Jan Saarela has worked extensively with register-based data of longitudinal and inter-generational character, studying different aspects of mortality, migration and the family in both Finland and Sweden. One particular group in focus has been the Swedish-speaking population in Finland. He received his doctoral degree in Economics in 2003 with a thesis on labor market outcomes in the bilingual area of Finland. He was appointed associate professor of Population Economics in 2004, senior lecturer of Social Policy in 2006, and professor of Ethnic Relations in 2012. His work has appeared in various journals, such as Demography, Demographic Research, European Journal of Population, Journal of Family Issues, Journal of Marriage and Family, and Population Research and Policy Review.
Articles by Jan Saarela
10 January 2014 | research article
31 July 2002 | research article