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
News
Te Korau programme
BGS group photo
The perils of promoting vaping
Gail Pacheco
THE Rankings Sep 2019
Te Korau programme
Initiative supports Māori entrepreneurs
22 Oct, 2019
AUT and Northland Inc are pooling their resources to launch a business accelerator programme aimed at enhancing Māori entrepreneurship.
BGS group photo
Alumni earn Beta Gamma Sigma membership
21 Oct, 2019
The AUT Chapter of BGS inducted 120 high-achieving Business students into the prestigious global society, the largest ceremony since it started in 2012.
The perils of promoting vaping
The perils of promoting vaping
25 Sep, 2019
Dr Patrick Van Esch and Dr Sommer Kapitan wrote an op-ed for Stuff on promoting vaping. Read the article now.
Gail Pacheco
Westpac’s first Gender Pay Gap report
24 Sep, 2019
Gail Pacheco, Professor of Economics and Director of AUT’s New Zealand Work Research Institute, provided oversight for the report.
THE Rankings Sep 2019
AUT moves up 50 places in world rankings
12 Sep, 2019
AUT is now in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 50 for research citations.
Michael James Kirkwood
Roshen Kulwant
De Wet van der Westhuizen
Meghana Lama
Taghreed Hikmet