Senior Researcher, Lic.Soc.Sc.
Research areas: disability pensions labour markets unemployment labour market policy
Ongoing projects: Impact of fee category model on disability risk and coping at work
Tuomala’s research themes include labour market research and evaluation of the impacts of labour market measures. His recent research projects have dealt with disability pensions, the effectiveness of employment pension rehabilitation and the impacts of a youth guarantee. In addition to conducting research he has participated in several ministerial working groups.
Latest refereed articles
Tuomala, J. (2011) The Threat Effect of Mandatory Programmes in Finland. Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 25(4): 508-527.
Jordahl, H., Poutvaara, P. and Tuomala, J. (2009) Education returns of wage-earners and self-employed workers: Comment. Economics of Education Review, 28(5): 641-644.
Jordahl, H., Poutvaara, P. and Tuomala, J. (2009) Education returns of wage-earners and self-employed workers: Rejoinder. Economics of Education Review, 28(5): 648.