Kavonius, Ilja Kristian

Other current responsibilities
  • 2018-
    Adjunct Professor/University researcher (25%) - University of Helsinki/Centre for Consumer Society Research, Finland
  • 2016-
    Co-secretary of the ESCB Expert Group on Linking Macro and Micro Statistics for the Household Sector
  • 2014-
    Adjunct Professor (dosentti) - University of Eastern Finland/Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Joensuu, Finland
  • 2003-
    Co-secretary of the Joint ECB and European Commission Expert Group on Sector Accounts
Education
  • 2000-2011
    Doctor of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • 1994-1999
    Master of Arts, University of Joensuu (University of Eastern Finland), Finland
Professional experience
  • 2018-
    Adjunct Professor/University researcher (25%) - University of Helsinki, Centre for Consumer Society Research, Finland
  • 2003-
    Senior Economist-Statistician - External Statistics & Sector Accounts Division, Directorate General Statistics, European Central Bank
  • 2008-2010
    Researcher (half-time) - University of Helsinki, Department of Political and Economic Studies, Finland
  • 2009
    Economist (half-time) - Fiscal Policies Division, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank
  • 1998-2008
    Senior Statistician (2002 onwards on unpaid leave) - Statistics Finland, National Accounts Division, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2002
    Statistician - United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva, Switzerland
Teaching experience
  • 2019-2020
    Challenges of Globalisation, Sustainable Development and Changing Society to the Measurement of Economies and Welfare - Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland

Journal publications

2016
Kavonius, I. K. and Honkkila, J.
Deriving household indebtedness indicators
Statistical Journal of the IAOS, Vol. 32, No 4, pp. 693-708
2015
Castrén, O. and Kavonius, I. K.
Transmission of Shocks in the Integrated Accounting Framework
Journal of Network Theory in Finance, Vol. 1, No 2, pp. 1-20
2013
Kavonius, I. K. and Honkkila, J.
Reconciling Micro and Macro Data on Household Wealth: A Test Based on Three Euro Area Countries
Journal of Economic and Social Policy, Vol. 15, No 2
2010
2009
Jalava, J. and Kavonius, I. K.
Measuring the Stock of Consumer Durables and its Implications for Euro Area Savings Ratios
The Review of Income and Wealth, Vol 55, no 1, pp. 43-56
2006
2003
Kavonius , I. K. and Törmälehto, V.-M.
Household Income Aggregates in Micro and Macro Statistics
Statistical Journal of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Vol. 20, No 1, pp. 9-25

Other publications

2013
Castrén, O. and Kavonius, I. K.
Sector-Level Financial Networks and Macroprudential Risk Analysis in the Euro Area
Handbook of Systemic Risk, edited by Fouque, J.-P. and Langsam, J. A., Cambridge University Press
2011