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

    • Age at arrival, parents and neighborhoods: understanding the educational attainment of immigrants' children 

      Ansala, Laura; Hämäläinen, Ulla; Sarvimäki, Matti
      Journal of Economic Geography : 2 (Oxford University Press, 2020)
      This article documents how children of immigrants cope in early adulthood in Finland. We first show that, on average, they have dramatically lower educational attainment than children of natives do. This difference can be ...
    • Analyzing Renewable Energy Policies – Using the Pay-Off Method to Study the Finnish Auction-Based Renewable Energy Policy 

      Hietanen, L.; Kozlova, M.; Collan, Mikael
      Journal of Environmental Informatics Letters : 2 (ISEIS, 2020)
      Design of support-mechanisms is an important component of renewable energy policy. In order to be able to choose desirable designs one must have a good understanding of the most likely outcomes from different policy designs ...
    • Anticipating the Future of Finnish Agrifood Sector by Using Alternative Research Methods 

      Huan-Niemi, Ellen; Niemi, Jyrki; Rikkonen, Pasi; Wuori, Olli; Niemi, Janne
      Journal of Food Products Marketing : 5 (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
      The goal of this study is to forecast the future of the Finnish agri-food sector for decision makers and interest groups in order to support the process of policy planning and decision making in a changing EU Common ...
    • Are there returns from university location in a state-funded university system? 

      Suhonen, Tuomo
      Regional Science and Urban Economics : 3 (Elsevier, 2013)
      A location in an economically active, high-amenity region could in many ways be a significant advantage for a university and its students and thus could also be positively linked to students' subsequent earnings. Based on ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Attitudes towards genetic testing and information: does parenthood shape the views? 

      Saastamoinen, Antti; Hyttinen, Virva; Kortelainen, Mika; Aaltio, Juho; Auranen, Mari; Ylikallio, Emil; Lönnqvist, Tuula; Sainio, Markus; Suomalainen, Anu; Tyynismaa, Henna; Isohanni, Pirjo
      Journal of Community Genetics : 4 (Open Access) (Springer, 2020)
      This study examines how parents of pediatric patients might differ in their views and attitudes towards genetic technology and information when compared to adult patients. There is surprisingly little evidence on how parents ...
    • Best Education Money Can Buy? Capitalization of School Quality in Finland 

      Harjunen, Oskari; Kortelainen, Mika; Saarimaa, Tuukka
      CESifo Economic Studies : 2 (Oxford University Press, 2018)
      By international comparison, Finnish pupil achievement is high and school achievement differences small. The Finnish education system is unusual also because there are no national testing programmes, and information on ...
    • Beyond Black and White: The Impact of Asian Peers on Scholastic Achievement 

      d'Este, Rocco; Einiö, Elias
      Economics of Education Review : Open Access (Elsevier, 2021)
      This paper examines the effects of Asian peers on non-Asian student achievement in New York City public schools. We use exogenous variation in the share of Asian students across cohorts within schools stemming from a ...
    • Borrowing constraints and housing market liquidity 

      Eerola, Essi; Määttänen, Niku
      Review of Economic Dynamics : (Elsevier, 2018)
      We study how changes in household borrowing constraints influence housing market liquidity. To this end, we develop a housing market model with both matching and credit frictions. In the model, risk-averse households may ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cognitive consequences of the timing of puberty 

      Koerselman, Kristian; Pekkarinen, Tuomas
      Labour Economics (Elsevier, 2018)
      In this paper, we use British cohort data to study the degree to which children at different stages of pubertal development at age 11 and 16 differ in their cognitive and behavioral outcomes at age 16 as well as in their ...
    • Combinations of policy instruments to decrease the climate impacts of housing, passenger transport and food in Finland 

      Nissinen, Ari; Heiskanen, Eva; Perrels, Adriaan; Berghäll, Elina; Liesimaa, Virpi; Mattinen, Maija K.
      Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier, 2015)
      Policy instruments and measures already target the global warming impacts of housing and transport in many countries, although many of those instruments were not originally developed for the purpose. However, the challenge ...
    • 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 ...
    • Common pool problems in voluntary municipal mergers 

      Saarimaa, Tuukka; Tukiainen, Janne
      European Journal of Political Economy (Elsevier, 2015)
      We analyze free-riding behavior of Finnish municipalities prior to voluntary municipal mergers. The merger process creates a temporary common pool problem, because of a delay from the initial decision to the actual merger ...
    • Compliance costs vs. tax incentives: Why do entrepreneurs respond to size-based regulations? 

      Harju, Jarkko; Matikka, Tuomas; Rauhanen, Timo
      Journal of Public Economics (Elsevier, 2019)
      This paper studies the mechanisms behind the responses of entrepreneurs to size-dependent tax regulation. We exploit the value-added tax (VAT) exemption threshold in Finland. Both tax incentives (remitted VAT) and compliance ...
    • Corporate tax in an international environment – Problems and possible remedies 

      Kari, Seppo
      Nordic Tax Journal : 1 (Nordic Tax Research Council, 2015)
      The paper addresses the problems of corporate taxation in a globalized world. It first considers recent trends in international practices and then reviews the literature on the effects of corporate taxes in closed and open ...
    • Delivering affordable housing and neighborhood quality: A comparison of place- and tenant-based programs 

      Eerola, Essi; Saarimaa, Tuukka
      Journal of Housing Economics (Elsevier, 2018)
      This paper analyzes the relative merits of large place- and tenant-based housing programs in Finland in terms of housing affordability and neighborhood quality. Using hedonic regression methods and household micro data, ...
    • Digitalisation in wind and solar power technologies 

      Kangas, H.L.; Ollikka, Kimmo; Ahola, J.; Kim, Y.
      Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews : Open Access (Elsevier, 2021)
      Smart energy transition includes a widespread deployment of clean energy technologies and intelligent energy management with information and communication technologies (ICTs). In this paper, the smart energy transition is ...