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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Helena Cooper-Thomas
Gail Pacheco
Asheq Rahman
News
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THE world university rankings for AUT 2019
Professor Candice Harris
A family plants trees
Professor Gail Pacheco with award
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Health innovation cuts ED admissions
05 Oct, 2018
Early evidence suggests that a team-based primary health care practice model can reduce emergency department admissions to hospitals.
THE world university rankings for AUT 2019
THE rankings place AUT in NZ top three
27 Sep, 2018
AUT has significantly improved in global university rankings published today by the Times Higher Education.
Professor Candice Harris
Five questions: Professor Candice Harris
26 Sep, 2018
We asked Professor Candice Harris five questions about her research at the time of her Inaugural Professorial Address.
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Sustainability – reality or illusion?
03 Sep, 2018
Companies are turning to feel good images in annual reports, but these photos may be masking the truth in the numbers, say AUT Business School researchers.
Professor Gail Pacheco with award
Professor takes out economics prize
29 Aug, 2018
AUT economics professor, Gail Pacheco, has been awarded the 2018 NZIER Economics Award, recognising the impact of her research work.
Taghreed Hikmet
De Wet van der Westhuizen
Michael James Kirkwood