Pekka Martikainen

 

Pekka Martikainen

Pekka Martikainen is a Professor of Sosiology and the head of the Population Research Unit in University of Helsinki. His current research interests include changes and causes of socioeconomic differences in cause-specific mortality, and various issues relating to ageing populations. He is also working on the health effects of marital status and living arrangements, as well as the competing effects of characteristics of areas and characteristics of individuals on mortality, and has been involved in cross-national comparisons of health inequalities. Read more about Pekka's research and projects from his Tuhat profile