Jaakko Merilainen

Division of Social Sciences
Department of Economics

Jaakko Merilainen

Full time professor

Jaakko Merilainen is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Center for Economic Research and the Department of Economics at ITAM.  The main focus of his research is on empirical political economy.  His work combines micro-econometric methods with historical and contemporary data from both developed and developing contexts.

Academic Studies

BA Economics, University of Helsinki, Finland
MA Economics, University of Helsinki, Finland
PhD Economics, Stockholm University, Sweden


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Topics of Interest

  • Political economics
  • Economic and political development
  • Economic history
  • Public economics

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