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Accounting & Finance PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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  Accountants in the hospital: a hidden professional group
  Dr W Jackson, Dr A Paterson
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Healthcare has long been a large segment of national economies, with it typically representing 10% of the GDP of economies in the developed world.
  Climate change-related disclosures: a legitimacy perspective from accounting professionals
  Dr T de Aguiar, Dr S Haque
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Concern about the undeniable, unpredictable, and risky nature of climate change increases pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.
  Globalisation, accounting and the war against corruption in public sector organisations
  Dr A Paterson, Dr W Jackson
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Fraudulent and corrupt practises, whether they occur in business, or in the public and third sectors are the antithesis of ethical behaviours.
  Renewable transition: Strategies and discourses
  Prof J Canales, Dr T de Aguiar
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Many international policies have been set to tackle climate change. The Paris Agreement is an example of such policies. In preparation to comply with these agreements, countries are set internal policies and targets.
  Role of civil society organisations and corporate transparency in relation to Modern Slavery.
  Prof M Islam, Dr S Haque
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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The ongoing modern slavery regulations (such as the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, Australian Modern Slavery Act, 2018) appear quite broad and setting minimum (and to some extent voluntary) transparency and accountability requirements, leave discretion to both businesses and public sector organisations to comply with the regulations and public expectation.
  The effects of securitization on financial and economic stability in China
  Dr C Jiang, Dr H Vu
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Chinese government has recently announced a string of measures to open up China’s financial markets to foreign capital by removing various restrictions and granting international investors unfettered access to the world’s second-largest capital market – the mainland stocks and bonds.
  The impact of credit ratings on corporate policies
  Dr C Jiang, Dr H Vu
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Credit ratings assigned by external credit rating agencies such as Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch Ratings play an important role in shaping important corporate financing and investment policies.
  General Practice contracts: The impact of contract changes on General Practices in Scotland
  Dr V Watson, Dr R Schulz, Prof P Murchie
Application Deadline: 27 March 2020

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In the UK, most GP Practices are run as private businesses that contract with the Government to provide general medical care to the population of patients who are registered with them.
  Market-Based Accounting Research
  Dr S Rahman
Applications accepted all year round

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Market-based accounting research (MBAR) involves the application of capital market theories in areas of finance and accounting, typically using large volumes of share market data.
  PhD opportunities in Economics and Finance at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time.  . Research students. are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community.
  An examination of the socio-economic consequences of the diagnosis of, and recovery from, cancer in the UK (in collaboration with Tenovus UK)
  Prof M Jones
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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This PhD will focus on understanding the socio-economic outcomes of individuals who experience cancer in the UK, including in core aspects of quality of life, such as, work and income, and wellbeing.
  What’s behind the gig-economy? Economic, social and individual analysis of self-employment growth in the UK
  Prof A Henley
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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The successful candidate will be enrolled on the PHD in Economics OR the PHD in Business and Management at Cardiff Business School.
  An Exploration of the Impact of UK Austerity on Local Community Resilience to Natural Hazards
  Dr C MacRae, Dr J Adekola
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number - GSBS-2019-103. Local government increasingly focus efforts on identifying and managing risks. A central part of this process is building resilience amongst Scottish communities to deal with local risk(s) including those from natural hazards.
  Development of Business Intelligence Outlier Detection and Predictive Analytics System in Managing Occupational Fraud and Loan Defaults in Banks.
  Dr C Nwafor, Dr M Silva
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. GSBS-2019-111. Banks have faced significant regulatory requirements since the financial crisis.
  Managing Ethical Supply Chain Risks Using Traditional Collaborative Approaches
  Dr N Palit, Dr K Fryer
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. GSBS-2019-120. The nature of the risks present in the supply chain is ever changing. One of the modern day concerns of the supply chains is to manage the ethical risks including sensitive issues such as child labour exploitation, modern-day slavery, and human trafficking.
  Managing the Risk of Cyber within the UK
  Dr J Adekola, Dr C MacRae
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. GSBS-2019-110. Cyber-attack is now recognised as one of the biggest threats to organisations worldwide.
  Glasgow School for Business and Society

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Glasgow Caledonian University's commitment to the Common Good is realised in applied research which addresses major societal challenges, enabling communities in the UK and internationally to build inclusive societies and live healthy lives in sustainable environments.
  Doctoral Research Studentships - King’s Business School

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PhD Type

King's Business School invites applications for funded, full-time PhD studentships to start in the 2020-21 academic year. We offer a significant number of Home/EU and International studentships and seek to attract talented and enthusiastic students who aspire to be future leaders in their academic fields of study.
  PhD CASE Studentship: Designing macro factors for portfolio choice
  Dr S Nolte, Dr H Lohre
Application Deadline: 19 April 2020

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This is a 1+3 years studentship between the Department of Accounting and Finance at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) and our industry partner Invesco, funded by the ESRC – Northwest Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership.
  Leeds Business School

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We welcome applicants who want to undertake challenging and innovative doctoral research and be part of Leeds Business School's research community.
  LSE PhD Studentships for 2020

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Want to know more?. Ask LSE. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is the world's leading dedicated social science institution.
  PhD Studentship: Macroeconomic drivers of non-performing loans in Europe.
  Prof A Vivian
Application Deadline: 14 March 2020

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Application details. Reference number. SBEAV-SY20. Start date of studentship. 1st October 2020. Closing date of advert. 14 March 220.
  Cyber-fraud and business (SF19/AFM/SPROAT)
  Dr P Sproat
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Fraud, including online fraud, is now the most commonly experienced crime in England and Wales. (National Audit Office 2017). The annual losses to private sector businesses fraud in the UK are.
  Household Financial Forecasting and Planning: Biases and Support Tools (Advert Reference: SF19/BL/MOS/GONUL)
  Dr S Gonul, Prof D Onkal, Prof M Thomson
Applications accepted all year round

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Arguments about money are a major cause of conflict in many households.
  Identifying information leaders and modelling information transmission in global financial markets: A machine learning approach (Advert Reference: SF19/BL/AFM/SZCZYGIELSKI)
  Dr K Szczygielski, Prof J Brzeszczyński
Applications accepted all year round

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Machine learning (ML) offers a novel approach to the identification and selection of predictors in regression models. ML permits the consideration of large numbers of potential variables and the identification of a relevant and statistically workable feature set.
  Place Leadership in Northern England: Changing Regimes (SF19/LHRM/SHUTT2)
  Prof J Shutt, Prof J Liddle
Applications accepted all year round

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A new level of regional governance has been introduced into the UK since 2014 with the introduction of the Northern Powerhouse, the West Midlands Engine, and the Oxford Cambridge Corridor and the Western Powerhouse.
  The effectiveness of independent directors in family businesses in emerging economies: Contingent on social and human capital? (SF19/AFM/SOBHAN)
  Dr A Sobhan
Applications accepted all year round

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Independent directors, one of the most crucial element of corporate governance (CG) codes based on the Anglo-American model, have been transplanted across emerging economies (Aguilera and Haxhi, 2018).
  Housing Market Spillovers
  Dr C Liu
Applications accepted all year round

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The housing market has been argued as the main driving force of the 2008-2009 financial crisis. In U.S., the past decade initially saw a rapid growth in housing prices and residential investment, followed by the collapse of housing market and frozen credit market.
  QMUL HSS Principal's Postgraduate Research Studentships

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The School of Business and Management invites applications for Research Studentships open to UK, EU and international students.
  MRes/PhD Economics and Finance programmes – Studentships available

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Queen Mary University of London School of Economics and Finance. MRes/PhD Economics and Finance programmes – Studentships available.
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