Ott Toomet

Ott Toomet, Senior Research Fellow of Microeconomics, University of Tartu



  • Do Language Skills Help Find a Better Job?

    According to labour research, in Estonia good Estonian language skill of non-Estonians is connected with 5 percent points smaller unemployment rate. Surprisingly, its role in explaining better income is modest, because Russian men who can speak Estonian well do not earn more than Russian men who cannot speak Estonian at all.