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Helsinki Graduate School of Economics

Helsinki GSE is an academic initiative bringing together three Finnish universities – Aalto University, Hanken School of Economics, and University of Helsinki. We are building on and extending the cooperation between our departments and third-parties.


Banks, non-bank funding sources and the allocation of credit to firms

On the 1st of December, Saara Tuuli will defend her thesis “Banks, non-banks and the allocation of credit to firms”. The thesis consists of three essays, which cover the impact of capital reform on firms’ credit conditions, the economic impact of shocks to credit conditions and hypotheses over the misallocation of capital towards unproductive uses.

Recent News

  • Essays in the Economics of Education

    On November 17th, Lassi Tervonen will defend his doctoral dissertation “Essays in the Economics of Education” at Aalto University. The dissertation consists of an introductory chapter and three essays in the field of economics of education.


  • Helsinki GSE Climate Survey 2023

    The Climate Survey Report offers a comprehensive overview of the findings from our survey on the studying and working environment, conducted spring 2023.


  • Essays on Competition Policy

    On September 18th, Riku Buri will defend his doctoral dissertation titled “Essays on Competition Policy” at Aalto University.


Upcoming events

  • Daniel Bougt


    Identification of interdependent values in first price auctions

    • Lunch Seminar
  • Enrico Miglino

    Bank of Italy

    Impacts of Expanding College Access

    • Labor & Public Economics
    • Seminar
  • Environmental Economics Reading Group

    The aim of the environmental economics reading group is to read empirical papers related to your ongoing or planned research topics. The reading …

    • Environmental Economics
    • Reading Group
  • IO PhD workshop

    Workshop for Helsinki GSE and FDPE PhD students

    • Industrial Organization
    • PhD Workshop
  • Helena Rantakaulio

    Aalto University

    Grennan, Matthew (2013). Price discrimination and bargaining: Empirical evidence from medical devices. American Economic Review, Vol 103.

    • Industrial Organization
    • Reading Group

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