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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.

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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

Ekonominaukio 1
FI-02150 Espoo
Finland

Postal address

Department of Economics
Aalto University School of Business
PO BOX 21210
FI-00076 AALTO
FINLAND

Department Administration

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

News

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Honoured, Studies Published:

School of Business awarded the Courses of the Year

Selecting the Courses of the Year 2018 started a new tradition, which highlights the high quality and ever developing teaching at the School of Business.
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.

Events

Opiskelijat pyöräilevät Väreen edessä

Academic Bicycle Challenge in May for the Aalto community

Sign up to take part in the new international cycling contest for universities and colleges.
U-Create Teaching and Learning Seminar
Lectures and seminars

U-Create Symposium: Teaching Art and Design Across Disciplines

Welcome to the first U-create symposium on transdisciplinarity in art and design. The aim is to share ideas and practices related to art and design pedagogy within the Aalto community.
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Conferences and workshops

Visualizing Knowledge 2019

Visualizing Knowledge brings together a diverse group of practitioners to discuss data visualization from multiple perspectives. This year’s event is centered around the symbiosis between natural sciences, information design and visual narratives with the key concept of senses – from human senses to machine sensors.
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Exhibitions and fairs

Product Design Gala 2019

Come and fall in love with the results of the interdisciplinary Product Development Project teams on 17 May.

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. 

Read more about the School of Business
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Updated 20.2.2019
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