Joonas Tuhkuri (PhD, MIT) is an economist based in Berlin at the Rockwool Foundation Berlin and an Assistant Professor of Economics at Stockholm University from 2023. His research focuses on technology, work, and psychological traits using novel large-scale data.
Joonas’ latest research documents that new technology investments increased employment, contrasting with common concerns about the future of work. His research has been featured widely in the media, including The Economist, Washington Post, and Bloomberg. The major newspaper in Finland, Helsingin Sanomat, also listed Joonas in their 35 under 35. Previously, Joonas created a real-time forecast ETLAnow that predicts unemployment using Google search data.