Minister of Finance Jutta Urpilainen (SDP) invited three bishops to the University of Helsinki on Tuesday afternoon to mull over the state of the world economy. Urpilainen views that the global economic system is broken and in need of a reform. Archbishop Kari Mäkinen, bishop Teemu Sippo, metropolitan Ambrosius and professor of economics Vesa Kanniainen took part in the panel discussion.
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Urpilainen turns to bishops for help
Urpilainen presented three arguments associated with the issue of ethics in the market economy to support her claims. “Tax havens are one such phenomenon. Annually, the EU countries lose one thousand billion euros in tax revenue due to tax evasion.