• Ekonominaukio 1, 02150 Espoo

20102019

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Artistic and research interests

Matti Sarvimäki is research fellow at the Department of Economics at Aalto University and associate research professor at the VATT Institute for Economic Research. He is a labor economist, who also works in other areas of economics and in multidisciplinary projects. Sarvimäki’s ongoing work studies immigration, social mobility, education, the labor market impacts of international trade and household finance.

Sarvimäki gained his doctorate from the Helsinki School of Economics in 2009. He has been a researcher at the London School of Economics and a visiting researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University College London. His work has been published in journals such as  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Finance, Journal of Labor Economics and Epidemiology.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration)

Master of Science (Economics and Business Administration)

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Research Output

Immigration history, entry jobs, and the labor market market integration of immigrants

Ansala, L., Åslund, O. & Sarvimäki, M., 26 Nov 2018.

Research output: Working paperScientific

Open Access
  • Dealing with the Refugee Crisis: Policy Lessons from Economics and Political Science

    Sarvimäki, M. & Hangartner, D., 2017, 35 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

    Open Access

    Formative Experiences and Portfolio Choice: Evidence from the Finnish Great Depression

    Knüpfer, S., Rantapuska, E. & Sarvimäki, M., Feb 2017, In : Journal of Finance. 72, 1, p. 133-166

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
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  • 18 Citations (Scopus)
    120 Downloads (Pure)

    Labor Market Integration of Refugees in Finland

    Sarvimäki, M., 2017, Nordic Economic Policy Review: Labour Market Integration in the Nordic Countries. 1 ed. Vol. 7. p. 91-114

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

  • Secular rise in economically valuable personality traits

    Jokela, M., Pekkarinen, T., Sarvimäki, M., Terviö, M. & Uusitalo, R., 20 Jun 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 25, p. 6527-6532 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 11 Citations (Scopus)

    Projects

    Profi5 Sarvimäki E70300

    Mäkelä, K. & Sarvimäki, M.

    01/04/201931/08/2023

    Project: Academy of Finland: Competitive funding to strengthen university research profiles

    Intergenerational mobility in the Nordic countries: How, when and why?

    Terviö, M., Sarvimäki, M., Olkkola, M., Pekkarinen, T. & Simola, S.

    01/09/201530/09/2019

    Project: Academy of Finland: Other research funding

    Talent and Learning in Imperfect Markets

    Terviö, M., Sarvimäki, M., Salmi, J. & Kotilainen, A.

    01/01/201031/08/2015

    Project: EU: ERC grants

    Prizes

    Course of the year: Taloustieteen perusteet (Principles of Economics)

    Matti Sarvimäki (Recipient), 10 Mar 2019

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

  • Myrtsi-palkinto

    Matti Sarvimäki (Recipient), 28 Apr 2017

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

    Activities

    • 5 Visit abroad
    • 3 Pre-examination of dissertation or acting as opponent to doctoral students
    • 2 Position of trust in the public sector

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Matti Sarvimäki (Visiting researcher)
    14 Apr 201821 Apr 2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisit abroad

    Opponent for Henrik Andersson (Uppsala University)

    Matti Sarvimäki (Examiner)
    16 Jun 2017

    Activity: Examination typesPre-examination of dissertation or acting as opponent to doctoral students

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Matti Sarvimäki (Visiting researcher)
    16 Oct 201727 Oct 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisit abroad

    Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture (External organisation)

    Matti Sarvimäki (Member)
    8 Jun 201631 Oct 2016

    Activity: Membership typesPosition of trust in the public sector

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Matti Sarvimäki (Visiting researcher)
    7 Jul 201630 Jul 2016

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisit abroad