Research at Oulu Business School

The faculty of Oulu Business School produces high-quality research for the needs of business leaders, managers and policy-makers locally and globally in six academic areas: economics, accounting, finance, marketing, management and international business. The internationally recognized research forms a fundamental basis for high-level economics and business education offered in Oulu Business School.

The research is conducted in three research units: Department of Economics, Accounting and Finance; Department of Marketing, Management and International Business, and the Martti Ahtisaari Institute.

The main research focus area, Responsible and Sustainable Business is fostered through three research communities:

  1. Sustainable and Efficient Economic Development and Business
  2. Corporate Governance in Accounting and Financing Context
  3. The Complexities of Organizational Activities and Business Networks in International Context

These reflect the fields of expertise of our researchers, and are linked to the themes of Martti Ahtisaari Institute’s research groups.

Last updated: 16.11.2018