Lastunen, Jesse

Research Associate

Profile
  • Jesse Lastunen
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-WIDER
    OFFICE:
    UNU-WIDER Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, FI-00160 Helsinki, Finland
    E-MAIL:
    lastunen@wider.unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +358-(0)9-615 9911
    NATIONALITY:
    Finland

    Research Interests

    • Economic Development
    • Economic modeling techniques
    • Economics
    • Taxation

    Biographical Statement

    Jesse Lastunen is a research associate at UNU-WIDER, where his work focuses on tax-benefit microsimulation models. He has previously worked for organizations such as OECD, RAND Corporation, Internet Association, and the Technopolis Group, conducting policy-oriented research on labour markets and emerging technologies.

    Jesse received his PhD in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School, with analytical concentrations in economics and quantitative methods. He has master’s degrees in international economics and technology policy.