Research in business and economics

We believe in high-quality research that addresses important societal challenges. Our world-class researchers work in all major disciplines in business and economics, and in our multidisciplinary research centres.

At the heart of our research is collaborative engagement with our external stakeholders in business, the professions, government and the community.

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Gail Pacheco
Asheq Rahman
Helena Cooper-Thomas
Professor Matthew Ryan
62% increase in AUT researchers
updated pay equity
Sommer Kapitan and Jessica Vredenburg
Professor Matthew Ryan
Five questions with Prof. Matthew Ryan
13 Aug, 2019
We asked Professor Matthew Ryan five questions about his research ahead of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
62% increase in AUT researchers
62% increase in AUT researchers
30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
updated pay equity
Scrutiny of largest pay rise for women
28 Mar, 2019
Research by AUT’s New Zealand Work Research Institute and the Human Rights Commission has for the first time revealed the challenges and advantages of New
Social impact for competitive edge
26 Mar, 2019
Corporate philanthropy and social responsibility a way of delivering improved commercial, social and environmental outcomes, say business leaders.
Sommer Kapitan and Jessica Vredenburg
Taking a stand: brands and activism
04 Feb, 2019
Dr Sommer Kapitan and Dr Jessica Vredenburg from the AUT Business School have co-authored an article for the Conversation about brand activism.
Taghreed Hikmet
Michael James Kirkwood
Meghana Lama
Roshen Kulwant
De Wet van der Westhuizen