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Minna Martikainen

Person

P.O. Box 479

00101 Helsinki

Finland

Phone: +358403521460

    Research areas

  • 512 Business and Management - Accounting , Firm Valuation , Profitability, Corporate Governance, Accounting and Firm Sustainability

Education information

Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration), Business Economics, Vasa universitet, Finland, 1998

Curriculum

Dr. Minna Martikainen is a professor of financial accounting and dean for education in Hanken School of Economics (Finland). She has recently been appointed as director for Hanken Corporate Governance Center (8/2018-) and chairperson for Nordic Corporate Governance Network (4/2018-). Moreover, she is in scientific advisory board for ACRN Oxford academic research network in University of Oxford and board member (6/2016 -) and president (2017/2018) in Multinational Finance Society. Previously she served State Pension Fund of Finland board member for period 2012-2018, and directed the Northern Dimension Institute (2009-2012) for the task to promote and increase the international university co-operation in Europe. Previously she has worked as professor in Aalto University School of Business, in Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), in University of Vaasa as researcher and as visiting researcher in Louisiana State University, USA. In LUT she also worked as the vice rector for international affairs. Dr. Martikainen's research interests include profitability and growth of firms, especially in SMEs, corporate governance and ownership structures, disclosures, insider trading, earnings management, firm valuation and information content of earnings figures. Martikainen also has wide international experience in managing and developing cross scientific research projects to increase university co-operation. She has been leader for several Academy of Finland research projects. 

Highlighted activities

  1. The State Pension Fund (External organisation)

    Activity: MembershipMembership in academic committee, council, board

  2. Nordic Corporate Governance Network (External organisation)

    Activity: MembershipMembership in academic committee, council, board

  3. 23rd Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society (MFS)

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation of / participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  4. ACRN Oxford Academic Research Network, University of Oxford (External organisation)

    Activity: MembershipMembership in academic committee, council, board

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Highlighted research outputs

  1. Board’s Financial Incentives, Competence, and Firm Risk Disclosure: Evidence from Finnish index listed companies

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Insider trading and earnings management: A cross-country comparison

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  3. Expected Returns and Idiosyncratic Risk: Industry-level Evidence from Russia

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  4. Insider trading returns: Does country-level governance matter?

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  5. Expected returns and idiosyncratic risk: Industry-level evidence from Russia

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

  6. Corporate Governance and Profitability in Famliy SMEs

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  7. Foreign Direct Investments Affecting Accounting Quality in Transitional Economies of Europe

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  8. Entrepreneurial orientation: Growth and profitability of Finnish small- and medium-sized enterprises

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  9. Production functions and productivity of family firms: evidence from the S&P 500

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  10. Earnings management as a predictor of future profitability of Finnish firms

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  11. Investments in Human Capital in Different Institutional Environments

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  12. Differential Market Reactions to Revenue and Expense Surprices

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  13. Do firms use industry-wide targets when managing earnings? Finnish evidence.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  14. Accounting income, income components and market-to-book equity ratios : Finnish evidence

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  15. Accounting losses ad earnings response coefficients: The impact of leverage and growth opportunities

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  16. Accounting losses and investors' growth opportunities

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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