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

    • 'Sticky' Policies—Three Country Cases on Long-Term Commitment and Rooting of RE Policy Goals 

      Berg, Annukka; Lukkarinen, Jani; Ollikka, Kimmo
      Energies : 6 (MDPI, 2020)
      Denmark, Germany, and Finland are countries that have emerged as technology leaders in key renewable energy fields—wind energy, solar power, and bioenergy. In this article, we dig into the policy trajectories of these ...
    • The Effects of UI Benefits on Unemployment and Subsequent Outcomes: Evidence from a Kinked Benefit Rule 

      Kyyrä, Tomi; Pesola, Hanna
      Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics : Available online (Wiley, 2020)
      This paper analyses the effects of unemployment insurance benefits on unemployment exits and subsequent labour market outcomes. We exploit a piecewise linear relationship between the previous wage and benefits in Finland ...
    • The Effects of Supporting Local Business: Evidence from the UK 

      Einiö, Elias; Overman, Henry G.
      Regional Science and Urban Economics : Available online (open access) (Elsevier, 2020)
      This paper assesses the effects of a significant place-based intervention that targeted local businesses in deprived areas in the UK. To gain identification, we use data at a fine spatial scale and a regression discontinuity ...
    • Regional competitiveness and high growth firms in the EU: the creativity premium 

      Sleuwaegen, Leo; Ramboer, Sander
      Applied Economics : 22 (Taylor & Francis, 2020)
      The finding that the economic performance of regions is driven by a small set of productive firms calls for a granular analysis of regional growth and competitiveness. Among the productive firms, a significant contribution ...
    • Effectiveness of Private and Public High Schools: Evidence from Finland 

      Kortelainen, Mika; Manninen, Kalle
      CESifo Economic Studies : 4 (Oxford University Press, 2019)
      A number of papers have compared the effectiveness of private and public schools in different institutional settings. However, most of these studies are observational and do not utilize experimental or quasi-experimental ...
    • 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 ...
    • Victorian Voting: The Origins of Party Orientation and Class Alignment 

      Dewan, Torun; Meriläinen, Jaakko; Tukiainen, Janne
      American Journal of Political Science : Forthcoming (Wiley, 2019)
      Much of what we know about the alignment of voters with parties comes from mass surveys of the electorate in the postwar period or from aggregate electoral data. Using individual elector‐level panel data from nineteenth‐century ...
    • Assessing the productivity consequences of agri-environmental practices when adoption is endogenous 

      Bostian, AJ A.; Bostian, Moriah B.; Laukkanen, Marita; Simola, Antti
      Journal of Productivity Analysis (Springer Verlag, 2020)
      We address the general problem of selection bias, an issue endemic to policy analysis when adoption is voluntary, with an empirical application to environmental policies for agriculture. Many voluntary practices for ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Does Mandating Social Insurance Affect Entrepreneurial Activity? 

      Benzarti, Youssef; Harju, Jarkko; Matikka, Tuomas
      American Economic Review: Insights : Forthcoming (American Economic Association, 2019)
      This paper estimates the effect of relaxing the social insurance mandate on entrepreneurial activity using rich administrative data from Finland. We find that relaxing the social insurance mandate leads entrepreneurs to ...
    • 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 ...
    • Causality in quantiles and dynamic relations in energy markets: (De)tails matter 

      Kyritsis, Evangelos; Andersson, Jonas
      Energy Policy (Elsevier, 2019)
      In this article we investigate the dynamic relations between crude oil price returns and a set of energy price returns, namely diesel, gasoline, heating, and the natural gas. This is performed by means of Granger non-causality ...
    • The intergenerational effects of parental higher education: Evidence from changes in university accessibility 

      Suhonen, Tuomo; Karhunen, Hannu
      Journal of Public Economics (Elsevier, 2019)
      We examine the causal relationship between the educational attainment of parents and that of their children using quasi-experimental variation from changes in parents' access to university generated by the geographical ...
    • Regulation of short-term consumer credits 

      Takalo, Tuomas
      Journal of Banking Regulation (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)
      The regulation of short-term consumer credit markets is heatedly debated around the world. This article uses economic research as a basis for a qualitative assessment of the regulation of the short-term consumer credit ...
    • Switching costs and financial stability 

      Stenbacka, Rune; Takalo, Tuomas
      Journal of Financial Stability (Elsevier, 2019)
      We establish that the effect of intensified deposit market competition, measured by reduced switching costs, on the probability of bank failures depends critically on whether we focus on competition with established customer ...
    • Are voters rational? 

      Lyytikäinen, Teemu; Tukiainen, Janne
      European Journal of Political Economy (Elsevier, 2019)
      We test whether a voter's decision to cast a vote depends on its probability of affecting the election outcome. Using exogenous variation arising at population cutoffs determining council sizes in Finnish municipal elections, ...
    • Political representation and effects of municipal mergers 

      Harjunen, Oskari; Saarimaa, Tuukka; Tukiainen, Janne
      Political Science Research and Methods : Available online (Cambridge University Press, 2019)
      We study the effects of municipal mergers using novel geocoded data on local public sector jobs and local politicians' place of residence. We find that the mergers had no effects on municipal expenditures overall after ...
    • 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 ...
    • The spike at benefit exhaustion: The role of measurement error in benefit eligibility 

      Kyyrä, Tomi; Pesola, Hanna; Verho, Jouko
      Labour Economics (Elsevier, 2019)
      Many studies have found that the exit rate from unemployment insurance benefits to employment increases at the end of the entitlement period. The magnitude of this “spike” in the job finding rate at benefit exhaustion is ...