Tuuli Paukkeri is senior researcher at the VATT Institute for Economic Research. She gained her PhD in economics at the Aalto University School of Business in 2018.
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.
For the academic year 2018/2019, Tuuli is a visiting post doc at the University College London (UCL) in London, UK.