Elli Heikkilä

Research Director

elli.heikkila@utu.fi

+358 (0)40 069 5452

 

 

 

Academic Degrees:

  • Adjunct Professor of Population Geography, Oulu University, 1994-
  • Adjunct Professor of Population Geography, Turku University, 1999-

Expertise: 

  • Migration, immigrants and the labour market, multicultural marriages, expatriate Finns, regional development

Tasks: 

  • multidisciplinary research, national and international consultations

Current research:

  • Marriage Migration-book project/Elli Heikkilä ja Daniel Rauhut (eds.), the University West, Trollhättan, Sweden
  • Monikulttuuriset avioliitot sillanrakentajina -seminaariraportti/Elli Heikkilä, Päivi Oksi-Walter ja Minna Säävälä (toim.)

Current development projects:

  • European Web Site on Integration, coordinator Migration Policy Group, Bryssel, Siirtolaisuusinstituutti Suomen Partneri/Elli Heikkilä maakoordinaattori
  • NordURM, the Nordic Network for Research Cooperation on Unaccompanied Refugee Minors -hanke, coordinator Norwegian Cenbre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies, Siirtolaisuusinstituutti Suomen partneri/Elli Heikkilä

Central publications:

  1. Heikkilä, Elli & Ismo Söderling (toim.) (2013). Yksintulleet pakolaislapset – Unaccompanied refugee minors. Siirtolaisuus-Migration, Supplement 2013. Saatavissa: http://www.migrationinstitute.fi/art/pdf/SM_1_2013_Supplement.pdf
  2. Heikkilä, Elli & Saara Koikkalainen (eds.) (2011). Finns Abroad – New Forms of Mobility and Migration. Institute of Migration, Migration Studies C 21. Turku. 224 p. Available: http://www.migrationinstitute.fi/pdf/Finns_Abroad_C21.pdf
  3. Elli Heikkilä & Brenda Yeoh (eds.) (2011). International Marriages in the Time of Globalization. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York. 196 p.
  4. Heikkilä, Elli, Manon Danker, Emilio José Gómez Ciriano, Hugh McLaughlin & Henny Reubsaet (eds.) (2011). Working Together for Better Integration -Immigrants, Police and Social Work. Institute of Migration, Migration Studies C 18. 191 p. Available: http://www.migrationinstitute.fi/pdf/IPS-C18.pdf
  5. Heikkilä, Elli & Maria Pikkarainen (2009). Differential population development in the regions of Finland. Population, Space and Place 16, 323–334. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
  6. Heikkilä, Elli & Maria Pikkarainen (2008). Väestön ja työvoiman kansainvälistyminen nyt ja tulevaisuudessa. Siirtolaisuusinstituutti, Siirtolaisuustutkimuksia A 30. 219 s. English summary: Internationalization of Population and Labour Force from the Present to the Future. http://www.migrationinstitute.fi/pdf/A30_summary.pdf
  7. Edvardsson, Ingi Runar, Elli Heikkilä, Mats Johansson, Hjalti Johannesson, Daniel Rauhut, Torben Dall Schmidt, Lasse Sigbjörn Stamböl & Sirkku Wilkman (2007). Demographic Changes, Labour Migration and EU-enlargement – Relevance for the Nordic Regions. Nordregio, Nordic Research Programme 2005-2008. Report: 2. 149 p.
  8. Heikkilä, Elli (2005). Mobile vulnerabilities: perspectives on the vulnerabilities of immigrants in the Finnish labour market. Population, Space and Place 11:6, 485-497. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
  9. Karjalainen, Elli (1993). Väestön ikääntyminen alueellisena ilmiönä Suomessa (Summary: Population ageing as a regional phenomenon in Finland). University of Oulu, Research Institute of Northern Finland, Research Reports 111. 143 p.
  10. Karjalainen, Elli (1989). Migration and regional development in the rural communes of Kainuu, Finland in 1980-85. Nordia 23:1, 1-89.

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