Daniel Sazonov from Helsingin Suomalainen yhteiskoulu school won the Economic Guru 2012 competition designed for senior high school pupils. Ari Piik from Lahden yhteiskoulun lukio school came in second and Juho Kärpijoki from Liedon lukio school was third. Ten competitors qualified for the finals held in Helsinki on 1–2 March 2012. Approximately 850 pupils from 111 senior high schools from across Finland participated in the preliminary round held on 18 January 2012. Organised already for the 15th time, the aim of the Economic Guru competition is to increase senior high school pupils' knowledge of economic matters.