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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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.

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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

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Locations

News

Kuvassa näkyvät kaksi opiskelijaa opiskelemassa ja PIR-arvioinnin logo.
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School of Business gets high marks from its own students: “Our school helps create a better world”

Aalto University School of Business has reached the second-highest level in the international Positive Impact Rating (PIR) in which students evaluate the activities of their own school in sustainable development and responsibility.
Economicum-rakennus Arkadiankadulla. Kuva: Veikko Somerpuro
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Covid-19 vaccines also protect unvaccinated family members

New findings from Finland show benefits from Covid-19 vaccines extend beyond recipients
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Helsinki GSE Situation Room report: People with good income are doing better and better

The number of people earning at least EUR 6,000 per month, has increased by as much as 20% in the first half of the year, compared with 2019 before the coronavirus pandemic.
Kuvassa opiskelija Elina Rauvala ja tasavallan presidentti Sauli Niinistö keskustelevat Harald Herlin -oppimiskeskuksessa järjestetyssä Kultaranta-keskustelussa. Taustalla näkyy tuotantotiimiä. Kuvan otti Jessica Sinikoski.
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Well moderated! Focus on growth and cryptocurrencies in the discussion between the President of the Republic and Aalto University students

Given a chance to step into big shoes was a show of confidence – and characteristic of Aalto University, says economics student Elina Rauvala, who moderated the event that paved the way for the upcoming Kultaranta Talks.

Events

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Online event

ENRIO 2021 Congress on Research Integrity Practice

The event opens a new European congress series that brings experts together to discuss and develop research integrity practices.
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Lectures and seminars

Jaakko Honko remote lecture

Aalto University School of Business webinar 30.9.2021.
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Dissertations

Defence of Dissertation in Accounting, Arpine Maghakyan, Master of Finance

The title of the dissertation is: “Auditing in the Era of Digital and Policy Uncertainties: The Effects of Auditor Knowledge and Client Bargaining Power on Audit Outcomes”.
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Dissertations

Defence of a Doctoral Dissertation in the field of Information Systems Science, Venkata Marella, M.Sc.

The title of the dissertation is: “Understanding the Aspects of Trust in Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies”

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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