• Ekonominaukio 1, 02150 Espoo


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    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.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

    Education/Academic qualification

    Doctoral degree, Business and Economics, Helsinki School of Economics

    Award Date: 27 Mar 2009

    Master's degree, Business and Economics, Helsinki School of Economics

    Award Date: 6 Jun 2003


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