Areas of research

  • Retiring on a disability pension  
  • Socio-economic differences when retiring on a disability pension  
  • Working while drawing a disability or an old-age pension  


I work as a Senior Researcher at the Finnish Centre for Pensions. My research focuses mainly on themes relating to retirement on a disability pension and working while receiving a disability or an old-age pension. I have also studied the link between disability and a low income in retirement. I have a Ph.D. from the University of Helsinki (2016). In my research, I use extensive register data and questionnaire surveys. 

Ongoing research projects

  • The differences in disability retirement between municipal and private sector wage earners
  • Occupational class differences in retirement on a partial and full disability pension in Finland
  • Who moves from partial disability pension to full disability pension?
  • Working in retirement: length of working and changes over time 

Read more: Ongoing Research Projects.


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