Vesa Kanniainen

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Vesa Lennart Kanniainen (March 13, 1948-) is a professor of economics at the University of Helsinki.


Vesa Kanniainen studied at the London School of Economics in 1972-73, working within macroeconomic theory and monetary economics, topics that he was also teaching as Visiting Assistant Professor at Brown University and Washington State University in 1977-79. Most of his academic life, he has been working at the University of Helsinki. In research, he subsequently moved to dynamic investment models, including tax effects and he started to teach corporate finance. Later, he has given some courses at Uppsala University, University of Munich and at Hamburg University. He is a research fellow at CESifo in Munich.

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He also writes and publishes short stories and poems:

  • Vaaroja Vapautta Viettelyksiä, VK World 2004, Yliopistopaino ISBN 952-99428-0-X, Helsinki 2004.
  • Jos voisin mä elämäni lauluksi laulaa. Nuoren miehen runoja ajalta, jolloin Suomi syntyi, poems by Juho Oskari Rautio (1885–1969), editing and preface Vesa Kanniainen, Yliopistopaino ISBN 952-91-3257-3, Helsinki 2001.


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