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

    • Love Thy (Elected) Neighbor? Residential Segregation, Political Representation and Local Public Goods 

      Harjunen, Oskari; Saarimaa, Tuukka; Tukiainen, Janne
      Journal of Politics : Accepted (The University of Chicago Press, 10 / 2022)
      We study geographic political representation and geographic distribution of local public goods within local jurisdictions with at-large proportional representation elections. We use detailed geo-coded data on politicians, ...
    • Immigrant intergenerational mobility: A focus on childhood environment 

      Bratu, Cristina; Bolotnyy, Valentin
      European Economic Review (Elsevier, 2022)
      Over 60% of immigrant parents in Sweden start off in the bottom quintile of the income distribution, yet only about 30% of their children are still in the bottom income quintile in adulthood. This progress notwithstanding, ...
    • Famine, Inequality, and Conflict 

      Meriläinen, Jaakko; Mitrunen, Matti; Virkola, Tuomo
      Journal of the European Economic Association : Accepted manuscript (Oxford University Press, 11 / 2022)
      This paper employs newly-collected historical data from Finland to present evidence of historically contingent, long-run consequences of a famine. We document high levels of local inequality in terms of income and land ...
    • The effects of unemployment assistance on unemployment exits 

      Kyyrä, Tomi
      International Tax and Public Finance : Available online (Springer, 09 / 2022)
      Many countries have a two-tiered unemployment compensation system that provides earnings-related unemployment insurance for a limited period of time and less generous unemployment assistance thereafter. This study evaluates ...
    • School starting age, maternal age at birth, and child outcomes 

      Fredriksson, Peter; Huttunen, Kristiina; Öckert, Björn
      Journal of Health Economics : Open access (Elsevier, 07 / 2022)
      This paper analyses the effects of maternal age at birth on children's short and long-term outcomes using Finnish register data. We exploit a school starting age rule for identification. Mothers who are born after the ...
    • Design and Evaluation of the Finnish Basic Income Experiment 

      Hämäläinen, Kari; Verho, Jouko
      National Tax Journal : 3 (National Tax Association, 2022)
      The Finnish basic income experiment was an ambitious effort to study basic income in a Nordic welfare state. This paper describes the planning, implementation, and scientific evaluation of the experiment. The randomized ...
    • The Unequal Consequences of Job Loss across Countries 

      Bertheau, Antoine; Acabbi, Edoardo Maria; Barceló, Cristina; Gulyas, Andreas; Lombardi, Stefano; Saggio, Raffaele
      American Economic Review: Insights : forthcoming (American Economic Association, 2022)
      We document the consequences of losing a job across countries using a harmonized research design applied to seven matched employer-employee datasets. Workers in Denmark and Sweden experience the lowest earnings declines ...
    • COVID-19 and labour market outcomes by gender in Finland 

      Huttunen, Kristiina; Pesola, Hanna
      Nordic Economic Policy Review 2022: COVID-19 Effects on the Economy in the Nordics : 001 (Nordic Council of Ministers, 07.06.2022)
      This paper presents evidence of the immediate labour market effects of the COVID-19 pandemic by gender, using Finnish daily administrative data. We document that employment reductions during the COVID-19 pandemic were more ...
    • Education returns of wage earners and self-employed workers: Rejoinder 

      Jordahl, Henrik; Poutvaara, Panu; Tuomala, Juha
      Economics of Education Review : 5 (Elsevier, 2009)
      In their reply to our comment, García-Mainar and Montuenga-Gómez [García-Mainar, I., & Montuenga-Gómez, V. M. (2009). A response to the comment on education returns of wage earners and self-employed workers. Economics of ...
    • Education returns of wage earners and self-employed workers: Comment 

      Jordahl, Henrik; Poutvaara, Panu; Tuomala, Juha
      Economics of Education Review : 5 (Elsevier, 2009)
      In a recent paper, García-Mainar and Montuenga-Gómez [García-Mainar, I. & Montuenga-Gómez, V. M. (2005). Education returns of wage earners and self-employed workers: Portugal vs. Spain. Economics of Education Review, 24(2), ...
    • The Threat Effect of Mandatory Programmes in Finland 

      Tuomala, Juha
      Labour : 4 (Wiley, 2011)
      This study focuses on the threat effect of the activation reform of the Finnish labour market support system in 2006. Mandatory programme participation may provide the incentive for some individuals to look for work in ...
    • The effects of corporate taxes on small firms 

      Harju, Jarkko; Koivisto, Aliisa; Matikka, Tuomas
      Journal of Public Economics : Open access (Elsevier, 2022)
      We study the impact of corporate taxes on firm-level investments and business activity by exploiting a 6 percentage-point reduction in the corporate tax rate in 2012–2014 in Finland. We use detailed administrative data and ...
    • Relabeling, retirement and regret 

      Gruber, Jonathan; Kanninen, Ohto; Ravaska, Terhi
      Journal of Public Economics : Open Access (Elsevier, 2022)
      Can simply changing the public definition of a normal retirement age impact retirement, without any associated financial incentive changes? We study a reformulation of the retirement system in Finland that relabeled ...
    • Technology, labour market institutions and early retirement 

      Yashiro, Naomitsu; Kyyrä, Tomi; Hwang, Hyunjeong; Tuomala, Juha
      Economic Policy : Available online (Oxford University Press, 2022)
      There are two important barriers to increasing the employment of older workers under rapid technological change. First, older workers engaged in codifiable, routine tasks are particularly prone to the risk of being displaced ...
    • Does sending letters increase the take-up of social benefits? Evidence from a new benefit program 

      Matikka, Tuomas; Paukkeri, Tuuli
      Empirical Economics : Available online (Springer, 2022)
      The effectiveness of transfer programs in reducing poverty and inequality can be significantly reduced if eligible individuals fail to apply for them. This paper shows that benefit take-up can be influenced by sending ...
    • Promoting education under distortionary taxation: equality of opportunity versus welfarism 

      Haaparanta, Pertti; Kanbur, Ravi; Paukkeri, Tuuli; Pirttilä, Jukka; Tuomala, Matti
      The Journal of Economic Inequality : Open Access (Springer, 2022)
      A common claim in the policy discourse is that a government wishing to achieve equality of opportunity should use public provision of education for equalisation of opportunities rather than income taxation, which only ...
    • On the relationship between possibilistic and standard moments of fuzzy numbers 

      Stoklasa, Jan; Luukka, Pasi; Collan, Mikael
      Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics : Open Access (Elsevier, 2022)
      In this paper we introduce a transformation of the center of gravity, variance and higher moments of fuzzy numbers into their possibilistic counterparts. We show that this transformation applied to the standard formulae ...
    • The indirect effect of mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccination on healthcare workers’ unvaccinated household members 

      Salo, Jussipekka; Hägg, Milla; Kortelainen, Mika; Leino, Tuija; Saxell, Tanja; Siikanen, Markku; Sääksvuori, Lauri
      Nature Communications : 13, Open Access (Nature Research, 03 / 2022)
      Mass vaccination is effective in reducing SARS-CoV-2 infections among vaccinated individuals. However, it remains unclear how effectively COVID-19 vaccines prevent people from spreading the virus to their close contacts. ...
    • Ex-Ante Study of Biofuel Policies–Analyzing Policy-Induced Flexibility 

      Ruponen, Inka; Kozlova, Mariia; Collan, Mikael
      Sustainability : 1, Open Access (MDPI, 2022)
      A variety of policy types are available to foster the transition to a low-carbon economy. In every sector, including transportation, heat and power production, policymakers face the choice of what type of policy to adopt. ...
    • Effects of rehabilitative psychotherapy on labour market success: Evaluation of a nationwide programme 

      Peutere, Laura; Ravaska, Terhi; Böckerman, Petri; Väänänen, Ari; Virtanen, Pekka
      Scandinavian Journal of Public Health : Open Access (SAGE Publications, 2022)
      Aims: Psychotherapy is a widely used treatment for mental disorders, but whether it also improves employment and other labour market outcomes remains inconclusive. This study examined the effectiveness of a nationwide ...