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PhD subject group - Finance

We offer a wide range of stimulating and diverse research activities in which our doctoral students play a full and active part. This includes a very successful finance seminar series with speakers from Boston College, Cambridge (Judge), Cardiff, Cass, Columbia, Imperial, Harvard, Lancaster, LBS, LSE, Manchester, Oxford (Said), Warwick, Wharton, NYU and other notable schools.

We publish in leading journals such as:

  • Journal of Financial Economics
  • Journal of Finance
  • Review of Finance
  • Journal of Corporate Finance
  • Financial Review
  • European Financial Management
  • Economics Letters
  • European Journal of Finance
  • Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting
  • Journal of Banking and Finance
  • Journal of Financial Research
  • Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics
  • Mathematical Finance

Our world class research in finance covers:

  • asset pricing
  • corporate finance
  • corporate risk management
  • international finance
  • mathematical finance
  • financial derivatives
  • behavioral finance
  • banking regulation
  • corporate governance

 

 

Our Finance and Risk PhD programme is a combination of rigorous training and supervision by our leading scholars. We offer a dedicated PhD in Finance and Risk Pathway which helps students to learn the theoretical and empirical tools of research in a systematic manner. We also organise doctoral workshops taught by specialists from within and outside the School. Past workshops have covered:

  • financial databases
  • financial derivatives
  • venture capital
  • experimental economics

There is also an annual finance doctoral colloquium for our students to showcase their research.

We admit students with a strong quantitative and finance background to our highly competitive Finance and Risk PhD programme. You will work with dedicated academics who passionately share their expertise with doctoral students. Many supervisors successfully publish with their doctoral students in top academic journals. You are supported by a strong supporting network of finance doctoral students and have access to top financial databases and software.

Priority research area

  • corporate finance
  • corporate risk management
  • international finance
  • mathematical finance
  • financial derivatives
  • behavioral finance
  • banking regulation
  • corporate governance
 

 

Contact

Hang Le - Deputy Divisional Research Director for the Industrial Economics and Finance

 

Nottingham University Business School

Jubilee Campus
Nottingham
NG8 1BB

telephone: +44 (0) 115 846 6602
fax: +44 (0) 115 846 6667
email: business-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk