| 09.10.2019

Estonia’s president and Mayor of Helsinki among Hanken Honorary Doctors

October 2019 Hanken School of Economics celebrated its 110th anniversary and conferred 47 doctoral degrees and ten honorary doctorates at the Solemn Conferment of Doctoral Degrees on 25 October 2019.

Honorary doctoral degrees for academic achievements:

Mary Jo Bitner, Emeritus Professor, Arizona State University
For her major contributions as a pioneer and leader in the development of the service discipline worldwide.

Tore Ellingsen, Professor, Stockholm School of Economics
For his significant contributions in behavioural economics, finance, and the theory of bargaining behaviour.

Martha S. Feldman, Professor, University of California, Irvine
For her major contributions to developing organisation theory by co-building a new approach that focuses on organisational routines.  

Bjørn Nybo Jørgensen, Professor, London School of Economics
For significant contributions to research in accounting-based valuation, cross holding of equity and earnings management.

Seppo Pynnönen, Professor, University of Vaasa
For methodologically well-grounded empirical research in finance that shows an outstanding combination of econometric skills and a sound understanding of economics.

Honorary doctoral degrees for successful and long-lasting careers in trade and industry as well as for societal activities

For successful and long-lasting career in the business community and for activities for the benefit of Hanken School of Economics and the economic sciences, Hanken conferred Honorary Doctorates upon the following persons:

Ilkka Brotherus

Jannica Fagerholm
Managing Director
The Signe and Ane Gyllenberg Foundation

Kersti Kaljulaid
President of the Republic of Estonia

Kalle Löövi
Director of International Operations
The Finnish Red Cross

Jan Vapaavuori
City of Helsinki

You can find more information about the honorary doctors by clicking here.

Professor Tore Ellingsen held a seminar in connection to the promotion. The seminar was open to public: Money Demand Recessions and was part of a series given at Helsinki Graduate School of Economics.
Time: 24.10 kl 10.00-11.30
Place: Economicum, Arkadiankatu 7, 00101 Helsinki

For more information, please contact:

Marlene Günsberg
Communications Manager
+358 (0)40 3521 212
marlene.gunsberg (at) hanken.fi