Finance department

Ranked in the top 150 in the world, the Finance department is part of the AUT Business School. The department was recently recognised as the premiere finance department in all of New Zealand by the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities. This ranking puts the AUT Finance department alongside top international universities in Australia, the US, the Netherlands, Canada and the UK.

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.

Applied Finance Letters on Tuwhera

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

Lourdaiz Ah Chong
Josephine Cane
Emilly Liang
Ryan Li
Jessica Lee

Contact us

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

tracy.skolmen@aut.ac.nz

View department staff

Key academic contact

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

agilbert@aut.ac.nz

QS Subject Ranked

News
Covid loans
It's just not cricket
Jarrod Haar
Finance department
Sommer Kapitan
News pattern
Covid loans
Would 'COVID loans' be more affordable?
16 Feb, 2021
Faced with a COVID-19 pandemic of unknown severity and duration, governments are looking for effective and sustainable ways to maintain their economies.
It's just not cricket
Brands back away from Australia Day
29 Jan, 2021
For increasing numbers of Aussie brands, waving the flag around Australia Day is losing its appeal. Marketing expert Patrick Van Esch explains.
Jarrod Haar
Good leadership can boost te reo Māori
17 Sep, 2020
A “servant” style of leadership can enhance the way employees understand and use te reo Māori, according to new research by Professor Jarrod Haar.
Finance department
Finance Department celebrates milestones
09 Sep, 2020
Despite the challenges of 2020, the AUT Finance Department has achieved two significant milestones.
Sommer Kapitan
Research matters: from Tik Tok to vaping
14 Aug, 2020
Marketing expert translates valuable research for mainstream audiences
Website search