Staff Minna Martikainen

Minna Martikainen

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Dr. Minna Martikainen is a professor of financial accounting and dean for education in Hanken School of Economics (Finland). She has recently been appointed as director for Hanken Corporate Governance Center (8/2018-) and chairperson for Nordic Corporate Governance Network (4/2018-). Moreover, she is in scientific advisory board for ACRN Oxford academic research network in University of Oxford and board member (6/2016 -) and president (2017/2018) in Multinational Finance Society. Previously she served State Pension Fund of Finland board member for period 2012-2018, and directed the Northern Dimension Institute (2009-2012) for the task to promote and increase the international university co-operation in Europe. Previously she has worked as professor in Aalto University School of Business, in Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), in University of Vaasa as researcher and as visiting researcher in Louisiana State University, USA. In LUT she also worked as the vice rector for international affairs. Dr. Martikainen's research interests include profitability and growth of firms, especially in SMEs, corporate governance and ownership structures, disclosures, insider trading, earnings management, firm valuation and information content of earnings figures. Martikainen also has wide international experience in managing and developing cross scientific research projects to increase university co-operation. She has been leader for several Academy of Finland research projects. 

Selected publications
Jyri Kinnunen, Minna Martikainen, Juha-Pekka Kallunki, Jenni Mikkonen2016,'Insider trading and earnings management: A cross-country comparison',
Jyri Kinnunen, Minna Martikainen2016,'Expected Returns and Idiosyncratic Risk: Industry-level Evidence from Russia',Emerging Markets Finance and Trade,vol. 53,no. 11,pp. 2528-2544 .
Minna Martikainen, Pontus Troberg, Juha Kinnunen, Antti Miihkinen2015,'Board’s Financial Incentives, Competence, and Firm Risk Disclosure: Evidence from Finnish index listed companies',Journal of Applied Accounting Research,vol. 16,no. 3,pp. 333-358.
Jyri Kinnunen, Minna Martikainen2015,'Expected returns and idiosyncratic risk',
Minna Martikainen, Sanna Hämäläinen2015,'Foreign Direct Investments Affecting Accounting Quality in Transitional Economies of Europe',International Journal of Business Innovation and Research,vol. 9,no. 3,pp. 295-310.
Jyri Kinnunen, Minna Martikainen, Juha-Pekka Kallunki2015,'Insider trading returns: Does country-level governance matter?',
Juha Soininen, Minna Martikainen, Kaisu Puumalainen, Kalevi Kyläheiko2012,'Entrepreneurial orientation: Growth and profitability of Finnish small- and medium-sized enterprises',International Journal of Production Economics,vol. 140,no. 2,pp. 614-621.
Mats Erkki Hansson, Eva Liljeblom, Minna Martikainen2011,'Corporate Governance and Profitability in Famliy SMEs',The European Journal of Finance,vol. 17,no. 5-6,pp. 391-408.
Minna Martikainen, Jussi Nikkinen, Sami Vähämaa2009,'Production functions and productivity of family firms: evidence from the S&P 500',The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance,vol. 49,no. 2,pp. 295-307.
Minna Martikainen, Juha-Pekka Kallunki2003,'Earnings management as a predictor of future profitability of Finnish firms',European Accounting Review,vol. 12,no. 2,pp. 311-325.