Our Research

Investment and finance projects

The members of the Group have successfully supervised several PhD students to completion. We are particularly interested in supervising research in the following areas:

Emerging markets
Portfolio management
Financial markets and regulations
Risk management
Asset pricing
Behavioural finance
Mergers and acquisitions
Capital structure policy
Corporate finance
Corporate restructuring
Corporate governance
Corporate financial strategy 
Executive compensation
International accounting
Financial distress and bankruptcy
Foreign exchange markets
Financial intermediation
Initial public offerings 
Small business finance
Derivatives markets
Market-based accounting research
Market efficiency studies
Private equity
Market microstructure 
Management reputation 
Micro finance
Bank efficiency