Department of Economics, Accounting and Finance

In the Department of Economics, Accounting and Finance, we explore socially significant topics in the fields of economics, financial and management accounting, and finance. We do high-profile collaboration with several other universities and business representatives nationally and internationally. Our researchers publish regularly in top-tier journals, including the FT50 publications.
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Unit in numbers

40

researchers and teachers

106

new MSc graduates in 2019

Focus areas and research projects

In economics, our research focuses on behavioral, health and energy economics.

Our research in accounting concentrates on the role of managerial traits in insider trading, tax noncompliance and other business outcomes by exploiting unique person-level data on managers. Management control systems and public sector accounting is another focus area in our research.

In finance, our research focuses in large part on behavioral finance. In particular, we look at factors affecting the behavior of individual investors.

Check out below examples of ongoing research projects in which we are involved.

Dissertations

Publications

Contact information

Head of Department

Juha-Pekka Kallunki
Professor, Accounting
juha-pekka.kallunki(at)oulu.fi
+358 294 482 956