Accounting and Finance

Our forward-thinking group of accounting and finance experts has a commitment to research excellence and innovation, and has unrivalled links with professional bodies and industry groups.

We take a collective, flexible and cross-disciplinary approach. We stand out because of our international reach, reputation and our research shapes accounting and finance practice and public policy.Specialist subjects

cloud computing Dr Brian Nicholson's research with Rackspace found cloud computing is entering the vocabulary of an increasing number of small to midsized businesses, with a growing appreciation of the benefits it can provide. But many companies still struggle with what exactly it can do for them.

ACCA logo Dr Anne Stafford has been invited to join the ACCA's Global Forum for the Public Sector. The forum brings together experts from the public and private sectors and from academia around the world to advise the ACCA on its thinking on current and future issues.

Dr Hening LuiDr Hening Lui's working paper, Growth Uncertainty, Generalized Disappointment Aversion and Production-based Asset Pricing, has been accepted for presentation at Carnegie-Rochester-NYU Conference on Public Policy, a top international conference in macroeconomics and finance. The conference volume will be published in the Journal of Monetary Economics.

Thinking differently: making audit innovation the new practice standardCo-authored by Professor Chris Humphrey The role of auditing in corporate governance has been published. The book was recently cited in a report by the ICAEW's Audit Futures and the Royal Society of the Arts on the future of audit.

Entrepreneurship, Finance, Governance and EthicsKonstantinos Stathopoulos contributed on The Role of Mutual Funds in Deterring Corporate Fraud in China in the publication.

The Mechanics and Performance of Initial Public OfferingsArif Khurshed authored The Mechanics and Performance of Initial Public Offerings. Finance Essentials.

PhD student case study

Marius ZieganThe key strengths of the research programme are the excellent supervision and constant monitoring to ensure you're making good progress.

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