Values in Finance

Researcher: Dr Melissa Vergara Fernandez

Supervisor: Dr. Conrad Heilmann

Funding: Erasmus Initiative Dynamics of inclusive prosperity.

 

“Values in Finance” is a research project in the area of philosophy of economics. It entails a detailed methodological assessment of finance models and theories through the lens of key theories in the philosophy of science, social science and economics regarding scientific values, explanation, and use of models. In addition, it contributes to debates regarding the future of scientific research in finance, especially with regards to non-epistemic value concepts related to sustainability and inclusive prosperity.