Potential supervisors in the Department of Accounting and Finance

Our members of staff are particularly interested in supervising PhD students in the following areas:

SupervisorsResearch areas
Daniella Acker Tax and capital structure
market-based accounting research
behavioural finance
George Bulkley General area: The performance of Financial Markets, and in particular empirical tests of asset pricing models e.g.
Test of models of the term structure of interest rates
Test of models of aggregate equity pricing.
Test of models of individual stock pricing.
Development of trading rules to exploit stock and bond miss pricing.
Application of behavioural finance to all of these areas.
Mark Clatworthy Financial accounting
Accounting and capital markets
Empirical research on audit markets.
Stuart Cooper Sustainability reporting
Carbon accounting
Performance measurement and management.
Sheila Ellwood Financial reporting particularly in public services. 
NHS management accounting and auditing. 
Stakeholder accounting.
Sylvain Friederich Empirical market microstructure
Paula Hill Credit risk
Credit ratings
Mike Jones Financial reporting particularly financial communication. 
History of accounting. 
Social and environmental accounting
Piotr Korczak Insider trading
Cross-country differences in corporate governance mechanisms
International cross-listing
Steve Lyne Budgeting and management control
Activity-based techniques
Balanced Scorecard and performance measurement
Neslihan Ozkan Financial economics
Corporate finance
Corporate governance
Evarist Stoja Applied financial econometrics
Quantitative finance
Asset pricing
Nick Taylor Empirical finance
Financial econometrics
Volatility modelling and forecasting
Fangming Xu Mergers and acquisitions
Corporate finance
Corporate governance
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