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Department of Accounting and Finance

Organisational unit: Academic Unit

Organisation profile

Research is central to the activities of the Department of Accounting and Finance at the University of Bristol. The research activity of the department was awarded a rating of 2.55 in the Research Assessment Exercise of 2008, and as such we are one of the UK’s leading Accounting and Finance research departments.

Staff and research students within the department provide a vibrant and proactive research environment. Research students benefit from individual supervision by highly qualified members of staff, and in addition attend taught courses in research methodology. The school provides excellent research resources and facilities for both staff and students.

Staff have published in a wide range of leading academic journals including the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Economic Journal, Journal of International Economics, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, European Financial Management, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting and Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance.

Academics within the department undertake high quality research across a range of Accounting and Finance related topics:

  • Asset Pricing
  • Corporate Communication
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Risk
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Reporting
  • International FInance
  • Management Accounting
  • Market Microstructure
  • Market-Based Accounting Research
  • Public Sector Financial Management

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Contact information

The Priory Road Complex
Priory Road
United Kingdom