Professor Duxbury is an expert in the areas of experimental and behavioral finance. He is the author of a research monograph on repeated financial decision making, along with peer reviewed papers in leading international journals including Organizational Behavior and Human Decisions Processes, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Psychology, Economics Letters, Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions and Money, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Review of Behavioral Finance, Accounting and Business Research and British Accounting Review. He presents regularly at international conferences.
Professor Duxbury is the founder and Research Group Head of Behavioural Research in Finance (BRiF), a newly created research group that aims to build and consolidate the research expertise at Newcastle University Business School in the study of financial behaviour, from both an empirical and experimental perspective.
Professor Duxbury's research is recognised internationally (he was awarded a Citation of Excellence by Emerald Management Reviews for one of the top 50 papers worldwide in 2008) and has informed research by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Whitehouse discussions. His expertise has been sought by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in relation to personal accounts and auto-enrolment and by the Personal Accounts Delivery Authority (PADA) and the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) in relation to attitudes to loss in pensions. He has led two successful submissions to the Department for Work and Pensions’ Social and Economic Research Framework and the Office of Fair Trading’s Research Services Framework.
Professor Duxbury is an invited member of the Behavioural Finance Working Group and a member of the editorial board of the Review of Behavioral Finance and the International Journal of Behavioural Accounting and Finance. He has a long standing affiliation with the Centre for Decision Research, University of Leeds, where he is currently a Visiting Professor.
My main research interest can be broadly classified under the complementary areas of experimental and behavioral accounting/ economics/ finance, to which I apply insight from the decision research and psychology literatures.
Areas of application and recent projects include:
If you are interested in research in the areas of experimental and behavioral accounting/ economics/ finance, either in relation to the specific research topics above or more broadly, and you meet the PhD entry criteria of Newcastle University Business School, please email your CV and research proposal.
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Professor Duxbury has over 20 years teaching experience across the accounting and finance disciplines. He currently delivers ACC3003 Issues in Behavioural Finance, bringing his research expertise to the fore.