Recently announced as the nominee of the Irish Accounting and Finance Association, Andrea Mc Namara, a 3rd year PhD Student in the School of Business is currently en route to participate in this year’s Doctoral Consortium of the American Accounting Association.
Based on a competitive application process, Andrea is travelling to Nevada in California where over four intensive days, she along with approximately 90 doctoral candidates in accounting and finance from across the world, will hear from some leading academics on a range of research topics. The title of Andrea’s research is ‘Country Characteristics in the Demand and Supply of SME Finance; A European Perspective’.
Andrea is a first class honours graduate of WIT’s Bachelor of Business (Hons) Programme and Masters in Business Studies (Economics and Finance), and worked for two years in fund accounting in Dublin before returning to undertake her PhD.
She is one of six PhD students in the AIB Centre for Finance and Business Research, ([url=http://www.cfbr.ie]http://www.cfbr.ie[/url]) and is being supervised by Dr Sheila O Donohoe.