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  • 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 : tulossa (John Wiley & Sons, 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 : tulossa (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 : tulossa (John Wiley & Sons, 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 ...
  • Knowledge Spillovers, the Technology Frontier and High-Tech FDI - Evidence from Finland 

    Berghäll, Elina
    Finnish Economic Papers : 1 (Finnish Economic Association, 2017)
    The link between foreign direct investment (FDI) and the technology frontier is strong in the theoretical and empirical literature, particularly for high-tech multinational corporations. Policymakers aiming to harness local ...
  • Optimal taxation and public provision for poverty reduction 

    Kanbur, Ravi; Paukkeri, Tuuli; Pirttilä, Jukka; Tuomala, Matti
    International Tax and Public Finance : 1 (Springer Nature, 2018)
    The existing literature on optimal taxation typically assumes there exists a capacity to implement complex tax schemes, which is not necessarily the case for many developing countries. We examine the determinants of optimal ...
  • Public Employees as Politicians: Evidence from Close Elections 

    Hyytinen, Ari; Meriläinen, Jaakko; Saarimaa, Tuukka; Toivanen, Otto; Tukiainen, Janne
    American Political Science Review : 1 (Cambridge University Press, 2018)
    We analyze the effect of municipal employees’ political representation in municipal councils on local public spending. We use within-party, as-good-as-random variation in close elections in the Finnish open-list proportional ...
  • Shocking news and cognitive performance 

    Poutvaara, Panu; Ropponen, Olli
    European Journal of Political Economy (Elsevier B.V., 2018)
    We study how shocking news affects cognitive performance. Identifying these effects makes societies more resilient by helping to adjust policy responses to reduce indirect costs of future atrocities. Our analysis is based ...
  • Delivering affordable housing and neighborhood quality: A comparison of place- and tenant-based programs 

    Eerola, Essi; Saarimaa, Tuukka
    Journal of Housing Economics (Elsevier B.V., 2017)
    This paper analyzes the relative merits of large place- and tenant-based housing programs in Finland in terms of housing affordability and neighborhood quality. Using hedonic regression methods and household micro data, ...
  • Fasting Glucose and the Risk of Depressive Symptoms: Instrumental-Variable Regression in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study 

    Wesołowska, Karolina; Elovainio, Marko; Hintsa, Taina; Jokela, Markus; Pulkki-Råback, Laura; Pitkänen, Niina; Lipsanen, Jari; Tukiainen, Janne; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Lehtimäki, Terho; Juonala, Markus; Raitakari, Olli; Keltikangas-Järvinen, Liisa
    International Journal of Behavioral Medicine : 6 (Springer Nature, 2017)
    Purpose Type 2 diabetes (T2D) has been associated with depressive symptoms, but the causal direction of this association and the underlying mechanisms, such as increased glucose levels, remain unclear. We used ...
  • Public health and economic risk assessment of waterborne contaminants and pathogens in Finland 

    Juntunen, Janne; Meriläinen, Päivi; Simola, Antti
    Science of The Total Environment (Elsevier B.V., 2017)
    This study shows that a variety of mathematical modeling techniques can be applied in a comprehensive assessment of the risks involved in drinking water production. In order to track the effects from water sources to the ...
  • What Are the Benefits of the Water Framework Directive? Lessons Learned for Policy Design from Preference Revelation 

    Artell, Janne; Huhtala, Anni
    Environmental and Resource Economics : 4 (Springer Nature, 2017)
    The Water Framework Directive (WFD) seeks to achieve good ecological status of surface waters across the European Union by 2027. The WFD guidelines explicitly recognize the economics of water management by providing ...
  • When does Regression Discontinuity Design Work? Evidence from Random Election Outcomes 

    Hyytinen, Ari; Meriläinen, Jaakko; Saarimaa, Tuukka; Toivanen, Otto; Tukiainen, Janne
    Quantitative Economics, forthcoming (John Wiley & Sons, 2017)
    We use elections data in which a large number of ties in vote counts between candidates are resolved via a lottery to study the personal incumbency advantage. We benchmark non-experimental RDD estimates against the estimate ...
  • Returns to Office in National and Local Politics: A Bootstrap Method and Evidence from Finland 

    Kotakorpi, Kaisa; Poutvaara, Panu; Terviö, Marko
    The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization : Volume 33, Issue 3 (2017)
    We estimate the private returns to being elected to parliament or to a municipal council using a regression discontinuity (RD) design. We first present a bootstrap method for measuring the closeness of elections, which can ...
  • Effects of Minimum Bid Increments in Internet Auctions: Evidence from a Field Experiment 

    Tukiainen, Janne
    The Journal of Industrial Economics : Volume 65, Issue 3 (2017)
    I study the role of minimum bid increments (MBI) in internet auctions using natural field experiment data from a Finnish online auction site Huuto.net. Internet auctions are typically viewed as second-price, implying ...
  • Transfer taxes and household mobility: Distortion on the housing or labor market? 

    Hilber, Christian A.L.; Lyytikäinen, Teemu
    Journal of Urban Economics : Volume 101 (2017)
    We estimate the effect of the UK Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) – a transfer tax on the purchase price of property or land – on different types of household mobility using micro data. Exploiting a discontinuity in the tax ...
  • International fisheries agreements and non-consumptive values 

    Pintassilgo, Pedro; Laukkanen, Marita; Grønbæk, Lone; Lindroos, Marko
    Fisheries Research : 203 (Elsevier, 2018)
    The management of internationally shared fish stocks is a major economic, environmental and political issue. According to international law, these resources should be managed cooperatively under international fisheries ...
  • Borrowing constraints and housing market liquidity 

    Eerola, Essi; Määttänen, Niku
    Review of Economic Dynamics : (Elsevier, 2018)
    We study how changes in household borrowing constraints influence housing market liquidity. To this end, we develop a housing market model with both matching and credit frictions. In the model, risk-averse households may ...
  • Anticipating the Future of Finnish Agrifood Sector by Using Alternative Research Methods 

    Huan-Niemi, Ellen; Niemi, Jyrki; Rikkonen, Pasi; Wuori, Olli; Niemi, Janne
    Journal of Food Products Marketing : Volume 23, Issue 5 (2017)
    The goal of this study is to forecast the future of the Finnish agri-food sector for decision makers and interest groups in order to support the process of policy planning and decision making in a changing EU Common ...
  • Secular rise in economically valuable personality traits 

    Jokela, Markus; Pekkarinen, Tuomas; Sarvimäki, Matti; Terviö, Marko; Uusitalo, Roope
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences : Volume 114, Number 25 (2017)
    Although trends in many physical characteristics and cognitive capabilities of modern humans are well-documented, less is known about how personality traits have evolved over time. We analyze data from a standardized ...
  • Revenue-maximizing top earned income tax rate in the presence of income-shifting 

    Kotakorpi, Kaisa; Matikka, Tuomas
    Nordic Tax Journal : Volume 1, Issue 1 (2017)
    We provide an analysis of the revenue-maximizing top earned income tax rate for a country with one of the highest levels of earnings taxation in the world, Finland, and compare it to the current level of taxation. We account ...

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