Mika Vaihekoski
Professor

Professor, Accounting and Finance (Department of Accounting and Finance)

mika.vaihekoski@utu.fi
+358 29 450 2858
+358 50 432 2780

Rehtorinpellonkatu 3
Turku
Turku School of Economics
Office: Room 361


Areas of expertise
finance; asset pricing; portfolio management; corporate finance; financial history; econometrics

Biography
Mika Vaihekoski is a Professor of Finance at the University of Turku (UTU), Turku School of Economics, Department of Accounting and Finance.

Vaihekoski got his M.Sc. in economics and business administration from Turku School of Economics, and a D.Sc in finance from Hanken School of Economics. During his doctoral studies he was also a student at the Graduate School of Finance and Financial Accounting. With the help of the ASLA-Fulbright scholarship Vaihekoski also visited Kellogg Graduate School of Management at the Northwestern University in the USA.

Prior to joining Turku School of Economics / University of Turku in 2008, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Helsinki School of Economics and as the Director of the Finance Institute at LTT Research Ltd from 2000 to 2004. In 2004, he was appointed as a Professor of Finance at the Lappeenranta University of Technology.


Research
Vaihekoski has published several articles in finance journals. He is currently also an assiciate editor the European Journal of Finance and International Journal of Portfolio Analysis and Management. His research interests included financial markets, asset pricing, corporate finance, portfolio management, financial econometrics, and financial history

Teaching
  • LRS34 Financial Econometrics
  • LRS31 Asset Pricing and Portfolio Theory
  • LRS28 Advanced Corporate Finance
  • LRS25 Financial Modeling and Simulation
  • LR05 Intermediate Finance
  • Master's Thesis Seminar


Publications
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Expected and realized returns in conditional asset pricing: A new testing approach (2019)
Journal of Empirical Finance
Jan Antell, Mika Vaihekoski
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Equity Premium in Finland (2017) A Dean, A Scholar, A Friend. Texts in appreciation of Markus Granlund Mika Vaihekoski
(
A3 Book chapter)

Book review: Entrepreneurial finance: Concepts and cases (2016)
International Small Business Journal
Vaihekoski Mika
(
B1 Journal article)

Rahoitusalan sovellukset ja Excel (2016) Mika Vaihekoski
(
C1 Scientific book)

Capital structure policy decisions in Nordic listed firms (2015)
Nordic Journal of Business
Tor Brunzell, Eva Liljeblom, Anders Löflund, Mika Vaihekoski
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Short-Term Expectations in Listed Firms: The Effects Of Different Owner Types (2015)
Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting
Brunzell T, Liljeblom E, Vaihekoski M
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Yritysrahoituksen perusteet (2015) Minna Martikainen, Mika Vaihekoski
(
D5 Text book, professional manual or guide or a dictionary)

A note on the calculation of the risk free rate for tests of asset pricing models and event studies (2014) Contributions to Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, and Finance: Essays in Honour of Professor Seppo Pynnönen. Mika Vaihekoski
(
B2 Book chapter)

Descriptive analysis of the Finnish stock market: Part II (2014)
Bank of Finland Discussion Papers
Peter Nyberg, Mika Vaihekoski
(
B1 Journal article)

Descriptive analysis of the Finnish stock market: Part II (2014) TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE MULTINATIONAL FINANCE SOCIETY Peter Nyberg, Mika Vaihekoski
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Dividend policy in Nordic listed firms (2014)
Global Finance Journal
Tor Brunzell, Eva Liljeblom, Anders Löflund, Mika Vaihekoski
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Equity premium in Finland and long-term performance of the Finnish equity and money markets (2014)
Cliometrica
Peter Nyberg, Mika Vaihekoski
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Determinants of capital budgeting methods and hurdle rates in Nordic firms (2013)
Accounting and Finance
Brunzell T, Liljeblom E, Vaihekoski M
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Dividend policy and capital structure decisions in Nordic listed firms (2013) 2013 Accepted Conference Papers & Participants List Tor Brunzell, Eva Liljeblom, Mika Vaihekoski
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Global and Local Sources of Risk in Eastern European Emerging Stock Markets (2013) Elena Fedorova, Mika Vaihekoski
(
G5 Doctoral dissertation (article))

Pricing currency risk in the stock market: Evidence from Finland and Sweden 1970-2009 (2012)
Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money
Antell J, Vaihekoski M
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)


Last updated on 2019-27-06 at 02:26