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    • Gender Specific Relative Age Effects in Politics and Football 

      Tukiainen, Janne; Takalo, Tuomas; Hulkkonen, Topi
      VATT Working Papers : 94 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus, 05.09.2017)
      The existence of a relative age effect (RAE) is well documented, i.e., those born early in the calendar year perform better at school and sports. We exploit a change in a selection period in youth football and regression ...
    • Relative age effects in political selection 

      Tukiainen, Janne; Takalo, Tuomas; Hulkkonen, Topi
      European Journal of Political Economy (Elsevier, 2019)
      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. ...
    • The Effects of Relative School Starting Age on Educational Outcomes in Finland 

      Kaila, Martti
      VATT Working Papers : 84 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus, 21.04.2017)
      In Finland, children start school during the calendar year they turn seven years old. This creates a discontinuous jump in school starting age. I utilize a regression discontinuity design and rich register data to study ...
    • The Long-Run Effects of Cesarean Sections 

      Costa-Ramón, Ana; Kortelainen, Mika; Rodríguez-González, Ana; Sääksvuori, Lauri
      VATT Working Papers : 125 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus, 17.10.2019)
      This paper analyzes the long-term effects of potentially avoidable C-sections on children's health. Using Finnish administrative data, we document that physicians perform more unplanned C-sections during their regular ...