Research at Hanken


Hanken advances new knowledge in business and society through research activities characterised by academic excellence and corporate world relevance.
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Our Areas of Strength

• Competition Economics and Service Strategy
• Financial Management, Accounting, and Governance
• Responsible Organising
• Leading for Growth and Wellbeing

Research project: The corporation as a political actor

What makes a company engage politically for binding legislation on corporate social responsibility? A new research project, that was granted funding from Academy of Finland earlier this year, is diving into this topic by analysing the campaign #ykkösketjuun calling for a Finnish law on mandatory human rights due diligence.
Forskningsprojekt Företaget som politisk aktör
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Estonia’s president and Mayor of Helsinki among Hanken Honorary Doctors

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

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Become the knowledge producer of tomorrow and beyond. A PhD from Hanken will prepare you for a career at top universities, research institutions, and companies.
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The impact of policies on quantity and quality of entrepreneurship in a country depends on the informal rules of society, e.g. culture of not registering business activities, in that specific country, concludes Ashkan Mohamadi in his doctoral thesis.