The Hawkes Centre for Empirical Finance at Swansea University was established in 2013 and contains members with expertise in a range of areas of research including empirical finance, quantitative financial analysis, empirical macroeconomics, time series econometrics and statistics.  The complementary skills of the Centre’s members provide a means to undertake exciting and innovative research with the common objective of advancing the understanding, development and application of tools and techniques relevant to the analysis of financial and macroeconomic data and phenomena.