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February 11, 2020

Niku Määttänen appointed professor at the Helsinki Graduate School of Economics

Niku Määttänen, PhD (economics), has been appointed professor of macroeconomics at the Helsinki GSE. The position, based at the University of Helsinki, was founded on a donation made by the Bank of Finland to the Helsinki GSE. Määttänen will assume the position on 1 August 2020. Niku Määttänen has served in a number of positions at the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA) from 2003, working as its research director as of 2015. Throughout 2009, he served as a fixed-term professor of economics at the Helsinki School of Economics. Määttänen’s research activities are focused on macroeconomics and public finance, often combining the themes. Among other things, he has investigated questions pertaining to the taxation of housing equity and financial savings, the effect of changes in borrowing constraints and income distribution on housing prices, as well as the effect of…

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