• Competition and Innovation - Microeconometric Evidence using Finnish Data 

      Kilponen, Juha; Santavirta, Torsten
      VATT-tutkimuksia : 113 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 15.11.2004)
      The relationship between product market competition (PMC) and innovative activity has attracted the attention of many economists lately. In this study we elaborate the theory of Aghion et al. (1997, 2001) of an inverted-U ...
    • Do tax incentives for research increase firm innovation? An RD Design for RD 

      Dechezleprêtre, Antoine; Einiö, Elias; Martin, Ralf; Nguyen, Kieu-Trang; Van Reenen, John
      VATT Working Papers : 73 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 13.04.2016)
      We present the first evidence showing causal impact of research and development (R&D) tax incentives on innovation outcomes. We exploit a change in the asset-based size thresholds for eligibility for R&D tax subsidies and ...
    • Towards certified carbon footprints of products - a road map for data production - Climate Bonus project report (WP3) 

      Usva, Kirsi; Hongisto, Mikko; Saarinen, Merja; Nissinen, Ari; Katajajuuri, Juha-Matti; Perrels, Adriaan; Nurmi, Pauliina; Kurppa, Sirpa; Koskela, Sirkka
      VATT Research Reports : 143:2 (VATT Institute for Economic Research, 30.10.2009)
      This report is a part of a series of reports from the Climate Bonus project. The report illustrates the basic structure of a system that could produce strict and reliable data needed for generating product-oriented carbon ...