Ilpo Kauppinen is a senior researcher at the VATT Institute for Economic Research. Ilpo’s research field includes issues related to migration and taxation and e.g. to people’s political opinions. His ongoing research addresses migration from the Nordic countries, how immigrants fare in the labour market, business taxation and factors determining opinions about income taxation.

Ilpo has been at VATT since 2015. He gained his PhD at the University of Munich (LMU), and prior to VATT worked at Germany’s Ifo Institute and the University of Helsinki.