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international economics educator

Urpo Kalevi Kivikari, Finnish international economics educator. Honorary Consul of Hungary, Turku/S.W. Finland, since 1989; vice president Werner Hacklin Foundation, Pori, Finland, since 1990. Member of Finnish Economic Association, Finnish-Hungarian Society (vice president 1989-1997), Finnish-Russian Society (regional president 1995—2000).

Background

Kivikari, Urpo Kalevi was born on October 1, 1939 in Turku, Finland. Son of Niilo and Lahja (Halme) Kivikari.

Education

Doctor of Political Science, University Turku, 1972.

Career

School teacher Primary school, Turku, 1960-1963. Lecturer economics Turku University, 1964-1973, associate professor, 1974-1987. Professor international economics Turku School of Economics, 1987—2003.

President university senate University Turku, 1977-1982. President Union of University Professors, 1989-1992. Director Institute Turku School of Economics, 1987-2003.

Member numerous board directors.

Membership

Honorary Consul of Hungary, Turku/S.W. Finland, since 1989. Vice president Werner Hacklin Foundation, Pori, Finland, since 1990. Member of Finnish Economic Association, Finnish-Hungarian Society (vice president 1989-1997), Finnish-Russian Society (regional president 1995—2000).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, nature, social questions.

Connections

Married Ildikó Zerinváry, October 30, 1976.

father:
Niilo Kivikari

mother:
Lahja (Halme) Kivikari

spouse:
Ildikó Zerinváry