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Laura Solanko
PhD (Econ)

Senior Adviser

Monetary Policy and Research Department
The Bank of Finland Institute for Emerging Economies (BOFIT)
Visiting address:
00170 Helsinki

Postal address:
PL 160
00101 Helsinki

+358 9 1831
Areas of expertise:Russia's banking system, Russia's energy economics, Russian economy and economic policy

Laura Susanna Solanko is Senior Advisor at the Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition (BOFIT), specializing at Russian economic developments.

Solanko received her doctoral degree from the University of Helsinki in 2007, majoring in economics. Her PhD Thesis "Essays on Russia's Economic Transformation" covered topics on fiscal federalism and regional economic development in Russia. She was the Editor of BOFIT Discussion Papers and responsible for BOFIT Visiting Researchers Programme for 2011–2015, and continues to regularly contribute to BOFIT Weekly Review on Russia.

Her current research interests include and financial markets in Russia and China, Russia-EU energy relations and political economy in Russia. Her research has been published in e.g. Journal of Banking and Finance, Public Choice and Review of International Economics.

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