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

    • Effects of municipal mergers on voter turnout 

      Lapointe, Simon; Saarimaa, Tuukka; Tukiainen, Janne
      Local Government Studies : 4 (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
      We study the effects of municipal mergers on voter turnout in a difference-in-differences framework, using data from a wave of municipal mergers in Finland in 2009. Analysing two pre-merger elections and three post-merger ...
    • Elasticity of Taxable Income: Evidence from Changes in Municipal Income Tax Rates in Finland 

      Matikka, Tuomas
      The Scandinavian Journal of Economics : 3 (Wiley, 2018)
      The elasticity of taxable income (ETI) is a key parameter in income tax analysis both in terms of efficiency and tax revenue. This paper uses Finnish data to analyze the ETI. I use changes in flat municipal income tax rates ...
    • Electricity prices and consumers’ long-term technology choices: Evidence from heating investments 

      Sahari, Anna
      European Economic Review (Elsevier, 2019)
      This paper studies consumers’s sensitivity to energy costs at the moment of making a long-term energy technology investment. The analysis exploits local variation in regulated electricity distribution prices that are ...
    • Expanding access to administrative data: the case of tax authorities in Finland and the UK 

      Almunia, Miguel; Harju, Jarkko; Kotakorpi, Kaisa; Tukiainen, Janne; Verho, Jouko
      International Tax and Public Finance : 3 (Springer Verlag, 2018)
      We discuss typical issues in getting access to and using high-quality administrative tax data for research purposes. We discuss research involving both quasi- and field experiments implemented together with the tax authority. ...
    • Fasting Glucose and the Risk of Depressive Symptoms: Instrumental-Variable Regression in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study 

      Wesołowska, Karolina; Elovainio, Marko; Hintsa, Taina; Jokela, Markus; Pulkki-Råback, Laura; Pitkänen, Niina; Lipsanen, Jari; Tukiainen, Janne; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Lehtimäki, Terho; Juonala, Markus; Raitakari, Olli; Keltikangas-Järvinen, Liisa
      International Journal of Behavioral Medicine : 6 (Springer Verlag, 2017)
      Purpose Type 2 diabetes (T2D) has been associated with depressive symptoms, but the causal direction of this association and the underlying mechanisms, such as increased glucose levels, remain unclear. We used ...
    • Field-of-Study Choice in Higher Education: Does Distance Matter? 

      Suhonen, Tuomo
      Spatial Economic Analysis : 4 (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
      When field-of-study options vary across higher education institutions, geographical distances may create barriers to students’ study choices. Based on this hypothesis, the present study empirically examines field-of-study ...
    • Firm types, price-setting strategies, and consumption-tax incidence 

      Harju, Jarkko; Kosonen, Tuomas; Nordström Skans, Oskar
      Journal of Public Economics (Elsevier, 2018)
      We analyze price responses to large restaurant VAT rate reductions in two different European countries. Our results show that responses in the short and medium run were clustered around two focal points of zero pass-through ...
    • Formative Experiences and Portfolio Choice: Evidence from the Finnish Great Depression 

      Knüpfer, Samuli; Rantapuska, Elias; Sarvimäki, Matti
      Journal of Finance : 1 (Wiley, 2017)
      We trace the impact of formative experiences on portfolio choice. Plausibly exogenous variation in workers’ exposure to a depression allows us to identify the effects and a new estimation approach makes addressing wealth ...
    • Gender differences in behaviour under competitive pressure: Evidence on omission patterns in university entrance examinations 

      Pekkarinen, Tuomas
      Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (Elsevier, 2015)
      This paper studies gender differences in performance in university entrance examinations. We exploit data from the exams that the Finnish universities that provide education in economics and business use to choose their ...
    • Gender-specific top incomes: are they Pareto distributed? 

      Ravaska, Terhi
      Economics Bulletin : 3 (Open Access) (Economics Bulletin, 2020)
      Estimating the Pareto alpha parameters from the top income distribution separately for women and men can provide information on gender inequality at the top (Atkinson et al. 2018). However, whether the top incomes for women ...
    • Government payments, market profits and structural change in agriculture - A replicator dynamics approach 

      Simola, Antti
      Journal of Evolutionary Economics : 4 (Springer Verlag, 2018)
      I analyze the interaction of two institutions, markets and public policies, and their effect on structural change in agriculture. More specifically, I consider how subsidies affect functioning of input and output markets, ...
    • 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 ...
    • How do small firms respond to tax schedule discontinuities? Evidence from South African tax registers 

      Boonzaaier, Wian; Harju, Jarkko; Matikka, Tuomas; Pirttimäki, Jukka
      International Tax and Public Finance (Springer US, 2019)
      We study the responsiveness of small- and medium-sized firms to a small-business corporate income tax schedule using population-wide administrative data from South Africa. We find sizeable bunching of firms at the corporate ...
    • 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 ...
    • Informational efficiency of the EU ETS market – a study of price predictability and profitable trading 

      Aatola, Piia; Ollikka, Kimmo; Ollikainen, Markku
      Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy : 1 (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
      We study the informational efficiency of the European Emissions Trading Scheme, EU ETS market, by simulating the trading in this emerging market. If the market is efficient, profitable trading should only exist locally in ...
    • Innovation, competition and technical efficiency 

      Berghäll, Elina
      Cogent Business & Management : 3(1), 1199522 (Cogent OA, 2016)
      Contradictory empirical and theoretical evidence on the relationship between innovation and competition has been reconciled in a model that yields an inverted U-shaped curve. I test whether the predictions of the model are ...
    • Integrated frameworks for assessing and managing health risks in the context of managed aquifer recharge with river water 

      Assmuth, Timo; Simola, Antti; Pitkänen, Tarja; Lyytimäki, Jari; Huttula, Timo
      Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management : 1 (Wiley, 2016)
      Integrated assessment and management of water resources for the supply of potable water is increasingly important in light of projected water scarcity in many parts of the world. This article develops frameworks for ...
    • Integrating Immigrants: The Impact of Restructuring Active Labor Market Programs 

      Sarvimäki, Matti; Hämäläinen, Kari
      Journal of Labor Economics : 2 (University of Chicago Press, 2016)
      We examine the impact of restructuring active labor market programs for unemployed immigrants in Finland. Exploiting a discontinuity in the phase-in rules of the reform, we find that it increased compliers’ cumulative ...
    • Intensive margin of land use in CGE models – Reviving CRESH functional form 

      Simola, Antti
      Land Use Policy (Elsevier, 2015)
      In this study I suggest that computable general equilibrium (CGE) studies of land use change could benefit from more careful modeling of the intensive margin. That requires more attention placed on the production function. I ...
    • International fisheries agreements and non-consumptive values 

      Pintassilgo, Pedro; Laukkanen, Marita; Grønbæk, Lone; Lindroos, Marko
      Fisheries Research (Elsevier, 2018)
      The management of internationally shared fish stocks is a major economic, environmental and political issue. According to international law, these resources should be managed cooperatively under international fisheries ...