Jarkko Turunen

Senior Economist in the Western Hemisphere Department at International Monetary Fund

Jarkko Turunen is a Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund, currently working on the United States in the Western Hemisphere Department. He was previously in the Strategy, Policy, and Review Department, working on crisis countries and various policy issues, including conditionality in IMF programs, international trade and competitiveness, and jobs and growth. Before joining the IMF, he was a Principal Economist at the European Central Bank. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the European University Institute. His main research interests and publications are in macroeconomics, monetary policy and labour economics.