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Dr Hanna Virtanen.

Dr Hanna Virtanen

Visiting Fellow

Expertise: economics of education, skill development, adult education, vocational education, dropping out


Hanna Virtanen is a Visiting Fellow of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics during the academic year 21/22. She is a Chief Research Scientist at the Etla Economic Research, a private, non-profit economic research institute, and a board member of the Finnish Economic Association.

Current areas of research include:

  • Returns to adult education investment
  • Vocational education: non-cognitive and cognitive skills
  • Secondary education choices, gender and family formation