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  • The Impact of Forced Migration on Mortality: A Cohort Study of 242,075 Finns from 1939–2010 

    Haukka, Jari; Suvisaari, Jaana; Sarvimäki, Matti; Martikainen, Pekka
    Epidemiology : 4 (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2017)
    Background: The stresses and life changes associated with migration may have harmful long-term health effects, especially for mental health. These effects are exceedingly difficult to establish, because migrants are typically ...
  • Field-of-Study Choice in Higher Education: Does Distance Matter? 

    Suhonen, Tuomo
    Spatial Economic Analysis : 4 (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
    When field-of-study options vary across higher education institutions, geographical distances may create barriers to students’ study choices. Based on this hypothesis, the present study empirically examines field-of-study ...
  • Quality of higher education and earnings: evidence from Finland using field-of-study-level quality measures 

    Suhonen, Tuomo
    International Review of Applied Economics : 1 (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
    Using administrative data from Finland, this paper empirically examines the relationship between university graduates’ early career earnings and three measures of university quality: the number of teachers per student, the ...
  • Are there returns from university location in a state-funded university system? 

    Suhonen, Tuomo
    Regional Science and Urban Economics : 3 (Elsevier, 2013)
    A location in an economically active, high-amenity region could in many ways be a significant advantage for a university and its students and thus could also be positively linked to students' subsequent earnings. Based on ...
  • R&D Subsidies and Company Performance: Evidence from Geographic Variation in Government Funding Based on the ERDF Population-Density Rule 

    Einiö, Elias
    The Review of Economics and Statistics : 4 (MIT Press, 2014)
    Despite the prevalence of R&D support programs, evaluation studies based on explicit differences in support allocation are rare. In this paper, the identification of the causal effect of R&D support on company performance ...
  • Does market size matter for charities? 

    Lapointe, Simon; Perroni, Carlo; Scharf, Kimberley; Tukiainen, Janne
    Journal of Public Economics (Elsevier, 2018)
    We analyze implications of market size for market structure in the charity sector. While a standard model of oligopolistic for-profit competition predicts a positive relationship between market size and firm size, our ...
  • Relative age effects in political selection 

    Tukiainen, Janne; Takalo, Tuomas; Hulkkonen, Topi
    European Journal of Political Economy : Accepted (Elsevier, 2018)
    We exploit a regression discontinuity design to provide causal evidence of the relative age effect (RAE) on a long-run adult age outcome: Political selection. We find strong evidence of the RAE in politics in Finland. ...
  • Rank effects in political promotions 

    Meriläinen, Jaakko; Tukiainen, Janne
    Public Choice : 1-2 (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    This paper studies the effect of candidates’ personal vote ranks on promotions to political power in an open list proportional representation system. Using a regression discontinuity design and data from Finnish local ...
  • Government payments, market profits and structural change in agriculture 

    Simola, Antti
    Journal of Evolutionary Economics : 4 (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    I analyze the interaction of two institutions, markets and public policies, and their effect on structural change in agriculture. More specifically, I consider how subsidies affect functioning of input and output markets, ...
  • Does Experience Rating Reduce Sickness and Disability Claims? Evidence from Policy Kinks 

    Kyyrä, Tomi; Paukkeri, Tuuli
    Journal of Health Economics (Elsevier, 2018)
    We study whether the experience rating of employers’ disability insurance premiums affects the inflow to disability benefits in Finland. To identify the causal effect of experience rating, we exploit kinks in the rule that ...
  • Firm types, price-setting strategies, and consumption-tax incidence 

    Harju, Jarkko; Kosonen, Tuomas; Nordström Skans, Oskar
    Journal of Public Economics (Elsevier, 2018)
    We analyze price responses to large restaurant VAT rate reductions in two different European countries. Our results show that responses in the short and medium run were clustered around two focal points of zero pass-through ...
  • Regulation as an enabler of demand response in electricity markets and power systems 

    Annala, Salla; Lukkarinen, Jani; Primmer, Eeva; Honkapuro, Samuli; Ollikka, Kimmo; Sunila, Kanerva; Ahonen, Tero
    Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier, 2018)
    The reduction of environmental impacts of electricity use and the transition to renewable power generation crucially depend on demand response (DR). This article takes the political commitment to DR as a starting point and ...
  • Does decentralization of decisions increase the stability of large groups? 

    Bjedov, Tjaša; Lapointe, Simon; Madiès, Thierry; Villeval, Marie Claire
    Social Choice and Welfare : forthcoming (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    Using a laboratory experiment with nested local and global public goods, we analyze the stability of global groups when individuals have the option to separate, according to the degree of decentralization of decision-making. ...
  • Cognitive consequences of the timing of puberty 

    Koerselman, Kristian; Pekkarinen, Tuomas
    Labour Economics (Elsevier, 2018)
    In this paper, we use British cohort data to study the degree to which children at different stages of pubertal development at age 11 and 16 differ in their cognitive and behavioral outcomes at age 16 as well as in their ...
  • Effects of municipal mergers on voter turnout 

    Lapointe, Simon; Saarimaa, Tuukka; Tukiainen, Janne
    Local Government Studies : 4 (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
    We study the effects of municipal mergers on voter turnout in a difference-in-differences framework, using data from a wave of municipal mergers in Finland in 2009. Analysing two pre-merger elections and three post-merger ...
  • "Love thy neighbour"? The effect of income and language differences on votes for municipal secessions 

    Lapointe, Simon
    Regional Science and Urban Economics (Elsevier, 2018)
    This paper studies voters’ preferences on municipal borders in a setting with cohabiting linguistic communities. It takes advantage of unique data from referendum results in the Canadian province of Quebec in 2004, which ...
  • Job Loss and Regional Mobility 

    Huttunen, Kristiina; Møen, Jarle; Salvanes, Kjell G.
    Journal of Labor Economics : 2 (University of Chicago Press, 2018)
    We study the migration behavior of displaced workers and find that job displacement increases regional mobility. We find, however, that noneconomic factors, such as family ties, are very important for the migration decision ...
  • Self-Selection of Emigrants: Theory and Evidence on Stochastic Dominance in Observable and Unobservable Characteristics 

    Borjas, George J.; Kauppinen, Ilpo; Poutvaara, Panu
    The Economic Journal : forthcoming (Wiley, 2018)
    The Roy model has more precise predictions about the self-selection of migrants than previously realised. The conditions shown to result in positive or negative selection in terms of expected earnings also imply a stochastic ...
  • Best Education Money Can Buy? Capitalization of School Quality in Finland 

    Harjunen, Oskari; Kortelainen, Mika; Saarimaa, Tuukka
    CESifo Economic Studies : 2 (Oxford University Press, 2018)
    By international comparison, Finnish pupil achievement is high and school achievement differences small. The Finnish education system is unusual also because there are no national testing programmes, and information on ...
  • Trade, productivity and profitability: On profit levels and profit margins 

    van den Berg, Marcel; van Marrewijk, Charles; Tamminen, Saara
    The World Economy : forthcoming (Wiley, 2018)
    Do firms engaging in international trade have higher or lower profit margins? It is well established that more productive firms engage in trading activities and as a result have higher profit levels. We use two theoretical ...

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