Other members of the group include, Professor Huainan Zhao, Dr Vineet Agarwal, Dr Andrea Moro, Dr Yacine Belghitar, Dr Peter Yallup, Dr Abdulkadir Mohamed, Professor Ruth Bender and Dr Matthias Nnadi. The research undertaken has high policy value and is frequently cited in reports by government, international development banks and central banks. The centre also undertakes commissioned pieces of research for investment banks and fund management companies.
The Centre undertakes empirical research on a variety of finance topics. The CRF is a centre of academic excellence whose members are highly acclaimed in their areas of expertise and regularly publish papers in top finance journals which includes, Review of Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Journal of International Money and Finance, International Review of Financial Analysis, Quantitative Finance, Journal of Quantitative Finance & Accounting, Financial Management, European Journal of Finance, Global Finance Journal, Journal of emerging Markets and Finance. Currently the CRF has 9 PhD scholars and 3 DBA students. The centre offers excellent opportunities to pursue high quality research. The CRF has excellent contacts within the financial services industry and have done many research projects in close collaboration with the industry.