The research of the Finnish Centre for Pensions provides high-standard and up-to-date information for decision makers, experts and citizens on the functioning of the pension system and the efficiency and effectiveness of pension policy measures and reforms. Research is one of our statutory tasks.
We conduct independent empirical research in the social and economic sciences. Our interdisciplinary research focuses on the length of working lives, retirement patterns, adequate pensions and the financial sustainability of the pension system. overall pension provision and related themes. Our research involves active research cooperation and communication.
Our research activities are based on a programme that spans several years and depicts research and focal areas (in terms of content) that are important for the near-future improvement of pensions. Our current research programme period began at the beginning of 2020.
Ongoing research projects
The focal areas of our research are working lives and their development, retirement patterns, pension adequacy and the financial sustainability of the pension system. Other themes that offer cross-sections of and connections between the focal areas include an assessment of the effects of pension reforms, differences between population, socioeconomic, gender and age groups and regional areas, as well as international comparisons.
How does the quality of life of older Finnish citizens compare to that of older citizens in Europe?
Older people in Finland are forced to give up on things they want to do because of shortage of money and family responsibilities slightly more often than their Swedish and Danish counterparts. …
Low-skilled older workers and early exit from the labour market: It’s not just who you are and where you work, but also whom you work with
In Finland, like in most other advanced industrialised countries, low-skilled older workers are at a higher risk of early exit from the labour market than their higher-educated peers. To extend these …