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agriculturist , educator

Lauri Kettunen was Finnish agriculturist, educator. Decorated knight 1st class Order of White Rose (Finland); recipient prize for young scientist's best article Nordic Association Agricultural Scientists, 1967; American Society of Landscape Architects -Fulbright scholar, 1961-1963, 72-73. Member New York Academy of Sciences, European Association Agricultural Economists, International Association Agricultural Economists.

Background

Kettunen, Lauri was born on June 30, 1935 in Kuhmo, Finland. Son of Eeti Vihtori and Helli Maria (Kyllönen) Kettunen.

Education

Master of Arts, Northwestern University, 1964. Master of Science, University Helsinki, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, 1968.

Doctor of Science in Agriculture and Forestry (honorary), University Helsinki, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy with honors, Estonian Agricultural University, 1997.

Career

Research assistant Agricultural Economics Research Institute, Helsinki, 1963-1968. Associate professor economics University Helsinki, 1968-1972. Visiting scholar University Pennsylvania, 1972-1973.

Professor, department head Agricultural Economics Research Institute, Helsinki, from 1973.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional agricultural journals, magazines and newspapers. Editor Proceedings of International Seminars. Lecturer in field.

Membership

Member New York Academy of Sciences, European Association Agricultural Economists, International Association Agricultural Economists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sports.

Connections

Married Kaija Maire Jallinoja, August 1, 1965 (divorced 1989). Children: Leena Hannele, Nilla Riitta.

father:
Eeti Vihtori Kettunen

mother:
Helli Maria (Kyllönen) Kettunen

spouse:
Kaija Maire Jallinoja

children:
Leena Hannele Kettunen

Nilla Riitta Kettunen