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Iikka Korhonen
Head of BOFIT (Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition), not representing the official views of my employer, RTs not endorsements
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Jyrki Helin Aug 20
Deportations of Polish citizens from territory occupied by Soviet Union 1939-1941 as per Molotov-Ribbentrop agreement. Source: Jan T. Gross "Revolution from Abroad".
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Andrew Batson 5h
Agriculture may be the best window into how China's system works. The African swine fever epidemic story has it all: no rule of law, conflicting central and local government priorities, politicized reporting of data, big regional gaps, etc. etc.
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Iikka Korhonen 1h
Suomen vienti Japaniin kasvoi 15% alkuvuonna, nyt 2,5% kokonaisviennistä (sama osuus kuin Virolla). EU:n ja Japanin kauppasopimus jeesaa.🇫🇮🇯🇵🇪🇺
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Scott Rose 16h
Russia confirms it held urgent talks with Turkey last month on connecting the country's banks to Russia's alternative to the SWIFT system. News leaked after a letter on the meeting was ... found at a landfill outside Moscow and posted on Telegram whoops
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Benjamin Wittes 12h
Jokes, flip remarks, and snark aside, here's the bottom line: A country that treats its allies like this won't have allies for long. This is not because it's mean to treat friends this way. It's because it isn't in countries' interests to rely on people who are unreliable.
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Adam Bienkov 13h
Boris Johnson tells Angela Merkel there are "abundant solutions" to the Northern Ireland border problem but is apparently unable to explain what those solutions actually are.
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Iikka Korhonen 15h
🇷🇺 average monthly salary July 2019 ₽45,900, +8% yoy €647, +12% $726, +8%
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The Nordics 18h
Are you in the US and had to cancel your trip to Denmark? Do you know, there's a Denmark in South Carolina and to visit there would be easier on the environment! Also, you have a Greenland, in New Hampshire 😉 Do you know of any other places with Nordic names?
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Romesh Vaitilingam 24h
India's in 2016 reduced the volume of currency in circulation by 75% overnight, evidence of the effects on economic activity & credit growth, short-run disruptions & potential long-term benefits
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ReutersBreakingviews 20h
Greenland is not for sale, but the UK might be
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Iikka Korhonen 18h
Yin-Wong Cheung w/Bob McCauley Chang Shu Trading in RMB more prevalent in countries that trade more with China & that have bilateral swap agreement w/PBoC. Conference on China's Progress to "Moderately Prosperous Society"
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Iikka Korhonen 19h
Mark Spiegel on capital account liberalization in . China has 1 financial repression (for private sector) 2 closed capital account Reforming these two distortions complementary, so better liberalize both at the same time
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Iikka Korhonen 21h
Yabin Wang (HKMA🇭🇰) talking about banks' use of wealth-management products to shift risks off balance sheets and to reduce required capital. Conference on China's Progress to "Moderately Prosperous Society"
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Iikka Korhonen 21h
Replying to @TeemuPekkarinen
En usko, että hyvinvointia voidaan mitata suoraan pelkästään yhdelläkään noista.
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Karsten Junius Aug 20
Buying 100yr Bonds can be a wonderful investment - you just need to get the issuer right and don't confuse the country codes of with ...
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Iikka Korhonen 22h
Kollega kirjoitti taannoin Venäjän tuontitilastojen laadusta kv.vertailussa.
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Iikka Korhonen 22h
Replying to @TeemuPekkarinen
Hyvinvointi.
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Sam Morgan 22h
Angling for a Trump offer
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Iikka Korhonen 23h
Michael Funke making sense of China's monetary policy. Many, many instruments etc. But -tightening from 2012 to end-2014 -easing until spring 2016 -tightening until spring 2018 -then easing Conference on China's Progress to "Moderately Prosperous Society"
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Iikka Korhonen Aug 20
Second day of Conference on China's Progress to "Moderately Prosperous Society" about to begin. First session on monetary policy.
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