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Finance

The latest research across a number of important areas including risk, investment, analysis and fintech.

Boom and gloom: what hotels can teach investors

Dr Renáta Kosová explains how decisions made about where and when to open hotels reflect the wider tendency of investors to follow the herd.... Read more
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Blockchain: a global supercomputer that only answers to code?

Dr. Andrei Kirilenko, Director of the Centre for Global Finance and Technology, highlights how object-oriented programming bypasses distrust.... Read more Andrei Kirilenko | 6 June 2017

Artificial intelligence is changing the face of finance

Dr Marcin Kacperczyk, Professor of Finance, highlights the possibilities and challenges of AI technology in the finance industry.... Read more Professor Marcin Kacperczyk | 27 February 2017

Could houses become like jets: too expensive to own?

David Miles, Professor of Financial Economics at Imperial College Business School, examines rising house prices relative to average household incomes, and highlights why home ownership may eventually become unsustainable for... Read more Professor David Miles | 24 February 2017

How can the Chinese improve the performance of their stock market?

Professor Franklin Allen, Director of the Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis, discusses the Chinese stock market and its unique challenges.... Read more Professor Franklin Allen | 16 February 2017

Climate change: what investors need to know

Dr Charles Donovan, Director of the Centre for Climate Finance and Investment at Imperial College Business School, warns investors to prepare for the effects of climate change on global finance.... Read more Dr Charles Donovan | 16 February 2017

How will financial technology impact your business?

Dr Andrei Kirilenko, Director of the Centre for Global Finance and Technology, explains how financial technology (fintech) is the key future trend in finance and how Imperial College Business School... Read more Andrei Kirilenko | 15 February 2017

How can government support entrepreneurs?

Professor Erkko Autio examines the kinds of policies modern entrepreneurship needs to flourish in an increasingly digital marketplace.... Read more Professor Erkko Autio | 1 February 2017

How can business address climate change?

Dr Mirabelle Muûls, Assistant Professor in Economics at Imperial College Business School, explains how businesses will need to adapt to the increasing importance of carbon markets following the 2015 climate... Read more Dr Mirabelle Muûls | 23 February 2016

When will we move past the global financial crisis?

Professor Franklin Allen, Executive Director of the Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis at Imperial College Business School, explains how financial markets are trying to discover a ‘new normal’ following... Read more Professor Franklin Allen | 15 February 2016