• GSF Summer Workshop in Finance 2024

    Picture from the GSF Summer Workshop in Finance that took place at Turku School of Economics in May 7, 2024. Read more


  • Habeeb Yahya’s defence May 24, 2024

    Picture of Doctoral Candidate Habeeb Yahya (in the middle), Opponent Professor Sami Vähämaa from University of Vaasa (on the left), and Custos, Professor Mika Vaihekoski (on the right). Picture taken … Read more


  • Summer workshop in Finance @ TSE

    The Graduate School of Finance (GSF) Summer Workshop in Finance 2024 takes place on June 7, 2024 at Turku School of Economics. The program and arrival instructions can now be … Read more


  • Doctoral dissertation defence in Finance

    MSc Habeeb Yahya defends the dissertation in Accounting and Finance titled “ESG AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF FIRMS: NORDIC EVIDENCE” at the University of Turku on 24 May 2024 at 12.00 … Read more


  • Doctoral studies in Finance — Application deadline March 28th approaching

    Application periods are in March and in September. In March, you can apply on for the study right and in the Fall, you can apply for the funding (or funding … Read more


  • New Bloomberg Market Concepts course

    A new 1 ECTS course has been added to the curriculum this Spring. For more information, visit https://opas.peppi.utu.fi/fi/opintojakso/LT012022/21161?period=2022-2024 Read more


  • Picture from the 4th Turku Finance Workshop

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  • 4th Turku Finance Research Workshop

    March 08, 2024 Turku School of Economics, Rehtorinpellonkatu 3, Turku Room: TSE Kauppakamari (meeting room, 2nd floor) Program for the Workshop can be found here. Read more


  • Instagram takeover

    This week our School has been given the right to “take over” https://www.instagram.com/finanssialalle/ instagram for a week. The IG account is set up by Finance Finland to tell prospective students … Read more


  • Doctoral Studies Info Session for Applicants on 13.3.2024

    In case you are interested in applying to study finance in our doctoral programme, please join this information session online. More information (and registration for the session) is available here. Read more


  • University of Turku won the local final of the CFA Research Challenge 2024

    Nasdaq congratulates TSE's team

    “This year four teams were invited to the final to present their research on Neste. Teams from Aalto University, JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Turku School of Economics at the … Read more


  • Apply to Doctoral Studies in Finance

    Interested in applying to study Finance (or some other major) at the Doctoral Programme of Turku School of Economics? There are two application periods per year. Next call for applications … Read more


  • GSF Summer Workshop in Finance in Turku June 7th

    The GSF Summer Workshop in Finance will this year take place in Turku on June 7, 2024. The workshop is organized by the Graduate School of Finance (GSF). The deadline … Read more


  • Orbis Europe now available

    Orbis Europe now available for researchers and students at the TSE Finance Lab. Instructions can be found on the Lab wall. About the database: Orbis Europe is a financial and business database on … Read more


  • Call for papers

    Turku Finance Research Workshop Department of Accounting and Finance at the Turku School of Economics, University of Turku, invitessubmissions for our 4th Finance Research Workshop. All topics in finance are … Read more


  • Record number of applicants to our doctoral program in finance

    Doctoral Programme of Turku School of Economics had its annual application round for new persons entering the Programme. In Finance, we received a record number of thirteen applications from all … Read more


  • New Publication

    Vaihekoski, Mika and Yahya, Habeeb (2023) ESG and firm performance: Evidence from the Nordic countries. Nordic Journal of Business, vol. 73 (3), 164-189. The article is available here. Read more


  • GSF Summer Workshop in Finance in Turku June 7th

    Detailed information coming later. Link Read more


  • New publication

    Yahya, H. (2023) “Female leadership and ESG performance of firms: Nordic evidence” Forthcoming in Corporate Governance. Available at https://doi.org/10.1108/CG-03-2023-0129 Read more


  • GSF Summer Workshop in Finance, June 7, 2024 in Turku

    Graduate School of Finance Summer Workshop in Finance will take place on June 7, 2024 at the University of Turku. More information to follow in 2024. Read more


  • New publication

    Yahya, H. (2023) The role of ESG performance in firms’ resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence from Nordic firms. Global Finance Journal, Volume 58, 100905. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfj.2023.100905. Abstract: Firms’ corporate social … Read more


  • Our Bloomberg terminal in the news

    The Finnish Broadcasting Company interviewed us and made an article of our new Bloomberg terminal. Check our the news (in Finnish) at https://yle.fi/a/74-20057068. Read more


  • AI & FinTech Research at Turku School of Economics

    A glimpse into the intensive one-week course on AI & FinTech Research at Turku School of Economics, led by Dr. Sean Cao. This doctoral course was vitally supported by the … Read more


  • Bloomberg Terminal

    Courtesy of financial support from Liedon Säästöpankkisäätiö, we now have access to Bloomberg Terminal in our Finance Lab. Read more


  • Turku Applied Mathematics and Statistics Seminar (TAMS) 

    For those who are interested: What: Turku Applied Mathematics and Statistics Seminar (TAMS)  Title: Predicting Winner and Loser Stocks: A Classification Approach When: Friday, September 29th, 10:15 – 11:45 Speaker: … Read more


  • Research Seminar in Accounting and Finance

    On Friday, September 22nd 2023, at 14:15, doctoral researcher Habeeb Yahya (University of Turku) will present his paper via zoom: Blockholding and Firms’ ESG Performance: Nordic Evidence (co-authored by Abu … Read more


  • PhD in Finance @ TSE

    Interested to take your finance education to the next level? Applications are now accepted for doctoral studies at University of Turku, School of Economics. Application period ends in 15.9.2023. If … Read more


  • New publication

    Ali, Syed Riaz Mahmood – Anik, Kaysul Islam – Hasan, Mohammad Nurul – Kamal, Md Rajib (2023): “Geopolitical threats, equity returns, and optimal hedging“. International Review of Financial Analysis, vol. … Read more


  • Special issue / Invitation to submit

    Journal of Risk and Financial Management has asked Mika Vaihekoski to act as a guest editor for a special issue on empirical research on assett pricing and portfolio selection. Dealine … Read more


  • New Publication

    Antell, Jan – Vaihekoski, Mika (2023): “Countercyclical and time-varying reward to risk and the equity premium“. Research in International Business and Finance, vol. 66, 102017. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ribaf.2023.102017. Read more


  • Research Seminar in Accounting & Finance

    28.4.2023 Habeeb Yahya (University of Turku)Female leadership and ESG performance of firms: Nordic EvidenceDiscussant: Sofiya Meleshkova Read more


  • New publication

    Walid Mensi, Rim El Khoury, Syed Riaz Mahmood Ali, Xuan Vinh Vo, Sang Hoon Kang (2023) Quantile dependencies and connectedness between the gold and cryptocurrency markets: Effects of the COVID-19 … Read more


  • Media attention

    Professor Vaihekoski was mentioned in two recent articles. See the article on Viisas Raha here and the article on Kauppalehti here (access can be behind paywall). Read more


  • Turku wins the CFA Finland Research Challenge 2023

    CFA Society Finland held the local Research Challenge 2023 final on 16th February at Nasdaq Helsinki. Three university teams, Aalto University, University of Eastern Finland, and Turun yliopisto – University … Read more


  • Doctoral Studies Info Session for Applicants on 7.3.2023 (Doctoral Programme of Turku School of Economics)

    Do doctoral studies in finance interest you? Are you considering applying to the Doctoral Progamme of Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku? Join us for an online … Read more


  • CFA Society Finland Research Challenge

    Our team makes it (again) to the finals on the CFA Society Finland Research Challenge. Members of the team are Lassi Honkanen, Markus Salminen, Veeti Härkönen, Paavo Koljonen and Otto … Read more


  • Research Seminar in Accounting & Finance

    On Friday, February 3rd 2023, at 2:15 pm, Abu Chowdhury and Mika Vaihekoski (University of Turku) will present their paper: Do Institutional Investors Dilute Corporate Failure? Discussant: Habeeb Yahya. Seminar … Read more


  • TSE Finance Lab

    Our brand new TSE Finance Lab has been opened for students and faculty alike. All dual-monitor computers are equipped with Refinitiv Workspace (with SDC Platinum and Refinitiv Excel addin) and … Read more


  • New publication

    Vaihekoski, M. (2022). Helsinki Stock Exchange: Trading and listed securities, 1912–1981. Forthcoming in Financial History Review, 1-16. Available at https://doi.org/10.1017/S0968565022000208. Read more


  • 21st ABIS Annual Colloquium 2022

    Habeeb Yahya’s working paper titled ‘Women’s leadership and firms’ ESG performance: Nordic evidence’ has been selected to be presented at the Academy of Business in Society(ABIS) 21st annual colloquium. Colloquium … Read more


  • JSBE Research Seminar

    Riaz Ali will present his paper Geopolitical Threats, Equity Returns, and Optimal Hedging at Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics on 7th December 12:00-13:00 EET. Seminar will be held … Read more


  • Call for applications for doctoral researcher positions and study rights at the doctoral programme of Turku School of Economics

    Interested in applying to the Doctoral Programme of Turku School of Economics? There are two application periods per year. Next call for applications is in the Autumn: 29.8.- 16.9.2022 (study right begins … Read more


  • Research Seminar in Accounting & Finance

    On Friday, November 25th 2022, at 14:15, Habeeb Yahya (University of Turku) will present his paper: The relevance of firm sustainability performance in crisis: A case from the Nordic countries’ … Read more


  • The UTU Finance website is finally online!

    Welcome to finance.utu.fi — a new webpage for the Finance research group at Turku School of Economics, University of Turku. Read more