The Division of Accounting, Finance and Economics is situated within the Dundee Business School.
Our research contributes to the University research theme of Environment.
Research in the Division revolves around the study of energy from an accounting and finance perspective. Our Chair in Energy and Environmental Accounting leads the efforts in this area. The current focus is on renewable energy, but we have also contributed extensively to the study of the oil and gas sector. More recently, we have diversified our research into other areas of accounting, economics and finance, such as economic growth, and development and investment biases.
Research on energy is our main strength and we continue to build our capacity around this topic. Our research focuses on a diverse array of areas, such as renewable energy accounting and finance; carbon accounting; oil and gas accounting; social and environmental accounting; and energy security.
Our research in accounting has been traditionally linked to the energy sector. We also have expertise in other areas of accounting, such as human resource valuation, performance measurement and accounting as a social practice.
Our newest research group is focussed on investment biases, corporate governance, ownership structure, stock return anomalies and real estate investment.
This is a developing research area linked to economic growth and development. The work is both theoretical and empirical. The focus of the research is on understanding how different factors affect the growth prospects of nations. Specifically, we study issues such as corruption, gender inequality, pollution and drug trafficking.
Find out more about the work our researchers do and how you could join us to study a PhD, MPhil or Masters by Research.