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Professor John O. S. Wilson

Professor John Wilson

BA Hons, M.Phil, Ph.D

Professor of Banking and Finance

Director of Research
Director, Centre for Responsible Banking and Finance

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)1334 46 2803

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Teaching 2018–2019

  • MN4223 International banking

Biography

John's research focuses on banking (in Europe, Japan and the United States) and credit unions (in UK, Ireland and the United States). He has published over 60 journal articles in outlets including Journal of Money Credit & Banking; European Journal of Operational Research; Journal of the Royal Statistical Society; Economic Inquiry; Journal of Banking & Finance; Journal of Financial Services Research; Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments; Cambridge Journal of Economics; International Journal of Industrial Organization; Regional Studies and Social Science & Medicine.

Banking: A Very Short Introduction - cover‌John is the author/co-author of numerous books. These include: European Banking: Efficiency, Technology and Growth; Industrial Organisation: An Analysis of Competitive Markets; The Economics of Business Strategy; Industrial Organization: Competition Strategy and Policy, now in its fifth edition; and Banking: A Very Short Introduction. John edited a five volume Routledge Major Works in Banking. He co-edited the first and second editions of the Oxford Handbook of Banking (with Allen Berger and Phil Molyneux). A third edition is in progress and scheduled for publication late 2019. John also coedited the Handbook of Post Crisis Financial Modelling (with Emmanuel Haven, Phil Molyneux, Sergei Fedotov and Meryem Duygun).

John is Director of the Centre for Responsible Banking & Finance based at the University of St Andrews. He is also a Member of Scientific Advisory Board of Chartered Association of Business Schools Academic Journal Guide. Previously, he was Treasurer and General Secretary of the British Accounting and Finance Association during the period 2009-2011, and the founding Chair of the British Accounting and Finance Association Financial Markets and Institutions Special Interest Group over the period 2007-2018. John serves as Associate Editor to the British Accounting Review, European Journal of Finance, Finance Research Letters and the Journal of Money Credit and Banking. He also serves on the editorial board of a number of journals including the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Financial Economic Policy and the Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance. He has guest edited special issues for Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Economic Behaviour & Organization, European Journal of Finance, Public Money & Management, British Accounting Review and the Journal of Corporate Finance (in progress).

In the period June 2011 to April 2012, John served as a full member of a Commission on Credit Unions established by the Irish Government. The Commission delivered interim and final reports to the Minister for Finance in September 2011 and April 2012 respectively. In 2018, John delivered evidence on the impact of Brexit on UK small and medium-sized enterprises to the House of Lords EU Internal Markets Committee.

Industrial Organization: Competition, Strategy and Policy - 5th edition cover‌Research specialisms

European Banking; Credit Unions and Industrial Organization

Selected publications

'Banking: A Decade on from the Financial Crisis', in Berger, A., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J.O.S. (eds), Oxford Handbook of Banking, 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming (with Allen Berger and Phil Molyneux)

'Banking in Europe: Integration, Reform and the Road to a Banking Union', in Berger, A., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J.O.S. (eds), Oxford Handbook of Banking, 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming (with Phil Molyneux and John Goddard)

The Oxford Handbook of Banking, 3rd Edition, Oxford University Press, forthcoming (with Allen Berger and Phil Molyneux)

'The Australian Bank Levy: Do Shareholders Pay?' Finance Research Letters, forthcoming (with Dimitris Chronopoulos and Anna Sobiech)

'Sticking it on Plastic: The Spatial Dynamics of Credit Card Finance in UK Small and Medium Sized Enterprises' Regional Studies, forthcoming (with Ross Brown and José Liñares Zegarra)

'The Size and Growth of Microfinance Institutions, British Accounting Review, 2018, 50, 199-213 (with José Liñares Zegarra)

Brexit's impact on small businesses: the experts may be spot on after all, The Conversation, January 2018 (with Ross Brown)

'Future Issues in Unsecured Consumer Debt', FCA FUTURE HORIZONS EXPERT PAPER prepared to inform the discussions of the FCA Future Horizons Conference April 2017. [FCA Future Horizons Papers] (with Jose Linares Zegarra).

'Future Issues in Bank Taxation',  FCA FUTURE HORIZONS EXPERT PAPER prepared to inform the discussions of the FCA Future Horizons Conference  April 2017. [FCA Future Horizons Papers] (with Dimitris Chronopoulos and Anna Sobiech).

Industrial organization: Competition, Strategy and Policy, 5th edition. Financial Times, Prentice Hall (with John Lipczynski and John Goddard).

The Oxford Handbook of Banking, 2nd Edition (Paperback Edition) Oxford University Press, 2017 (with Allen Berger and Phil Molyneux).

'Contemporary Issues in Banking', Editorial, British Accounting Review, 2017, 49:2, 117-121 (with Phil Molyneux).

Ownership in European Banking, in Beck, T. and Casu, B. (eds.) Handbook of European Banking. Basingstoke: Palgrave-MacMillan, 2017 (with John Goddard and Donal McKillop).

Contemporary Issues in Financial Institutions and Markets, Vol III - cover (crop)Contemporary Issues in Financial Institutions and Markets, Volume 3, Routledge, 2017 (with Barbara Casu and Daniella Fabbri, eds.).

Review of Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises edited by Martin Guzman, Jose Antonio Ocampo, and Joseph E. Stiglitz, Journal of Economic Literature, 2016, LIV, 1399-1401.

Banking: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016 (with John Goddard).

'Integration, productivity and technological spillovers: Evidence for eurozone banking industries' European Journal of Operational Research, 2016, 255, 971-983 (with Barbara Casu, Alessandra Ferrari, Claudia Girardone). DOI:10.1016/j.ejor.2016.06.007

The Handbook of Post Crisis Financial Modelling, cover‌'Does it pay to pay later? Evidence from Earnout Financing in Mergers and Acquisitions of US Financial Institutions' International Review of Financial Analysis, 2016, 47, 119-132 (with Leonidas Barbopoulos and Phil Molyneux). DOI:10.1016/j.irfa.2016.07.001

'Regulatory Change and Capital Adjustment of US Credit Unions'. Journal of Financial Services Research, 2016, 50, 29-55 (with Donal McKillop and John Goddard). DOI:10.1007/s10693-015-0217-y

The Handbook of Post Crisis Financial Modelling. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2016 (with Emmanuel Haven, Phil Molyneux, Sergei Fedotov and Meryem Duygun).

'Credit Unions as Cooperative Institutions: Distinctiveness, Performance and Prospects', Social and Environmental Accounting Journal, 2015, 35, 96-112 (with Donal McKillop). DOI:10.1080/0969160X.2015.1022195

Does Debt Affect Health? Cross Country Evidence on the Debt-Health Nexus, Social Science and Medicine, 2015, 130, 51-58 (with Maya Clayton and José Linares-Zegarra). DOI:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.02.002

The Oxford Handbook of Banking, Second Edition cover‌ 'The Dynamics of US Bank Profitability', European Journal of Finance, 2015, 21, 426-443 (with Dimitris Chronopoulos, Hong Liu and Fiona Mcmillan). DOI: 10.1080/1351847X.2013.838184

The Oxford Handbook of Banking, 2nd Edition, Oxford University Press, 2015 (with Allen Berger and Phil Molyneux).

"Banking in a post crisis world", in Berger, A., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J.O.S. (eds), Oxford Handbook of Banking. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015 (with Allen N. Berger and Phil Molyneux).

"Banking in the European Union: Deregulation, Crisis and Renewal", in Berger, A., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J.O.S. (eds), Oxford Handbook of Banking. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015 (with Phil Molyneux and John Goddard).

Contemporary Issues in Financial Institutions and Markets, Volume 2, Routledge, 2014 (with Claudia Girardone and Philip Hamill, eds.).

Contemporary Issues in Financial Institutions and Markets, Volume 2, cover‌Credit Card Interest Rates and Risk: New evidence from US Survey Data', European Journal of Finance, 2014, 20,892-914 (with José Linares Zegarra).

'Emerging Issues in Financial Institutions and Markets', Editorial, European Journal of Finance, 2014, 20, 847-849 (with Daniella Fabbri and Barbara Casu).

'The Size Distribution of US Banks and Credit Unions', International Journal of the Economics of Business, 2014, 21, 139-156 (with John Goddard, Hong Liu and Donal McKillop). DOI:10.1080/13571516.2013.835970

"Discussion of Banks' liquidity and the cost of liquidity to corporations", Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2014, 46:s1, 47-52. DOI: 10.1111/jmcb.12077

'Co-operative bank efficiency in Japan: A parametric distance function analysis', European Journal of Finance, 2014, 20:3, 291-317 (with Donal McKillop, Barry Quinn and Colin Glass). DOI:10.1080/1351847X.2012.698993

'US Credit Unions: Survival, consolidation and growth', Economic Inquiry, 2014, 52, 304-319 (with John Goddard and Donal McKillop.

'Contemporary Issues in Financial Institutions and Markets', Editorial, European Journal of Finance, 2013, 19, 811-814 (with Claudia Girardone and Philip Hamill).

Exchange rate risk and the equity performance of financial intermediaries, International Review of Financial Analysis, 2013, 29, 271–282 (with Dimitrios Gounopoulos, Philip Molyneux, Sotiris K. Staikouras, Gang Zhao). DOI: 10.1016/j.irfa.2012.04.001.

Industrial Organization, 4th edition - cover‌ 'Do bank profits converge?' European Financial Management, 2013, 19, 345-65 (with John Goddard, Hong Liu and Phil Molyneux).

Industrial organization: Competition, Strategy and Policy, 4th edition. Financial Times, Prentice Hall, 2013 (with John Lipczynski and John Goddard).

Competition in Banking: Measurement and Interpretation, in Bell, A.R. Brooks, C. Prokopczuk, M. (eds.) Handbook Of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Finance, 2013. Edward Elgar Publishing (with Hong Liu and Phil Molyneux).

'Competition and Risk in Japanese Banking', European Journal of Finance, 2013, 19, 1-18 (with Hong Liu).

'Competition and Stability in European Banking: A Regional Analysis' Manchester School, 2013, 81, 176-201 (with Hong Liu and Phil Molyneux).

Contemporary Issues in Financial Institutions and Markets, Volume 1, Routledge, 2013 (with Barbara Casu and David McMillan, eds.).

Contemporary Issues in Financial Institutions and Markets book cover'Financial sector performance and risk: An introduction', Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, 85 (2013) 118– 122 (with M. Shahid Ebrahim and Phil Molyneux).

The Oxford Handbook of Banking, (Paperback Edition) Oxford University Press, 2012 (with Allen Berger and Phil Molyneux).

Governance in US and Canadian Credit Unions, Filene Research Institute, Centre for Credit Union Research Madison Wisconsin, 2012 (with Peter Goth and Donal McKillop).

'Social, Environmental, Ethical and Trust Issues in Banking: An Overview.' in James Barth, Clas Wihlborg, Chen Lin, (Eds), International Research Handbook for Banking and Governance, 2012. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. (with Andreas Hoepner).

Industrial organization: Competition, Strategy and Policy, Greek Translation. Broken Hil Publishing, 2012 (with John Lipczynski and John Goddard).

Final Report of the Commission on Credit Unions. Dublin: Ministry of Finance, April 2012 (with Donal McKillop, Kieron Brennan, Fiona Cullen, Billy Doyle, Eileen Fitzgerald, Aidan Carrigan, Tom McCarthy, Tim Molan, Robert Moynihan, James O’Brien, Daniel J. O’Gorman, Joe O Toole).

'The Bosman Ruling and Labour Mobility in Football', in Shmanske, S. and Kahane, L., (eds) Oxford Handbook of Sports Economics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012 (with John Goddard and Peter Sloane).

Banking - cover Interim Report of the Commission on Credit Unions. Dublin: Ministry of Finance, October 2011 (with Donal McKillop, Kieron Brennan, Fiona Cullen, Billy Doyle, Eileen Fitzgerald, Eamonn Kearns, Aidan Carrigan, Tom McCarthy, Tim Molan, Robert Moynihan, James O’Brien, Daniel J. O’Gorman, Joe O Toole).

'Economic Conditions and Risk Taking in European Banking', Papeles de Economia Española, 2011, 130, 1-13 (with Phil Molyneux).

Banking: Critical Concepts in Finance Volumes 1-5 (Editor), 2011. London: Routledge.

Contemporary Issues in Financial Institutions and Markets, Editorial, European Journal of Finance, 2011, 17, 765-768 (with Barbara Casu and David McMillan).

'The persistence of bank profit' Journal of Banking and Finance, 2011, 35, 2881-2890 (with Phil Molyneux, John Goddard and Hong Liu).

'Credit Unions: A Theoretical and Empirical Overview' Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments, 2011, 20, 79-123 (with Donal McKillop).

Credit unions: A Global Perspective, International Accountant, June 2011, 27-29 (with Anne Marie Ward and Donal McKillop).

'Credit unions in Great Britain: Recent trends and current prospects', Public Money and Management, 2011, 31, 35-42 (with Anne-Marie Ward and Donal McKillop).

Economia industriale - coverEconomia industriale. Concorrenza, strategie e politiche pubbliche. Pearson Education Italia, 2010 (with John Lipczynski and John Goddard; L. Solimene (Editor); G. Barile (Translator)).
Italian edition of Industrial organization: Competition, Strategy and Policy, 3rd edition.

'Credit Unions in UK and Northern Ireland', Cooperazione di Credito, 2010, 202, 69 - 84. (with Donal McKillop and Anne Marie Ward).

'The profitability of banks in Japan', Applied Financial Economics, 2010, 20, 1851 - 1866 (with Hong Liu).

Do Bank Profits Converge? Istituto Luigi Einaudi per gli Studi Bancari Finanziari e Assicurativi (IstEin), Working Paper 2010, Number 1 (with Hong Liu, John Goddard and Phil Molyneux). Research Project: European Banking Competition. Available at: www.istein.org/.

The Persistence of Bank Profit, Istituto Luigi Einaudi per gli Studi Bancari Finanziari e Assicurativi (IstEin), Working Paper 2010, Number 2 (with Hong Liu, John Goddard and Phil Molyneux). Research Project: Research Project: European Banking Competition. Available at: www.istein.org/.

Competition and Stability in European Banking: A Regional Analysis, Istituto Luigi Einaudi per gli Studi Bancari Finanziari e Assicurativi (IstEin), Working Paper 2010, Number 9 (with Hong Liu and Phil Molyneux). Research Project: Research Project: European Banking Competition. Available at: www.istein.org/.

The Oxford Handbook of Banking coverMeasuring Competition and Stability: Recent Evidence for European Banking, Istituto Luigi Einaudi per gli Studi Bancari Finanziari e Assicurativi (IstEin), Working Paper 2010, Number 10 (with Hong Liu and Phil Molyneux). Research Project: European Banking Competition. Available at: www.istein.org/.

'Emerging Themes in Banking: Recent Literature and Directions for Future Research', British Accounting Review, 2010, 42, 153-169 (with Barbara Casu, Claudia Girardone and Phil Molyneux).

The good, the bad and the ugly: a discussion of the impact of regulatory reform on the UK credit union sector. Edinburgh: Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland, 2010 (with Donal McKillop and Anne Marie Ward).

The Oxford Handbook of Banking, Oxford University Press, 2010 (with Allen Berger and Phil Molyneux).

'Banking: An Overview', in Berger, A., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J.O.S. (eds), Oxford Handbook of Banking. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010 (with Phil Molyneux and Allen Berger).

'Banking in the European Union', in Berger, A., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J.O.S. (eds), Oxford Handbook of Banking. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010 (with Phil Molyneux and John Goddard).

Industrial Organizaton (2009) cover 'The Financial Crisis in Europe: Evolution, Policy Responses and lessons for the future', Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, 2009, 17, 362-380 (with John Goddard and Phil Molyneux).

'Which Credit Unions Are Acquired?' Journal of Financial Services Research, 2009, 36, 231-252 (with Donal McKillop and John Goddard).

'Competition in banking: a dis-equilibrium approach', Journal of Banking and Finance, 2009, 33, 2282-2292 (with John Goddard).

'Capital Adequacy and capital regulation of US Credit Unions', Bancaria -Journal of the Italian Bankers Association, 2009, July / August, 43-55 (with Donal McKillop and John Goddard).

'Crisis in UK Banking: Lessons for Public Policy', Public Money and Management, 2009, 29, 276-284 (with John Goddard and Phil Molyneux).

Industrial organization: Competition, Strategy and Policy, 3rd edition. Financial Times, Prentice Hall, 2009 (with John Lipczynski and John Goddard).

'Racial discrimination in English professional football: Evidence from an empirical analysis of players' career progression' Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2009, 33, 295-316 (with John Goddard).

European Banking (Chinese) cover 'Sources of variation in company profitability and growth' Journal of Business Research, 2009, 62, 495-508 (with Manouche Tavakoli and John Goddard).

Credit Unions in Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2008 (with Donal McKillop). ISBN 978 0755972920.

Measuring Competition in Banking, The Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance Papers, 2008, 08/08 (with John Goddard).

'The diversification and financial performance of US Credit Unions', Journal of Banking and Finance, 2008, 32, 1836-1849 (with Donal McKillop and John Goddard).

'Dividends, prices and the present value model: firm-level evidence', European Journal of Finance, 2008, 14, 195 - 210 (with David McMillan and John Goddard).

'What Drives Performance Differences across Cooperative Financial Institutions? Evidence for US Credit Unions', Applied Financial Economics, 2008, 18, 879-893 (with John Goddard and Donal McKillop).

'Corporate growth and profitability in the long run: an empirical note', Journal of Accounting and Finance, 2007, 5, 19-26 (with David McMillan).

'Financial exclusion: What is it, why does it matter and what's being done about it?', Public Management and Policy Association Review, September 2007, 32, 12-13 (with Donal McKillop).

Industrial Organization (2005) cover 'The development of credit unions and their role in tackling financial exclusion,' Public Money and Management, 2007, 27, 37-44 (with Anne Marie Ward and Donal McKillop).

'Financial Exclusion', Public Money and Management, 2007, 27, 9-12. (with Donal McKillop).

'Can we have a referee please? Modelling the incidence of disciplinary sanction in English Premier League football', Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 2007, 170, 231-250 (with Peter Dawson, Stephen Dobson and John Goddard).

'European Banking: An Overview', Journal of Banking and Finance, 2007, 31, 1911-1935 (with Phil Molyneux, John Goddard and Manouche Tavakoli).

'Developments in European Banking', Journal of Banking and Finance, 2007, 31, 1907-1910 (with Phil Molyneux).

'Do firm sizes and profit rates converge? Evidence on Gibrat's Law and the persistence of profits in the long run', Applied Economics, 2006, 38, 267-78 (with David McMillan and John Goddard).

'Dividend smoothing versus dividend signalling: evidence from UK firms', Managerial Finance, 2006, 32, 493 - 504 (with David McMillan and John Goddard).

European banking: technology, efficiency and growth, Chinese edition. 2006 (with Phil Molyneux and John Goddard).

The Economics of Business Strategy cover 'Determinants of profitability in European manufacturing and services: evidence from a dynamic panel model', Applied Financial Economics, 2005, 15, 1269-1282 (with Manouche Tavakoli and John Goddard).

'US Credit Unions: An empirical investigation of size, age and growth', Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 2005, 76, 375-406 (with John Goddard).

'Co-operative Financial Instititions', Managerial Finance, 2005, 31, 1-5 (with Donal McKillop).

'Panel unit root tests of the size and growth of large US credit unions', Managerial Finance , 2005, 31, 36-49 (with John Goddard and Donal McKillop).

'Current issues in financial exclusion', PublicManagement and Policy Association Review, June 2005, 30, 13-15 (with Donal McKillop).

Industrial organization: Competition, Strategy and Policy, 2nd Edition. Financial Times, Prentice Hall, 2005 (with John Lipczynski and John Goddard).

Economics of Business Strategy. Financial Times, Prentice Hall, 2004 (with John Lipczynski).

'The profitability of European banks: a cross-sectional and dynamic panel analysis', Manchester School, 2004, 72, 3, 363-381 (with Phil Molyneux and John Goddard).

Industrial Organisation (2001) cover'Dynamics of growth and profitability in banking', Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2004, 36, 6, 1069-1090 (with Phil Molyneux and John Goddard).

'Credit unions in Great Britain: A time for change', Public Money and Management, 2003, 23, 119-123 (with Donal McKillop).

'Panel tests of Gibrat's Law for Japanese manufacturing', International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2002, 20, 415-433 (with John Goddard and Peter Blandon).

'The growth of US Credit Unions', Journal of Banking and Finance, 2002, 22, 2327-2356 (with Donal McKillop and John Goddard).

'Cross sectional and panel tests of convergence', Economics Letters, 2001, 70, 327-333 (with John Goddard).

'League structure and the demand for attendance in English rugby league', International Review of Applied Economics, 2001, 15, 335-351 (with Stephen Dobson and John Goddard).

European Banking cover'Policy choices for credit unions', Social Policy Focus, 2001, 1, 9-10 (with Huw Davies).

European banking: technology, efficiency and growth. John Wiley and Sons, 2001 (with Phil Molyneux and John Goddard).

Industrial Organisation: An analysis of competitive markets. Financial Times, Prentice Hall, 2001 (with John Lipczynski).

'The size and growth of banks: evidence from four European countries', Applied Economics, 2000, 32, 9, 1101-1109 (with Jon Williams).

'The size and growth of UK manufacturing and service firms', Service Industries Journal, 2000, 20, 2, 25-38 (with Jeanne Morris).

'The persistence of profit: a new empirical interpretation', International Journal of Industrial Organization, 1999, 17, 663-687 (with John Goddard).

'Persistence of profits for UK manufacturing and service sector firms', Service Industries Journal, 1996, 16, 105-117 (with John Goddard).

Selected other information

  • Member of ESRC Peer Review College (since 2010).
  • External evaluator for the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research.
  • Member of Wolpertinger Management Committee (since 2011).
  • Member of Scientific Advisory Board of the European Guide to Journal Quality (since 2012).
  • Member of Steering Committee of Financial Intermediation Network of European Studies (since 2012).
  • Member of Quality Assurance Agency Review Group for Finance and Accounting benchmark statements (2014).
  • Research Assessor for the Carnegie Trust (since 2014).
  • Chair of British Accounting and Finance Association special interest group Financial Markets and Institutions (2007-2018).
  • Member of British Accounting and Finance Association Executive Committee (2007-2018).
  • Treasurer of British Accounting and Finance Association (2009-2010).
  • General Secretary of British Accounting and Finance Association (2010-2011).
  • Member of Institute of Financial Services Academic Board (2010-2016).
  • Associate Editor of the European Journal of Finance (since 2005).
  • Associate Editor of the British Accounting Review (since 2008).
  • Associate Editor of the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (since 2011).
  • Associate Editor of Finance Research Letters (since 2015).
  • Editorial Board of Journal of Financial Management, Markets and Institutions (since 2017).
  • Editorial Board of Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance (since 2016).
  • Editorial Board of the Journal of Financial Economic Policy (since 2010).
  • Editorial Board of Journal of Business Finance and Accounting (since 2010).
  • Editorial Board of European Research Studies Journal (since 2008).
  • Editorial Board of Journal of Accounting and Finance (since 2005).
  • Guest editor (with Donal McKillop) on a Managerial Finance special issue on Co-operative Financial Institutions, 2006, volume 31, issue 11.
  • Guest editor (with Phil Molyneux) on a Journal of Banking and Finance special issue on Developments in European Banking, 2007, volume 31, issue 7.
  • Guest editor (with Donal McKillop) on a Public Money and Management special issue on Financial Exclusion. 2007, volume 27, issue 1.
  • Guest editor (with Barbara Casu and David McMillan) on a European Journal of Finance special issue on Contemporary issues in Financial Markets and Institutions, 2011, volume 17, Issue 9-10.
  • Guest editor (with M. Shahid Ebrahim, Marwan Izzeldin, and Phil Molyneux) on a Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization special issue on Banking and Financial Sector Risk and Performance, 2013, volume 85, issue 1.
  • Guest editor (with Claudia Girardone and Philip Hamill) on a European Journal of Finance special issue on Further Contemporary issues in Financial Markets and Institutions, 2013, volume 19, Issue 9.
  • Guest editor (with Barbara Casu and Daniella Fabrii) on a European Journal of Finance special issue on Emerging issues in Financial Markets and Institutions, 2014, volume 20, Issue 10.
  • Guest editor (with Phil Molyneux) on a British Accounting Review special issue on Contemporary Issues in Banking, 2017, volume 20, Issue 2.
  • Guest editor (with Allen Berger and Phil Molyneux) on a Journal of Corporate Finance special issue on Banks and the Real Economy, forthcoming 2019
  • Guest editor (with George Panos) on a European Journal of Finance special issue on Financial Capability, forthcoming 2019
  • Member of Program Committee for Financial Management Association Annual Conference, New York, October 2010.
  • Member of Scientific Committee for International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) Conference, Rome, July 2011.
  • Member of Program Committee for Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Denver, October 2011.
  • Member of Scientific Committee of Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS) Conference, London, June 2012.
  • Member of Scientific Committee for International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) Conference, Valencia, June 2012.
  • Member of Program Committee for Southern Finance Association Annual Conference, Charlestown, South Carolina, November 2012.
  • Member of Program Committee for European Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Reading, June 2013.
  • Member of Scientific Committee for International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) Conference, Nottingham, June 2013.
  • Member of Program Committee for European Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Rome, June 2014.
  • Member of Scientific Committee of Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS) Conference, Surrey, June 2014.
  • Member of Program Committee for Southern Finance Association Annual Conference, Key West, Florida, November 2014.
  • Member of Program Committee for Southern Finance Association Annual Conference, Captiva Island, Florida, November 2015.
  • Member of Program Committee for European Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Bruekelen, Netherlands, June 2015.
  • Member of Scientific Committee of Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS) Conference, Nantes, June 2015.
  • Member of Program Committee for International Banking, Economics and Finance Association / Western Economic Association International Joint Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 2015.
  • Member of Program Committee for Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Orlando, October 2015.
  • Member of Scientific Committee for Conference on Professional and Ethical Standards in Banking, Loughborough, May 2016.
  • Member of Program Committee for European Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Basel, Switzerland, June 2016.
  • Member of Scientific Committee of Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS) Conference, Malaga, June 2016.
  • Member of Scientific Committee for International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) Conference, Barcelona, June 2016.
  • Member of Scientific Committee for The International Workshop on Financial Cooperative Institutions, Victoria, June 2016.
  • Member of Scientific Committee of the Portsmouth-Fordham Conference on Banking and Finance, Portsmouth, September 2016.
  • Member of Scientific Committee for International Rome Conference on Money, Banking and Finance, Rome, December 2016.
  • Member of Program Committee for the International Banking, Economics, and Finance Association (IBEFA) / Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA) Conference, Chicago, January 2017.
  • Member of Review Committee for The Mid-West Finance Association Conference, Chicago, March 2017.
  • Member of Program Committee for European Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Athens, June 2017.
  • Member of Scientific Committee for The Essex Finance Centre (EFiC) Conference in Banking and Finance, July 2017.
  • Member of Scientific Committee for the Financial Intermediation Network of European Studies (FINEST) Conference, Trani, Italy, September 2017.
  • Member of Program Committee for the International Banking, Economics, and Finance Association (IBEFA) / Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA) Conference, Philadelphia, January 2018.
  • Member of Scientific Committee of Corporate Governance & Risk Management in financial institutions conference, Foggia, Italy, May 2018.
  • Member of Scientific Committee of Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS) Conference, Rome, June 2018.
  • Member of Program Committee for European Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Milan, June 2018.
  • Member of Scientific Committee for the International Workshop on Fnancial System Archetecture & Stability (IWFSAS), London, September 2018.
  • Member of Scientific Committee for the Scientific 6th Emerging Scholars in Banking & Finance, London, December 2018