Sandra's main research interest is to investigate how accountability is achieved in the investment intermediary chain. Past and current research projects include credit ratings agencies, state-controlled banks and fund managers. Sandra has published widely in journals like British Accounting Review, Journal of Business Ethics and a range of professional journals.
Sandra was the visiting research fellow for the ifs School of Finance/Henry Grunfeld Foundation from 2010 to 2011.
Research grants and awards
€3,500 Study on the State of the Credit Rating Market, FISMA (EU), with Europe Economics
£3,000 Credit Ratings Agencies, Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland/University of the West of Scotland, with A. Duff, and T. Ndlovu.
£22,500 Risks and Challenges of the Recent UK Bank Nationalisations, Institute of Financial Services/Henry Grunfeld Foundation.
£16,000 Effectiveness of Interventions in the Investment Chain, HM Treasury, with LF Spira and M Wang.
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