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Doctoral Researcher, Economics


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Areas of expertise

machine learning
data analysis


I started my doctoral studies in Economics in January 2020 and I am currently working as a full-time Doctoral Researcher at the Department of Economics at Turku School of Economics. Besides research, my work tasks include teaching. I am also a MyTeacher for the student majoring in Economics, so if you have any questions related to studying Economics, you can contact me via email. I obtained my M.Sc. (Econ) from Turku School of Economics in 2019 and my M.Sc.(Statistics) from University of Turku in 2022.


The courses I have been assisting are the following: 

Introduction to Econometrics, fall 2023 (lectures).

Bachelor Thesis Seminar in Economics, spring 2023 (supervisor of theses).

Advanced Econometrics II course, spring 2021 and 2022 (homework sessions).

Advanced Macroeconomics I course (organized by Uni Helsinki & FDPE), fall 2021 (homework sessions)

Econometric Programs I course, falls 2018-2022 (lecturer), fall 2023 (person in charge).

Econometrics Programs II course, spring 2020 (lecturer).

Advanced Econometrics I course, spring 2019 (homework sessions).

Macroeconomic Theory II course, spring 2018 (homework sessions).

Basics of Econometrics course, fall 2017 (homework sessions).


My research is mostly related to theoretical and empirical econometrics, especially to macroeconometrics. I am currently working on research questions related to recession forecasting, semiparametric and nonparametric estimation procedures.


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Aikasarjamallit apuna Suomen talouden seurannassa (2019)

Kansantaloudellinen Aikakauskirja
Petteri Juvonen, Jetro Anttonen, Paolo Fornaro, Wilma Nissilä, Henri Nyberg, Harri Pönkä
(Vertaisarvioitu alkuperäisartikkeli tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (A1))