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Department of Economics

Department of Economics

The Department of Economics is committed to outstanding research and research-based education at all levels. We are particularly strong in microeconomic theory and empirical microeconomics with a focus on labor and personnel economics, energy and environmental economics, and competition and innovation on economics.

We offer Bachelor's, Master's and PhD degrees in Economics. The study programmes are structured to ensure internationally comparable qualifications and a lifelong human capital.

Economicum

Get to know our work

We strive for outstanding economic research, teaching and societal impact

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Research

Researchers at the Department of Economics are active participants in the international academic community and they also engage in societal debates.

Department of Economics

People

Meet our professors, researchers, doctoral students and staff.

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Studies

Economics can be studied as a major in the Bachelor's Programme, in the Master’s Programme and in the PhD Programme, or as a minor in any of the school's Bachelor’s or Master’s Programmes.

Contact information

Visiting address

Economicum building
Arkadiankatu 7
FI-00100 Helsinki
Finland

Postal address

Department of Economics
Aalto University School of Business
PO BOX 21240
FI-00076 AALTO
FINLAND

Department Administration

Head of the Department: Professor Juuso Välimäki
Secretary: Maria Nyberg

News

Studies Published:

An English-language Bachelor’s Programme in Economics is being established in the School of Business

The degree programme's first 40 students will be chosen in the spring 2019 selection of students, and teaching will begin in the autumn of the same year.
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Honoured Published:

QS Ranking: Aalto places 140th in the world

Aalto is #1 in Finland with regard to relative number of research citations and employer reputation.
Mathematics and Systems Analysis research
Cooperation Published:

World Challenge 2018 Finals in Finland on 27–30 August – work for a better world

Innovators are invited to develop apps that improve life on earth by utilising satellite data.
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Research & Art Published:

Finding the unknown, D.Sc. Natalie Segercrantz

Doctoral graduate Natalie Segercrantz likens research work to being an explorer. In a laboratory, one can encounter something that has never been witnessed before.

Events

Aalto Living+ Forum by Aalto Living+ Platform
Lectures and seminars

Living+ Forum 2019: Inclusive Environments

The multidisciplinary public lecture series starts on January 10. Design for All, Multicultural Living Environments, and Aging in Cities, are only a few of the topics covered. We welcome everyone to meet and discuss!
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Exhibitions and fairs

Exhibition: Materials Matter

Materials Matter is the manifest of the Aalto University scientific excellence in materials research at Slush 2018. Now all Aalto University and our dear guests have a chance to see it themselves! We are bringing the exhibited projects to the Dipoli Gallery for all of you to learn more about the exciting world of materials.
The exhibition will be open from 23.01.2019 (18:00) to 03.03.2019 (12:00) for everyone. To plan your visit, please mind the Dipoli opening hours.
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Conferences and workshops

Aalto University Summer School on Transportation

An intensive learning experience for professionals and graduate students in the field of transportation and urban planning: lectures, workshops and site visits.

School of Business

At the School of Business, we work for better business and a better society. We educate experts and leaders for the future and contribute to society through impactful research, long-term partnerships and societal engagement. We are one of the leading business schools in Europe. 

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The photo shows students at the new School of Business / Photo: Roope Kiviranta