Panu Kalmi


School of Accounting and Finance, Economics
+358 29 449 8528
Yliopistonranta 10, 65200 Vaasa
Fabriikki F329

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Curriculum Vitae


M. Soc. Sci. University of Helsinki, 1996

PhD, Copenhagen Business School, 2002

Researcher, Academy Research Fellow, Acting Professor, Helsinki School of Economics / Aalto University School of Economics, 2001-2011

Professor of Economics, University of Vaasa, 2011-

Vice Dean of the Faculty of Business Studies, 2017

Vice Dean of the School of Accounting and Finance, 2018-


Taloustieteen perusteet (introduction to economics), micro (with Juuso Vataja), first year studies

Johdatus pankkitoimintaan (Introduction to banking), bachelor level

International banking, master level


My main area of research is Financial Literacy and Financial Education. I am currently (2016) the leader of two Academy of Finland projects on this topic. I have also several smaller grants on the topic.

I have also done work on banking organizations, cooperatives, and personnel economics.

See my profile on Google scholar and Researchgate


I am the chairman of the Professors' Union's Vaasa Chapter.

In 2012-2013, I was the president of the Finnish Economic Association.

I was the 2016 Recipient of the Warren Samuels Prize (together with Simon Cornee and Ariane Szafarz), awarded by the Association of Social Economics.

Publications and expert tasks

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