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The Department of Finance is one of the largest and most respected finance groups in Europe. We have recognised research strength in most areas of theoretical empirical asset pricing and theoretical empirical corporate finance as well as financial intermediation and finance regulation. View latest research highlights|.

Financial Markets Group (FMG)

Financial Markets Group|
The research activities of the Finance faculty of LSE are closely linked to the LSE's Financial Markets Group (FMG)|. Since its founding in 1987 the FMG has been a major research centre with a full range of research activities including weekly research seminars, major academic conferences, roundtable policy debates with financial practitioners, funded research projects, post-doctoral research, and a programme of academic visitors.

Seminars and Workshops

With six core seminar series, numerous high-profile conferences, public lectures and specialised workshops, the FMG is the focal point of the School’s research communication with the business, policy-making and academic finance communities. View all FMG events|.

PhD Research

PhD Student Profiles|
The Department has a formally structured PhD Finance programme| for students whose research is of the highest international quality. The programme is designed to provide a broad based training in theoretical and empirical research methods in Finance. View our current research students|, or find out more about PhD Finance|.