Aleksandra Maslowska-Jokinen, PhD

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Senior Research Fellow at the Public Choice Research Centre, Centre of Excellence, University of Turku



  1. March 2013-present - Senior Research Fellow at the Public Choice Research Centre, Centre of Excellence,University of Turku
  2. 2012 - 2013 - Researcher and lecturer in Department of Economics, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku
  3. 2008 - 2011 - Researcher at the Public Choice Research Centre, Centre of Excellence, University of Turku
  4. 2006 - 2007 - Researcher at the Institutions and Social Mechanisms Graduate School, University of Turku
  5. 2005 - 2007 - Teaching Assistant, University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn, Poland


  1. 2011 - Erasmus Mundus PhD student, Saint Petersburg State University (January 15-July 23, 2011). Analysing Russian central banking and commercial banking system; co-operation with employees of the Faculty of Economics and the Saint Petersburg Bank
  2. 2010 - Summer School in Economic Theory Jerusalem, Israel. Topic: Political Economy, June 25- July 6, 2010. Lectures by: Eric Maskin, Roger Myerson, Torsten Persson, Alberto Alessina
  3. 2008 - Summer School in Monetary Economics, Uppsala, Sweden, 16-19 June and 19-22 August. Lectures by: Jesper Linde, Nils Gottfries, Ulf Söoderstrom


  1. Spring 2013 - Visiting Lecturer in Economic Integration, University of Jyväaskyläa since 2012 Lecturer in Economic Integration, Turku School of Economics
  2. since 2009 - Lecturer in International Economics, Turku School of Economics
  3. 2009-2010 - Lecturer in Intermediate International Economics, Turku School of Economics
  4. 2004-2007 - Teaching Assistant in Corporate Finance, University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn, Poland


Referee report given to Homo Oeconomicus, Brussels Economic Review, Panoeconomicus
Member of the European Public Choice Society

  1. 2012 - Studies on Institutions and Central Bank Independence, Turku School of Economics Sarja/Series A-1:2012, PhD manuscript.

Refereed journal articles

  1. 2011 - Quest for the best; How to measure central bank independence and show its relationship with infation. AUCO Czech Economic Review, vol. 5(2), pages 132-161, August
  2. 2011 - Does Central Bank Independence Matter? An Examination Using the Taylor Rule?. Homo Oeconomicus, vol. 27(4), p. 419-442

Conference proceedings

  1. 2006 - Meeting the Maastricht Treaty convergence criteria{what can we learn from Finland?. In Interest Rates and Economics, J.L. Bednarczyk (ed.), ISBN 83-7204-516-X (co-authored).
  2. 2006 - Financial condition of local communities and their capabilities of absorption of the Europan Union funds (an example of the Warmia and Mazury region in Poland), B. Mikolajczyk (ed.), Folia Oeconomica 197, Lodz 2006, pp.311-322 (co-authored), ISSN 0208-6018.
  3. 2005 - Relations between central bank transparency and interest rates volatility. In Interest Rates and Economy, looking for the optimal policy mix, J. L. Bednarczyk (ed.). ISBN 83-7351-225-X

Other publications

2012 - Unkarin keskuspankin itsenäaisyys vaakalaudalla, Turun Sanomat (with M. Palmu), 17.02.2012.

Research interests

Political economy and institutional design of central banks. Economic, political, social costs and
consequences of unconventional monetary policy instruments of the European Central Bank for the
Economic and Monetary Union and the future of the euro. The future of central banking in Poland,
Hungary and other states with transition economies in the aftermath of financial crisis.



Polish: mother tongue;

English: fluent;

French, Finnish, Russian: intermediate level,

Swedish: Basic