About the Speaker
Dr. Iikka Korhonen is the head of the Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition (BOFIT). He received his doctoral degree from Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, majoring in economics. His research interests include exchange rates and inflation in transition as well as emerging market countries. In addition, he has published widely e.g. on the correlation of economic activity between different countries, as well as on the effects of oil prices on economic activities.