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Faculty - 2011 Summer School

Prof. Olli TAHVONEN

Department of Forest Sciences
University of Helsinki
P.O. Box 27
Latokartanonkaari 7
00014 Helsinki
Finland
Ph. : +358 9 191 58113
Fax : +358 9 191 58100
E-mail:olli.tahvonen@helsinki.fi
Url:
http://www.helsinki.fi/forestsciences/contact/professors/tahvonen.html


Olli Tahvonen

Current position
Professor in Environmental Economics, Finnish Forest Research Institute (FFRI), 1996 –

Previous professional appointments
Senior Research Fellow, Academy of Finland, Aug 2007-Aug 2008
Visiting Professor, University of Queensland, Department of Economics, Nov 2005-May 2006
Professor in Environmental Economics (tenure), Finnish Forest Research Institute, Helsinki, Aug 1998-
Professor in Economics (tenure), University of Helsinki, Department of Economics, Jan 1997 (leave of absence Jan 1997-Aug 1998; resigned Aug 1998)
Professor in Environmental Economics, Finnish Forest Research Institute, Helsinki, April 1996- April 2001
Visiting Professor, Cornell University, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Aug 1995-Mar 1996
Research Fellow, Academy of Finland, Jan 1991-Jul 1993 and Aug 1993-Apr 1996
Research Fellow, Grants from Maj and Tor Nessling Foundation and The Foundation for Research of Natural Resources in Finland, 1990 (total 6 months)
Associate Professor (acting), University of Helsinki, Department of Economics, 1990 (total 6 months)
Assistant, Helsinki School of Economics, Jan 1990-Dec 1992
Research Assistant, Helsinki School of Economics, Jan 1987-Jan 1990
Assistant, Helsinki School of Economics, 1986 (total 6 months)

Education
Docent in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Helsinki School of Economics, 1995-
Docent in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, University of Oulu, 1994-
D. Sc. (Econ.) 1991, (Economics), Helsinki School of Economics (HSE)
M. Sc. (Econ.) 1986 (Economics, Business Economics and Administration), HSE
Several courses in Anthropology and Philosophy at the University of Helsinki, 1981-1986

Academic awards and honours
Invited as a member to the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, 2010.
The Cajander bronze medal by the Finnish Society of Forest Reseach, 2009.
The State Award for Public Information (Valtion tiedonjulkistamispalkinto), 2007 for the book "Uusi Metsäkirja" ("Finnish Forest Policy Revisited", in Finnish) jointly with R. Jalonen, I. Hanski, E. Nikinmaa, T. Kuuluvainen, P., Pelkonen, P. Puttonen, K. Raitio.
Post-graduate stipendium 1986, Helsinki School of Economics

 

 

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