The Finance, Economy, Society (FES) Research Group conducts critical research into the role of finance in the economy and society. In particular, the research focuses on the role of finance in the (re)production of social and spatial inequalities and how these contribute to the emergence of financial, economic, social and environmental crises.
In doing so, the FES Research Group contributes to the University’s strategic vision and mission of supporting sustainable and inclusive society. FES Research Group works closely with colleagues in Geography and maintains vibrant interdisciplinary links within the School of Natural Sciences and with colleagues in Business, Economics, Politics and Sociology. The Group is led by Dr Martin Sokol, who is a co-founding member and the Secretary of the Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo)