Jari Kauppila, PhD, works as a Senior Economist at the International Transport Forum at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, France. At the ITF he heads the work on ITF Transport Outlook and Statistics. The ITF Transport Outlook is ITF’s flagship publication examining development of global transport volumes, both freight and passenger, and related emissions through 2050 under different policy scenarios. In addition to above duties, Jari has coordinated several international research projects on topics such as logistics, transport reliability, road safety and infrastructure investment.
Prior joining the ITF in 2007, Jari spent eight years as a Lead Economist with the Ministry of Transport and Communications in Finland. His responsibilities included investment appraisals, questions on infrastructure funding, performance measurement of administrations, taxation, economic analysis and statistics.
Besides his duties at the ITF, Jari is an Adjunct Professor in Transport Economics at the Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Turku School of Economics in Finland.