| 17.11.2020

Welcome to Hanken Research Day!

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Welcome to participate in Hanken Research Day online on 27 November at 11! This year, the Hanken Foundation Distinguished Fellow and Nobel laureate Bengt Holmström participates in an interview and in addition, four research groups from Hanken present the latest in their covid-19-related research. The interviews and subsequent discussion are led by Baba Lybeck.

Bengt Holmström, has actively participated in the public debate in Finland on the covid-19 pandemic and discusses at our event in an interview with the journalist Baba Lybeck how society and the economy have been affected by the long-running pandemic.
This is followed by four short presentations of 7 minutes each of Hanken School of Economics’ covid-19 related research: on challenges in virtual work, covid-19 and auditing, pandemic response and supply chains, and altruism and egoism in the pandemic.
The event, which is held in English, is broadcast live via Teams.


11:00 Welcome

Bengt Holmström on the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on society
Baba Lybeck discusses with Professor Emeritus Bengt Holmström how the covid-19 pandemic has affected the economy and society. The interview is pre-recorded.

Research group presentations - 4 x 7 minutes
•     The Vitality Paradox: Rising Tensions between Individual- and Team Well-being during Forced Virtual Work - Emma Nordbäck
•     The effect of Covid-19 on Audit Quality - Kim Ittonen & Jesper Haga
•     Covid-19 pandemic response supply chains - Gyöngyi Kovács
• Altruism and egoism in the midst of the pandemic - Erik Wengström

Diving deeper into the covid-19 research
Baba Lybeck interviews the researchers on their presented projects

12:45 Closing words

Please register via this link  by 25.11.2020. The event link is sent to those who have registered.
If you have any questions, contact events@hanken.fi