What we do

Specialist banking research, teaching and consultancy

The Centre for Banking Research at Cass Business School promotes high calibre academic research in the field of banking. We also foster the teaching of banking subjects to a high standard. Drawing on the wide experience of our core and associate members, the Centre offers expert analysis of the economic and business environment that affects the banking and financial sector.

As such, we are able to provide specialist consultancy to the banking and financial services industry, public sector organisations, regulatory authorities and governments.Our core and associate members maintain extensive links to the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank, the Bank of England, the Financial Conduct Authority, HMT, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.


The centre welcomes research in any area of banking. We place particular emphasis on the following topics:

  • Financial stability, bank regulation, supervision, and deposit insurance
  • Bank market structure
  • Investment and commercial banking
  • Innovation in banking
  • Valuation, performance, competition and efficiency
  • Risk management and corporate governance in banking
  • Cross-border banking and banking in emerging markets.

News and Events

The conference will take place on 10-11 December 2018 at Cass Business School - City, University of London.

Paper submission deadline: 01 September 2018
Authors will be notified by: 28 September 2018 

Completed papers in PDF format should be sent to bankingcentre@city.ac.uk


Presenters, Discussants, Cass PhD students and staff
FREE (registration is still required)


The registration fee covers refreshments, lunches, and full conference access.

If you are unable to register online, please contact bankingcentre@city.ac.uk to inquire about space availability. 
Full payment is required at the time of registration.

Confirmations are emailed upon completion of registration. Please check your confirmation e-mail to make sure your information is correct.

The BSA is hosting a second Research Symposium on Financial Mutuals on 12 September 2018, at Cass Business School, London.

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This report sets out the case for a Post Bank in the UK.

The UK will begin the long, slow process of leaving the European Union tomorrow.  Leading academics from Cass Business School consider the implications for banking, business and finance.