School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

Working Paper Series

The purpose of the Working Paper Series is to disseminate current research by members, visitors and students of the School of Accounting Economics and Finance to a wider academic audience.

The papers published in the series have undergone a process of peer review and are available online below, as well as from Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) and EconPapers (papers published prior to 1998 are only available in printed form).

Working Papers Downloads

The copyright of each working paper is held by the authors and papers may be downloaded for personal, non-commercial use only. Requests for any other uses should be addressed to the authors.

The ISSN for the Working Paper Series is 1321-9774 and the co-editors are Dr Silvia Mendolia ( and Dr Kankesu Jayanthakumaran (

Last reviewed: 22 January, 2019