Vertaisarvioidut artikkelit (Peer-reviewed articles)


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  • JUE insight: City-wide effects of new housing supply: Evidence from moving chains 

    Bratu, Cristina; Harjunen, Oskari; Saarimaa, Tuukka
    Journal of Urban Economics : Available online (Open access) (Elsevier, 07.01.2023)
    We study the city-wide effects of new, centrally-located market-rate housing supply using geo-coded population-wide register data from the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. The supply of new market rate units triggers moving ...
  • Lost boys? Secondary education and crime 

    Huttunen, Kristina; Pekkarinen, Tuomas; Uusitalo, Roope; Virtanen, Hanna
    Journal of Public Economics : Available online (Open access) (Elsevier, 02.01.2023)
    We study the effect of secondary education on criminal behavior of young men in Finland. We exploit admission cut-offs in over-subscribed programs and estimate the effect of gaining access to a) any secondary school vs no ...
  • Love Thy (Elected) Neighbor? Residential Segregation, Political Representation and Local Public Goods 

    Harjunen, Oskari; Saarimaa, Tuukka; Tukiainen, Janne
    Journal of Politics : Accepted (The University of Chicago Press, 10 / 2022)
    We study geographic political representation and geographic distribution of local public goods within local jurisdictions with at-large proportional representation elections. We use detailed geo-coded data on politicians, ...
  • Immigrant intergenerational mobility: A focus on childhood environment 

    Bratu, Cristina; Bolotnyy, Valentin
    European Economic Review (Elsevier, 2022)
    Over 60% of immigrant parents in Sweden start off in the bottom quintile of the income distribution, yet only about 30% of their children are still in the bottom income quintile in adulthood. This progress notwithstanding, ...
  • Famine, Inequality, and Conflict 

    Meriläinen, Jaakko; Mitrunen, Matti; Virkola, Tuomo
    Journal of the European Economic Association : Accepted manuscript (Oxford University Press, 11 / 2022)
    This paper employs newly-collected historical data from Finland to present evidence of historically contingent, long-run consequences of a famine. We document high levels of local inequality in terms of income and land ...
  • The effects of unemployment assistance on unemployment exits 

    Kyyrä, Tomi
    International Tax and Public Finance : Available online (Springer, 09 / 2022)
    Many countries have a two-tiered unemployment compensation system that provides earnings-related unemployment insurance for a limited period of time and less generous unemployment assistance thereafter. This study evaluates ...
  • School starting age, maternal age at birth, and child outcomes 

    Fredriksson, Peter; Huttunen, Kristiina; Öckert, Björn
    Journal of Health Economics : Open access (Elsevier, 07 / 2022)
    This paper analyses the effects of maternal age at birth on children's short and long-term outcomes using Finnish register data. We exploit a school starting age rule for identification. Mothers who are born after the ...
  • Design and Evaluation of the Finnish Basic Income Experiment 

    Hämäläinen, Kari; Verho, Jouko
    National Tax Journal : 3 (National Tax Association, 2022)
    The Finnish basic income experiment was an ambitious effort to study basic income in a Nordic welfare state. This paper describes the planning, implementation, and scientific evaluation of the experiment. The randomized ...
  • The Unequal Consequences of Job Loss across Countries 

    Bertheau, Antoine; Acabbi, Edoardo Maria; Barceló, Cristina; Gulyas, Andreas; Lombardi, Stefano; Saggio, Raffaele
    American Economic Review: Insights : forthcoming (American Economic Association, 2022)
    We document the consequences of losing a job across countries using a harmonized research design applied to seven matched employer-employee datasets. Workers in Denmark and Sweden experience the lowest earnings declines ...
  • COVID-19 and labour market outcomes by gender in Finland 

    Huttunen, Kristiina; Pesola, Hanna
    Nordic Economic Policy Review 2022: COVID-19 Effects on the Economy in the Nordics : 001 (Nordic Council of Ministers, 07.06.2022)
    This paper presents evidence of the immediate labour market effects of the COVID-19 pandemic by gender, using Finnish daily administrative data. We document that employment reductions during the COVID-19 pandemic were more ...
  • Education returns of wage earners and self-employed workers: Rejoinder 

    Jordahl, Henrik; Poutvaara, Panu; Tuomala, Juha
    Economics of Education Review : 5 (Elsevier, 2009)
    In their reply to our comment, García-Mainar and Montuenga-Gómez [García-Mainar, I., & Montuenga-Gómez, V. M. (2009). A response to the comment on education returns of wage earners and self-employed workers. Economics of ...
  • Education returns of wage earners and self-employed workers: Comment 

    Jordahl, Henrik; Poutvaara, Panu; Tuomala, Juha
    Economics of Education Review : 5 (Elsevier, 2009)
    In a recent paper, García-Mainar and Montuenga-Gómez [García-Mainar, I. & Montuenga-Gómez, V. M. (2005). Education returns of wage earners and self-employed workers: Portugal vs. Spain. Economics of Education Review, 24(2), ...
  • The Threat Effect of Mandatory Programmes in Finland 

    Tuomala, Juha
    Labour : 4 (Wiley, 2011)
    This study focuses on the threat effect of the activation reform of the Finnish labour market support system in 2006. Mandatory programme participation may provide the incentive for some individuals to look for work in ...
  • The effects of corporate taxes on small firms 

    Harju, Jarkko; Koivisto, Aliisa; Matikka, Tuomas
    Journal of Public Economics : Open access (Elsevier, 2022)
    We study the impact of corporate taxes on firm-level investments and business activity by exploiting a 6 percentage-point reduction in the corporate tax rate in 2012–2014 in Finland. We use detailed administrative data and ...
  • Relabeling, retirement and regret 

    Gruber, Jonathan; Kanninen, Ohto; Ravaska, Terhi
    Journal of Public Economics : Open Access (Elsevier, 2022)
    Can simply changing the public definition of a normal retirement age impact retirement, without any associated financial incentive changes? We study a reformulation of the retirement system in Finland that relabeled ...
  • Technology, labour market institutions and early retirement 

    Yashiro, Naomitsu; Kyyrä, Tomi; Hwang, Hyunjeong; Tuomala, Juha
    Economic Policy : Available online (Oxford University Press, 2022)
    There are two important barriers to increasing the employment of older workers under rapid technological change. First, older workers engaged in codifiable, routine tasks are particularly prone to the risk of being displaced ...
  • Does sending letters increase the take-up of social benefits? Evidence from a new benefit program 

    Matikka, Tuomas; Paukkeri, Tuuli
    Empirical Economics : Available online (Springer, 2022)
    The effectiveness of transfer programs in reducing poverty and inequality can be significantly reduced if eligible individuals fail to apply for them. This paper shows that benefit take-up can be influenced by sending ...
  • Promoting education under distortionary taxation: equality of opportunity versus welfarism 

    Haaparanta, Pertti; Kanbur, Ravi; Paukkeri, Tuuli; Pirttilä, Jukka; Tuomala, Matti
    The Journal of Economic Inequality : Open Access (Springer, 2022)
    A common claim in the policy discourse is that a government wishing to achieve equality of opportunity should use public provision of education for equalisation of opportunities rather than income taxation, which only ...
  • On the relationship between possibilistic and standard moments of fuzzy numbers 

    Stoklasa, Jan; Luukka, Pasi; Collan, Mikael
    Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics : Open Access (Elsevier, 2022)
    In this paper we introduce a transformation of the center of gravity, variance and higher moments of fuzzy numbers into their possibilistic counterparts. We show that this transformation applied to the standard formulae ...
  • The indirect effect of mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccination on healthcare workers’ unvaccinated household members 

    Salo, Jussipekka; Hägg, Milla; Kortelainen, Mika; Leino, Tuija; Saxell, Tanja; Siikanen, Markku; Sääksvuori, Lauri
    Nature Communications : 13, Open Access (Nature Research, 03 / 2022)
    Mass vaccination is effective in reducing SARS-CoV-2 infections among vaccinated individuals. However, it remains unclear how effectively COVID-19 vaccines prevent people from spreading the virus to their close contacts. ...

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