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

    • Quality frontier of electricity distribution: Supply security, best practices, and underground cabling in Finland 

      Saastamoinen, Antti; Kuosmanen, Timo
      Energy Economics (Elsevier, 2016)
      Electricity distribution is a prime example of local monopoly. In most countries, the costs of electricity distribution operators are regulated by the government. However, the cost regulation may create adverse incentives ...
    • Effects of Carbon Reduction Labels: Evidence from Scanner Data 

      Kortelainen, Mika; Raychaudhuri, Jibonayan; Roussillon, Beatrice
      Economic Inquiry : 2 (Wiley, 2016)
      We investigate the effects of carbon reduction labels using a detailed scanner data set. Using a difference-in-differences estimation strategy, we find that having a carbon label has no impact on detergent prices or demand. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Business owners and income-shifting: evidence from Finland 

      Harju, Jarkko; Matikka, Tuomas
      Small Business Economics : 1 (Springer Verlag, 2016)
      This study examines income-shifting between tax bases among the owners of privately held businesses. The dual income tax system in Finland offers noticeable incentives for income-shifting between wages and dividends for ...
    • The elasticity of taxable income and income-shifting: what is “real” and what is not? 

      Harju, Jarkko; Matikka, Tuomas
      International Tax and Public Finance : 4 (Springer Verlag, 2016)
      Previous literature shows that income taxation significantly affects the behavior of high-income earners and business owners. However, it is still unclear how much of the response is due to changes in real economic activity, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Combining quantitative and qualitative research methods to foresee the changes in the Finnish agri-food sector 

      Huan-Niemi, Ellen; Rikkonen, Pasi; Niemi, Jyrki; Wuori, Olli; Niemi, Janne
      Futures (Elsevier, 2016)
      This paper focuses on the benefit of using two different research methods interactively, namely the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) model and Delphi method. This is relevant in the current discussion in futures studies ...
    • The Role of Fisheries in Optimal Eutrophication Management 

      Iho, Antti; Ahtiainen, Heini; Artell, Janne; Heikinheimo, Outi; Kauppila, Pirkko; Kosenius, Anna-Kaisa; Laukkanen, Marita; Lindroos, Marko; Oinonen, Soile; Ollikka, Kimmo; Parkkila, Katja; Pavlova, Yulia; Peltonen, Heikki; Pouta, Eija; Uusitalo, Laura
      Water Economics and Policy : 2 (World Scientific Publishing, 2017)
      We analyze dynamically optimal eutrophication management using two controls, targeted fishing and reduction of external nutrient loads. Fishing removes nutrients from the water ecosystem, and the size of the fish stock ...
    • Effects of Minimum Bid Increments in Internet Auctions: Evidence from a Field Experiment 

      Tukiainen, Janne
      The Journal of Industrial Economics : 3 (Wiley, 2017)
      I study the role of minimum bid increments (MBI) in internet auctions using natural field experiment data from a Finnish online auction site Huuto.net. Internet auctions are typically viewed as second-price, implying ...
    • The Evolution of Social Mobility: Norway during the Twentieth Century 

      Pekkarinen, Tuomas; Salvanes, Kjell G.; Sarvimäki, Matti
      The Scandinavian Journal of Economics : 1 (Wiley, 2017)
      We document trends in social mobility in Norway using intergenerational income elasticities, the associations between the income percentiles of fathers and sons, and brother correlations. The results of all approaches ...
    • Regional effects or none? Firms' profitability during the Great Recession in Finland 

      Tamminen, Saara
      Papers in Regional Science : 1 (Wiley, 2017)
      We analyse the effects of the Great Recession (GR) on the profitability of firms located in the main cities versus in the rest of Finland. Based on earlier literature, various regional factors could affect firms' profitability ...
    • Dividend Taxes and Decisions of MNEs: Evidence from a Finnish Tax Reform 

      Harju, Jarkko; Kari, Seppo
      CESifo Economic Studies : 1 (Oxford University Press, 2017)
      In this study, we explore how a firm-level dividend tax on redistributed foreign profits affects the financial decisions of a multinational enterprise (MNE). We examine this by using evidence from a recent tax reform in ...
    • 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 ...
    • Returns to Office in National and Local Politics: A Bootstrap Method and Evidence from Finland 

      Kotakorpi, Kaisa; Poutvaara, Panu; Terviö, Marko
      The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization : 3 (Oxford University Press, 2017)
      We estimate the private returns to being elected to parliament or to a municipal council using a regression discontinuity (RD) design. We first present a bootstrap method for measuring the closeness of elections, which can ...
    • When does Regression Discontinuity Design Work? Evidence from Random Election Outcomes 

      Hyytinen, Ari; Meriläinen, Jaakko; Saarimaa, Tuukka; Toivanen, Otto; Tukiainen, Janne
      Quantitative Economics : 2 (Econometric Society, 2017)
      We use elections data in which a large number of ties in vote counts between candidates are resolved via a lottery to study the personal incumbency advantage. We benchmark non-experimental RDD estimates against the estimate ...
    • The Impact of Forced Migration on Mortality: A Cohort Study of 242,075 Finns from 1939–2010 

      Haukka, Jari; Suvisaari, Jaana; Sarvimäki, Matti; Martikainen, Pekka
      Epidemiology : 4 (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2017)
      Background: The stresses and life changes associated with migration may have harmful long-term health effects, especially for mental health. These effects are exceedingly difficult to establish, because migrants are typically ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Specification of merger gains in the Norwegian electricity distribution industry 

      Saastamoinen, Antti; Bjørndal, Endre; Bjørndal, Mette
      Energy Policy (Elsevier, 2017)
      Electricity distribution often exhibits economies of scale. In Norway, a number of smaller distribution system operators exist and thus there is potential to restructure the industry, possibly through mergers. However, the ...