Sten received his PhD in economics from the University of Tartu in 2015. Everybody at Centar turns to Sten when large-scale registry data need analysing or there’s talk of econometric analysis. Sten’s main areas of research are economic and financial analysis and the labour market. Some of the more notable research projects that Sten has been involved in have concerned the gender pay gap, returns to information processing skills on the labour market, and the effectiveness of labour market training. Sten is also working on developing practical applications for geodemographic data.