Dr Tiago Rodrigues Loncan

Strathclyde Chancellor's Fellow

Accounting and Finance

Personal statement

I joined the University of Strathclyde as a Lecturer of Finance and Chancellor’s Fellow in 2018. I hold a BSc in Economics from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil), a BSc in International Business from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil), and MSc degrees in Economics from the University of Bologna (Italy) and Business Management from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil). I also hold a postgraduate certificate in Global Competitiveness Leadership from Georgetown University (USA).  I earned my PhD degree in Finance from the University of Strathclyde (United Kingdom). 

Prior to my career in academia, I worked as a financial, investor relations and M&A analyst in the corporate sector in Brazil. My research interests are in the areas of international finance and economics, corporate financial and investment decisions, foreign direct and portfolio investments, political economy of finance and emerging markets finance.


Investment, leverage and political risk : evidence from project-level FDI
King Timothy, Loncan Tiago, Khan Zaheer
Journal of Corporate Finance Vol 67 (2021)
The effects of project scale on FDI location choices : evidence from emerging economies
Loncan Tiago
Management International Review Vol 61, pp. 157-205 (2021)
Foreign institutional ownership and corporate cash holdings : evidence from emerging economies
Loncan Tiago
International Review of Financial Analysis Vol 71 (2020)
Responsible science : Celebrating the 50-year legacy of Ball and Brown (1968) using a registration-based framework
Aman Hiroyuki, Beekes Wendy, Berkman Henk, Bohmann Marc, Bradbury Michael, Chapple Larelle, Chang Millicent, Clout Victoria, Faff Robert, Han Jianlei, Hillier David, Hodgson Allan, Howieson Bryan, Jona Jonathan, Linnenluecke Martina, Loncan Tiago, McCredie Bronwyn, Michayluk David, Mroczkowski Nick, Pan Zheyao (Terry), Patel Vinay, Podolski Edward, Soderstrom Naomi, Smith Tom, Tanewski George, Walsh Kathleen, Wee Marvin, Wright Sue
Pacific Basin Finance Journal Vol 56, pp. 129-150 (2019)
Do foreign portfolio capital flows affect domestic investment? Evidence from Brazil
Colombo Jefferson A, Loncan Tiago R, Caldeira João F
International Journal of Finance and Economics Vol 24, pp. 855-883 (2019)
Political uncertainty and stock returns : evidence from the Brazilian political crisis
Hillier David, Loncan Tiago
Pacific-Basin Finance Journal Vol 54, pp. 1-12 (2019)

More publications


  • AG909 - Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • BF998 - Advanced Quantitative Methods
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays, 15:00-17:00. My office is located at 618 Duncan Wing.

Professional activities

Does corruption amplify or mitigate the impact of ownership structure on cash?
Does corruption amplify or mitigate the impact of ownership structure on cash?
The impact of corruption and ownership on cash
Compositional effects of O-SII capital buffers and the role of monetary policy
Presentation at the 2019 Corporate Finance Day Conference hosted by the University of Groningen

More professional activities


Strathclyde Centre for Doctoral Training in Socially Progressive Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Sahasranamam, Sreevas (Academic) Riccardi, Annalisa (Academic) Rodrigues Loncan, Tiago (Academic) Nicolopoulou, Katerina (Academic) Minisci, Edmondo (Academic) Kalin, Robert (Academic)
This is a interdisciplinary centre for doctoral training led by Chancellor's Fellows. The projects will focus on studying research questions in social entrepreneurship and social innovation aimed at addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) through market-based mechanisms and theory linked interventions.

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