Finnish Economic Association 44th Annual Meeting (KT-päivät)

KT-päivät presents economic research from a wide range of disciplines. There are five parallel sessions with a bit over one hundred presentations.


Registration for the conference is open here until January 22nd, 11:59 pm. The participation fee (140 €) is the same for everyone, but if you are already a member or you wish to join the Association, the participation fee will cover your membership fee for the year 2024. Participation is free of charge for Phd students that present their research in the conference.

Conference Program

Conference Program is available here.


The guideline length for presentations is about 20 minutes, and there are some time for discussion and questions on top of that.

There are no designated discussions in the sessions, but the participants can organize discussion if they want to and if it is possible within the schedule.

Most of the sessions are still missing a chair. Chair’s duty is to make sure that the session keeps up with the schedule. If you want to chair a sessions, please, contact Association’s secretary (

Conference venue

The conference is held at Lahti University Campus (Mukkulankatu 19).

Getting to the venue

The campus is located some 3–4 kilometers from the city center.

The Association organizes bus transportation with the following schedules:

Thursday 8.2. at 9:15: from Lahti railway station to Campus
Thursday 8.2. at 18:30: from Campus to Lahti City Hall
Friday 9.2. at 9:30: from Lahti railway station to Campus
Friday 9.2. at 15:00: from Campus to Lahti railway station

Public transportation between the city center and the campus area is also available, see the routes and schedules here. For those arriving by car, there are free parking lots at parking areas P2 and P3. All the lots except those marked with a pole can be used. More instructions:

Campus map

Campus map, 1st floor

Campus map, 2nd floor


Scandic Lahti City and Solo Sokos Hotel Lahden Seurahuone offer discounted prices for the participants until January 25, or as long as there are rooms left. More information and instructions are sent by email to those registered for the conference. There are also other hotels and accommodation available in the city center.

Special information

The Finnish Economic Association wants to encourage especially PhD students to present their research and utilize the opportunity to receive constructive feedback. On February 8, the Association will organize an event targeted to PhD students that discusses academic job markets and networking. The best paper submitted by a student, who has not yet defended their doctoral thesis, will be awarded a prize of 500 euros. If you want to compete for the award, send your research paper to Association’s secretary by email ( by January 31, 11:59 pm, latest.

The plenary lecture will be given by Professor Attila Lindner (University College London, the United Kingdom).


Further information:
Secretary Max Toikka
Finnish Economic Association, P.O. Box 17
00014 University of Helsinki

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