Tuukka Saarimaa appointed as Professor at Helsinki Graduate School of Economics

6. heinäkuu 2018

Saarimaa D.Sc. (Econ.) will begin as Assistant Professor in Urban Economics 20 August 2018.

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Dissertation: Mailing letters increased social benefit take-up

4. kesäkuu 2018

Households that received a directed mailing informing them of the guarantee pension program were faster and 50 % more likely to apply for the benefit than households that relied only on public information.

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Professor Otto Toivanen and Professor Hannu Vartiainen to lead Helsinki Graduate School of Economics

22. maaliskuu 2018

The Governing Board of Helsinki GSE has selected Professor Toivanen to be Academic Director and Professor Vartiainen to be Academic Deputy Director.

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Board chosen for Helsinki Graduate School of Economics

16. helmikuu 2018

Erkki Liikanen, the Governor of the Bank of Finland has agreed to serve as the chair of the board of the Helsinki Graduate School of Economics (Helsinki GSE)

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The first installation talks of 2018 now available on video

11. helmikuu 2018

Aalto's newly tenured professors reveal the secrets of carbon nanomaterials for health applications and origins and beneficiaries of invention.

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The strong growth of the Finnish economy will continue

6. helmikuu 2018

The guest lecture of Governor Erkki Liikanen highlighted the present economic outlook and monetary policy.


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A professor against his word

23. tammikuu 2018

Otto Toivanen shouldn’t even have done a PhD, but then economics got hold of him.

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Helsinki Graduate School of Economics gains several new professorships

20. joulukuu 2017

Helsinki GSE will gain new professorships funded by the Bank of Finland and the VATT Institute for Economic Research, which is governed by the Ministry of Finance.

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Helsinki Graduate School of Economics to increase the number of top experts on economics in Finland

19. syyskuu 2017

Aalto, Hanken and University of Helsinki are preparing a new graduate school and research unit.

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The economy grows on ideas and education

14. syyskuu 2017

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


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Call for Submissions: Radical Relevances Conference

7. syyskuu 2017

First Global Radical Relevances Conference 25.–27.4.2018. Submissions by 30th of September / We invite researchers and artists straddling multiple (or within one) disciplines to submit papers and artworks

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Younger cohorts of conscripts are increasingly sociable

6. kesäkuu 2017

Personality traits such as self-confidence, sociability, and leadership motivation improve steadily across the birth cohorts of military conscript born in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Dissertation: Highly educated people favour ground heat when building houses

2. toukokuu 2017

A dissertation indicates that ground heat would be a sensible investment for the majority of house builders.

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Women in tenure committees do not speed up women’s science careers

21. huhtikuu 2017

Aalto University researchers went through Spanish and Italian evaluations.

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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.

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Aalto kept its place at #2 among Nordic Business Schools

5. joulukuu 2016

The Financial Times ranking compares European Business Schools.


Market impact of CO2-based car taxation in Finland drastic but not that green

16. marraskuu 2016

Especially high-income households were the winners of the 2008 car tax reform.

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The latest installation lectures available on video

19. lokakuu 2016

Aalto University's newly tenured professors reveal the secrets of aesthetics, biohybrid materials and wireless world, among other things.

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Development aid − does it have an impact?

25. elokuu 2016

Budget support has created positive opportunities for economic growth in developing countries.

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Economics research increasingly of interest also to women

29. kesäkuu 2016

The Department of Economics has seen around a dozen women defending their doctoral theses over the last two years.

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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.


Aalto University decides on tuition fee amounts

2. kesäkuu 2016

Uniform pricing for the bachelor’s programme and the master’s programmes.


Doctoral dissertation: Failure in joint application poses great risk to upper secondary studies

31. toukokuu 2016

Failure to attain a place of study increases the likelihood that a young person does not complete any kind of upper secondary qualification by 10%.

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Digitalisation will thoroughly challenge our whole society

17. toukokuu 2016

Global business will be possible on an unprecedented scale.

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Digitalisation brings huge productivity gains

27. huhtikuu 2016

Finland will keep up only by making use of new forces of economic change, argues Professor Matti Pohjola.


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