Saija Alanko

Project Researcher

School of Accounting and Finance, Economics
Yliopistonranta 10, 65200 Vaasa


Project researcher, dissertation researcher in economics

M.Sc. Economics

MA, University of Turku, teacher of history and social studies



2022 - Nasdaq-foundation: "Investigame", a game-based research project that aims to develop young people's financial skills in investment activities

2019 - Academy of Finland: "DigiConsumers", Work Package "Game-based approaches and digital tools in financial education"

2019 - 5/2021 Finnish Board of Education: "Managing Consumer Economy" - financial education for elementary and secondary school teachers

1/2019 - 4/2021 EAKR -project (Horizon 2020): "Gamification of energy and circular economy solutions"

Autumn 2018 Project Researcher in "Youth financial literacy"- (Academy of Finland) project



Orientation course OPIS0090 Support the student in managing their own finances

Managing Consumer Economy -training in economics for teachers, Open University of Vaasa

Exchange student's own financial management


Interested in

Education economics in addition to environmental and energy economy


Master thesis in finnish about standardization of the content of economics in secondary school in Finland

Publications and expert tasks

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