Petri Roikonen
20132021

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Education information

Doctor of Social Sciences (PhD)

Description of research and teaching

 

Research

  • Income Inequality: The focus is to reveal the developments of income inequality and the central factors influencing it in a long run utilizing especially tax statistics (1865-) in Finland.
  • Social Mobility: The aim is to examine social mobility or intergenerational occupational persistence in Finland starting from the eighteenth century. The research base on mainly the data gathered from the genealogical records.
  • Marriage Patterns and Homogamy / Heterogamy: The purpose is to investigate the marriage patterns and the rate of heterogamy marriages between spouses which have different / similar social status origin.

 

Teaching

2022

  • Responsible teachear and lecturer: Quantitative methods (5 ECTS, spring), Bachelor's Programme in Society and Change, University of Helsinki

2021

  • The Lecturer and planner of the course: Economic Inequality (advanced studies 5 ECTS, spring), Master's Programme in Society and Change, University of Helsinki. The course page: https://studies.helsinki.fi/courses/cur/hy-opt-cur-2021-4cf5310a-6859-4281-97f8-4a0db0e21a56/Taloudellinen_eriarvoisuus.

2020

  • The Lecturer and planner of the course: Economic Inequality (advanced studies 5 ECTS, spring), Master's Programme in Society and Change, University of Helsinki. The course page: https://courses.helsinki.fi/fi/YMT-3502/129946567

2017

  • The Lecturer and small group instructor for quantitative methods (intermediate course 5 ECTS, spring), Bachelor's Programme in Society and Change, University of Helsinki.
  • The Lecturer and planner of the course: Economic Inequality (advanced studies 5 ECTS, autumn), Master's Programme in Society and Change, University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki.

2016

  • The Lecturer and planner of the course: Economic Inequality (Free studies 5 ECTS, autumn), Economic and social history, University of Helsinki.
  • Quest lecturer: Johdatus määrällisiin menetelmiin humanisteille (Introduction to the Quantitative Methods for Arts Students, autumn), University of Helsinki.
  • The Lecturer and small group instructor for quantitative methods (intermediate course 5 ECTS, spring), Economic and social history, University of Helsinki.

2015

  • Small group instructor for quantitative methods (5 ECTS, spring), Economic and social history, University of Helsinki.

Education/Academic qualification

Economic and Social History, PhD, Faculty of Social Science, University of Helsinki

31 Jan 200115 Mar 2022

Award Date: 15 Mar 2022

Economic and Social History, Master of Social Sciences

19 Jun 201314 Oct 2015

Award Date: 14 Oct 2015

Economic and Social History, Bachelor of Social Sciences

1 Sep 201219 Jun 2013

Award Date: 19 Jun 2013

Mathematics, Undergraduate in Philosophy, Faculty of Science

1 Sep 2009 → …

Award Date: 1 Sep 2009

Fields of Science

  • 5202 Economic and Social History
  • income inequality
  • social mobility
  • homogamy
  • marriage patterns
  • heterogamy

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.