University of Portsmouth: PhD Research in Accounting, Economics and Finance

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University of Portsmouth


With an excellent reputation for research, our recent projects have received funding from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and from Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). We are currently exploring financial reporting, audit, corporate governance, accounting education, strategic management, international macroeconomics, monetary policy and environmental economics.

Research centres and groups:


The Finance Research Group is a round-table open academic discussion among members of staff with multiple research interests in finance and financial economics. It's a platform for fresh and innovative ideas, for new research venues and productive collaboration. The group have a solid knowledge of quantitative methods that are used to estimate, forecast and test theories of finance and financial economics, collaborating with both UK-based and overseas researchers in developing joint research projects.


The Economics Research Group undertakes research into a rich variety of topics including microeconomic level analysis of individual or household decision making and patterns of consumption, specific industry and market studies, global macroeconomic and monetary interactions.


The Gate-To-Plate Research Group brings together the skills and expertise of a multidisciplinary group of researchers from the Business School. This ranges from accounting, agricultural and environmental economics to executive information systems (EIS) and Business Intelligence.

For more information and current PhD opportunities visit Accounting, Economics and Finance

General funding sources

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