Department of Finance
The Department of Finance is the leading finance department in Finland with an international faculty and PhD students representing eight different nationalities. The department is strongly dedicated to research, as shown by a stream of research published in top Finance and Economics journals. The department’s research and expertise cover several key areas in asset pricing and corporate finance. In particular, behavioral finance has been a major area of research where several faculty members have contributed.
The department runs an excellent seminar series and is equipped with all major Finance databases. Many faculty members also have access to unique registry-based data sets from Finland. The department offers high quality Finance education at Bachelor, Master and Doctoral level. Finance PhD studies are organized within The Graduate School of Finance (GSF). The Department of Finance also hosts the Nordic Finance Network (NFN).
Please email admissions [at] aalto [dot] fi for your questions regarding admissions to Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral programs in Finance.
Please email finance-hse [at] aalto [dot] fi for further information and for all administrative affairs.
Defence of dissertation in the field of Finance, Ville Rantala
Essays on Peer Effects in Finance
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Individuals who were exposed to the Finnish Great Depression invest more cautiously
This effect can be seen in financial decision-making 15 years later, even if the depression did not have a direct impact on the individual's wealth.
Science and art
Assistant Professor of Finance Elias Rantapuska’s paper accepted to the Journal of Finance
"Formative Experiences and Portfolio Choice: Evidence from the Finnish Great Depression", forthcoming in Journal of Finance.