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LT013079 LR07, 10/KV18/MA21 Ethical Issues in Finance and Responsible Investing 3 op
Organised by
Accounting and Finance
Person in charge
Mika Vaihekoski
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2016–2017 X X
Preceding studies
Completion of the course LR03 Rahoituksen perusteet (Introduction to Finance) or equivalent is recommended. Course is suitable for students interested in international finance and investments, responsible business, and expert services marketing.

Learning outcomes

Students will learn the key contemporary ethical issues in finance and responsible investing. The course is very practically oriented, where students have to identify ethical problems presented in financial newspaper articles included in their assignments, analyze them, and propose alternative ways to deal with them. The course will also familiarize students with the international financial press and help them to read articles in it with a critical mind.


The topics covered include different approaches to assess ethical behavior, role of law and self-regulation vs. ethical behavior, moral hazard and incentive mechanisms in finance, information asymmetry, agency conflicts, responsible and ethical investing.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 18 h 0 h

Lectures 18 h (Timo Teinilä) in English (intensively in four session during III/IV periods), classroom discussion, written assignments, and students' presentations.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
  • In English

Classroom participation, written assignment (in teams), presentation, exam (lectures and literature).


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study



Study materials

1. BOATRIGHT, JOHN R.Ethics in Finance, 2nd edition. USA, Blackwell 2008.
2. Articles and other material specified by the lecturer.

Belongs to following study modules

Turun kauppakorkeakoulu
Laskentatoimen ja rahoituksen laitos
Aineopinnot (Laskentatoimi ja rahoitus)
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Laskentatoimen ja rahoituksen laitos