Seppo Honkapohja

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(academic, central banker)
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Born7 March 1951
Helsinki, Finland
Alma materUnited World College of the Atlantic, University of Helsinki
Finnish economist

Seppo Honkapohja is a Finnish economist. He is a board member of the Bank of Finland[1] and former Professor of International Macroeconomics of the University of Cambridge.[2]


After receiving the International Baccalaureate at the United World College of the Atlantic in Wales Seppo Honkapohja went to the University of Helsinki to get a Master of Social Science, the Licentiate of Social Science and 1979 a Doctor of Social Science.[3]

From 1975 to 1987 Honkapohja was Scientific Director in the Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation. Until 1991 he then was Professor of Economics at the Turku School of Economics and Business Administration. 1992 he joined the University of Helsinki as Professor of Economics. In addition he was Academy Professor of the Academy of Finland from 2000 to 2004.[4] 2004 he went to Cambridge to become the Professor of International Macroeconomics and fellow of Clare College. He researched on modelling of learning and expectations, bounded rationality and their implications for monetary and fiscal policy.[5][6]


Event Participated in

Bilderberg/20085 June 20088 June 2008US
The 56th Bilderberg, Chantilly, Virginia, 139 guests