Finance & Accounting Insights on Risk and Regulation (FAIRR)

​Who we are


The FAIRR research centre is composed of about 15 faculty members in finance and accounting and about 15 PhD students from the internal PhD in Finance & Accounting. 

It is dedicated to promoting top level research and best practices in corporate finance, market finance (investment) and accounting. To reach this goal, the research centre manages a PhD programme that trains students for an academic career, makes numerous research tools and databases available to its members, and organises academic conferences and workshops, along with weekly research seminars. 

The research centre is member of the IAFDS Initiative (


What we do


Research activities of FAIRR encompass three broad research themes: accounting and society; international financial markets and risk; and corporate governance, regulation and entrepreneurial finance. 

Our members have presented their work on these topics at academic and professional conferences and international institutions. Their work has led to publications in top-ranked journals in finance, accounting, management, economics and entrepreneurial finance (including American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Corporate Finance, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Economic Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice).