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

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

Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT)

It's all about family! Male technology entrepreneurs constructing their identities between family and business

Publishing year: 2018
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT), Department of Management Studies

Let's Talk about Language

Publishing year: 2018 Journal of Management Studies
Department of Management Studies, Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT)

"English as corporate language" in the multilingual reality of multinational companies

Publishing year: 2018 MULTILINGUA: JOURNAL OF CROSS: CULTURAL AND INTERLANGUAGE COMMUNICATION
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT)

The Darker Side of Social Networks in Transforming Economies

Publishing year: 2018 Management and Organization Review
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT)

The impact of climate change on regional government expenditures: evidence from Russia

Publishing year: 2017 Environmental and Resource Economics
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT)

A review of research on corruption and its philosophical assumptions in top international business and management journals

Publishing year: 2017
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT)

Identity work of science-based entrepreneurs in Finland and in Russia

Publishing year: 2017 Entrepreneurship and Regional Development
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT), Department of Management Studies

(Re-) conceptualizing the MNC as a multilingual organization: Insights from sociolinguistics

Publishing year: 2017
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT), Department of Management Studies

Towards inclusive and participatory language policies in multinational corporations: A sociolinguistic approach

Publishing year: 2017
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT), Department of Economics

Weather as a Competitive Factor between Local and Foreign Manufacturing Companies in Russia

Publishing year: 2016 Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade
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

Aalto University / Verkkoturvallisuus ja -luottamus / photo: Aki-Pekka Sinikoski
Lectures and seminars
(recurring)

Public lecture series: Internet Forum

Join our public lectures on-site or online to hear guest speakers from the industry and institutions discuss the hottest topics on digitalisation.
Aalto Talent Expo 2019 illustration. Red background. Designer Babi Brasileiro.
Exhibitions and fairs

Aalto Talent Expo 2019

The new Aalto Talent Expo recruiting fair will be organized in Otahalli on October 31, 2019.
Kuvituskuva väitöstapahtumaan, Aalto-kynä ja tutkimuspaperi
Dissertations

Defense of Dissertation in Organization and Management, Sara Lindström, M.Soc.Sc.

The title of the dissertation is "Under construction: The professional positioning of HR practitioners".
Aalto University / Verkkoturvallisuus ja -luottamus / photo: Aki-Pekka Sinikoski
Lectures and seminars
(recurring)

Public lecture series: Internet Forum

Join our public lectures on-site or online to hear guest speakers from the industry and institutions discuss the hottest topics on digitalisation.

News

Students participating in the 2040+Helsinki=? event held in Väre building. Photos: Valtteri Heinilä, Aino Vaarno
Studies Published:

Helsinki 2040: the future is full of hope!

Some 50 Aalto students from arts, technology and business backgrounds presented a promising vision for Helsinki in year 2040.
Taloustieteilijät ehdottavat: Näin Suomi puolittaa tieliikenteen päästöt vuoteen 2030 mennessä
Press releases Published:

Economists suggest: This is how Finland will halve its road transport emissions by 2030

The most efficient way to reach emissions targets is to introduce a permit system for fuel sales that will set quotas for fuel carbon contents
Elias Rantapuska
Research & Art Published:

Elias Rantapuska: Markets fluctuate, and so do investors

This Professor of Finance knows that investing one’s own money is not just a rational process. Welcome to learn more at Installation Talks 30 October!
The picture shows Professor Ray Ball giving a keynote speech at the seminar organized at the School of Business.
Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

Everyone benefits from corporate financial reporting

Artificial intelligence, balancing between global and local issues, and increased stress upon social and environmental issues bring challenges for future accountants.

School of Business

The Better Business – Better Society seminar series begins. Its aim is to provide the School of Business’ supporters and alumni with an opportunity to hear and discuss topical issues that are important to our society. 

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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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