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  • Compliance costs vs. tax incentives: Why do entrepreneurs respond to size-based regulations? 

    Harju, Jarkko; Matikka, Tuomas; Rauhanen, Timo
    Journal of Public Economics (Elsevier, 02.04.2019)
    This paper studies the mechanisms behind the responses of entrepreneurs to size-dependent tax regulation. We exploit the value-added tax (VAT) exemption threshold in Finland. Both tax incentives (remitted VAT) and compliance ...
  • Electricity prices and consumers’ long-term technology choices: Evidence from heating investments 

    Sahari, Anna
    European Economic Review (Elsevier, 2019)
    This paper studies consumers’s sensitivity to energy costs at the moment of making a long-term energy technology investment. The analysis exploits local variation in regulated electricity distribution prices that are ...
  • When does money stick in education? Evidence from a kinked grant rule 

    Saastamoinen, Antti; Kortelainen, Mika
    Education Finance and Policy : fortcoming (MIT Press, 2019)
    We study the effects of intergovernmental grants on school spending within the Finnish system of high school education funding. The system allocates lump-sum intergovernmental grants to local high school education providers ...
  • Public Procurement versus Laissez-Faire: Evidence from Household Waste Collection 

    Meriläinen, Jaakko; Tukiainen, Janne
    CESifo Economic Studies : forthcoming (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    We document that switching from laissez-faire production to public procurement in residential waste collection in Finland reduces the number of firms active in the local market, but induces a statistically significant and ...
  • New road infrastructure: The effects on firms 

    Gibbons, Stephen; Lyytikäinen, Teemu; Overman, Henry G.; Sanchis-Guarner, Rosa
    Journal of Urban Economics (Elsevier, 2019)
    This paper estimates the impact of new road infrastructure on employment and labour productivity using firm level longitudinal data for Britain. Exposure to transport improvements is measured through changes in accessibility, ...
  • Economic Crises and Unemployment Persistence: Analysis of Job Losses During the Finnish Recession of the 1990s 

    Verho, Jouko
    Economica : forthcoming (Wiley, 2019)
    This study estimates the effect of job loss for Finnish workers who were displaced during a severe recession in the early 1990s. The setting provides a sample of workers of which over 90% experienced unemployment after ...
  • Does subsidized part-time employment help unemployed workers to find full-time employment? 

    Kyyrä, Tomi; Arranz, José M.; García-Serrano, Carlos
    Labour Economics (Elsevier, 2018)
    We study whether part-time work acts as a bridge towards full-time work for unemployed workers in Spain. We consider a time period when firms were encouraged to create part-time jobs by cutting employers' social security ...
  • Eliittilukioiden vaikutukset yliopisto-opintojen aloittamiseen ja koulutusalan valintaan 

    Tervonen, Lassi; Kortelainen, Mika; Kanninen, Ohto
    Yhteiskuntapolitiikka : 4 (Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos, Eläketurvakeskus, Kelan tutkimus ja Tampereen yliopiston yhteiskuntatieteiden tiedekunta, 2018)
    Lukioiden väliset erot oppimistuloksissa ja oppilaspohjassa ovat Suomessa merkittäviä ja erot korostuvat isoimmissa kaupungeissa, joissa kilpailtujen ja suosittujen lukioiden sisäänpääsyrajat ovat hyvin korkeita. Tällaisia ...
  • Expanding access to administrative data: the case of tax authorities in Finland and the UK 

    Almunia, Miguel; Harju, Jarkko; Kotakorpi, Kaisa; Tukiainen, Janne; Verho, Jouko
    International Tax and Public Finance : forthcoming (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    We discuss typical issues in getting access to and using high-quality administrative tax data for research purposes. We discuss research involving both quasi- and field experiments implemented together with the tax authority. ...
  • 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 - A replicator dynamics approach 

    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 ...

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