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.

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

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Address: Ekonominaukio 1, 02150 Espoo

Locations

News

Taloustieteilijät ehdottavat: Näin Suomi puolittaa tieliikenteen päästöt vuoteen 2030 mennessä
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Distribution rights system will raise fuel prices - compensation for people with low income will only require a fraction of the revenue from system

Economists developed possible compensation models based on extensive person and vehicle data. The report was published at a Ministry of Transport and Communications webinar on 27 October.
Economicum-rakennus vaahterapuun katveessa
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Seventh report of the Helsinki GSE situation room: Largest drop in salary amount in April in Kouvola, Vaasa and Helsinki

The report is presented at an open access webinar in Zoom on Thursday, 4 June at 8 am.
Economicum-rakennuksen sisätiloja. Kuva: Veikko Somerpuro
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Economicum-rakennus Arkadiankadulla. Kuva: Veikko Somerpuro
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Fifth report by the Helsinki GSE Situation Room: The number of layoffs has continued to grow strongly

The report is presented at an open access webinar in Zoom on Thursday, 14 May at 8 am.

Events

Vihreällä kuvitustaustalla kuva Eeva Vilkkumaasta ja seminaarin otsikko
Online event

Better Business — Better Society Seminar: "Kun kova data ei riitä – asiantuntijalähtöiset mallit strategiatyössä"

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

Matchbox

E-pitching and connecting innovative mindsets!
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Dissertations

Defense of Dissertation in International Business, Tuuli Hakkarainen, MSc

The title of the thesis is: “Sharing Expertise within the MNC”.
Aalto Talent Expo Online
Online event

Aalto Talent Expo Online 12-14.1.2021

Aalto Talent Expo Online recruitment and contact fair is organised on 12-14.1.2021.

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.

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