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Applying the tools of economics for a better understanding of the Russian economy and society.
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15.08.2013:
The manuscript of my next book, Trading with the Soviet Union: Finnish Experience 1944–1991 is being peer-reviewed by the publisher.
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15.08.2013:
My book of the Political Economis of Putin's Russia has had splendid reviews.
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05.01.2013:
I finished my term as President of Association for Comparative Economic Studies.
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27.10.2012:
The Finnish Association of Non-fiction Writers awarded me with a prize "as a recognition of extensive and valuable non-fiction output".
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19.10.2012:
Siltala Publishing releases my new book Ruplan maa (The land of ruble – in Finnish).
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06.05.2012:
The Non-ficition Association od Finland rewarded me with a grant to write a book of trade between Finland and the Soviet Union. Its is expected to appear in 2013.
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07.02.2012:
Routledge (London and New York) published my book: The Political Economy of Putin´s Russia. In a review Anders Åslund assessed it the book so far on the topic.
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14.11.2011:
Routledge (London and New York) will publish my new book: The Political Economy of Putin´s Russia.
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09.11.2011:
I shall again join Sciences Po, the highly respected Paris university, as Visiting Professor for Spring Term of 2012, teaching a course on the Russian economy for MA students.
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07.11.2011:
In November 2011 I teach history of ecnomic thought to a class of close to 200 students at the University of Oulu (Finland).
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25.03.2011:
I have joined the Advisory Board of Taaleritehdas, the Helsinki-based wealth manager offering services both to private individuals and institutions.
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16.03.2011:
To honour my 60th birthday, WSOYPro, the Finnish publisher of many of my books, published From Soviet Plans to Russian Realities. This collection of articles by my prominent economist friends from Europe, the United States, Russia and Japan, is edited by Iikka Korhonen and Laura Solanko, my friends and colleagues for many years.
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11.03.2011:
Association for Comparative Economic Studies, the main professional organization of my field, met in Denver Colorado in January and chose me as President-Elect for 2012.
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