Laura Solanko

Senior Advisor, Institute for Economies in Transition, BOFIT,

Laura Solanko works as a Senior Advisor in BOFIT, Bank of Finland, where her responsibilities include analyzing and monitoring Russian economic developments and economic policy. She joined the Bank of Finland in 1998.

Laura Solanko holds a PhD in economics from the University of Helsinki. Her dissertation "Essays on Russia's Economic Transition" covered topics on fiscal federalism and regional economic development in Russia.