LSE ranked first in the UK for Business and Management Studies

We are delighted to announce that the Research Excellence Framework 2014 has ranked LSE as the UK higher education leader for Business and Management Studies. This subject division is a joint submission by Finance, Accounting and Management departments at LSE, and the rating highlights the outstanding level of academic research produced by the department.

Assessors awarded an impressive 59 per cent of the work submitted jointly by the Department - with the LSE Department of Accounting and LSE Department of Management - the highest (4 star) rating, indicating that they considered it 'world-leading'. A further 31 per cent was graded 3 star.

Research Excellence Framework 2014: Business and Management studies



REF 2014 case-study submissions from the Department of Finance were: 

  • Daniel Ferreira -  Gender diversity on boards: are quotas the answer?
  • Dimitri Vayanos - Providing intellectual foundations for Quantitative Easing programmes
  • Jean-Pierre Zigrand - Smarter regulation of financial markets