Estonia is shrinking. The country’s population has contracted by 15% since 1991, to 1.3 million in 2020, and projections expect this trend to continue. What’s more, the trend is uneven. Among Estonians who remain, many leave remote and rural areas for bigger cities.
Antti Moisio is Economist and Senior Policy Analyst in CFE/RDG. Before coming to the OECD, he worked in Finnish Prime Minister’s office as Senior Advisor. His duties in the ministry were primarily related to better regulation and legislative impact assessments. Prior to that, Antti Moisio worked for more than two years at CFE/ESG as a Policy Analyst, mainly in projects related to decentralisation and multi-level governance. Antti has also worked several years as Research Director and Principal Economist in VATT Institute for Economic Research in Helsinki. Antti has publications on local public finance, efficiency of public services, municipal mergers and political economy. Antti has taught courses on applied econometrics and local public finance in several universities, including University of Jyväskylä, Université de Rennes 1 and Université de Fribourg. Antti holds a PhD in Economics from University of Jyväskylä, Finland.