Selaus nimekkeen mukaan kokoelmassa Vertaisarvioidut artikkelit (Peer-reviewed articles)

    • Job Loss and Regional Mobility 

      Huttunen, Kristiina; Møen, Jarle; Salvanes, Kjell G.
      Journal of Labor Economics : 2 (University of Chicago Press, 2018)
      We study the migration behavior of displaced workers and find that job displacement increases regional mobility. We find, however, that noneconomic factors, such as family ties, are very important for the migration decision ...
    • Knowledge Spillovers, the Technology Frontier and High-Tech FDI - Evidence from Finland 

      Berghäll, Elina
      Finnish Economic Papers : 1 (Finnish Economic Association, 2017)
      The link between foreign direct investment (FDI) and the technology frontier is strong in the theoretical and empirical literature, particularly for high-tech multinational corporations. Policymakers aiming to harness local ...
    • Local representation and strategic voting: Evidence from electoral boundary reforms 

      Saarimaa, Tuukka; Tukiainen, Janne
      European Journal of Political Economy (Elsevier, 2016)
      We analyze whether voters value local political representation by exploiting municipal mergers, which increase the number of candidates available to voters and intensify political competition. In the Finnish open-list ...
    • 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. ...
    • "Love thy neighbour"? The effect of income and language differences on votes for municipal secessions 

      Lapointe, Simon
      Regional Science and Urban Economics (Elsevier, 2018)
      This paper studies voters’ preferences on municipal borders in a setting with cohabiting linguistic communities. It takes advantage of unique data from referendum results in the Canadian province of Quebec in 2004, which ...
    • Macroprudential measures in the housing markets – a note on the empirical literature 

      Eerola, Essi
      The Journal of Risk Finance : 3 (Emerald, 2017)
      Purpose: The global financial crisis has led to increased attention on the relationship of household indebtedness and systemic risks. As a result, macroprudential measures aimed at reducing the risks have been introduced ...
    • 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 ...
    • More and cheaper haircuts after VAT cut? On the efficiency and incidence of service sector consumption taxes 

      Kosonen, Tuomas
      Journal of Public Economics (Elsevier, 2015)
      Consumption tax rates targeted at specific sectors are often reformed without any empirical knowledge about the efficiency of these policies. This paper sheds light on tax incidence as well as the efficiency issue, the ...
    • 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, ...
    • Nonlinear Dividend Tax and the Dynamics of the Firm 

      Kari, Seppo; Laitila, Jussi
      FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis : 2 (Mohr Siebeck, 2015)
      We analyze the implications of a nonlinear tax scheme for dividends using a life-cycle model of a firm. In this model new firms first enter markets; then grow internally, financing from retained earnings; and finally ...
    • On the role of public price information in housing markets 

      Eerola, Essi; Lyytikäinen, Teemu
      Regional Science and Urban Economics (Elsevier, 2015)
      This paper studies the impact of disclosing detailed house price information on the functioning of the housing market. We first study the effects of increased information on market outcomes in a theoretical framework where ...
    • Opportunity Cost Estimation of Ecosystem Services 

      Ruijs, Arjan; Kortelainen, Mika; Wossink, Ada; Schulp, Nynke; Alkemade, Rob
      Environmental and Resource Economics : 4 (Springer Verlag, 2017)
      Land-use changes rank among the most significant drivers of change in ecosystem services worldwide. The enhancement of important services such as biodiversity and carbon sequestration requires modifications in land-use ...
    • Optimal taxation and public provision for poverty reduction 

      Kanbur, Ravi; Paukkeri, Tuuli; Pirttilä, Jukka; Tuomala, Matti
      International Tax and Public Finance : 1 (Springer Verlag, 2018)
      The existing literature on optimal taxation typically assumes there exists a capacity to implement complex tax schemes, which is not necessarily the case for many developing countries. We examine the determinants of optimal ...
    • Policy Goals for Improved Water Quality in the Baltic Sea: When do the Benefits Outweigh the Costs? 

      Hyytiäinen, Kari; Ahlvik, Lassi; Ahtiainen, Heini; Artell, Janne; Huhtala, Anni; Dahlbo, Kim
      Environmental and Resource Economics : 2 (Springer Verlag, 2015)
      This paper develops and applies a spatially explicit bioeconomic model to study transboundary nutrient pollution of the Baltic Sea. We combine catchment, marine and economic models covering the entire Baltic Sea region to ...
    • Political representation and effects of municipal mergers 

      Harjunen, Oskari; Saarimaa, Tuukka; Tukiainen, Janne
      Political Science Research and Methods : Available online (Cambridge University Press, 2019)
      We study the effects of municipal mergers using novel geocoded data on local public sector jobs and local politicians' place of residence. We find that the mergers had no effects on municipal expenditures overall after ...
    • Possibilistic fuzzy pay-off method for real option valuation with application to research and development investment analysis 

      Stoklasa, Jan; Luukka, Pasi; Collan, Mikael
      Fuzzy Sets and Systems (Elsevier, 2021)
      This paper presents the first fully possibilistic method for real option valuation of investment projects, a new possibilistic variant of the fuzzy pay-off method for real option valuation. The new variant is derived by ...
    • 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 ...
    • Public Employees as Politicians: Evidence from Close Elections 

      Hyytinen, Ari; Meriläinen, Jaakko; Saarimaa, Tuukka; Toivanen, Otto; Tukiainen, Janne
      American Political Science Review : 1 (Cambridge University Press, 2018)
      We analyze the effect of municipal employees’ political representation in municipal councils on local public spending. We use within-party, as-good-as-random variation in close elections in the Finnish open-list proportional ...
    • Public health and economic risk assessment of waterborne contaminants and pathogens in Finland 

      Juntunen, Janne; Meriläinen, Päivi; Simola, Antti
      Science of The Total Environment (Elsevier, 2017)
      This study shows that a variety of mathematical modeling techniques can be applied in a comprehensive assessment of the risks involved in drinking water production. In order to track the effects from water sources to the ...