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

    • 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
      Scandinavian Journal of Economics : 1 (Wiley, 2021)
      In this paper, we study 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • International Fisheries Management and Recreational Benefits: The Case of Baltic Salmon 

      Oinonen, Soile; Grønbæk, Lone; Laukkanen, Marita; Levontin, Polina; Lindroos, Marko; Nieminen, Emmi; Parkkila, Katja; Pintassilgo, Pedro; Pulkkinen, Henni; Romakkaniemi, Atso
      Marine Resource Economics : 4 (University of Chicago Press, 2016)
      This article studies how accounting for the benefits of recreational fisheries affects the formation and stability of an international fisheries agreement (IFA) on the management of Baltic salmon stocks. The interaction ...
    • It’s time to learn: School institutions and returns to instruction time 

      Barrios-Fernández, Andrés; Bovini, Giulia
      Economics of Education Review : Available online (Elsevier, 2021)
      This paper investigates whether the effects of a reform that substantially increased daily instruction time in Chilean primary schools vary depending on school institutions. Focusing on incumbent students and exploiting ...
    • 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 ...
    • Low-income housing policies: affordability and integration 

      Eerola, Essi
      Nordic Economic Policy Review : 2021:022 (Nordic Council of Ministers, 2021)
      I review the literature on housing policies intended to improve the housing conditions of low-income households and discuss the conclusions that can be drawn from the literature. I distinguish between tenant-based programs ...