Finland's new board member to head research group

Seppo Honkapohja, the latest addition to the Bank of Finland's board, is taking charge of the central bank's research activities.

Honkapohja will supervise the central bank's research and will also continue to pursue his own research on modelling for monetary policy.

Honkapohja, who began his five-year term on 1 January, joining from the University of Cambridge, where he was a professor of international macroeconomics, told Central Bank News that he presumed he was appointed to the board becaus