Maintenance break in e-services on 1 October 2022 from 6:00 to 20:00; breaks may also occur on the kela.fi website More information
Research studies and associated contents (information in brief, seminars, research funding and ethics review, and contact information) will be moved to tietotarjotin.fi on Tuesday, 27 September 2022. These contents will no longer be updated.
Kela carries out research to analyse and provide information on the Finnish social security system and the way it functions. Our research supports the further development of the social security system, the benefit schemes we administer, and our own operations.Read more
Current research projects
- Topics of research
- We conduct research on social security and on Kela’s own operations.
- Basic income experiment
- A special two-year research project designed to produce information to support the modernisation of the Finnish social security system.
- Social assistance: Transfer of administrative responsibility to Kela
- This project looks at how the transfer of responsibility for the social assistance scheme has affected the clients and the take-up of the assistance.