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  • Post-secondary education and information on labor market prospects: A randomized field experiment 

    Pekkala Kerr, Sari; Pekkarinen, Tuomas; Sarvimäki, Matti; Uusitalo, Roope
    Labour Economics (Elsevier, 2020)
    We examine the impact of an information intervention offered to 97 randomly chosen high schools on post-secondary education applications and enrollment in Finland. Graduating students in treatment schools were surveyed and ...
  • Prospect Theory, Fairness, and the Escalation of Conflict at a Negotiation Impasse 

    Miettinen, Topi; Ropponen, Olli; Sääskilahti, Pekka
    The Scandinavian Journal of Economics (05 / 2019)
    We study a bilateral negotiation set‐up where, at a bargaining impasse, the disadvantaged party chooses whether to escalate the conflict or not. Escalation is costly for both parties, and it results in a random draw of the ...
  • Attitudes towards genetic testing and information: does parenthood shape the views? 

    Saastamoinen, Antti; Hyttinen, Virva; Kortelainen, Mika; Aaltio, Juho; Auranen, Mari; Ylikallio, Emil; Lönnqvist, Tuula; Sainio, Markus; Suomalainen, Anu; Tyynismaa, Henna; Isohanni, Pirjo
    Journal of Community Genetics : 4 (Open Access) (Springer, 2020)
    This study examines how parents of pediatric patients might differ in their views and attitudes towards genetic technology and information when compared to adult patients. There is surprisingly little evidence on how parents ...
  • What Goes Up May Not Come Down: Asymmetric Incidence of Value-Added Taxes 

    Benzarti, Youssef; Carloni, Dorian; Harju, Jarkko; Kosonen, Tuomas
    Journal of Political Economy : forthcoming (University of Chicago Press, 2020)
    This paper provides evidence that prices respond significantly more strongly to increases than to decreases in Value-Added Taxes (VATs). First, using two plausibly exogenous VAT changes, we show that prices respond twice ...
  • Age at arrival, parents and neighborhoods: understanding the educational attainment of immigrants' children 

    Ansala, Laura; Hämäläinen, Ulla; Sarvimäki, Matti
    Journal of Economic Geography : 2 (Oxford University Press, 2020)
    This article documents how children of immigrants cope in early adulthood in Finland. We first show that, on average, they have dramatically lower educational attainment than children of natives do. This difference can be ...
  • The effects of unemployment benefit duration: Evidence from residual benefit duration 

    Kyyrä, Tomi; Pesola, Hanna
    Labour Economics : Available online (Elsevier, 2020)
    We examine the effects of unemployment benefit duration in Finland. Although the maximum duration is the same for all unemployed, potential benefit duration at the beginning of unemployment spells varies, because only ...
  • Screening through Activation? Differential Effects of a Youth Activation Program 

    Hall, Caroline; Kotakorpi, Kaisa; Liljeberg, Linus; Pirttilä, Jukka
    The Journal of Human Resources : Available online (University of Wisconsin Press, 2020)
    We study the dual role of active labor market policies: First, ALMP may perform a screening role by increasing job-search incentives, especially among individuals with good labor market prospects, already before program ...
  • 'Sticky' Policies—Three Country Cases on Long-Term Commitment and Rooting of RE Policy Goals 

    Berg, Annukka; Lukkarinen, Jani; Ollikka, Kimmo
    Energies : 6 (MDPI, 2020)
    Denmark, Germany, and Finland are countries that have emerged as technology leaders in key renewable energy fields—wind energy, solar power, and bioenergy. In this article, we dig into the policy trajectories of these ...
  • The Effects of UI Benefits on Unemployment and Subsequent Outcomes: Evidence from a Kinked Benefit Rule 

    Kyyrä, Tomi; Pesola, Hanna
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics : 5 (Wiley, 2020)
    This paper analyses the effects of unemployment insurance benefits on unemployment exits and subsequent labour market outcomes. We exploit a piecewise linear relationship between the previous wage and benefits in Finland ...
  • The Effects of Supporting Local Business: Evidence from the UK 

    Einiö, Elias; Overman, Henry G.
    Regional Science and Urban Economics : Open access (Elsevier, 2020)
    This paper assesses the effects of a significant place-based intervention that targeted local businesses in deprived areas in the UK. To gain identification, we use data at a fine spatial scale and a regression discontinuity ...
  • Regional competitiveness and high growth firms in the EU: the creativity premium 

    Sleuwaegen, Leo; Ramboer, Sander
    Applied Economics : 22 (Taylor & Francis, 2020)
    The finding that the economic performance of regions is driven by a small set of productive firms calls for a granular analysis of regional growth and competitiveness. Among the productive firms, a significant contribution ...
  • Effectiveness of Private and Public High Schools: Evidence from Finland 

    Kortelainen, Mika; Manninen, Kalle
    CESifo Economic Studies : 4 (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    A number of papers have compared the effectiveness of private and public schools in different institutional settings. However, most of these studies are observational and do not utilize experimental or quasi-experimental ...
  • Missing miles: Evasion responses to car taxes 

    Harju, Jarkko; Kosonen, Tuomas; Slemrod, Joel
    Journal of Public Economics (Elsevier, 2020)
    We study a tax evasion response to car taxes in Finland, where used car importers overstate the mileage to reduce tax liability. First, we develop a tax evasion measure by comparing reported mileage upon import with ...
  • Victorian Voting: The Origins of Party Orientation and Class Alignment 

    Dewan, Torun; Meriläinen, Jaakko; Tukiainen, Janne
    American Journal of Political Science : Forthcoming (Wiley, 2019)
    Much of what we know about the alignment of voters with parties comes from mass surveys of the electorate in the postwar period or from aggregate electoral data. Using individual elector‐level panel data from nineteenth‐century ...
  • Assessing the productivity consequences of agri-environmental practices when adoption is endogenous 

    Bostian, AJ A.; Bostian, Moriah B.; Laukkanen, Marita; Simola, Antti
    Journal of Productivity Analysis (Springer Verlag, 2020)
    We address the general problem of selection bias, an issue endemic to policy analysis when adoption is voluntary, with an empirical application to environmental policies for agriculture. Many voluntary practices for ...
  • Long-term effects of extended unemployment benefits for older workers 

    Kyyrä, Tomi; Pesola, Hanna
    Labour Economics : Available online (Elsevier, 2020)
    This paper examines the long-term effects of extended unemployment benefits that older unemployed can receive until retirement in Finland. We consider a reform that increased the age threshold of this scheme from 55 to 57. ...
  • Housing Allowance and Rents: Evidence from a Stepwise Subsidy Scheme 

    Eerola, Essi; Lyytikäinen, Teemu
    The Scandinavian Journal of Economics : Forthcoming (Wiley, 2019)
    This paper studies the effect of housing demand subsidies on rents using discontinuities in the Finnish housing allowance system as a quasi‐experimental setting. The stepwise dependence of housing allowance on the floor ...
  • Does Mandating Social Insurance Affect Entrepreneurial Activity? 

    Benzarti, Youssef; Harju, Jarkko; Matikka, Tuomas
    American Economic Review: Insights : Forthcoming (American Economic Association, 2019)
    This paper estimates the effect of relaxing the social insurance mandate on entrepreneurial activity using rich administrative data from Finland. We find that relaxing the social insurance mandate leads entrepreneurs to ...
  • How to Leave the Eurozone: The Case of Finland 

    Malinen, Tuomas; Nyberg, Peter; Koskenkylä, Heikki; Berghäll, Elina; Mellin, Ilkka; Miettinen, Sami; Ala-Peijari, Jukka; Törnqvist, Stefan
    The Economists' Voice : 1 (De Gruyter, 2018)
    This article provides thoughts and guidelines on how a country could exit from the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and its currency the euro. We take the hypothetical exit of Finland as a concrete example. Although there ...
  • Causality in quantiles and dynamic relations in energy markets: (De)tails matter 

    Kyritsis, Evangelos; Andersson, Jonas
    Energy Policy (Elsevier, 2019)
    In this article we investigate the dynamic relations between crude oil price returns and a set of energy price returns, namely diesel, gasoline, heating, and the natural gas. This is performed by means of Granger non-causality ...

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