Finance department

Ranked in the top 200 in the world by global world rankings organisation QS, the Finance department is part of the AUT Business School. AUT's world-class Finance department focuses on research projects that are contemporary and relevant to business, and is proud of its close ties with international universities and research institutes.

Research in finance

Our academics have research strengths in corporate finance and governance, financial markets and institutions, fund management, investments, market microstructure and international finance.

More about our research

Applied Finance Letters open access journal

Applied Finance Letters is an open access journal publishing mainly empirical research for industry and academia. It aims to encourage high quality contributions that foster discussion.

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Use real-time accounting and finance data

Get hands-on experience by using the same technology as global finance professionals. Our Business School Trading Room houses real-time databases – helping our accounting and finance students better understand economic events and the factors that affect them.

Databases include Thomson Reuters EIKON, Thomson Reuters Datastream, Thomson Reuters Tick History, Morningstar Direct, Standard & Poor’s Compustat Global and Audit Analytics.

Trading room at AUT Business School

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Alisa Innes
Emilly Liang
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Contact us

Tracy Skolmen
Department Coordinator
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 6939

tracy.skolmen@aut.ac.nz

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Key academic contact

Professor Aaron Gilbert
Head of Department
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 5706

agilbert@aut.ac.nz

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A glimmer of certainty for the NZ dollar
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Uncertainty in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has wreaked havoc with the international commodity markets. What does the future hold?
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Risks, rewards for brands taking a stand
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Many consumers want brands to take a stand, but it’s not always clear what that stand should be. So, is there a “second mover advantage” in brand activism?
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Kiwis don't realise they're burnt out
11 Apr, 2022
The latest data from AUT’s Wellbeing@Work study show most people who are suffering from burnout either don’t realise it or can’t assess how serious it is.
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LGBT policies impact investor behaviour
17 Mar, 2022
New research shows companies that adopted LGBT-supportive policies for the first time can affect the attitudes and activities of investors.
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Did protesters breach tikanga?
14 Mar, 2022
Tikanga is a noun, glossed as custom, practice, and protocol. Yet the debate over tikanga at the Parliament protest is not clear cut, writes Ella Henry.
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