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Global business dynamics

Research related to global economy dynamics is carried out in the areas of business, economics, and industrial engineering and management.
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Phenomena like digitalisation and platform economy transform how we work, live and handle money and property.

Aalto University research addresses a range of issues related to the dynamics of a global economy and is carried out in the areas of business, economics, and industrial engineering and management.

Much of the work is done in close collaboration with Finnish industry.

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Latest news in this area

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Firms that gain more media visibility can expect to perform better

Firms that are more visible in the media increase their value and their stock returns, according to new research from Aalto University and Goethe University.
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Finance programme featured by Financial Times

Head of Department Elias Rantapuska has been interviewed for the article. 
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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.

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Our departments in this area

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Department of Accounting & Business Law

The Department of Accounting is one of the leading research faculties in the Nordic region.

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Department of Economics

The Department of Economics provides a comprehensive insight into the functioning of economies and the environment in which companies operate.

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Department of Finance

The Department of Finance is the leading finance department in Finland with a strong dedication to research.

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Department of Management Studies

The Department of Management Studies offers a dynamic environment for scholarship and learning.

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Department of Marketing

The Department of Marketing is a thriving and dynamic community of faculty, researchers, staff, and students. The department has earned international acclaim for its ambitious and rigorous research output. We are at the bleeding edge of marketing.

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Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

We conduct world-class research and education focusing on the creation and transformation of technology-based business.

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Department of Information and Service Management

The Department of Information and Service Management refers to the creative use of information and digital technology in business and the move from industrial to service dominant forms of production.

Key research area contact

 Dr. Markus Mäkelä

Dr. Markus Mäkelä

Manager, Health and Wellbeing & Global Business Dynamics Key research areas, Aalto Networking Platform
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