Areas of research

  • Retirement on an old-age pension  
  • Retirement intentions  
  • Continued working  
  • Working lives  


My research deals with retirement, retirement intentions, continued working and working lives.  My recent projects have dealt with socio-economic differences in old-age retirement, partial old-age pension, and retirement intentions.  In my work, I use individual-level register and questionnaire data. I am a Doctor of Economic Sciences (University of Jyväskylä), majoring in national economics. I have specialised in labour economics, regional economics and applicable micro econometrics. 

Ongoing research projects

  • The effect of 2017 pension reform on old-age retirement
  • Relabeling of relaxed disability pension and the risk of early retirement in Finland

Read more: Ongoing Research Projects.