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Research interests: Accountancy and Finance

Our Department’s research interests are diverse

From performance management and probability theory to capital markets and cashflow accounting – discover the research interests of individual staff members within the Department of Accountancy and Finance.

Professor Ralph Adler

  • Performance management
  • Strategic management accounting
  • Organisational effectiveness
  • Active student learning

Visit Professor Adler's staff profile page for contact details, teaching programme, publications and further research information.

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Mrs Nicola Beatson

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Dr Pallab Biswas

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Dr Gurmeet Bhabra

  • Corporate control
  • Corporate governance
  • Dividend policy
  • Corporate restructuring

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Professor Timothy Falcon Crack

  • Empirical capital markets
  • Derivatives
  • Econometrics
  • Quantitative active equity trading strategies
  • Fixed income theory
  • Market microstructure

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Dr Ivan Diaz-Rainey

  • Carbon and energy finance
  • Commodity and energy markets (especially the speculation debate)
  • Financial innovation and risk
  • Reform of financial regulation following the Global Financial Crisis
  • Evolution of capital markets (HFT, ETFs and liquidity fragmentation)
  • Financial development and capital structure
  • Innovation diffusion
  • Induced diffusion of eco-innovations (e.g. renewables)
  • Energy and environmental policy
  • Science and technology policy (how it relates to climate change)

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Dr Sriyalatha Kumarasinghe

  • Japanese management and management accounting
  • Organizational behaviour and performance management
  • Entry mode strategies and performance of multinational enterprises
  • Business ethics, corporate governance, and corporate social responsibility

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Professor David Lont

  • Capital markets
  • The economics of financial reporting and auditing

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Dr Mansi Mansi

  • Sustainable procurement
  • Sustainability disclosures
  • Biodiversity management
  • Disclosures

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Dr Lynn McAlevey

  • Financial modelling
  • Risk management
  • Applied statistics
  • Statistics education

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Dr Raskesh Pandey

  • Corporate governance and accountability
  • Social and Environmental Accounting and Reporting and Sustainability
  • Workplace spirituality and performance

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Associate Professor I M Premachandra

  • Empirical finance
  • Financial modelling
  • Performance evaluation using DEA (Data Envelopment Analysis) and its applications in finance
  • Probability theory
  • Simulation
  • Application of operations research techniques in finance

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Dr Dinithi Ranasinghe

  • Corporate governance
  • Value relevance
  • Benchmarks and disclosure
  • Accounting choices
  • Financial reporting

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Dr Helen Roberts

  • The relationship between CEO compensation, firm performance and corporate governance

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Dr Anindya Sen

  • Financial derivatives
  • Quantitative strategy

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Mr Dyna Seng

  • Cashflow accounting
  • Financial accounting
  • Financial management
  • Accounting education
  • Intellectual capital and firm performance

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Dr Carolyn Stringer

Performance management including:

  • The balanced scorecard
  • EVA
  • Performance measurement
  • Target setting
  • Performance evaluation
  • Incentive systems
  • Risk management
  • Governance issues

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Dr Eric Tan

Performance management including:

  • Funds management
  • Investments
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance

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Dr Ros Whiting

  • Accounting treatment of intellectual capital and intangible assets
  • Career and gender issues in the accounting profession
  • Active-based student learning in accounting
  • Business succession planning

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Professor Jin Zhang

  • Derivatives and Quantitative Finance

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