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 Kate Kearins
Kate Kearins
Gail Pacheco
Corporate Social Responsibility letters
QS stars 2019
News pattern
Professor Kate Kearins
Older and wiser – but worth the price?
21 Jan, 2020
Short-term gain or long-term pain: What is the price of juniorisation in the workplace? Professor Kate Kearins weighs the pros and cons.
Kate Kearins
Negotiating unconscious bias in the work
27 Nov, 2019
“Diversity is being invited to the party. Inclusion is being asked to dance.”
Gail Pacheco
NZ rates of in-work poverty examined
21 Nov, 2019
Research conducted by AUT’s New Zealand Work Research Institute has found more than 50,000 working households live in poverty across Aotearoa.
Corporate Social Responsibility letters
Websites can influence investment
15 Nov, 2019
Are companies using web-based features to shape the way investors perceive their CSR information?
QS stars 2019
AUT gets 5 QS stars in all categories
13 Nov, 2019
AUT has received the maximum five stars for the first time in every category according to the global education analysts QS in their recent results.
Meghana Lama
Michael James Kirkwood
Roshen Kulwant
De Wet van der Westhuizen