market indices. Are they related?. Research in International Business and Finance, 51.
2018 Abakah, E., Alagidede, P., Mensah, L., & Ohene-Asare, K. (2018). Non-linear approach to Random Walk Test in selected African countries. International Journal of Managerial Finance, 14(3), 362-376.
2018 Gil-Alana, L., Carcel, H., & Abakah, E. (2018). On the linkages between Africa's emerging equity markets and global markets: Evidence from fractional integration and cointegration. Review of Development Finance, 8(2), 96-105.
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