About:

My research examines issues at the intersection of education policy and labor economics. You can find my CV here and more information on my research below or on GoogleScholar

Publications:

Labor market returns to vocational secondary education (with Hanna Virtanen
 American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, forthcoming. [ETLA WPMost recent version]
*Society of Labor Economists 2019 Fellows Best Poster Award.
- Media: VoxEUYLE
 

Working papers:

Informal social interactions, behavior, and academic achievement (with Matt Lenard)
 
Hard and soft skills in vocational training (with Felipe Barrera-Osorio and Adriana Kugler)
- Media: VoxDev, VoxEU.
 
Targeted funding, immigrant background, and educational outcomes
VATT working paper, 8/2017. Adapted from master's thesis.
- Media: All major Finnish outlets including Helsingin SanomatYLEHufvudstadsbladetSoinivaara blog.