Supporting and encouraging research and collaboration.
The Accounting, Finance and Economics Research Group (AFERG) was established to foster an inclusive research environment that facilitates, supports and encourages research and collaboration both within the department and with other subject areas.
A number of distinct research themes exist within the group some of which overlap the different disciplines.
The main research themes include corporate governance, gender, volunteering, performance measurement, management, financial regulation, public finance, econometric techniques used in finance, the history of economics and macroeconomics.
The group has global research interests that span a variety of organisation types including third sector organisations, public sector organisations and private sector entities.
The AFERG was established in 2013 to: