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Accounting and finance

Our accounting and finance section undertakes research across a broad range of subjects.

This research speaks to a breadth of areas in practice, including operation and behaviour of financial markets, the regulatory operations of professional bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the control of organisations, and organisational performance.

Specific subjects of interest, widely explored by our researchers, include:

  • financial reporting
  • financial regulation
  • capital market activity
  • market microstructure
  • auditing and auditor work
  • corporate governance issues
  • accounting and gender issues
  • history of accounting
  • management accounting and control.

Groups and centres

Researchers from the accounting and finance section are actively involved in a number of interdisciplinary research groups and centres and we are home to the following: