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 recognized qualifications and a lifelong human capital.

We are part of Helsinki Graduate School of Economics. Helsinki GSE is a unit for economic research and graduate education that was established in 2018 together with Hanken School of Economics and the University of Helsinki.

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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.

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People

Meet our professors, researchers, doctoral students and staff.

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students

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.

Department of Economics

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 Matti Liski
Secretary: Maria Nyberg

Aalto-yliopisto Kauppakorkeakoulu julkisivu Ekonominaukio helmikuu 2019 Kuva: Mikko Raskinen

School of Business

Address: Ekonominaukio 1, 02150 Espoo

Locations

News

Economicum
Research & Art Published:

Financial support to companies should move towards indirect support

Business support can be divided into two categories: direct (gratuitous) support and support that must be paid back.
Opiskelijoita kannettavien äärellä Kauppakorkeakoulun pohjakerroksessa
Studies Published:

CORE reforms the basics of economics education

The goal of the CORE project is to make economics education more solution-oriented and easier to approach.
Entrance, Ekonominaukio 1, photo by Unto Rautio
University Published:

New strategy for the School of Business

New vision and mission statements and the four strategic initiatives will guide the School’s activities throughout 2021–2024.
Ciprian Domnisoru, Miri Stryjan ja Daniel Hauser
Appointments Published:

This autumn, three new Assistant Professors of Economics started at the Department of Economics

Let Ciprian Domnisoru, Miri Stryjan and Daniel Hauser introduce themselves to our Aalto community.

Events

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Dissertations

Defense of Dissertation in Finance, Yijie Li, M.Sc. (Econ.)

The title of the dissertation is: “Essays on Investor and Broker Behavior in Equity Markets”.
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Online event

From Lab to Market - Why to invest in impact & deep tech?

Join to hear how you can maximize your profit through adding impact to your existing portfolio and novel investments!
Kuvassa vihreällä taustalla kuva vaaleasta naisesta ja tapahtuman otsikko
Online event

Better Business — Better Society Seminar: "Mikä ihmeen oppimisen kriisi? Mikä rooli Suomella ja Euroopalla?"

Better Business — Better Society Seminar Series offers opportunities to learn about and discuss current societally important topics monthly.
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Other

Climate change - perspectives of hope for the future

The discussion will address, among other things, the mitigation of climate change through technology and the potential for change in the lives of individuals and communities. The event was postponed from Spring 2020 to 2021.

School of Business

At the School of Business we strive for better business and better society. We excel in education and research with a multidisciplinary approach and in collaboration with our partners.

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Ekonominaukio 1 staircase to 1st floor. Photo by Unto Rautio.
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