Jane Binner joined the Accounting and Finance Department as Chair of Finance on 1 August. Before joining Birmingham Business School she worked as Head of the Accounting and Finance Division at Sheffield Management School and as Reader in Economics at Aston Business School for 7 years. Jane has a PhD, MSc, PGCE and BA Hons in Economics from the University of Leeds. She has worked with a number of stakeholder groups such as the Home Office, Experian and the Boots Group plc. She brings expertise in analyzing the strategic investment decisions of large enterprises through econometric modelling. Jane has conducted research in econometric modelling for over twenty years and has extensive academic and commercial experience.
Jane has attracted over £1,000,000 in research funding, including awards from the EPSRC, the Leverhulme Trust, the National Science Foundation, the Jan Wallander Foundation as well as industrial funding from Boots and Experian. She has achieved international recognition for her work on the econometric performance of monetary aggregates and serves as an Advisor to the Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis, USA, on the construction of money. She has four books and over sixty publications in the area of Computational Finance and Economics.