Marja Riihelä

Marja Riihelä

Senior Researcher, D.Soc.Sc.

Income distribution and inequality Taxation Centre of Excellence in Tax Systems Research

Marja Riihelä is a senior researcher in the Social security, taxation and inequality research area. She has researched trends in economic inequality and poverty in Finland. Her areas of expertise also include household consumption and indirect taxes. Her recent research is on income mobility. Marja gained her PhD in economics from the University of Tampere in 2009.

Selected articles

Jäntti, M., Riihelä, M., Sullström, R. and Tuomala, M. (2010) Trends in Top Income Shares in Finland, in A.B. Atkinson and T. Piketty (eds.) Top Incomes, A Global Perspective, Oxford University Press.

Research projects