Dr. Otto Kässi is a researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. His current research concentrates on quantitative study of online labour markets. In particular, he is interested in measuring the growth of online freelancing, and quantifying how various institutional features of online labour platforms affect the labour market outcomes. In the past, he has worked on topics related to income risks over the lifecycle, education policy and gender income gaps.
Otto joined the Oxford Internet in 2015. Prior to coming to Oxford, he worked as a lead data scientist in a data analytics start-up. He completed MSc and PhD degrees in economics in the University of Helsinki.