Center for Markets in Transition CEMAT

Center for Markets in Transition CEMAT

The Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT) of the Aalto University School of Business is a research center conducting academic and applied research specializing in Russian economy and business environment. 

CEMAT St Petersburg
About CEMAT

Opportunities in Russia Seminar was held on 3 December 2019

Roughly 50 interested listeners gathered in Aalto University TUAS-building on 3 December to hear panelists and discuss Russia’s economy, politics and prospects for foreign firms and graduates in Russia.

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Director of CEMAT Professor Riitta Kosonen is opening the seminar

Save the Date 28 Nov 2019: Northern Dimension Future Forum "Fresh and sustainable experiments of the Global North"

ND Future Forum presents technology- and human-centered sustainable solutions to societal challenges in health, transport, environment and culture.

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Panelists discussing during the Northern Dimension Future Forum in St Petersburg in 2018
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Research

CEMAT has an established track record on research on corruption, offshore FDI, innovation & technology entrepreneurship, and business strategies in Russia. CEMAT also contributes to the society both in Finland and internationally through research-based expertise. Forms of contribution are manifold including knowledge sharing events, invited speaker and advisor roles, participation in working groups, and media presentations. In addition, CEMAT hosts the Strategic Research Programme Director for “Security in a Networked World" and "Urbanising Society" programmes of the Academy of Finland.

Latest publications

Department of Management Studies, Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT)
Publishing year: 2018 MULTILINGUA: JOURNAL OF CROSS: CULTURAL AND INTERLANGUAGE COMMUNICATION
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT), Department of Management Studies
Publishing year: 2018 Journal of Management Studies
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT)
Publishing year: 2018 Management and Organization Review
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT)
Publishing year: 2017 Entrepreneurship and Regional Development
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT), Department of Management Studies
Publishing year: 2017
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT), Department of Management Studies
Publishing year: 2017
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT)
Publishing year: 2017 Environmental and Resource Economics
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT)
Publishing year: 2016
More information on our research in the Research database.
Research database
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Northern Dimension Institute

CEMAT is the lead coordinator of the Northern Dimension Institute (NDI), which is an open university network. The NDI prepares Northern Dimension-related studies and reports, and coordinates the collection of funding for research projects. The Northern Dimension (ND) is a joint policy of four equal partners: the European Union (EU), Russian Federation, Norway and Iceland. NDI is an academic partner in the ND structures.

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Finrusresearch website

Finrusresearch

Finrusresearch website aims to support exchange of information between Finnish universities and research institutes conducting research on Russia, and Finnish companies oriented towards the Russian market. The website is provided by Working Group for Social Sciences under the Finnish-Russian Commission for Scientific and Technological Cooperation (financed by the Academy of Finland) and it is maintained by Aalto University School of Business Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT).

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Conference: Sustainable Urbanisation – bridging the development and growth, 14 May 2019

Conference: Sustainable Urbanisation – bridging the development and growth Date: 14 May 2019 at 10:00-17:30 Venue: Aalto University, Dipoli

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Dipoli Käpy sisäänkäynti Kuva: Tuomas Uusheimo / Aalto-yliopisto
Audience Northern Dimension Future Forum on Culture in St Petersburg 2018

CEMAT organized four Northern Dimension Future Forums

CEMAT as a Northern Dimension Institute lead coordinator organized four Northern Dimension Future Forums in November 2018.

Contact

Aalto University, School of Business
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT)

Postal address: P.O. Box 21210, FI-00076 AALTO, Finland
Visiting address: Otaniementie 14, FI-02150 Espoo, Finland

Switchboard: +358 9 47001
Tel +358 40 353 8149
Fax +358 9 470 38706
[email protected]
[email protected] (staff)

Staff

Riitta Kosonen, D.Sc. (Econ.) Prof., Director
[email protected], tel. +358 50 402 7079

Päivi Karhunen, D.Sc. (Econ.) Research Manager
[email protected], tel. +358 50 387 8159

Minna Hanhijärvi, M.Soc.Sc, Project Manager
[email protected], tel. +358 50 574 5017

Events

Lectures and seminars

Organization and Management Research Seminar: Torkild Thanem (Stockholm Business School)

Welcome to the research seminar of Organization and Management!
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Dissertations

Defense of Dissertation in Organizational Communication, Ari Kuismin, M.Sc.

The title of the dissertation is “Affective Organizational Space: An Ethnographic Study of a Nordic Startup Incubator”.
Dissertations

Defense of Dissertation in Marketing, Emma Salminen, MSc

The title of the dissertation is "Consumers in the Circular Economy: Essays on Extending Product Lifecycles".
Lectures and seminars

Digitalization and assurance of IFRS financial reports

Dirk Beerbaum (Executive in Residence) will present his paper “Digitalization and assurance of IFRS financial reports" on January 27 at 11:00-12:00 in room T003.

News

Two female students chatting at the Aalto Summer Job Day on 16 January 2020. Photo: Kalle Kataila / Aalto University
Cooperation Published:

You do not need to speak Finnish to get a summer job

More than 70% of the employers that participated in the Aalto Summer Job Day are also happy to hire foreigners who do not speak Finnish.
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Campus Published:

Power outage in Otaniemi area

There was a power outage in Otaniemi area. The issue is now resolved and repaired.
Graafinen kuva kuvaa niitä viittä tapaa, joilla yrittäjät viestivät yrityksensä lopettamispäätöksestä.
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Triumph, embrace or offset? Entrepreneurs have different storytelling styles for presenting business closure

New pioneering research shows that entrepreneurs communicate to strengthen their professional image and stakeholder relationships - and avoid blaming others.
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School of Business

The Better Business – Better Society seminar series has begun. Its aim is to provide the School’s supporters and alumni with an opportunity to hear and discuss topical issues.

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School of Business formal opening in June 2019. Dean Ingmar Björkman speaking to audience. Photo: Marko Oikarinen
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