December 17, 2019

Ritva Reinikka appointed as Professor of Practice at Helsinki GSE

Helsinki Graduate School of Economics has appointed Ritva Reinikka, D.Phil., to be Professor of Practice. She will be based at Aalto University School of Business. Her three-year professorship will focus on development economics and policy. Dr. Reinikka’s long career in development includes the World Bank, where she worked for 20

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November 25, 2019

Doctoral Defence: “Evaluating macro-finance interactions using mixed frequency methods”

On November 29th, M.Soc.Sc. (Economics) Annika Lindblad will defend her doctoral thesis "Evaluating macro-finance interactions using mixed frequency methods". The dissertation examines how macroeconomic variables influence financial market volatility and correlations using mixed frequency time series methods. Lindblad's work contributes to the literature on empirical macroeconometrics by illuminating which economic

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November 12, 2019

Doctoral Defence: “Essays on noninvertible ARMA models”

On November 15th. MSSc. Juho Nyholm will defend his doctoral thesis “Essays on noninvertible ARMA models”. His thesis contributes to the time series econometric literature by expanding novel theoretical results in ARMA modeling under noninvertibility and non-Gaussianity. Nyholm shows how assuming noninvertibility in classical ARMA models allows for modelling more

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September 30, 2019

Doctoral Defence: “Endogenous Technological Progress and the Macroeconomy: Stagnation, Low Interest Rates and the Productivity Slowdown”

On October 18th, M. Sc. (Econ.) Michaela Schmöller will defend her doctoral thesis "Endogenous Technological Progress and the Macroeconomy: Stagnation, Low Interest Rates and the Productivity Slowdown". Schmöller studies the role of endogenous technology growth in macroeconomics and the sources behind the currently observed slowdown in productivity. Her work focuses

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September 23, 2019

Pekka Sääskilahti associated to Helsinki GSE

Pekka Sääskilahti has been appointed Professor of Practice at Hanken. Sääskilahti is an expert on economics of intellectual property rights, competition and pricing. Pekka Sääskilahti has a long career within economics of intellectual property rights, competition and pricing. As Professor of Practice, he is also associated to Helsinki Graduate School

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September 4, 2019

Bengt Holmström to promote doctoral student research

Nobel Prize Laureate Bengt Holmström will be linked to Helsinki Graduate School of Economics and Hanken as Hanken Foundation Distinguished Fellow as of January 1, 2020. Bengt Holmström focuses on promoting doctoral research in Helsinki GSE. “Helsinki GSE’s mission is to produce outstanding research with maximum academic and social impact.

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