The economy grows on ideas and education

14. syyskuu 2017

Most ideas are generated by knowledge intensive service sectors, says Professor Matti Pohjola.


  • taloudenpuolustuskurssi
  • tpk2017

Aalto University Properties Ltd divests Chydenia property

31. elokuu 2017

Aalto University divests the property, but leases the premises until July 2019.


  • Töölö
  • Chydenia
  • campus

Finance assistant professor Petri Jylhä's paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Finance.

13. kesäkuu 2017

The first solo-authored paper in the Journal of Finance coming from a Finnish institution.

Science and art

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  • Petri_Jylhä
  • department_of_finance

Finance MSc student Annika Nieminen's thesis "Dishonesty and trust in Finance" awarded

18. toukokuu 2017

The Finnish Foundation for Advancement of Securities Markets has awarded 3 theses in 2017.


  • Master’s thesis
  • Award
  • finance

Publication in the Journal of Financial Intermediation

18. toukokuu 2017

Finance Visiting Scholar Esa Jokivuolle's paper has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Intermediation

Science and art

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  • Journal_of_Financial_Intermediation
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  • finance

1.4 Million Euros extension to funding for the Graduate School of Finance

17. toukokuu 2017

The board of the Finnish Foundation for Advancement of Securities Markets has granted the Graduate School of Finance continued funding for the next five-year period.

Studies Honored

How to Avoid the Trickiest of Investment Scams

2. toukokuu 2017

The new book helps new and experienced investors save money by avoiding pitfalls.

Science and art

  • investing
  • investment
  • finance

Meet Your Community – from walrus to alumnus

22. maaliskuu 2017

The MYC event comprised discussion on different options open to Bachelor's degree students in the selection of specialisation studies.

Studies Cooperation

  • myc
  • alumni

Ville Rantala receives OP Group Research Foundation’s doctoral dissertation prize

9. helmikuu 2017

Rantala studied the effects of social interaction and social networks on decision making in the field of finance.


  • OP_group
  • dissertation
  • finance

Call for Papers for 7th Helsinki Finance Summit on Investor Behavior

3. helmikuu 2017

The Department of Finance at Aalto University School of Business Calls for Papers for the 7th Helsinki Finance Summit on Investor Behavior.


Summer Internships at the Finance Faculty

2. tammikuu 2017

Aalto University Finance students in their second to fourth year of studies are looked for.

Science and art

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  • summer_job
  • summer_internship

Doctor’s career path: Assistant Professor of Finance Deniz Okat's story

22. joulukuu 2016

Deniz Okat is thankful for the guidance of the world-class professors during his doctoral studies.


  • doctoral_programme

Academy Professor Matti Keloharju elected as EFA Director

22. joulukuu 2016

Academy Professor Keloharju has been elected by the European Finance Association membership to serve on the EFA Executive Committee as a Director.

Science and art

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  • European_Finance_Association
  • Matti_Keloharju

Aalto kept its place at #2 among Nordic Business Schools

5. joulukuu 2016

The Financial Times ranking compares European Business Schools.


Department of Finance application for Academy of Finland Research Centre of Excellence accepted to second round

30. marraskuu 2016

34 research units still in competition to become Centre of Excellence. In its previous call, the Academy of Finland accepted 14 applications.

Science and art

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Being poor may also have positive effects on economic decisions

1. marraskuu 2016

The experience of having insufficient economic resources may affect the grounds on which decisions are made.

Science and art

  • poverty
  • Economy
  • sustainability
  • dissertation
  • finance

Call for Applications: PhD in Finance at Aalto University

24. lokakuu 2016

The application period for doctoral studies in the Department of Finance is until January 16, 2017.

Professor Matti Keloharju among the 26 most distinguished Finnish reseachers

13. lokakuu 2016

The Finnish Academy of Science and Letters listed the most distinguished Finnish researchers in different fields.

Science and art

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  • Matti_Keloharju

Department of Finance's study coordinator Sanna Pesonen awarded

16. syyskuu 2016

Department of Finance's study coordinator Sanna Pesonen among distinguished staff of the Aalto BIZ

Honored Studies

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  • distinguished_staff_member
  • Sanna_Pesonen
  • study_coordinator

Finance students from Aalto BIZ represented Finland in the Rotman European trading competition

1. syyskuu 2016

Students practiced financial decisions and traded on simulated markets in sunny Rome, Italy, in the end of August.

Science and art

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  • finance

Professor Kaustia new Head of Department for the Dept. of Finance

31. elokuu 2016

Professor Markku Kaustia started as the Department Head in August 2016.

Science and art

  • Markku_Kaustia
  • head_of_department
  • department_of_finance
  • finance

Assistant Professor Bünyamin Önal's paper accepted for publication to the Journal of Corporate Finance

17. elokuu 2016

"Incentive Contracting When Boards Have Related Industry Expertise" forthcoming in the Journal of Corporate Finance

Science and art

Professor of Practice Antti Suhonen's paper accepted in the Journal of Portfolio Management

29. kesäkuu 2016

"Quantifying Backtest Overfitting in Alternative Beta Strategies", forthcoming in the Journal of Portfolio Management.

Science and art

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  • backtest_overfitting
  • Journal_of_Portfolio_Management
  • finance

Matthijs Lof appointed as Assistant Professor in Finance (2. term)

29. kesäkuu 2016

Assistant Professor of Finance Matthijs Lof has been appointed for a second term at the Department of Finance.

Science and art

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  • Matthijs_Lof
  • assistant_professor

Maarintie 13 in Otaniemi the new location of School of Business

3. kesäkuu 2016

This building reinforces the identity and strong brand, as well as the status of the Aalto School of Business.


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