The Finnish Economy good on paper, but underperforming in Real terms

The economy of Finland gets a lot of praise for it’s competitiveness due to high productivity and skilled workforce. Still the Finnish economy is behind in by multiple metrics compared to many other Nordic Countries like Denmark and Sweden. Why is this? Is it a structural problem?

News from Finland in English

If you’re a person living in Finland without skills in the Finnish language, you might miss out on quite a few of the mainstream news. Normally you’ll hear about the biggest news from your colleagues, study mates or partners.

These are important things like housing prices, jobs and the economy:

There’s still nothing like reading it from the source yourself. Unfortunately the excellent Sweden-based publication The Local, once rumoured to enter the Finnish Market, is still absent. Here are a few sources for news from Finland in English: