Tuomo Suhonen

Tuomo Suhonen

Senior Researcher, D.Sc. (Econ.)

Research areas: higher education education choices intergenerational mobility


Tel. +358 295 519 507

Tuomo Suhonen is a senior researcher at VATT in the Labour markets and education research area. His research subjects include individuals’ higher education choices, the return on education and intergenerational mobility. Before coming to VATT in 2013 he was an economics researcher and PhD student at Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics and a visiting researcher at Umeå University. Tuomo gained his PhD in economics from the University of Jyväskylä in 2014.

Selected articles

Suhonen, T. (2014) Field-of-study-choice in higher education: does distance matter? Spatial Economic Analysis 9(4): 349-354.

Suhonen, T. (2014) Quality of higher education and earnings: evidence from Finland using field-of-study-level quality measures. International Review of Applied Economics 28(1): 22-44.

Suhonen, T. (2013) Are there returns from university location in a state-funded university system? Regional Science and Urban Economics 43(3): 465-478.