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Summary Academic Curriculum Vitae
FULL NAME:
Pekka Eero Tapani Valkama
PRESENT POSITION:
1) Assistant Professor
2) Part-time lecturer
The Department of Economics and Accounting
The Faculty of Economics and Administration
The University of Tampere
ADDRESS/WORK:
University of Tampere
The Faculty of Economics and Administration
The Department of Economics and Accounting
FI-33014 TAMPERE
FINLAND
phone +358 3 2156 773, fax +358 3 2157 214
mobile phone +358 50 3846 889, email: pekka.valkama@uta.fi
Internet: http://www.uta.fi/~pekka.valkama/
QUALIFICATIONS:
Marticulation examination 1982
Graduated from Business Gollege 1986
Municipal Degree (BA-level) 1988
Master of Administrative Sciences (MA-level) 1990
Licentiate in Administrative Sciences 1995
Licentiate of Science (Economics ) 1997
PhD 2004.
Senior academic assistant Pekka Valkama has published in the field of local public services and economics including journal articles, books, reports, and book chapters about alternative ways to organise and finance public services including competitive tendering, vouchers, purchaser - provider split and corporatisation, and his special researches has concerned with cost accounting in local government, corporate governance of local public companies, special issues in Finnish company law and externalisation of public services.
PUBLICATIONS:
4 refereed journal articles
8 articles published in other journals
11 sole-authored books and reports
7 jointly-authored books and reports
8 book chapters
5 conference publications
2 edited books
2 consultancy reports
1 conference poster
PRESENTATIONS:
67 conference and seminar presentations in Finland, Denmark, Japan, Estonia, Austria, U.K. and South Korea.
PREVIOUS ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:
In The University of Tampere 1990 and since 1993
1) Research Assistant, 1990
2) Senior Lecturer in local public economics, 1993
3) Lecturer in local public economics, 1993 - 1994
4) Academic assistant in local politics and local public economics, 1994 - 2002
5) Researcher, 2003
The University of Helsinki
Visiting lecturer, 1995 - 1999 and 2001
VISITING ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:
Visiting scholar
Daito Bunka University, Tokyo June - July 2001
Visiting scholar
Osaka City University July 2001 and June 2003
Visiting scholar
Yonsei University, Seoul May - June 2002
Sookmyung Women's University,
Seoul September - October 2002
NOTABLE CONFIDENTIAL POSTS:
An expert member of Finnish Market Court since 2003.
AWARDS, GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS:
21 different awards, grants and scholarships.
REFEREE REPORTS:
4 different referee reports for scientific journals.
CONSULTANCY AND EXPERT EXPERIENCE:
Worked as a consultant and an expert for World Bank, Efektia Oy, Business Controllers Oy, City of Lahti, The Ministry of Trade and Industry, The Ministry of Education, City of Helsinki and the Institute of Marketing.
ACADEMIC STUDY TRIPS AND RESEARCH VISITS ABROAD:
7 study and research visits to Swedish universities
4 study and research visits to British universities
1 research visit to Chinese universities
1 research visit to Korean universities
1 research visit to Japanese universities
   
päivitetty 4.3.2005