- Chair of book-keeping, economical analysis and audit
- Chair of theoretical economy, public administration and municipal management
- Chair of economics and finance
- Chair of economic theory and management
- Chair of economics and production control
Graduates of the faculty work as economists, accountants and managers at enterprises with different patterns of ownership and in business corporations, and as university and professional school teachers.
The Faculty of economics is one of the youngest at the university. The structure of the faculty is comprised by the chair of book-keeping, economical analysis and audit, chair of economical theory and finances, chair of political economy and theory of business, chair of branch economies, and chair of management.
Scientists of the faculty focus on issues of market relations coming into being in the Republic of Karelia and in Russia. Scientists investigate the investment climate in Karelia, give recommendations on selecting patterns of ownership and organizations under privatization conditions. Achievements of our economists in the field of forestry development are well known in Karelia and beyond. The faculty has close scientific contacts with the Universities of Joensuu (Finland) and Minnesota (Duluth, USA). This cooperation resulted in joint scientific publications.
The faculty is an expert on a number of developments and conceptions of the Department of Economics of the Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences, as well as on other studies carried out by Karelian scientists, Ministries, Departments and Governmental Bodies.