Dr Danny McGowan

Dr Danny McGowan

The Department of Finance
Senior Lecturer in Finance

Contact details

+44 (0)121 414 6530
+44 (0) 121 414 6678
Office G28, JG Smith Building
Department of Finance
University of Birmingham
B15 2TY

Danny McGowan is a Senior Lecturer in Finance at the University of Birmingham. His research interests focus on financial economics and industrial organization.

He has published articles in the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial Intermediation and other internationally recognized journals. Danny has presented his research at leading conferences such as the American Economic Association and the European Finance Association and at several universities. He has received research funding from the British Academy and the Leverhulme Trust.

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  • PhD Economics, University of Nottingham, 2010
  • MSc Economics, University of Bristol, 2007
  • BSc Economics, University of Bristol, 2006


Advanced Corporate Financial Management

Postgraduate supervision

Huyen Nguyen (University of Nottingham)


Research interests: Financial Economics, Industrial Organization


Danisewicz, P., McGowan, D., Onali, E. And Schaeck, K. (2018) ‘Debt Priority Structure, Market Discipline and Bank Conduct’, Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming.

McGowan, D. (2017) ‘Digging Deep to Compete: Vertical Integration, Product Market Competition and Prices’, Journal of Industrial Economics, 65(4), p. 683-718.

Danisewicz, P., McGowan, D., Onali, E. and Schaeck, K. (2016) ‘The Real Effects of Banking Supervision’, Journal of Financial Intermediation, forthcoming.

Gemmell, N., Kneller, R., McGowan, D. and Sanz, I. (2016) ‘Corporate Taxation and Productivity Catch-Up: Evidence from European Firms’, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, forthcoming.

McGowan, D. (2014) ‘Do Entry Barriers Reduce Productivity? Evidence from a Natural Experiment’, Economics Letters, 125(1), p. 97-100.

McGowan, D. and Milner, C. (2015) ‘Trade Costs and Trade Composition’, Economic Inquiry, 51(3), p. 1886-1902.