Cardiff Business School Research

Accounting and Finance

Colleagues within the Accounting and Finance Section undertake research across a broad range of subjects, including:

  • Financial reporting
  • Financial regulation
  • Capital market activity
  • Market microstructure
  • Auditing and auditor work
  • Corporate governance issues
  • Accounting and gender issues
  • History of accounting
  • Management accounting and control

This research speaks to a breadth of areas in practice. They include the operation and behaviour of financial markets, the regulatory operations of professional bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the control of organisations, and organisational performance. 

Research Highlights

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Demonstrating the value of ethically screened stocks

Research from Cardiff Business School’s Accounting & Finance section has been featured in a prestigious business journal.

New research group addresses corporate governance

Cardiff Business School is preparing for the launch of a new, interdisciplinary research group focused on addressing issues and challenges relating to corporate governance.

Academics scoop best paper at FMA conference

Cardiff Business School academics recognised at major international conference.

Faculty members

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Professor Marc Goergen

Head of section

Professor Roy Chandler

MSc Accounting and Finance

Professor John Richard Edwards

Professor in Accounting

Professor Jens Hagendorff

Professor of Finance & Investment

Dr Wissam Abdallah

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Finance

Dr Alpa Dhanani

Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Groups and Centres

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The Accounting and Finance section is home to the following research groups and centres: