At Tuesday's regular meeting of the Eesti Pank Supervisory Board, Eesti Pank Governor Ardo Hansson gave board members a review of the state of the economy in the euro area and of the asset purchase programme of the central banks of the euro area.

The Supervisory Board confirmed the... more


Interview with Süddeutsche Zeitung
Ardo Hansson, Governor of Eesti Pank

Conducted by Markus Zydra on 18 December
Published on 20 and 23 December 2014

SZ: Mr. Hansson, the ECB council has been discussing whether to buy stocks, bonds and... more


European Central Bank Governing Council member Ardo Hansson comments on potential government-bond purchases, deflation, oil prices, exchange rates, Greece, the economic outlook and Estonia.

Hansson, who also heads Estonia’s central bank, made the remarks in an interview in Frankfurt ... more

Working Papers of Eesti Pank No. 1/2013 Economic Adjustment in the Baltic Countries Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania stand out for their rapid economic adjustment after the outbreak of the global financial crisis. The reduction of imbalances and vulnerabilities in the Baltic countries has been... more

Curriculum Vitae

Date and place of birth: 15 July 1958, Chicago

Marital status: married, two sons


  • 1982-1987 Harvard University (USA), MA, PhD in Economics
  • 1976-1980 University of British Columbia (Canada), BA in Economics (First Class... more
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