Finance department

Ranked in the top 150 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.

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

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Emilly Liang
Jessica Lee
Lourdaiz Ah Chong
Veer Khanna

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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Is any job better than no job
Is any job better than no job – really?
22 Jun, 2021
New research from AUT’s NZ Work Research Institute suggests past studies may have overstated the “stepping stone” effect of moving from low to higher pay.
Ayesha Scott
AUT funding helps Kiwis talk about money
15 Jun, 2021
Newly funded research from AUT aims to tackle financial abuse by helping Kiwis feel comfortable and talk constructively about money with their loved ones.
Auckland most liveable
Auckland "most liveable"? Not for Māori
14 Jun, 2021
Many Māori whānau in Auckland do not enjoy the benefits of this supposed “liveability”, writes the Business School’s Ella Henry.
Professor Jarrod Haar
Flames in the NZ workforce
01 Jun, 2021
New AUT research, conducted in December 2020, shows Kiwi workers are at higher risk of being burnt-out than previously thought.
The fatherhood penalty
Parental leave policies widen gender gap
07 May, 2021
When it comes to parental equality, universities are not the progressive institutions many of us expect them to be, writes Patrick Van Esch.
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