Tuuli Paukkeri

Tuuli Paukkeri

Researcher, M.Sc.(Econ.)

Research areas: pensions social benefits disability taxation


Tel. +358 295 519 411

Tuuli Paukkeri is a researcher at the VATT Institute for Economic Research. She is currently finalizing her PhD thesis in economics at the Aalto University School of Business.

Tuuli has specialized in Finnish social benefits. She is currently doing research on social assistance and guarantee pension benefits as well as disability pensions, drawing on detailed Finnish register data. She is also researching the scope for tax and transfer systems to reduce poverty, especially in poorer countries.

Tuuli has worked at VATT since the spring of 2016, but has been involved in VATT’s research projects on disability pensions earlier as well. Between 2011–2015 she was a research assistant at UNU-WIDER in Helsinki.

Tuuli is currently on maternity leave.

Selected articles Selected articles

Kanbur, R., Paukkeri, T., Pirttilä, J. and Tuomala, M. Optimal taxation and public provision for poverty reduction. International Tax and Public Finance (forthcoming).

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