• 93 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
20092018
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Biography

Dr Lindsey Appleyard is a social scientist 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 a 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

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 build financial security for themselves and their communities. My aim is to undertake rigorous qualitative research that generates impact within and beyond academia.

 

Education/Academic qualification

Doctorate, University of Birmingham

External positions

External Associate Member of CHASM, University of Birmingham

Keywords

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

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finance Social Sciences
lending Social Sciences
cultural economy Earth & Environmental Sciences
welfare provision Earth & Environmental Sciences
community development Social Sciences
geography Social Sciences
business education Social Sciences
credit Social Sciences

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Research Output 2009 2018

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. 10 Jan 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Social Business. (in press), p. (in press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Education
Financial planning
Financial services
Integral
Well-being

Responsible Borrowing and Lending

Gardner, J., Rowlingson, K. & Appleyard, L. 13 Sep 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice . (In-Press), p. (In-Press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lending
legal policy
credit
responsibility
costs

Responsible Lending in Practice: A Training Tool

Rowlingson, K., Appleyard, L. & Sorell, T. 2018 4 p.

Research output: Other contribution

Responsible lending in practice: Developing a template to promote your Credit Union

Rowlingson, K., Appleyard, L. & Sorell, T. 2018 4 p.

Research output: Other contribution

Responsible personal finance: Three fundamental questions

Appleyard, L. & Dibb, S. 30 Jun 2018 In : Social Business. 8, 1, p. 57-63 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

finance
interdisciplinary research
everyday life
responsibility
experience

Activities 2012 2018

Environment and Planning A (Journal)

Appleyard, L. (Peer Reviewer)
Jan 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review

Centre for Responsible Credit and Financial Health Exchange

Appleyard, L. (Invited Speaker)
25 Apr 2018

Activity: Participation in conference

Review of Social Economy (Journal)

Appleyard, L. (Peer Reviewer)
2017

Activity: Publication peer-review

Centre for Responsible Credit Annual Conference

Appleyard, L. (Invited Speaker)
28 Feb 2017

Activity: Participation in conference

Prizes

Coventry University App Competition 2017

Lindsey Appleyard (Recipient), 5 Apr 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Innovation
Funding
Credit unions
Commercialization
Intellectual property

FBL Excellence Awards 2018 - Research Team

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

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Law

Press / Media

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

UK savers have least knowledge of pension charges, study finds

Lindsey Appleyard, Harjit Sekhon & Husni Kharouf

22/11/16

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

What are credit unions and how can they beat payday lenders?

Lindsey Appleyard

17/11/15

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

How breaking up RBS would help rebalance the UK economy

Lindsey Appleyard

5/03/15

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment