Accounting & Finance news

14/11/14

PhD Student Workshop in Finance and Accounting: Job Market & Employment Skills

The Accounting and Finance Department is hosting an ESRC-sponsored NWDTC training event for PhD students on 20 November on Job Market & Employment Skills.

HR Magazine: 'Better together' 15/07/14

HR Magazine: 'Better together'

Chris Ford, a PhD student in Accounting and Finance, is one of the experts interviewed in an HR Magazine feature on what open innovation means for HR.

Does equity analyst research lack rigour and objectivity? 02/07/14

Does equity analyst research lack rigour and objectivity?

Research by LUMS academics reveals that when incentives for criticality are high, analysts are prepared to challenge management directly about performance and to give investors an objective view of the firm through their research notes.

Read on the Global Banking & Finance Review website
Those crying Not Under My Back Yard must not call the shots on fracking 04/06/14

Those crying Not Under My Back Yard must not call the shots on fracking

It's time for a dispassionate assessment of the risks of shale gas extraction and whether they can be managed, argues Mark Shackleton.

LUMS on the up in latest Guardian league table 03/06/14

LUMS on the up in latest Guardian league table

Lancaster has charged ahead of its Russell Group peers to be ranked 10th in the Guardian League table 2015, confirming its place among the world’s elite institutions.

Global Banking & Finance Review: Long-term growth forecasts excessively optimistic 09/05/14

Global Banking & Finance Review: Long-term growth forecasts excessively optimistic

In an opinion piece in Global Banking & Finance Review, Dr Zhan Gao argues that an alternative approach to the excessively optimistic long-term growth forecasts used by finance analysts is needed.

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