Centre for Advanced Studies in Finance (CASIF)

Awarded with a Silver Peak of Excellence for our innovative research programme

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Centre for Advanced Studies in Finance

Centre for Advanced Studies in Finance (CASIF)

The Centre for Advanced Studies in Finance (CASIF) was established in 2005 and has grown into a vibrant, stimulating and supportive postgraduate research community in Leeds University Business School, with around 20 full-time postgraduate researchers studying a diverse range of subjects. 

Our postgraduate researchers come from all over the world contributing to the vibrancy of our research community and quality of our outputs. 

Our students produce rigorous and world-relevant research across a number of different themes in the following areas:

  • Credit
  • Banking and investment
  • Asset pricing and financial markets
  • Behavioural finance
  • Historical perspectives in accounting and finance
  • Ownership
  • Governance
  • Performance
  • Market-based accounting and decision-making

We offer an exceptional and comprehensive range of databases and outstanding IT infrastructure including a 400-core AMD Opteron Cluster ‘Everest’, part of the White Rose Grid.

Explore further study in Accounting and Finance.