Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA)
Vesa Vihriälä is since March 2012 Managing Director of the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, ETLA. He received his Doctor of Social Sciences (Econ.) degree from the University of Helsinki. Vihriälä has also studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Before joining ETLA, Vihriälä worked as Adviser to Olli Rehn, EU Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, as State Under-Secretary at the Finnish Prime Minister’s Office, as Managing Director of Pellervo Economic Research Institute, in various positions at the Bank of Finland and as Economist at the OECD’s Economics Department. Vihriälä has worked on a wide variety of policy issues related to financial crises, globalization and ageing.
Articles by Vesa Vihriälä:
Orderly debt reduction rather than permanent mutualisation is the way to go
2 April 2014, 9110 reads
Nordic innovation: Is ‘cuddly capitalism’ really less innovative?
19 December 2012, 18750 reads
The Nordics in the global crisis
10 February 2010, 17008 reads
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implicationsDe Grauwe, Ji
- Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A new modelKrugman