Lehkonen Heikki, University Teacher / Yliopistonopettaja

Lehkonen Heikki, University Teacher / Yliopistonopettaja


Heikki Lehkonen got his Master’s degrees in Mathematics in 2007 and in Economics in 2008 as well as a doctoral degree in economics in 2014. Since 2013 he has been working as a university teacher in JSBE. Previously he has been working as a teaching assistant and a PhD student of Economics. Lehkonen has also been working as a visiting scholar in the Columbia University, New York, NY, in the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, and in the City University of Hong Kong. His main research interests lie in international financial economics and emerging markets.

Areas of Interest

International finance and macroeconomics and especially emerging markets and empirical finance.

Research Areas


Recent Publications

  • Ruggiero, S. and Lehkonen, H. (2017). Renewable energy growth and the financial performance of electric utilities : A panel data study. Journal of Cleaner Production, 142 (Part 4), 3676-3688.
  • Lehkonen, H. and Heimonen, K. (2015). Democracy, political risks and stock market performance. Journal of International Money and Finance, 59, 77-99.
  • Lehkonen, H. (2015). Stock market integration and the global financial crisis. Review of Finance, 19 (5), 2039-2094.
  • Lehkonen, H. and Heimonen, K. (2014).Timescale-dependent stock market co-movement: BRICs vs. developed markets. Journal of Empirical Finance, 28, 90-103.
  • Lehkonen, H. (2010). Bubbles in China. International Review of Financial Analysis, 19 (2), 113-117.

Teaching (list of courses)

  • KTTA150 Microeconomics I(“Mikrotaloustiede I”, in Finnish)
  • KTTS333 Investments and Asset Pricing
  • KTTS330 Advanced Financial Economics
  • KTTA 271 Financial Modeling with Excel (“Rahoituksen Excel-sovellukset” in Finnish)
  • KTTA 386 Emerging Markets Finance (“Kehittyvien markkinoiden rahoitus”, in Finnish)