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Riukula, K. Preference for sons: still a trend? Evidence from individual-level data from Finland, 1960–2015. Rev Econ Household (2024).

Korhonen, K., Moustgaard, H., Murphy, M., & Martikainen, P. (2024). Trends in Life Expectancy in Residential Long-Term Care by Sociodemographic Position in 1999–2018: A Multistate Life Table Study of Finnish Older Adults. 
The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, gbae067.

Luukkonen J, Moustgaard H, Martikainen P, Remes H. Does having siblings really protect against childhood atopic diseases? A total population and within-family analysis. Eur J Epidemiol. 2024 Feb 6. doi: 10.1007/s10654-024-01104-w.

Metsä-Simola N., Baranowska-Rataj A., Remes H., Kühn M. & Martikainen P. (2024) Grandparental support and maternal depression: Do grandparents’ characteristics matter more for separating mothers?, Population Studies, DOI: 10.1080/00324728.2023.2287493

Pitkänen, J. Junna, L. & Martikainen, P. (2024) Adolescent psychiatric inpatient treatment and subsequent labor market trajectories. Journal of Adolescent Health 

Riukula, Krista (2024). “Childhood Shocks and Fertility: Evidence from Parental Job Loss”. ETLA Working Papers No 112.

Solovieva S, de Wind A, Undem K, Dudel C, Mehlum IS, van den Heuvel SG, Robroek SJW, Leinonen T. Socioeconomic differences in working life expectancy: a scoping review. BMC Public Health 2024;24:735.

Suulamo U, Remes H, Tarkiainen L, Murphy M, Martikainen P. Excess winter mortality in Finland, 1971–2019: a register-based study on long-term trends and effect modification by sociodemographic characteristics and pre-existing health conditions. BMJ Open 2024;14:e079471. 
doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-079471

Tarkiainen Lasse, Martikainen Pekka, Junna Liina, Remes Hanna, 2024
Contribution of causes of death to changing inequalities in life expectancy by income in Finland, 1997–2020, Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health (

Virtanen Hanna, Silliman Mikko, Kuuppelomäki Tiina & Huttunen Kristiina. 2024. Education, Gender, and Family Formation. ETLA Working Papers No 116


Alho Juha. Syntyvyys on hankala mallinnettava. Suomen Tilastoseuran vuosikirja 2019-2022. 2023, s. 8–24. sts_vuosikirja_2019-2022.pdf (

Alho Juha & Lassila Jukka. 2023. Assessing Components of Uncertainty in Demographic Forecasts with an Application to Fiscal Sustainability. Journal of Forecasting, 1–9.

Alho Juha, Kangasharju Aki, Lassila Jukka & Valkonen Tarmo. 2023. Maahanmuutto ja työvoiman riittävyys – taloudellisten vaikutusten arviointia. ETLA Raportti – Report No 132.

Guzman-Castillo M., Korhonen K., Murphy M., & Martikainen P. (2023). Projections of future burden of pharmacologically treated type 2 diabetes and associated life expectancies by income in Finland: a multi-state modeling study. Frontiers in Public Health, 11, 1141452. 

Howe, L. J., Rasheed, H., Jones, P. R., Boomsma, D. I., Evans, D. M., Giannelis, A., Hayward, C., Hopper, J. L., Hughes, A., Lahtinen, H., Li, S., Lind, P. A., Martin, N. G., Martikainen, P., Medland, S. E., Morris, T. T., Nivard, M. G., Pingault, J.-B., … Silventoinen, K. (2023). Educational attainment, health outcomes and mortality: a within-sibship Mendelian randomization study. International Journal of Epidemiology, 52(5), 1579–1591.

Hu Y., Korhonen K., Li P., Bobak M., Martikainen,P. & Bijlsma M. J. (2023). Association between alcohol use disorders and dementia in 262,703 dementia-free Finnish adults: Is cardiovascular disease a mediator?. The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, 78(6), 1045-1052. 

Junna L, Remes H, Martikainen P. Sibling complexity and psychiatric disorders in late adolescence among the Finnish 2000 birth cohort. Eur J Public Health. 2023 Oct 24; 33 (Suppl 2):ckad160.749. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckad160.749.

Korhonen K., Leinonen T., Tarkiainen L., Einiö E., & Martikainen P. (2023). Childhood socio-economic circumstances and dementia: prospective register-based cohort study of adulthood socio-economic and cardiovascular health mediators. International Journal of Epidemiology, 52(2), 523-535. 

Lahtinen H, Korhonen K, Martikainen P, Morris T. Polygenic Prediction of Education and Its Role in the Intergenerational Transmission of Education: Cohort Changes Among Finnish Men and Women Born in 1925-1989. Demography. 2023 Oct 1; 60 (5): 1523-1547.

Luukkonen J., Junna L., Remes H., & Martikainen P. (2023). The association of lowered alcohol prices with birth outcomes and abortions: A population‐based natural experiment. Addiction, 118 (5), 836-844.

Luukkonen J., Tarkiainen L., Martikainen P., & Remes H. (2023). Minimum legal drinking age and alcohol-attributable morbidity and mortality by age 63 years: a register-based cohort study based on alcohol reform. The Lancet Public Health, 8(5), e339-e346. DOI:

Olakivi A, Kouvonen A, Koskinen A, Kemppainen L, Kokkinen L, Väänänen A. Sickness absence among migrant and non-migrant care workers in Finland: A register-based follow-up study. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 2023;0(0). doi:10.1177/14034948231168434

Pitkänen J., Remes H., Aaltonen M., & Martikainen P. (2023). Moderating role of sociodemographic factors in parental psychiatric treatment before and after offspring severe self-harm. Journal of affective disorders, 327, 145-154. 

Puonti Päivi. 2023. Effective Fiscal Policy in an Aging Economy. Evidence from a BVAR Analysis. ETLA Working Papers No 110. 

Raittila S, Kouvonen A, Koskinen A, Väänänen A. Occupational class differences in male suicide risk in Finland from 1970 to 2019. Eur J Public Health. 2023 Dec 9;33(6):1014-1019.
 doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckad176.

Ropponen Olli, Kuusi Tero, Valkonen Tarmo. (2023). Mind the Gap – Assessing the Size and Determinants of the Life Insurance Gap. Journal of the Finnish Economic Association Vol. 4 No. 1. 

Saarinen S., Moustgaard H., Remes H., Sallinen R., & Martikainen P. (2022). Income differences in COVID-19 incidence and severity in Finland among people with foreign and native background: A population-based cohort study of individuals nested within households. PLoS Medicine, 19(8), e1004038.

Salonen Laura, Solovieva Svetlana, Kauhanen Antti, Hartikainen Elli, Viikari-Juntura Eira, Leinonen Taina. Does previous sickness absence affect work participation after vocational labour market training? A difference-in-differences propensity score matching approach European Journal of Public Health 

Salonen Laura, Hartikainen Elli, Solovieva Svetlana, Viikari-Juntura Eira, Leinonen Taina 
Contribution of compositional changes in the workforce to sickness absence trends in Finland. SSM - Population Health, Volume 24, 2023.

Stickley A, Baburin A, Jasilionis D, Krumins J, Martikainen P, Kondo N, Shin JI, Inoue Y, Leinsalu M. Sociodemographic inequalities in mortality from drowning in the Baltic countries and Finland in 2000-2015: a register-based study. BMC Public Health. 2023 Jun 7;23(1):1103.

Tarkiainen Lasse & Martikainen Pekka. Long-term trends in urban-neighbourhood inequalities in cause-specific mortality and hospitalisation – multilevel analyses among individuals nested in Finnish post-code areas, 1991–2018.  SSM Popul Health. 2023 Mar; 21: 101323. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2022.101323

Toivanen Minna, Gluschkoff Kia, Bergbom Barbara & Väänänen Ari. 2023 Koulutettujen työttömien ulkomaalais- ja suomalaistaustaisten naisten työllisyyspolut. Yhteiskuntapolitiikka 1/23.

Virtanen M, Törmälehto S, Partonen T, Elovainio M, Ruuhela R, Hakulinen C, Komulainen K, Airaksinen J, Väänänen A, Koskinen A, Sund R. Seasonal patterns of sickness absence due to diagnosed mental disorders: a nationwide 12-year register linkage study. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences. 2023;32:e64. doi:10.1017/S2045796023000768

Van Hemelrijck WMJ, Martikainen P, Zengarini N, Costa G, Janssen F. The impact of estimation methods for alcohol-attributable mortality on long-term trends for the general population and by educational level in Finland and Italy (Turin). PLoS One. 2023 Dec 14; 18 (12) :e0295760.

Virtanen M, Törmälehto S, Partonen T, Elovainio M, Ruuhela R, Hakulinen C, Komulainen K, Airaksinen J, Väänänen A, Koskinen A, Sund R. Seasonal patterns of sickness absence due to diagnosed mental disorders: a nationwide 12-year register linkage study. Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci. 2023 Nov 9;32:e64. 
doi: 10.1017/S2045796023000768.

Östergren Olof, Cederström Agneta, Korhonen Kaarina, Martikainen Pekka. 
Migrant mortality by duration of residence and co-ethnic density – A register-based study on Finnish migrants in Sweden with matched controls in the origin and the destination,
Health & Place, Volume 83, 2023, 103064, ISSN 1353-8292,


Junna L. (2022). Näkökulmia työttömyyden, terveyden ja kuolleisuuden yhteyteen pitkittäisissä rekisteriaineistoissa. Kansantaloudellinen Aikakauskirja, 118(4), 602-606.

Laaksonen Mikko, Elovainio Marko, Kainulainen Sakari, Leinonen Taina, Jääskeläinen Tuija, Rissanen Harri & Koskinen Seppo. 2022. Changes in healthy and unhealthy working life expectancies among older working-age people in Finland, 2000–2017, European Journal of Public Health, 32(5):729–734. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckac119

Leinonen Taina, Viikari-Juntura Eira & Solovieva Svetlana. 2022. Työajanodotteet ja menetetyt työvuodet yleisessä väestössä ja eri toimialoilla vuosina 2010, 2013 ja 2016. Työvoimapoliittinen aikakausikirja [Finnish Labour Review]. 2: 10-22.

Leinonen Taina, Viikari-Juntura Eira & Solovieva Svetlana. 2022. Has the share of the working life expectancy that is spent receiving a partial or full disability pension changed in Finland over the period 2005-2018? A longitudinal register-based study. BMJ Open, 12(7):e061085. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-061085 

Pitkänen J., Remes H., Aaltonen M., & Martikainen P. (2022). Socioeconomic differences in psychiatric treatment before and after self-harm: an observational study of 4,280 adolescents and young adults. BMC psychiatry, 22(1), 1-13. 

Silventoinen K, Lahtinen H, Korhonen K, Smith GD, Ripatti S, Morris T, Martikainen P. Marital status and genetic liability independently predict coronary heart disease incidence. Scand J Public Health. 2024 Feb; 52 (1) :1-4. doi: 10.1177/14034948221119634. Epub 2022 Sep 7.

Vaccarella S, Georges D, Bray F, Ginsburg O, Charvat H, Martikainen P, Brønnum-Hansen H, Deboosere P, Bopp M, Leinsalu M, Artnik B, Lorenzoni V, De Vries E, Marmot M, Vineis P, Mackenbach J, Nusselder W. Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer mortality between and within countries in Europe: a population-based study. Lancet Reg Health Eur. 2022 Nov 28;25:100551.
DOI: 10.1016/j.lanepe.2022.100551