Blending computation, economics and finance.
We place a strong emphasis on empirical work, making use of big data which incorporates the full real-time record of all trading activity in a particular market. We are an interdisciplinary and laboratory-based teaching and research centre. Staff have experience both in industry and in advertising the UK Government.
We provide a vibrant research environment so our PhD students publish papers in prestigious international conferences and often attract the attention of industry and government. Our graduates have gone on to become quantitative analysts, portfolio managers and software engineers at institutions such as HSBC and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities.
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