Bangor Business School is UK leader for Banking research

Bangor Business School is the top institution in the UK – and amongst the world’s top 30 – for Banking research, according to recent rankings.

The RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) survey, hosted by the Economic Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, considers research and publications by banks, economists and other monetary organisations, as well as universities such as Bangor.

Bangor is placed 27th in the table – the highest placed UK institution, ahead of Oxford University (37) and the London School of Economics (45). 

The RePEc rankings are based on bibliographical data, citations and popularity data, and takes in 878 authors across 1294 institutions. To see the list in full, visit

Bangor Business School is currently ranked as the no.1 Business School in the UK for research in the field of Accounting and Finance, according to the latest Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) by the UK government.

Publication date: 11 September 2012