Mangeloja Esa, Senior Lecturer / Yliopistonlehtori

Mangeloja Esa, Senior Lecturer / Yliopistonlehtori


Dr. Esa Mangeloja, Senior Lecturer of Economics (University of Jyväskylä) and Adjunct Professor (Docent) of Economics (University of Tampere). He received a Doctoral degree in 2001, with his dissertation: “Nordic Stock Market Integration.” He also holds Master of Social Sciences (political science) and Bachelor of Theology (University of Helsinki) degrees. In addition to his academic career, Mangeloja has worked several years as a stock market analyst and financial strategist. He studied international finance and econometrics in the University of Alberta (Canada) in 1993-1994. His main research interests are in applied macroeconomics, particularly in questions related to economic growth, finance and economic history. His research has been published in several international scientific journals and books. Mangeloja has been key speaker in various customer and public seminars, worked as an expert in several working groups, written expert’s analyses and actively writes columns to magazines and newspapers. Mangeloja has been awarded as “Good Teacher” (University of Jyväskylä 1998) and  “Teacher of the Year” (2006, 2004, 1998, 1997, by Business and Economics Students Association Pörssi ry).

Areas of Interest

Applied Macroeconomics, Finance, Economics of Religion, Economics of Happiness

Research Areas


Recent Publications

  • Mangeloja, E. & Ovaska, T. (2010). Mode of Delivery and the Effectiveness of Foreign Aid.  Review of Applied Economics. Vol. 6, No. 1-2: 99-112.
  • Mangeloja, E.  Auvinen, T. & Sintonen, T. (2010). Is Narrative a Content of Economics and Business Administration? Annual Review of Management & Organizational Inquiry, 6 (1) 1-13.
  • Mangeloja, E.  & Pehkonen, J. (2009). Availability and consumption of alcoholic beverages: Evidence from Finland. Applied Economic Letters, 16 (4), 425 – 429.
  • Mangeloja, E. & Hirvonen, T. (2007). What makes university students happy?. International Review of Economics Education, 6 (2), 27-41.
  • Mangeloja, E. (2005). Economic growth and religious production efficiency. Applied Economics, 37 (20), 2349-2359.

Teaching (list of courses)

  • Basics of Economics
  • Macroeconomics I
  • Macroeconomics II
  • Seminar (undergrad.)