Selaus nimekkeen mukaan kokoelmassa VATT Discussion Papers (1990-2008)

    • Finland as a Member of European Union - First Experiences 

      Hjerppe, Reino; Voipio, Iikko; Mäkelä, Pekka
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 180 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1998)
      In 1992 we published estimations about the probable effects of the EU membership on the Finnish economy. The profound economic shock of the early 1990s has made the assessment of the economic impact of Finland?s EU membership ...
    • Finland's First 10 Years in the European Union - Economic Consequences 

      Kiander, Jaakko; Romppanen, Antti
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 377 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 13.01.2006)
      This paper summarizes the economic performance of Finland in 1995–2004 and compares the actual developments to the projections made prior to the EU membership. The paper also assesses the impacts of the structural changes ...
    • Finnish Agricultural Support in Changes 

      Heikkilä, Tuomo
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 190 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1999)
      The Finnish agricultural support system underwent fundamental changes when Finland joined the European Union. Prior to the EU membership the support was mainly price support. The CAP as well as the reformed agricultural ...
    • Finnish Experiences in Measuring and Promoting Productivity in the Public Sector 

      Luoma, Kalevi; Hjerppe, Reino
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 150 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1997)
      This paper presents a survey of the studies that have investigated productivity and efficiency in the Finnish public sector. The paper outlines methods that have been used in these studies and presents summaries of main ...
    • Finnish Homes - Through Passages or Traps? Residential mobility and housing choice in Helsinki 

      Laakso, Seppo; Loikkanen, Heikki A.
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 47 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1993)
    • Finnish Household Consumption in Monetary and Physical Terms - Trends and Clarifications 

      Perrels, Adriaan; Sullström, Risto
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 351 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 09.12.2004)
      The present report provides an overview of the development of household consumption in Finland in the 20th century. The study has been carried out in the framework of the AESOPUS study funded by the Academy of Finland. The ...
    • The Finnish Model of STI Policy: Experiences and Guidelines. KNOGG Thematic Network WP4 Country Report - Finland 

      Kiander, Jaakko; Berghäll, Elina
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 313 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 03.09.2003)
      This report reviews the Finnish science, technology and innovation (STI) policies. The structure and actors of national innovation system (NIS) are described shortly as well as the functioning of education system. The ...
    • Fiscal Policy Coordination in OECD Countries 

      Mäki, Tuomo; Virén, Matti
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 160 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1998)
      This paper deals with fiscal policy coordination. In specifically it focuses on the question of how fiscal policy can be coordinated in the world where countries differ a lot in terms of cyclical behaviour and importance ...
    • Fiscal Policy in the 1920s and 1930s. How much different it is from the post war period's policies 

      Virén, Matti
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 402 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 08.11.2006)
      This paper deals with the fiscal behaviour of governments in the 1920s and 1930s. The intention is to see whether there were the same features in government behaviour as in the post-World War II era. In particular, attention ...
    • Fiscal Policy, Automatic Stabilisers and Policy Coordination in EMU 

      Virén, Matti
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 204 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1999)
      This paper deals with fiscal policy coordination. In particular, it focuses on the question of how fiscal policy can be coordinated inside EMU, where countries still differ considerably in terms of cyclical behaviour and ...
    • Foreign Direct Investment and Science and Technology Infrastructure in Small Countries: Evidence from Finland and the Netherlands 

      Berghäll, Elina; vanBeers, Cees; Poot, Tom
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 357 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 31.12.2004)
      This study investigates the links between foreign firms and the public Science and Technology (S&T) institutions in Finland and the Netherlands. By estimating models on data from Community Innovation Surveys, we find for ...
    • Foreign Direct Investment of Finland in the 1990s 

      Kajaste, Ilkka; Parviainen, Seija; Ylä-Anttila, Pekka
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 28 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1992)
    • Further Testing of The Human-Capital Augmented Solow Model 

      Ikonen, Pasi
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 189 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1999)
      This paper examines further the human-capital augmented Solow growth model, that is, it continues the work of Mankiw, Romer and Weil (1992) and Islam (1995). A panel-data approach with yearly observations is adopted. The ...
    • A Game-Theoretic Approach to the Roundwood Market with Capital Stock Determination 

      Koskela, Erkki; Ollikainen, Markku
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 132 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1996)
      The paper provides a framework to approach price and quantity determination in the roundwood market from a slightly new perspective. In the spirit of the trade union literature, a model of timber price determination is ...
    • The Gender Wage Gap and Sex Segregation in Finland 

      Kyyrä, Tomi; Korkeamäki, Ossi
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 288 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 15.01.2003)
      This paper investigates how the segregation of women and men into certain occupations, industries, firms and jobs within the firms is reflected in the gender wage gap in the Finnish manufacturing sector. Using matched ...
    • Gerontocracy Revisited: Unilateral Transfer to the Young May Benefit the Middle-aged 

      Poutvaara, Panu
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 275 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 22.05.2002)
      According to conventional wisdom, intergenerational transfers can survive, in the absence of altruism, only if the old are net recipients. I prove that this need not hold in an overlapping generations model with a fixed ...
    • Government Size and Output Volatility: New International Evidence 

      Koskela, Erkki; Virén, Matti
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 339 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 08.07.2004)
      This paper re-examines the relationship between government size and output volatility from two perspectives. First, we use a wider international data set of 91 countries over the period 1980–1999 and thus not only the OECD ...
    • Greenhouse Gas Policy Questions and Socio-economic Research Implications for Finland in a National and International Context 

      Perrels, Adriaan
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 222 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 04.07.2000)
      This publication contains the proceedings of a VATT seminar held in November 1999 in Helsinki. The purpose of the seminar was to assess greenhouse gas policy questions and related socio-economic research implications for ...
    • Growth and Employment in Nordic Welfare States in the 1990s: a Tale of Crisis and Revival 

      Kiander, Jaakko
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 336 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 11.06.2004)
      This paper reviews the macroeconomic performance of the so called Nordic welfare states, especially in terms of growth and employment. In the post-war years the Nordic economies enjoyed rapid growth and full employment. ...
    • Guide to FUSSEP (Finnish University Students Socio-Economic Preferences) 2005 round 

      Venetoklis, Takis
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 404 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 08.11.2006)
      The paper serves as a guide to the FUSSEP (Finnish University Students Socio-Economic Preferences) database – 2005 round. The data were gathered via an Internet mail survey in the Fall of 2005. The target population was ...