Russian Economic Policies after the Election
Prof. Pekka Sutela is a specialist in Russian and Soviet economic thought, policies and developments. He worked in the Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition (BOFIT) since 1990, initially as a senior researcher and later as an Adviser to the Board and Acting Head of Department. From 1998 to 2009 he served as Head of BOFIT, and was appointed Principal Adviser, Monetary Policy and Research as of September 2009 until his retirement in February 2011. Prior to that Mr. Sutela pursued a teaching career at the Department of Economics of the University of Helsinki as a tenured lecturer in 1973-1990. He held a researcher's position with the Academy of Finland in 1981-1984 and 1987-1989. In the middle of his central bank career, he returned to the academia as full-time professor in the economics of transition at the University of Helsinki in 1995-1997.
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