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Mr Daniel Cahill is an Associate Lecturer at the Department of Accounting and Finance, Business School. He is currently studying PhD in finance in the area of financial technology and market sentiment. He teaches across first, third, and honours year undergraduate finance subjects. Daniel has published in international journals, including Pacific Basin Finance Journal, Australian Journal of Management and Finance Research Letters. He is an active thinker in blockchain technology.

Teaching overview

2018    - Semester 2: FINA1221 Introduction to Finance

           - Semester 1: (Senior Tutor) FINA3324 Investment Analysis

           - Semester 1: FINA4481 Advanced Investments

2017    - Semester 2: FINA5432 Introduction to Finance

           - Semester 2: (Tutor) FINA3326 Applied Financial Management

           - Semester 2: (Tutor) ACCT3302 Financial Statement Analysis


Current projects

“I am a Blockchain too…” with Dirk Baur (UWA), Frank Liu (UWA), and Joey W. Yang (UWA).

"Another Bitcoin Copycat" with Frank Liu (UWA).

“The Asymmetric Effect of Implied Volatility on Liquidity Provision” with Kingsley Y.L. Fong (UNSW), Marvin Wee (ANU), and Joey W. Yang (UWA).

“Bitcoin Time-of-Day, Day-of-Week and Month-of-Year Effects in Returns and Trading Volume” with Dirk Baur (UWA), Keith Godfrey (U Alberta) and Frank Liu (UWA)

“A Survey on Financial Technology” with Dirk Baur (UWA) and Frank Liu (UWA)

Research interests

  • Market and media Sentiment
  • Financial Technology
  • Technological Revolutions

Roles and responsibilities

The Rosemarie Nathanson Financial Markets Trading Room support/deputy

Future research

“Price for Urgency: Behaviour of Bitcoin Miners and Users” with Dirk Baur (UWA) and Frank Liu (UWA).

“Determinants of Adopting a Revolutionary Technology” with Frank Liu (UWA) and Joey W. Yang (UWA).

“Accounting Conservatism and Insider Trading” with Sirimon Treepongkaruna (UWA)

Education/Academic qualification

Commerce (Honours), Bachelor, University of Western Australia

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Research Output 2017 2019

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 4 Working paper
  • 4 Article
1 Citation (Scopus)

Bitcoin time-of-day, day-of-week and month-of-year effects in returns and trading volume

Baur, D. G., Cahill, D., Godfrey, K. & (Frank)Liu, Z., 1 Dec 2019, In : Finance Research Letters. 31, p. 78-92 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trading volume
Equity markets
January effect

The role of implied volatility in liquidity provision

Cahill, D., Fong, K., Wee, M. & Yang, J., 16 Apr 2019, In : Australian Journal of Management. 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Implied volatility
Liquidity provision
Market conditions
Order book

Another Bitcoin Copycat

Cahill, D. & Liu, Z., 11 Oct 2018, (Unpublished).

Research output: Working paper

I Am a Blockchain Too...

Cahill, D., Baur, D., Liu, Z. & Yang, W., 23 May 2018.

Research output: Working paper

Small firms
Large firms
Price reaction
Listed companies