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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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 Juuso Välimäki
Secretary: Maria Nyberg

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

School of Business

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

Locations

News

Kuvassa näkyvät pääomasijoittaja Björn Saven ja tohtorikoulutettava Lassi Tervonen.
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Björn Savén Scholarship enables postgraduate studies at a top US university

Lassi Tervonen, a doctoral student in economics, goes to Boston University to study, network and find new research ideas.
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Increased income reduced prevalence of malaria through agricultural development programme in Uganda

Thanks to improved economic status, families able to buy bed nets also for children and pregnant women
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School of Business awarded the Courses of the Year

Selecting the Courses of the Year 2018 started a new tradition, which highlights the high quality and ever developing teaching at the School of Business.
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An English-language Bachelor’s Programme in Economics is being established in the School of Business

The degree programme's first 40 students will be chosen in the spring 2019 selection of students, and teaching will begin in the autumn of the same year.

Events

Fintech
Lectures and seminars

Aalto Fintech Seminar Series presents: The possibilities of AI and machine learning in financial industry

While the first presentation by Risto Siilasmaa provides a pragmatic introduction to machine learning, the second presentation by Kaj Hagros introduces a tangible application of Investment decisions powered by machine learning.
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Exhibitions and fairs

Falling Walls Lab Finland: Hear about the most innovative ideas around right now

Sign up today for an opportunity to hear innovative ideas and groundbreaking research from scientists and creatives working in Finland right now
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Conferences and workshops

Aalto University Partner Day

Aalto Community welcomes colleagues from their Partner Universities to visit Aalto University prior to the EAIE 2019 Helsinki conference
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Lectures and seminars
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Public lecture series: Internet Forum

How does digitalisation affect our everyday life, business, society and security? Join our public lectures on-site or online to hear guest speakers from the industry and institutions discuss the hottest topics on digitalisation

School of Business

At the School of Business, we work for better business and a better society. We educate experts and leaders for the future and contribute to society through impactful research, long-term partnerships and societal engagement. We are one of the leading business schools in Europe. 

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