Jyrki Katainen: Europe’s financial growth wizard

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Vice-president of European Commission Jyrki Katainen.

Jyrki Katainen: Europe’s financial growth wizard


Jyrki Katainen, ‘Europe's financial growth wizard’, former Prime Minister of Finland, is one of Europe's top political and fiscal minds in a time in which pro-growth strategies are needed to fully propel Europe out of the turmoil starting in 2007. Yet who is Jyrki Katainen? Who is the individual that ascended to the office of Prime Minister of Finland at the age of 40? And what does he have coming for an encore?

 

Early life and career 

Katainen was born in a small town in Fin...


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