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

    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...