Mikael

Name

Mikael Bask

Date of Birth

January 10, 1967

Citizenship

Swedish

Language Proficiency

Degrees

Current Position

Previous Positions

Visits

Research Grants

  1. Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation, September 2000 – August 2001, with Xavier de Luna; I was the project leader. (The research grant covered one year of full-time research for Xavier de Luna.)
  2. Siamon Foundation, 2001.
  3. Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education. To be an Honorary Fellow at Institute for Research on Poverty and Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin – Madison, U.S.A., September 2001 – May 2002.
  4. Länsförsäkringar Västerbotten and Föreningssparbanken Foundation for Economic and Social Research, 2003.
  5. OP Bank Group Foundation, 2005.
  6. OP Bank Group Foundation, 2006.
  7. OP Bank Group Foundation, July 2008 – June 2009; I was not the project leader. (The research grant covered one year of full-time research for me, which I used to be a Visiting Scholar at Department of Economics, Stanford University, California, U.S.A.)
  8. Berch and Borgström Foundations, 2011.
  9. Berch and Borgström Foundations, 2013.
  10. Wenner-Gren Foundations. To be a Visiting Scholar at Institute for Research in the Social Sciences, Stanford University, California, U.S.A., September 2013 – June 2014.
  11. Berch and Borgström Foundations, 2014.
  12. Nasdaq Nordic Foundation, 2018, with Lars Forsberg; I am the project leader. (Amount: 500 000 SEK.)

Editorial Assignments

  1. Member of the Editorial Board, PLOS ONE, 2014 – .
  2. Member of the Editorial Board, Technical Analyst, 2004.

Doctoral Thesis

Essays on Exchange Rates: Deterministic Chaos and Technical Analysis. Umeå Economic Studies No. 465, 1998.

Papers Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals (see Google Scholar for citing statistics)

  1. Dimensions and Lyapunov Exponents from Exchange Rate Series. Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, 7, 2199-2214, 1996.
  2. Testing Chaotic Dynamics via Lyapunov Exponents. Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, 114, 1-2, 1998, with Ramazan Gençay. (This paper is the lead paper in the issue.)
  3. A Positive Lyapunov Exponent in Swedish Exchange Rates? Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, 14, 1295-1304, 2002.
  4. Characterizing the Degree of Stability of Non-Linear Dynamic Models. Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, 6 (1) article 3, 2002, with Xavier de Luna.
  5. Should One Use Smokeless Tobacco in Smoking Cessation Programs? A Rational Addiction Approach. European Journal of Health Economics, 4, 263-270, 2003, with Maria Melkersson.
  6. Rationally Addicted to Drinking and Smoking? Applied Economics, 36, 373-381, 2004, with Maria Melkersson.
  7. Technical Trading at the Currency Market Increases the Overshooting Effect. Finnish Economic Papers, 16, 72-80, 2003.
  8. Rational Addiction and Cigarette Smoking in the Presence of Bootleg Cigarettes. Applied Economics Quarterly, 49, 319-338, 2003, with Linda Andersson and Maria Melkersson.
  9. EMU and the Stability and Volatility of Foreign Exchange: Some Empirical Evidence. Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, 25, 737-750, 2005, with Xavier de Luna.
  10. Economic Man and the Consumption of Addictive Goods: The Case of Two Goods. Substance Use and Misuse, 41, 453-466, 2006, with Linda Andersson and Maria Melkersson.
  11. Heterogeneous Beliefs in a Sticky-Price Foreign Exchange Model. Ekonomia, 9, 57-85, 2006, with Carina Selander.
  12. The Stability of Electricity Prices: Estimation and Inference of the Lyapunov Exponents. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 376, 565-572, 2007, with Tung Liu and Anna Widerberg.
  13. Exchange Rate Volatility without the Contrivance of Fundamentals. Accepted for publication in Frontiers in Finance and Economics.
  14. Chartism and Exchange Rate Volatility. International Journal of Finance and Economics, 12, 301-316, 2007.
  15. Adaptive Learning in an Expectational Difference Equation with Several Lags: Selecting among Learnable REE. European Financial Management, 14, 99-117, 2008.
  16. Instrument Rules in Monetary Policy under Heterogeneity in Currency Trade. Journal of Economics and Business, 61, 97-111, 2009. (This paper is the lead paper in the issue.)
  17. Announcement Effects on Exchange Rates. International Journal of Finance and Economics, 14, 64-84, 2009.
  18. Fundamentals and Technical Trading: Behavior of Exchange Rates in the CEECs. Open Economies Review, 20, 589-605, 2009, with Jarko Fidrmuc. (This paper is the lead paper in the issue.)
  19. Market Power in the Expanding Nordic Power Market. Applied Economics, 43, 1035-1043, 2011, with Jens Lundgren and Niklas Rudholm. (This paper is the lead paper in the issue.)
  20. Market Structure and the Stability and Volatility of Electricity Prices. Energy Economics, 31, 278-288, 2009, with Anna Widerberg.
  21. Robust Taylor Rules under Heterogeneity in Currency Trade. International Economics and Economic Policy, 6, 283-313, 2009, with Carina Selander.
  22. Measuring Potential Market Risk. Journal of Financial Stability, 6, 180-186, 2010.
  23. Optimal Monetary Policy under Heterogeneity in Currency Trade. Journal of Financial Economic Policy, 1, 338-354, 2009.
  24. Asset Price Misalignments and Monetary Policy. International Journal of Finance and Economics, 17, 221-241, 2012.
  25. Actual and Potential Market Risks during the Stock Market Turmoil 2007-2008. Applied Financial Economics, 22, 339-349, 2012, with Anna Widerberg. (This paper is the lead paper in the issue.)
  26. A Case for Interest Rate Inertia in Monetary Policy. International Journal of Finance and Economics, 19, 140-159, 2014.
  27. Social Influence and the Matthew Mechanism: The Case of an Artificial Cultural Market. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 412, 113-119, 2014, with Miia Bask.
  28. Cumulative (Dis)advantage and the Matthew Effect in Life-Course Analysis. PLOS ONE, 10 (11) e0142447, 2015, with Miia Bask.
  29. Optimal Monetary Policy under Learning and Structural Uncertainty in a New Keynesian Model with a Cost Channel and Inflation Inertia. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 69, 112-126, 2016, with Christian R. Proaño.
  30. Market Dynamics of Buyout Acquisitions in the Renewable Energy and Cleantech Sectors: An Event Study Approach. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 64, 271-278, 2016, with Samuel Palmquist.

Other Publications

  1. Några skeptiska reflektioner kring ett svenskt medlemskap i EMU. In Röster om EMU – från de samtal om EMU som ägde rum i Norra Norrland under hösten 1999 by Michel Wlodarczyk, editor, Folkuniversitetet – kursverksamheten vid Umeå universitet, 43-48, 2000.
  2. Är svenska kronan en skvalpvaluta? Ekonomisk Debatt, 30, 693-706, 2002, with Xavier de Luna.
  3. Incorporating Chartist Expectations into FX Modeling. Technical Analyst, April 2004, 35.
  4. En granskning av Goodharts och Rochets utvärdering av Riksbankens politik. Ekonomiska Samfundets Tidskrift (Journal of the Economic Society of Finland), 65, 63-71, 2012, with Bengt Assarsson. (This paper is the lead paper in the issue.)
  5. Jansson och Skingsley lägger ut nya dimridåer från Riksbanken. Dagens Nyheter, March 17 (online edition) and March 18 (newspaper edition), 2014, with Bengt Assarsson.
  6. Vad är fel med penningpolitiken i Sverige? In Makropolitik i kris. En vänskrift till Lars Jonung med anledning av hans 70-årsdag. Knut Wicksell Policy Paper 2016:1, Lund University, 57-73, 2016, with Bengt Assarsson.
  7. Stora skillnader mellan ekonomierna i Norden. Svenska Dagbladet, June 8 (online edition), 2017.
  8. Other contributions to the debate in Swedish and Finnish newspapers: Gefle Dagblad, Hufvudstadsbladet (several occasions), Nerikes Allehanda and Nya Dagen (several occasions).

Papers Submitted to Peer-Reviewed Journals (1st round)

  1. A paper is submitted to a journal.
  2. A paper with João Madeira is submitted to a journal.

Working Papers at Umeå University, Sweden

  1. Dimensions and Lyapunov Exponents from Exchange Rate Series. Umeå Economic Studies No. 398, 1996.
  2. Using Moving Blocks Bootstrap to Test for the Presence of a Positive Lyapunov Exponent in a Time Series. Umeå Economic Studies No. 442, 1997.
  3. Deterministic Chaos in Exchange Rates? Umeå Economic Studies No. 453, 1997.
  4. Essays on Exchange Rates: Deterministic Chaos and Technical Analysis. Umeå Economic Studies No. 465, 1998. This is my Doctoral Thesis that contains an introduction to and summary of the following four (4) papers that also are included in the thesis: (i) Dimensions and Lyapunov Exponents from Exchange Rate Series; (ii) Testing Chaotic Dynamics via Lyapunov Exponents, with Ramazan Gençay; (iii) Deterministic Chaos in Exchange Rates?; and (iv) Chartists and Fundamentalists in the Foreign Exchange Market: Forecasting Horizons and Exchange Rate Dynamics.
  5. Deterministic Chaos in Swedish Exchange Rates? Umeå Economic Studies No. 528, 2000.
  6. Rational Addiction and Smoking when there are Legal and Illegal Cigarettes. Umeå Economic Studies No. 543, 2000, with Maria Melkersson.
  7. Rational Addiction when there are Two Addictive Goods: Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco. Umeå Economic Studies No. 545, 2000, with Maria Melkersson.
  8. Characterizing the Degree of Stability of Non-Linear Dynamic Models. Umeå Economic Studies No. 564, 2001, with Xavier de Luna.
  9. EMU and the Stability and Volatility of Foreign Exchange: Some Empirical Evidence. Umeå Economic Studies No. 565, 2001, with Xavier de Luna.
  10. Rationally Addicted to Drinking and Smoking? Umeå Economic Studies No. 567, 2001, with Maria Melkersson.
  11. Chartists and Fundamentalists in the Currency Market and the Volatility of Exchange Rates: First Results. Umeå Economic Studies No. 594, 2002.
  12. Chartists and Fundamentalists in the Currency Market and the Volatility of Exchange Rates. Umeå Economic Studies No. 605, 2003.
  13. Economic Man and the Consumption of Addictive Goods: The Case of Two Goods. Umeå Economic Studies No. 615, 2003, with Linda Andersson and Maria Melkersson.

Working Papers at Helsinki Center of Economic Research, Finland

  1. Heterogeneous Beliefs in a Sticky-Price Foreign Exchange Model. HECER Discussion Paper No. 48, 2005, with Carina Selander.
  2. Chartism and Exchange Rate Volatility. HECER Discussion Paper No. 71, 2005.
  3. Should one augment the Taylor Rule with an Exchange Rate Term? HECER Discussion Paper No. 135, 2006.

Working Papers at Bank of Finland, Finland

  1. Announcement Effects on Exchange Rate Movements: Continuity as a Selection Criterion among the REE. Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper 6/2006.
  2. Adaptive Learning in an Expectational Difference Equation with Several Lags: Selecting among Learnable REE. Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper 7/2006.
  3. Exchange Rate Volatility without the Contrivance of Fundamentals and the Failure of PPP. Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper 8/2006.
  4. The Stability of Electricity Prices: Estimation and Inference of the Lyapunov Exponents. Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper 9/2006, with Tung Liu and Anna Widerberg.
  5. Fundamentals and Technical Trading: Behaviour of Exchange Rates in the CEECs. Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper 10/2006, with Jarko Fidrmuc.
  6. Robust Taylor Rules in an Open Economy with Heterogeneous Expectations and Least Squares Learning. Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper 6/2007, with Carina Selander.
  7. Long Swings and Chaos in the Exchange Rate in a DSGE model with a Taylor Rule. Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper 19/2007.
  8. Measuring Potential Market Risk. Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper 20/2007.
  9. Optimal Monetary Policy under Heterogeneity in Currency Trade. Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper 21/2007.
  10. Instrument Rules in Monetary Policy under Heterogeneity in Currency Trade. Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper 22/2007.
  11. Optimal Monetary Policy in a Hybrid New Keynesian Model with a Cost Channel. Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper 24/2007.
  12. A Case for Interest Rate Smoothing. Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper 25/2007.

Working Paper at Swedish Retail Institute, Sweden

  1. Market Power in the Expanding Nordic Power Market. HUI Working Paper No. 9, 2007, with Jens Lundgren and Niklas Rudholm.

Working Papers at University of Gothenburg, Sweden

  1. The Stability and Volatility of Electricity Prices: An Illustration of (λ,σ2)-Analysis. University of Gothenburg Working Paper in Economics No. 267, 2007, with Anna Widerberg.
  2. Market Structure and the Stability and Volatility of Electricity Prices. University of Gothenburg Working Paper in Economics No. 327, 2008, with Anna Widerberg.

Working Paper at Hanken School of Economics, Finland

  1. Monetary Policy, Stock Price Misalignments and Macroeconomic Instability. Hanken School of Economics Working Paper in Economics No. 540, 2009.

Working Papers at Uppsala University, Sweden

  1. Inequality Generating Processes and Measurement of the Matthew Effect. Uppsala University Working Paper in Economics 2010:19, with Miia Bask.
  2. Measuring the Stability of a Dynamic System: The Case of the Stock Market Turmoil 2007-2008. Uppsala University Working Paper in Economics 2010:25, with Anna Widerberg.
  3. The Increased Importance of Asset Price Misalignments for Business Cycle Dynamics. Uppsala University Working Paper in Economics 2011:12, with João Madeira.
  4. A Case for Interest Rate Inertia in Monetary Policy. Uppsala University Working Paper in Economics 2011:16.
  5. Optimal Monetary Policy under Learning in a New Keynesian Model with Cost Channel and Inflation Inertia. Uppsala University Working Paper in Economics 2012:7, with Christian R. Proaño.
  6. Social Influence and the Matthew Mechanism: The Case of an Artificial Cultural Market. Uppsala University Working Paper in Economics 2013:11, with Miia Bask.

Academic Assignment as Opponent at Public Defense of Doctoral Thesis

  1. Opponent at Public Defense of Doctoral Thesis in Economics, Umeå University, Sweden, May 31, 2016: Yuna Liu’s Doctoral Thesis “Essays on Stock Market Integration – On Stock Market Efficiency, Price Jumps and Stock Market Correlations”.

Other Academic Assignments

  1. Opponent at Public Defense of Licentiate Thesis in Economics, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden, August 21, 2000: Christer Berglund’s Licentiate Thesis “Spatial Issues in Economics and Econometrics”.
  2. Member of the Examining Committee at Public Defense of Doctoral Thesis in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, December 17, 2004: Dag Fjeld Edvardsen’s Doctoral Thesis “Four Essays on the Measurement of Productive Efficiency”.
  3. Opponent at Public Defense of Licentiate Thesis in Economics, Umeå University, Sweden, December 17, 2009: Mats Landström’s Licentiate Thesis “Two Essays on Central Bank Independence Reforms”.
  4. Member of the Examining Committee at Public Defense of Licentiate Thesis in Economics, Umeå University, Sweden, December 17, 2009: Mats Landström’s Licentiate Thesis “Two Essays on Central Bank Independence Reforms”.
  5. Member of the Examining Committee at Public Defense of Doctoral Thesis in Economics, Uppsala University, Sweden, November 12, 2010: Johan Söderberg’s Doctoral Thesis “Price Setting, Inflation Dynamics, and Monetary Policy”.
  6. Member of the Examining Committee at Public Defense of Doctoral Thesis in Economics, Umeå University, Sweden, May 4, 2012: Ulf Holmberg’s Doctoral Thesis “Essays on Credit Markets and Banking”.
  7. Member of the Examining Committee at Public Defense of Doctoral Thesis in Economics, Uppsala University, Sweden, January 11, 2013: Vesna Corbo’s Doctoral Thesis “Monetary Policy, Trade Dynamics, and Labor Markets in Open Economies”.
  8. Second Opponent at Final Seminar in Economics, Uppsala University, Sweden, January 14, 2013: Göran Österholm’s Draft of Doctoral Thesis “Essays on Managerial Compensation”.
  9. Second Opponent at Public Defense of Licentiate Thesis in Economics, Uppsala University, Sweden, April 29, 2013: Glenn Mickelsson’s Licentiate Thesis “Understanding Productivity and Employment Dynamics”.

Journal Referee

  1. Ambio
  2. Applied Economics (2 different papers)
  3. Applied Economics Quarterly (2 different papers)
  4. B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics
  5. Canadian Journal of Economics
  6. CESifo Economic Studies (2 different papers)
  7. Chaos, Solitons and Fractals
  8. Computational Economics
  9. Economic Inquiry
  10. Economics Research International
  11. Energy Economics (3 different papers)
  12. Entropy
  13. European Journal of Health Economics
  14. Finnish Economic Papers
  15. Global Finance Journal
  16. Global Journal of Economics and Finance
  17. Health Economics
  18. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics
  19. Journal of Econometrics (2 different papers)
  20. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (2 different papers)
  21. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  22. Journal of Financial Economic Policy (2 different papers)
  23. Journal of Health Economics
  24. Journal of Macroeconomics
  25. North American Journal of Economics and Finance
  26. Open Economies Review
  27. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics
  28. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance
  29. Southern Economic Journal
  30. Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics
  31. Technical Analyst

Publisher’s Reader

  1. Academic Press
  2. McGraw-Hill
  3. SNS Förlag

Refereeing Papers for Conferences and Workshops

  1. “INFER Workshop on Integration and Globalization: Challenges for Developed and Developing Countries” in Coimbra, Portugal, June 29-30, 2007.
  2. “9th INFER Annual Conference” in Loughborough, England, United Kingdom, October 12-14, 2007.
  3. “12th Annual European Conference of the Financial Management Association International” in Prague, Czech Republic, June 4-6, 2008.
  4. “7th INFER Workshop on International Economics” in Murcia, Spain, March 28-29, 2008.
  5. “6th INFINITI Conference on International Finance” in Dublin, Ireland, June 9-10, 2008.
  6. “7th INFINITI Conference on International Finance” in Dublin, Ireland, June 8-9, 2009.

Conferences and Workshops

  1. “4th International Symposium: Chaotic Dynamical Systems” in Zeist, The Netherlands, June 12-15, 1994.
  2. “Conference on Bifurcations and Chaos in Economic and Social Systems” in Umeå, Sweden, September 22-23, 1995.
  3. “Workshop in Nonlinear Time Series and Econometrics” in Stockholm, Sweden, May 24-25, 1996.
  4. “2nd CeNDEF Workshop on Economic Dynamics” in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, January 4-6, 2001.
  5. “Annual Meeting of the Finnish Statistical Society: Analysis of High Frequency Financial Data” in Vaasa, Finland, May 17-18, 2001.
  6. “International Health Economics Association: 3rd International Conference” in York, England, United Kingdom, July 22-25, 2001.
  7. “Empirical Exchange Rate Models” in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A., September 28-29, 2001.
  8. “18th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association” in Stockholm, Sweden, August 20-24, 2003.
  9. “58th European Meeting of the Econometric Society” in Stockholm, Sweden, August 20-24, 2003.
  10. “9th International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance” in Rethymno, Crete, Greece, May 26-28, 2005.
  11. “10th Annual Workshop on Economic Heterogeneous Interacting Agents” in Colchester, England, United Kingdom, June 13-15, 2005.
  12. “12th Annual Global Finance Conference” in Dublin, Ireland, June 27-29, 2005.
  13. “9th World Congress of the Econometric Society” in London, England, United Kingdom, August 19-24, 2005.
  14. “SUERF and Bank of Finland Joint Conference: Open Market Operations and the Financial Markets” in Helsinki, Finland, September 22-23, 2005.
  15. “HECER Workshop on Fiscal Federalism” in Helsinki, Finland, November 18-19, 2005.
  16. “5th NoonToNoon Meeting on Statistical and Mathematical Applications in Finance” in Vaasa, Finland, December 8-9, 2005.
  17. “28th Annual Meeting of the Finnish Society for Economic Research” in Helsinki, Finland, February 2-3, 2006.
  18. “14th Annual Symposium of the Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics” in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A., March 24-25, 2006.
  19. “European Financial Management Symposium 2006” in Durham, England, United Kingdom, April 20-22, 2006.
  20. “10th International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance” in Rethymno, Crete, Greece, May 25-27, 2006.
  21. “Practical Issues in DSGE Modelling at Central Banks” in Helsinki, Finland, June 5-7, 2006.
  22. “4th INFINITI Conference on International Finance” in Dublin, Ireland, June 12-13, 2006.
  23. “1st International Conference on Economic Sciences with Heterogeneous Interacting Agents” in Bologna, Italy, June 15-17, 2006.
  24. “Nonlinear Dynamical Methods and Time Series Analysis” in Udine, Italy, August 30-September 1, 2006. (I was invited to present a paper.)
  25. “New Developments in Macroeconomic Modelling and Growth Dynamics” in Faro, Portugal, September 7-9, 2006.
  26. “7th Annual Bank of Finland/CEPR Conference: Credit and the Macroeconomy” in Helsinki, Finland, November 2-3, 2006.
  27. “INFER Workshop on Bounded Rationality in Economics and Finance” in Loughborough, England, United Kingdom, December 1-2, 2006.
  28. “29th Annual Meeting of the Finnish Society for Economic Research” in Lappeenranta, Finland, February 1-2, 2007.
  29. “2nd RIEF Conference on International Economics and Finance” in Rome, Italy, May 11-12, 2007.
  30. “11th International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance” in Rethymno, Crete, Greece, May 24-26, 2007.
  31. “5th INFINITI Conference on International Finance” in Dublin, Ireland, June 11-12, 2007.
  32. “2nd International Conference on Economic Sciences with Heterogeneous Interacting Agents” in Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.A., June 17-19, 2007.
  33. “Australasian Meeting of the Econometric Society” in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, July 3-6, 2007.
  34. “9th INFER Annual Conference” in Loughborough, England, United Kingdom, October 12-14, 2007.
  35. “8th Annual Bank of Finland/CEPR Conference: Expectations and Business Cycle Dynamics” in Helsinki, Finland, November 1-2, 2007.
  36. “7th INFER Workshop on International Economics” in Murcia, Spain, March 28-29, 2008.
  37. “6th INFINITI Conference on International Finance” in Dublin, Ireland, June 9-10, 2008.
  38. “Work, Poverty and Inequality in the 21st Century” in Palo Alto, California, U.S.A., August 6-9, 2008.
  39. “Allied Social Science Associations Annual Meeting” in San Francisco, California, U.S.A., January 3-5, 2009.
  40. “American Economic Association Continuing Education Program in Monetary Policy”, given by Lawrence Christiano and Patrick J. Kehoe, in San Francisco, California, U.S.A., January 5-7, 2009.
  41. “Money, Macroeconomics and Finance Research Group: 41st Annual Conference” in Bradford, England, United Kingdom, September 7-9, 2009.
  42. “32nd Annual Meeting of the Finnish Economic Association” in Tampere, Finland, February 4-5, 2010.
  43. “Challenges of the Global Crisis to Macroeconomic Theory and International Finance” in Helsinki, Finland, June 11, 2010.
  44. “Modelling in the Social Sciences: Interdisciplinary Comparison” in Helsinki, Finland, June 17-18, 2010.
  45. “2011 Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings” in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A., May 20-22, 2011.
  46. “9th INFINITI Conference on International Finance” in Dublin, Ireland, June 13-14, 2011.
  47. “25th Conference of the Nordic Sociological Association” in Oslo, Norway, August 4-7, 2011.
  48. “American Sociological Association 106th Annual Meeting” in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A., August 20-23, 2011.
  49. “British Sociological Association Annual Conference” in London, England, United Kingdom, April 3-5, 2013.
  50. “Analytical Sociology, Social Coordination and Informatics” in Stockholm, Sweden, June 6, 2013.
  51. “6th International Network of Analytical Sociologists Conference” in Stockholm, Sweden, June 7-8, 2013.
  52. “41st World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology” in Uppsala, Sweden, June 9-10, 2013.
  53. “18th Annual Workshop on Economic Science with Heterogeneous Interacting Agents” in Reykjavik, Iceland, June 20-22, 2013.
  54. “Pre-Convention Course at American Sociological Association 108th Annual Meeting: Introduction to Social Network Analysis”, given by Olga V. Mayorova, in New York, New York, U.S.A., August 9, 2013.
  55. “American Sociological Association 108th Annual Meeting” in New York, New York, U.S.A., August 10-13, 2013.
  56. “3rd Stanford Conference on Computational Social Science” in Palo Alto, California, U.S.A., September 27, 2013.
  57. “Berkeley-Stanford Conference on Social Inequality” in Palo Alto, California, U.S.A., October 25, 2013.
  58. “4th Stanford Conference on Computational Social Science” in Palo Alto, California, U.S.A., April 11, 2014.
  59. “27th Conference of the Nordic Sociological Association” in Lund, Sweden, August 14-16, 2014.
  60. “Nationell konferens i nationalekonomi 2014” in Umeå, Sweden, September 25-26, 2014.
  61. “34th Arne Ryde Conference: Macroeconomic Policy in Crisis. A Conference Held in Honor of Lars Jonung” in Lund, Sweden, October 3-4, 2014.
  62. “GESIS Computational Social Science Winter Symposium” in Cologne, Germany, December 1, 2014.
  63. “International Conference on Computational Social Science” in Helsinki, Finland, June 8-11, 2015.
  64. “American Sociological Association 110th Annual Meeting” in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., August 22-25, 2015.
  65. “3rd Annual SWEGPEC Workshop” in Örebro, Sweden, November 18-19, 2015.

Seminar Presentations

  1. Department of Economics, Umeå University, Sweden (several occasions).
  2. Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University, Sweden.
  3. Division of Economics, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden.
  4. Department of Economics, Stockholm University, Sweden.
  5. Umeå School of Business and Economics, Umeå University, Sweden.
  6. Research Unit of Economic Structures and Growth, University of Helsinki, Finland (several occasions).
  7. Helsinki Center of Economic Research, University of Helsinki, Finland.
  8. Monetary Policy and Research Department, Bank of Finland, Finland (several occasions).
  9. Government Institute for Economic Research, Finland.
  10. Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education of Charles University and Economics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic.
  11. Department of Finance and Statistics, Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland.
  12. Bank of Estonia, Estonia.
  13. Department of Sociology, Stanford University, U.S.A.
  14. School of Business and Economics, Åbo Akademi University, Finland (several occasions).
  15. Karlstad Business School, Karlstad University, Sweden.
  16. Institute for Future Studies, Sweden.
  17. Department of Economics and Finance, University of Wyoming – Laramie, U.S.A.

Award

Best new teacher (“rookie”) the academic year 1992 – 1993, Department of Business Administration and Social Sciences, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden.

Trial Lecture

On May 29, 2009, I gave a trial lecture for the position as an Associate Professor of Economics at School of Business and Economics, Åbo Akademi University, Finland, and my ability to teach was graded “Excellent”, which is the highest of four grades.

Supervision of Doctoral Theses as Main Supervisor

  1. I have been the Main Supervisor for Carina Selander (Umeå University, Sweden) who defended her Doctoral Thesis “Chartist Trading in Exchange Rate Theory” in Economics on December 15, 2006. The Opponent was Docent Anders Vredin (the Riksbank, Sweden) and the Members of the Examining Committee were Docent Annika Alexius (Uppsala University, Sweden), Professor Kurt Brännäs and Docent Xavier de Luna (both at Umeå University, Sweden). Professor Karl-Gustaf Löfgren (Umeå University, Sweden) has been the Assistant Supervisor for Carina Selander.
  2. I have been the Main Supervisor for Rachatar Nilavongse (Uppsala University, Sweden) who defended his Doctoral Thesis “Housing, Banking and the Macro Economy” in Economics on May 25, 2016. The Opponent was Ph.D. Jesper Lindé (the Riksbank, Sweden) and the Members of the Examining Committee were Professor Paul Klein (Stockholm University, Sweden), Professor Johan Lyhagen and Professor Eva Mörk (both at Uppsala University, Sweden). Professor Nils Gottfries (Uppsala University, Sweden) has been the Assistant Supervisor for Rachatar Nilavongse.
  3. I have been the Main Supervisor for Jon Frank (Uppsala University, Sweden) who defended his Doctoral Thesis “Essays on Corporate Finance and Asset Pricing” in Economics on February 9, 2017. The Opponent was Professor Dušan Isakov (University of Fribourg, Switzerland) and the Members of the Examining Committee were Professor Stefan Arora-Jonsson (Uppsala University, Sweden), Professor Tomas Sjögren (Umeå University, Sweden) and Docent Helena Svaleryd (Uppsala University, Sweden). Ph.D. Lars Forsberg (Uppsala University, Sweden) has been the Assistant Supervisor for Jon Frank.

Other Supervision

  1. I have been the Assistant Supervisor for Erik Spector (Uppsala University, Sweden) who defended his Licentiate Thesis, consisting of the papers “Countercyclicality of the Firm-Level External Finance Premium” and “Firm-Level Product Demand Shocks and Balance Sheet Dynamics”, in Economics on April 23, 2014. The Opponent was Professor Bo Becker (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden) and the Second Opponent was Docent Mikael Carlsson (Uppsala University, Sweden). Professor Nils Gottfries (Uppsala University, Sweden) has been the Main Supervisor for Erik Spector.
  2. I have been the Assistant Supervisor for Erik Spector (Uppsala University, Sweden) who defended the paper “Dividend Smoothing” in his Draft of Doctoral Thesis at the Final Seminar in Economics on June 9, 2014. The Opponent was Professor Mike Burkart (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden) and the Second Opponent was Docent Laurent Simula (Uppsala University, Sweden). Professor Nils Gottfries (Uppsala University, Sweden) has been the Main Supervisor for Erik Spector.
  3. I have been the Main Supervisor for Jon Frank (Uppsala University, Sweden) who defended his Licentiate Thesis, consisting of the papers “Founders, Heirs and Stock Returns” and “Ownership, Involvement and Performance in Family Firms”, in Economics on October 20, 2014. The Opponent was Ph.D. Cristina Cella (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden) and the Second Opponent was Professor Nils Gottfries (Uppsala University, Sweden). Ph.D. Lars Forsberg (Uppsala University, Sweden) has been the Assistant Supervisor for Jon Frank.
  4. I have been the Assistant Supervisor for Erik Spector (Uppsala University, Sweden) who defended his Doctoral Thesis “Financial Frictions and Firm Dynamics” in Economics on January 9, 2015. The Opponent was Professor Steve Bond (University of Oxford, England, United Kingdom) and the Members of the Examining Committee were Professor Mikael Carlsson, Professor Stefan Jonsson (both at Uppsala University, Sweden) and Professor Per Strömberg (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden). Professor Nils Gottfries (Uppsala University, Sweden) has been the Main Supervisor for Erik Spector.
  5. I have been the Main Supervisor for Rachatar Nilavongse (Uppsala University, Sweden) who defended his Draft of Doctoral Thesis “Essays on the Housing Market and the Macroeconomy” at the Final Seminar in Economics on February 27, 2015. The Opponent was Ph.D. Fabio Verona (Bank of Finland, Finland) and the Second Opponent was Professor Mikael Carlsson (Uppsala University, Sweden). Professor Nils Gottfries (Uppsala University, Sweden) has been the Assistant Supervisor for Rachatar Nilavongse.
  6. I have been the Assistant Supervisor for Irina Andone (Uppsala University, Sweden) who defended her Licentiate Thesis “Exchange Rate Regimes and Inflation Performance” in Economics on September 9, 2015. The Opponent was Docent Rickard Sandberg (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden) and the Second Opponent was Professor Mikael Carlsson (Uppsala University, Sweden). Professor Nils Gottfries (Uppsala University, Sweden) has been the Main Supervisor for Irina Andone.
  7. I have been the Main Supervisor for Jon Frank (Uppsala University, Sweden) who defended the thesis “Asset Pricing and Family Firms” in his Draft of Doctoral Thesis at the Final Seminar in Economics on September 25, 2015. The Opponent was Professor Anders Löflund (Hanken School of Economics, Finland) and the Second Opponent was Professor Nils Gottfries (Uppsala University, Sweden). Ph.D. Lars Forsberg (Uppsala University, Sweden) has been the Assistant Supervisor for Jon Frank.
  8. I am the Main Supervisor for Dmytro Stoyko (Uppsala University, Sweden) and the Assistant Supervisor for Irina Andone (Uppsala University, Sweden).

1996 – 2004: 22 Bachelor and Master Theses in Economics, Umeå University, Sweden.
2010: 1 Master Thesis in Economics, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland.
2011 – : 28 Bachelor Theses in Economics, Uppsala University, Sweden.
2011 – : 13 Master Theses in Economics, Uppsala University, Sweden.

Teaching Experiences

Introductory Economics (several courses): 1992 – 1993
Introductory and Intermediate Macroeconomics (several courses): 1992 – 1993
Introductory Microeconomics (several courses): 1992 – 1993

Advanced Macroeconomics: Fall 2002
Advanced Macroeconomics: Spring 2003
Advanced Macroeconomics: Fall 2004

Introductory Economics: Spring 1999
Introductory Economics: Spring 2000

Introductory Macroeconomics: Spring 1996
Introductory Macroeconomics: Fall 2002

Introductory Microeconomics: Fall 1993
Introductory Microeconomics: Spring 1994

Intermediate Macroeconomics: Fall 1998
Intermediate Macroeconomics: Spring 1999
Intermediate Macroeconomics: Fall 1999
Intermediate Macroeconomics: Spring 2000

Advanced Macroeconomics: Fall 1994
Advanced Macroeconomics: Fall 1995
Advanced Macroeconomics: Fall 1996
Advanced Macroeconomics: Fall 1997
Advanced Macroeconomics: Fall 1998
Advanced Macroeconomics: Fall 1999

Mathematical Economics I: Fall 1998
Mathematical Economics I: Fall 1998 – Spring 1999

Macroeconomics II: Fall 2004

Microeconomics I: Fall 2002
Microeconomics I: Fall 2003

International Macroeconomics and Finance: Fall 2003 – Spring 2004

Introductory Economics: Fall 1999
Introductory Economics: Fall 1999 – Spring 2000

Advanced International Macroeconomics and Finance: Spring 2006

Introductory Financial Economics: Spring 2010

Intermediate Macroeconomics: Spring 2011

Advanced Microeconomics: Fall 2009

Intermediate Financial Economics: Spring 2011
Intermediate Financial Economics: Fall 2011
Intermediate Financial Economics: Spring 2012
Intermediate Financial Economics: Fall 2012
Intermediate Financial Economics: Spring 2013
Intermediate Financial Economics: Fall 2014
Intermediate Financial Economics: Spring 2015
Intermediate Financial Economics: Fall 2015
Intermediate Financial Economics: Spring 2016
Intermediate Financial Economics: Fall 2016
Intermediate Financial Economics: Spring 2017

Advanced Financial Economics (Master-level course): Fall 2010
Advanced Financial Economics (Master-level course): Fall 2011
Advanced Financial Economics (Master-level course): Fall 2012
Advanced Financial Economics (Master-level course): Fall 2014
Advanced Financial Economics (Master-level course): Fall 2015

Intermediate Macroeconomics: Spring 2015

Advanced Sociology (Guest lecture on analytical sociology): Spring 2015

Administrative Experiences

  1. Member of the Appointment Board at Faculty of Social Sciences, Umeå University, Sweden.
  2. Member of the Board at Department of Economics, Umeå University, Sweden.
  3. Member of the group of supervisors that plans the Ph.D. programs in Economics and Econometrics as well as recruits Ph.D. students to these programs at Department of Economics, Umeå University, Sweden.
  4. Coordinator of Bachelor and Master Theses in Economics at School of Business and Economics, Åbo Akademi University, Finland, Fall 2009 – Spring 2010.
  5. Member of the Board at School of Business and Economics, Åbo Akademi University, Finland, Spring 2010.
  6. Member of the Supervisory Board at Finnish Doctoral Programme in Economics, Finland, Spring 2010.
  7. Subject Representative in Economics at School of Business and Economics, Åbo Akademi University, Finland, Spring 2010.
  8. Substitute Member of the Board at Department of Economics, Uppsala University, Sweden, Fall 2011 – .
  9. Member of the Board at Kommuninvest Research Fund, 2015 – 2016.
  10. Director of Graduate Studies at Department of Economics, Uppsala University, Sweden, March 2015 – .

Experiences to Communicate with the Surrounding Society

  1. Interviewed in Swedish and Finnish newspapers: Hufvudstadsbladet and Nerikes Allehanda.
  2. Participated in 4 public debates in Storuman, Skellefteå (2) and Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, regarding Sweden and the EMU, November-December 1999, March 2000.
  3. Appeared on Swedish national TV (Channel: SVT2; Program: “Nattöppet”) to speak about Sweden and the EMU, December 1999.
  4. Appeared on Swedish national TV (Channel: 24; Program: “24 Konsument”) to speak about how a war in Iraq may affect consumers in Sweden, February 2003.
  5. Invited 6 times by Eurofakta, Sweden, to speak about Sweden and the EMU (Umeå: Moderata ungdomsförbundet; Örnsköldsvik: Svenskt Näringsliv; Östersund: Info Point Europa; Umeå: Umeå Finansforum; Stockholm: Eurofakta; Umeå: Studiefrämjandet), April-May, August-September 2003.
  6. Invited to Sveriges Television in Umeå, Sweden, to speak about Sweden and the EMU, May 2003.
  7. Appeared 2 times on Swedish radio (Channel: SR Västerbotten; Program: “Eftermiddag i Västerbotten”) to speak about Sweden and the EMU, August-September 2003.
  8. Invited to ITPS in Östersund, Sweden, to speak about economic growth and monetary unions, September 2003.
  9. Appeared on international radio (Channel: BBC Radio 4 in United Kingdom; Program: “The World This Weekend”) to speak about Sweden and the EMU, September 2003.
  10. Appeared on Swedish national TV (Channel: 24; Program: “24 Konsument”) to speak about how the deflation in Sweden may affect consumers, April 2004.
  11. Appeared on Swedish national TV (Channel: 24; Program: “24 Konsument”) to speak about how the weak U.S. dollar may affect consumers in Sweden, November 2004.
  12. Appeared on Finnish national radio (Channel: YLE X3M; Program: “Pravda”) to speak about taxes on income and capital in Finland, November 2005.
  13. Appeared on Finnish national radio (Channel: YLE X3M; Program: “Jouren”) to speak about how monetary policy may affect consumers in Finland, April 2010.

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