Jarkko Harju is a senior researcher at the VATT Institute for Economic Research. Harju’s research is focused on empirical public economics with a particular focus on behavioral responses to income taxes and value added taxes.
Harju has worked at VATT since 2008. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Turku in 2013. For the academic year 2017/18, Harju was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Berkeley.