Department of Economics, Accounting and Finance
The Department of Economics, Accounting and Finance has around 40 faculty members with excellent track records in publishing in top-tier journals, including journals in the Financial Times 50 list.
In economics, the research focuses on behavioural, health and energy economics.
The research in accounting concentrates on the role of managerial traits in insider trading, tax noncompliance and other business outcomes by exploiting unique person-level data on managers, as well as management control systems and public sector accounting.
In finance, the research focuses in large part on behavioral finance. In particular, we look at factors affecting the behaviour of individual investors.