News Archive

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09.07.2020
Read our newest blog post written by Hanken alumni Sonja Saari. She got honorary mentioned in The HUMLOG Institute’s Best Thesis Award 2020.
Studenter med Hankenväska
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08.07.2020
This year Hanken admits in total 305 new students to the Swedish BSc programme in Helsinki and Vaasa. That amounts to 55 more students than in 2019.
Järnvägsspår
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06.07.2020
Joakim Wincent is researching entrepreneurship and well-being. He is inspired by the fact that there are always new problems to solve and says that research is like solving puzzles.
Sommarpodden
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01.07.2020
This summer Hanken School of Economics will launch 15 exclusive episodes in a podcast series where researchers at Hanken talk about their research. The first episode is out 7.7.2020.
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26.06.2020
1364 people from 120 countries joined our Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)
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25.06.2020
New research argues that social capital, as measured by civic norms and density of associational networks, reduces corporate managers’ tendencies to hide bad news. This results in higher accounting conservatism, which is a cautious approach that admits lower profits along with greater losses. Social capital also positively influences boardroom gender diversity and corporate governance.
PRME SIP Report
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25.06.2020
On 18 June 2020 Hanken was awarded for excellence in reporting for its PRME report 2016-18 among 500 competitors at the PRME Global Forum. Hanken has specially been recognised for its reporting on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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24.06.2020
During the last three weeks in an ongoing covid pandemic, millions of people across the US and worldwide have taken to the streets and raised their voices in response to the killing of George Floyd by a policeman. Solidarity protests also took place in Helsinki, Tampere and Turku voicing issues of inequality, discrimination, and unequal justice.
CR Module
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23.06.2020
Hanken offers around 40 seats in cross-disciplinary studies in corporate responsibility (CR) every year free of charge. A growing number of working professionals apply for the study module, as well as unemployed or laid off people.
Person packar ihop sina saker
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18.06.2020
CEOs are more likely to be fired when their firms are involved in ESG (“Environmental, Social, and Governance”) related misconduct, writes Niclas Meyer in a blog post on the Hanken Research blog.
En grupp personer sitter på en brygga i solskenet
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16.06.2020
Here you'll find the service available at Hanken in Helsinki and Vaasa during summer 2020.
Cargobike
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15.06.2020
How could we increase sustainability in urban last mile deliveries? Can innovations both reduce the negative effects of e-commerce and simultaneously create a top delivery system for consumers? Hanken School of Economics is coordinating a Nordic research project that will dive into these questions.
Hankens flaggor vajar i vinden mot en blå himmel med lite moln.
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12.06.2020
The growing importance of ESG data for financial decision making and for achieving sustainability goals was the topic of a webinar hosted by Hanken School of Economics on 11.6.2020. The speakers called for increased standardisation, transparency, availability and reliability of sustainability data in the face of pressing climate and environmental demands.
Hankens huvudbyggnad med flaggorna i topp.
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11.06.2020
Hanken ranks at top among Finnish universities in U-Multirank, for research citation rate, top cited publications, and international student mobility.
Tvålastfartyg med ett coronavirus emellan.
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10.06.2020
The HUMLOG Institute is coordinating a research project where the researchers are investigating how different countries have handled the Covid-19 pandemic, the economic impact ant how to tackle social media disinformation.
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10.06.2020
Read our newest blog post written by Krichelle Medel from University of Cambridge, Winner of The HUMLOG Institute’s Best Thesis Award 2020!
Stipendiesammankomst
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10.06.2020
During May Hanken has awarded students for excellent bachelor’s and master’s theses and good study performance. Each year, Hanken awards the best bachelor’s and master’s theses of the academic year as well as the prestigious honorary nomination Rector’s list, which is given to Hanken’s best performing master’s students.
Black computer screen with colourful letters
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09.06.2020
Our culture puts high hopes on the role of technology in improving our lives.
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08.06.2020
Empirical case studies and economic analysis of law might be the answer we have been looking for.
Flaggor utanför Hankens huvudbyggnad
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04.06.2020
A research group led by Hanken Professor Topi Miettinen will kick-off a new five year research project in the autumn 2020.