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Research Assistant 

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Katajanokanlaituri 6 B
00160 Helsinki, Finland

Telephone: +358-(0)9-615 9911
Fax: +358-(0)9-615 99333
Email: ylinen(at)

Short bio:

Tuuli Ylinen is a research assistant (part-time) at UNU-WIDER. She is pursuing her PhD in Economics at the Aalto University School of Business, Helsinki, Finland. She was previously a researcher at the Finnish Government Institute for Economic Research. Her research combines themes in public economics, development economics and behavioural economics. She is working on research related to tax and benefit systems for developing countries, the take-up and effectiveness of social benefits, and employers' incentives embedded in disability insurance contributions.

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Further reading

The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid
Tony Addison, Tseday Mekasha, Milla Nyyssölä, Lucy Scott, Finn Tarp, Tuuli Ylinen. Full article.

Tuuli Ylinen

Tuuli Ylinen

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