Research in the Management Science and Business Economics (MSBE) group focuses on the development of innovative methodologies and frameworks to analyse issues of importance to business and policy decision-making, with a particular focus on the management and understanding of risk. International, inter-disciplinary, and industrial collaborations are central to the group's approach.
Research centres and networks
The group is directly responsible for the Credit Research Centre. In addition, many of the group's members are involved in the OR Group of Scotland.
Credit Research Centre (CRC)
CRC is an impartial research group devoted to the study of credit. It engages in both theoretical and highly applied research of interest to all stakeholders in the industry.Visit the CRC website
Operational Research Group of Scotland
This is the official regional body of the OR Society; the world's first catering for the operational research profession. The MSBE group are heavily involved in shaping the activities of this group.More about the OR Society
Credit Scoring and Credit Control
The Credit Scoring and Credit Control conference, held biannually, covers all aspects of credit scoring and credit control including fraud scoring, debit scoring, reject inference, charges, data protection and neural networks. It is organised by the Credit Research Centre (CRC) and is Europe's premier conference for credit scoring and related topics.
Details of past and present research projects involving Management Science and Business Economics are detailed on the Edinburgh Research Explorer, an online hub for research publications.
Management Science and Business Economics seminars focus on interdisciplinary contemporary research issues. Speakers include renowned scholars from top UK and international institutions as well as industry practitioners from multinational firms.