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Organization profile

Organisation profile

The department's research has long been a source of excellence which has recently been recognised in its contribution to the Business School's top rating in Scotland in the latest RAE, affirming us as a leader for "world leading and internationally excellent" research.

Chan et al. (2007) has ranked the Department's research the 5th in Europe. In studies of the most prolific authors of the past 50 years in Finance and in Accounting Heck et al. (2009) have shown that 5 Professors are within the top 5%.

The research activities in the Department are supported by excellent research and technical assistance, subscription to an extensive set of comprehensive databases, internal workshops, hosting a series of seminars by renowned researchers in the fields of accounting and finance and generous financial support to participate in national and international conferences.

The research themes of the department can be summarised into four categories.

  • Accounting
  • Corporate Finance & Market Based Accounting
  • Derivatives
  • Empirical Finance

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Investors Business & Economics
Industry Business & Economics
Federal Government Report on Social Policy Social Sciences
Equity Business & Economics
environmental reporting Social Sciences
firm Social Sciences
responsibility Social Sciences
economics Social Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2006 2020

Business case for paying a Living Wage: case evidence of Place-based approaches

Coulson, A. & Butcher, D.


Project: Internally funded projectResearch

SEPA & UNEP FI Scottish Low Carbon Energy Investment, Chair Impact Hub Working Group

Coulson, A.


Project: Knowledge Exchange (Conference / Seminar Hosting)

Research Output 1971 2019

Accounting information system effectiveness: multiple methods

Binti Puasa, S., Smith, J. & Milda Amirul, S., 29 Jul 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Accounting information systems
User satisfaction
Federal government

An ethnographic study of culture and performance in the UK lingerie industry

Smith, J. A. & England, C., 1 Apr 2019, In : British Accounting Review. 51, 3, p. 241-258 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organizational culture
Performance measures
Performance measurement

An investigation of over-crowding among the UK households

Rao, S. & Chou, C-H., 30 Jun 2019, 10, 1, p. 5-24 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
housing market
economic power
social issue


university teacher

Adam Smith Business School Prize for PhD excellence 2017

Hai Zhang (Recipient), 1 Feb 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Award for Excellence - Outstanding reviewer

Daniel Broby (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

honors and awards

Activities 1997 2019

GovMoney 2019

Daniel Broby (Participant)
4 Dec 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Presentation at the Contemporary Issues in Financial Markets hosted by the University of International Business and Economics.

Dimitris Andriosopoulos (Speaker), Amedeo De Cesari (Contributor), Konstantinos Stathopoulos (Contributor)
15 Nov 201916 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Presentation at the 2019 CSR the Economy and Financial Markets

Dimitris Andriosopoulos (Speaker), Sheikh Tanzila Deepty (Contributor)
10 Oct 201911 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk


Living Wage Employers: evidence of UK Business Cases

Andrea Coulson (Main contact)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Policy and legislation