SOAS University of London

School of Finance and Management

Research in the School of Finance and Management

Members of the School of Finance and Management (SFM) have a strong commitment to academic research and publication.  Our research interests, publications, and expertise are wide-ranging. Our current, active research interests lie within five main areas:

  • Corporate governance: finance, law, and regulation (in developed and developing countries)
  • Corporate finance: determinants of firms' capital structure
  • Finance and economic growth
  • Financial regulation, central banking and bank supervision
  • Management in China; Management in Japan; and Management in the Middle East and North Africa
Staff Publications and CeFIMS discussion paper series

The Department's output of research is accessible from the SFM staff pages and from the CeFiMS website in the form of the CeFiMS discussion paper series (downloadable as pdf documents)

Research Students

The Research programme at SFM is designed to ensure that PhD students are an integral part of DeFiMS research activity.  Further information on the research activities of current SFM PhD students are listed on this site.