Research & expertise
Professor of Accounting, Accountability and Financial Management
Accounting & Financial Management
Alex Preda is Professor of Accounting, Accountability and Financial Management at King's Business School. He holds a PhD from the University of Bielefeld. Prior to joining King’s College London he worked at the University of Edinburgh and at the University of Konstanz.
Alex's principal research activities relate to global financial markets, and his research interests include: strategic behaviour in financial markets; decision-making and cognitive processes in electronic anonymous markets; market automation and trading technologies; valuation processes in markets; the role of communication in decision-making processes; the public understanding of finance; the governance of global finance.
Alex has recently conducted an ESRC-funded research project, Technology, Action and Cognition in Online Anonymous Markets: A Sociological Study of Non-institutional Traders and is investigator on Evaluation Practices in Financial Markets, a five-year project funded by the European Research Council, working together with colleagues from the University of Edinburgh and the London School of Economics.
Accounting, Accountability & Financial Management
Does a scopic regime produce conformism? Herding behavior among trade leaders on social trading platforms
04 December 2017
The sciences of finance, their boundaries, their values
01 January 2017
Noise: Living and Trading in Electronic Finance
01 March 2017
Tracking the numbers: across accounting and finance, organizations and markets
01 July 2009
Information, Knowledge and Economic Life: An Introduction to the Sociology of Markets
01 January 2009
The Oxford handbook of the sociology of finance
01 January 2012
Framing finance: the boundaries of markets and modern capitalism
01 January 2009
Financial knowledge, documents, and the structures of financial activities
01 April 2002
Legitimacy and status groups in financial markets
01 September 2005
The economics of knowledge by Dominique Foray
01 November 2005
Programme Director, MSc in Accounting, Accountability and Financial Management
Chair, School Research Committee
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