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.

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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.

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 Juuso Välimäki
Secretary: Maria Nyberg

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

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Address: Ekonominaukio 1, 02150 Espoo
Open Mon-Thu 7.45-21.00, Fri 7.45-20.00, Sat-Sun Closed

Locations

News

Kuvassa näkyvät Puttonen & Vilkkumaa -podcastin juontajat, professori Vesa Puttonen ja apulaisprofessori Eeva Vilkkumaa.
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New podcast: Puttonen & Vilkkumaa

The new podcast from the School of Business discusses the idea that better business builds a better society.
Kuvassa näkyy opiskelijoita ja koulun dekaani Ingmar Björkman palkitsemistilaisuudessa.
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School of Business’ Dean awarded successful business students

Dean Ingmar Björkman awarded graduates who had completed their degree within the normative length of studies and with excellent grades. The yearly award was given to 13 Bachelor’s students and 14 Master’s students on 20 November 2019.
Taloustieteilijät ehdottavat: Näin Suomi puolittaa tieliikenteen päästöt vuoteen 2030 mennessä
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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
Juuso Välimäki
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'Social welfare and healthcare reform should be implemented in stages'

Creating markets requires patience, says Professor Juuso Välimäki.

Events

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Lectures and seminars

Thought Leaders’ Talk by Annu Nieminen

The new era of value creation is here! Join us to hear what net impact actually means and how it can be measured as Annu Nieminen from The Upright Project takes the stage.
U Create Seminar on Creativity 2019
Conferences and workshops

U-Create Seminar on Creativity 2019

What is the significance and future of creativity across society, industry and academia?
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Lectures and seminars

Better Business — Better Society -seminaari: Leading transformations – Beyond change management

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

Taxing Rights in the Digitalized Economy

Assistant Professor of Tax Law, Ricardo García Antón gives a presentation about the allocation of taxing rights to the market jurisdictions in the digitalized economy.

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.

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