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Inclusive Economies; Alternative Finance; Financial Inclusion; Financial Capability; Financialization

  • 128 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
20092020

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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Lindsey Appleyard is an economic geographer with research interests around financial geographies, specialising in financial inclusion and inclusive economies. Lindsey’s recent research has focused on responsible lending and borrowing, subprime credit, financial capability and financial citizenship. She makes an academic contribution by providing nuanced understandings of the ‘lived experience’ of financialization. Through Lindsey’s networks and collaborations, her body of research aims to make a significant impact on the economy and society by influencing policy and practice. Lindsey has successfully been awarded funding for research and impact from a range of sources, including RCUK, Barrow Cadbury Trust, Carnegie Trust UK and the Money Advice Service. Her research has been disseminated at a variety of international and national conferences (such as RGS-IBG, AAG) and has published widely in peer-reviewed journals including: Journal of Economic Geography, Regional Studies, and Environment and Planning A. Lindsey is also a co-founder and Director of Credit U.

Area of Expertise:

Financial Inclusion, Inclusive Economies, Alternative Finance, Subprime Credit, Financialization, Financial Capability

Research Interests

Financial Geographies; Financialization; Inclusive Economies, Alternative Finance, Subprime and Mainstream Credit, Financial Inclusion and Exclusion, Financial Capability, Financial Wellbeing

Vision Statement

I am interested in financial inclusion and how financial products and services can be fairer for consumers. This is so that people can access appropriate, affordable financial products so that they may achieve financial wellbeing throughout their lives. My aim is to undertake rigorous qualitative research that generates impact within and beyond academia.

 

Education/Academic qualification

Doctorate, University of Birmingham

External positions

Director, Credit U

External Associate Member of CHASM, University of Birmingham

Keywords

  • G Geography (General)
  • Economic Geography
  • H Social Sciences (General)

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Research Output

  • Managing My Money for the Just About Managing

    Brambley, W., Akter, S., Appleyard, L., Aslam, H., Degli Esposti, S., Dibb, S., Monne, J., Morris, J., Nguyen, T., Oliver, M., Roby, H., Siemers, O. & Zaksaite, T., 1 Sep 2019

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

    Open Access
    File
    62 Downloads (Pure)
  • An Examination of the Antecedent and Corollary of Personal Financial Planning: The Need for Early Education

    Sekhon, H., Kharouf, H., Appleyard, L. & Muhammad Fazal e Hasan, S., 1 Mar 2018, In : Social Business. 8, 1, p. 65-75 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 13 Downloads (Pure)

    Payday Denied: Exploring the lived experience of declined payday loan applicants

    Appleyard, L., Packman, C. & Lazell, J., 23 Nov 2018, 42 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

    Open Access
    File
    194 Downloads (Pure)

    Activities

    Overcoming financial exclusion: The Credit U story

    Lindsey Appleyard (Speaker)
    12 Sep 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    High-cost credit: a double edged sword

    Lindsey Appleyard (Speaker)
    8 May 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Payday Denied: Exploring the lived experience of declined payday loan applicants

    Lindsey Appleyard (Speaker)
    21 May 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Payday Denied: Exploring the lived experience of declined payday loan applicants

    Lindsey Appleyard (Speaker)
    26 Jun 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Peer review of RCUK grant proposal

    Lindsey Appleyard (Reviewer)
    2019

    Activity: OtherReviewer of proposals for funding

    Prizes

    Coventry University App Competition 2017

    Lindsey Appleyard (Recipient), 5 Apr 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • FBL Excellence Awards 2018 - Research Team

    Lindsey Appleyard (Recipient), Sally Dibb (Recipient) & Nick Henry (Recipient), 12 Sep 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Press / Media

    Payday Denied: Exploring the lived experience of declined payday loan applicants

    Lindsey Appleyard

    3/06/19

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    Blue Monday and Debt

    Lindsey Appleyard

    21/01/19

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Wonga’s collapse and what it means for the people who rely on payday loans

    Lindsey Appleyard

    31/08/18

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    You've got to fight! For your right! ... to fair banking

    Lindsey Appleyard

    24/03/17

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities