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My research focuses on labor economics and economics of education. In particular, I'm interested in the determinants of earnings dispersion and the effects of educational policy.

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Research Output

Cognitive consequences of the timing of puberty

Koerselman, K. & Pekkarinen, T., 1 Oct 2018, In : Labour Economics. 54, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    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.

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  • 11 Citations (Scopus)

    The Evolution of Social Mobility: Norway during the Twentieth Century

    Pekkarinen, T., Salvanes, K. G. & Sarvimäki, M., Jan 2017, In : Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 119, 1, p. 5-33

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  • 5 Citations (Scopus)

    Parempi tapa valita korkeakouluopiskelijat

    Sarvimäki, M. & Pekkarinen, T., 21 Apr 2016, In : VATT Policy Brief.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public


    Preventing social exclusion: What works and why?

    Välimäki, J., Pekkarinen, T., Izadi, R. & Mäkinen, J.


    Project: Academy of Finland: Strategic research funding

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

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


    Project: Academy of Finland: Other research funding


    • 2 Visit abroad

    London School of Economics

    Tuomas Pekkarinen (Visiting researcher)
    1 Jan 201719 Jul 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisit abroad

    Foreign Organisation

    Tuomas Pekkarinen (Visiting researcher)
    17 Jul 201615 Jul 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisit abroad

    Press / Media

    Younger cohorts of conscripts are increasingly sociable

    Marko Terviö, Matti Sarvimäki & Tuomas Pekkarinen


    1 item of Media coverage

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