PhD in Economics, University of Helsinki (1994)
Visiting student, University of Essex Department of Economics (1996–1997)
Licentiate in Social Sciences, University of Helsinki (1996)
Master of Economics, Turku School of Economics (1994)
Jukka Pirttilä is a Research Fellow at the UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER). He is on leave from the University of Tampere, where he is a Professor of Economics. He has previously worked for the Labour Institute for Economic Research (Helsinki, Finland) and the Bank of Finland. He conducts research on topics related to publicly provided goods, social protection and tax policy. Jukka Pirttilä has a PhD in Economics from the University of Helsinki and is a Fellow of the CESifo network and a board member of the Uppsala Center for Fiscal Studies.