Topics in Contract Theory (3 cr)

Research Master's students PhD students
Aalto University
Juuso Toikka (Wharton)
June 2024
Contact teaching
Otaniemi campus

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Professor Toikka has worked extensively on mechanism design, contract theory and the role of information in economic interactions more broadly. This course is targeted at PhD students and advanced research masters students interested in learning more about this active area of research in information economics.

The course will be held at Aalto University. It is worth 3 ECTS credits and it can be completed by writing a learning diary.

The course is being organized as part of the Nordic Economic Theory Conference, which will be held form June 15-16th at Aalto. This conference will consist of two days of 30 minute presentations by Nordic faculty on topics related to economic theory. If you are interested in participating in this conference, please register here. For more information, email

  • Completion method: contact teaching
  • Schedule: can be found in Sisu (June 17-19, from 10-12 and 13-15 each day)

Please register for the course: Further instructions can be found here or contact

Aalto University Students
  • Code: BIZ-LV008
  • Target groups: rMSc / PhD students
  • Credit points: 3
Hanken Students
  • Code: no code
  • Target groups: rMSc / PhD students
  • Credit points: 3
University of Helsinki Students
  • Code: no code
  • Target groups: rMSc / PhD students
  • Credit points: 3
FDPE Students Students
  • Please contact your supervisor/program director to be sure that the course credit can be counted towards your degree
  • Credit transfer: please apply for credit transfer according to your home university's procedures