Professor Jane Binner

Professor Jane Binner

The Department of Finance

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University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Jane Binner is currently Chair of Finance within the Department of Finance.


Jane Binner joined the Accounting and Finance Department at Birmingham Business School as Chair of Finance on 1 August 2013. Prior to this 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, the Boots Group plc and Wright Patterson Airforce Base.

She brings expertise in analyzing the strategic investment decisions of large enterprises through econometric modelling. Jane has conducted research in econometrics for over twenty years and has extensive academic and commercial experience. Binner has attracted over £1,000,000 in external research funding, including awards from the EPSRC/ESRC, the Leverhulme Trust, the National Science Foundation, the Jan Wallander Foundation as well as industrial funding from Boots and Experian. Binner has achieved international recognition for her work on the econometric performance of monetary aggregates and is world leading in her field of financial innovation in the construction of money.

Jane has recently been recently been appointed as the impact lead in the Department of Finance at Birmingham Business School, as a visiting professor at the College of Business and Economics Research Centre at the University of Wisconsin, USA and as an INDI Fellow at the Institute for Nonlinear Dynamical Inference. She has four books and over seventy publications in the area of Computational Finance and Economics.


Research Interests

  • Financial Resilience
  • Financial Services Indices
  • Financial Innovation
  • Big Data