News from the Department


Professor Peter Miller amongst 7 academics who have become British Academy Fellows

 Seven LSE academics have been made Fellows of the British Academy for contribution to humanities and the social sciences, including the Department of Accounting’s Professor Peter Miller.

 The LSE academics are among 76 distinguished scholars to be elected to the British Academy Fellowship in 2018, joining over 1,400 Fellows.


LSE Students Announced as Winners of the St James’s Place Prize

Two graduating Masters students from the London School of Economics were awarded the St James’s Place Prize for Academic Excellence in Accounting 


The quality of financial information explains why stocks and bonds co-move 

Firms that report conservatively provide a timely, credible signal to bondholders, leading to co-movement and informing asset allocation decisions.

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Professor Alnoor Bhimani asks whether Finance is keeping up with Artificial Intelligence

On 16 April 2018, Professor Bhimani gave a talk at the Grant Thornton’s CAM-I Meeting in London entitled “Artificial Intelligence and the Coming Transformation of Business: Is Finance leading or lagging?” 


The UK's Financial Reporting Council appoints new as academic expert on the Financial Reporting Lab Steering Group

Funded by the UK's Financial Reporting Council (FRC) to help improve the effectiveness of corporate reporting the Financial Reporting Lab provides an environment where investors and companies can come together to develop pragmatic solutions to today’s reporting needs. Dr Yasmine Chahed, LSE, has been appointed as their academic expert to the Financial Reporting Lab Steering Group. Current projects include the reporting of performance metrics and the digital future of corporate reporting. 


Dr Xi Li receives International Centre for Pension Management Awards for research paper

Wednesday 11 April 2018
Dr Xi Li, LSE, and co-authors Elroy Dimson and Oguzhan Karakas from Cambridge Judge Business School was awarded the ICPM Research Award for their working paper ‘Coordinated Engagements’.

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Professor Alnoor Bhimani speaks at Karakoram International University

Monday 26 March 2018 
Professor Bhimani delivered an address to staff and students at Karakoram International University  Hunza Campus in Pakistan, on successfully preparing for the workforce of the future.  

Professor Alnoor Bhimani speaks on Lean Financial Management for Tech Entrepreneurship

Thursday 1 March 2018
Professor Bhimani delivered an address on lean financial management for tech entrepreneurship at the University of Law in London.