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

    • Partial Unemployment Insurance Benefits and the Transition Rate to Regular Work 

      Kyyrä, Tomi
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 440 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 19.03.2008)
      In Finland, unemployed workers who are looking for a full-time job but take up a part-time or very short full-time job may qualify for partial unemployment benefits. In exchange for partial benefits, these applicants must ...
    • Productive Efficiency and Determinants of Inefficiency at Health Centres in Finland 

      Järviö, Maija-Liisa; Luoma, Kalevi; Hjerppe, Reino; Suoniemi, Ilpo
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 94 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1995)
      Tutkimuksen tavoitteena oli selvittää terveyskeskusten välillä havaittuja eroja palvelutuotannon tehokkuudessa, jotka aiemman tutkimuksen mukaan ovat varsin huomattavat. Tobit-malliin perustuvan analyysin selitettävänä ...
    • Productivity Changes in Finnish Health Centres: A Malmquist Index Approach 

      Järviö, Maija-Liisa; Luoma, Kalevi
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 218 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 19.04.2000)
      This paper studies productivity development of Finnish health centres in 1988-95 by applying different specifications of Malmquist index. As input variables we use operating costs or the number of personnel by employee ...
    • Progressive Taxation Under Centralised Wage Setting 

      Sinko, Pekka
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 349 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.12.2004)
      The study reconsiders the effects of tax progression in imperfectly competitive labour markets. Allowing for the individual supply of working hours, we show that the results derived in the standard model of decentralised ...
    • Public Services 

      Järviö, Maija-Liisa; Sullström, Risto; Venesaar, Urve
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 38 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1992)
    • A Publication Activity Model for Finnish Universities 

      Räty, Tarmo; Bondas, Micke
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 448 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 02.09.2008)
      This paper presents a publication activity model that calculates a research aggregate for the study fields of Finnish universities. The aggregate is expressed in terms of full-time equivalent research years conditional to ...
    • RD and Productivity Growth in Finnish ICT Manufacturing 

      Berghäll, Elina
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 388 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 04.05.2006)
      A stochastic frontier model is applied to firm level panel data from the Finnish ICT manufacturing sector to explore the role of R&D and technological progress in the outstanding productivity growth Finland demonstrated ...
    • Redistribution and Risk Sharing in EMU 

      Parviainen, Seija
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 159 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1998)
      This study analyses possibilities for independent national redistribution and risk sharing policy in EMU by reviewing literature on fiscal federalism. The currency union will not directly affect the national welfare policy. ...
    • Reduction in the Long-Term Unemployment of the Elderly: A Success Story from Finland 

      Kyyrä, Tomi; Wilke, Ralf A.
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 346 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 15.10.2004)
      In Finland the elderly unemployed are allowed to collect unemployment benefits up to the age of 60, when they can retire via a particular unemployment pension. In 1997 the eligibility age of persons benefiting from this ...
    • Reduction in the Long-Term Unemployment of the Elderly: A Success Story from Finland Revised 

      Kyyrä, Tomi; Wilke, Ralf A.
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 396 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 28.06.2006)
      In several European countries the elderly unemployed are allowed to collect unemployment benefits up to a certain age limit, after which they can retire via some early retirement scheme. In Finland the eligibility age of ...
    • Regional and institutional influences on the determinants of long-term economic growth in the OECD. 

      Hiddink, Christian
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 127 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1996)
      This paper examines regional and institutional influences on the determinants of long-term economic growth in the OECD. We construct a growth equation based on the new growth model of Barro with a catch-up variable, total ...
    • Regional Economic Repercussions of an Economic Crisis: A Sectoral Analysis 

      Kangasharju, Aki; Pekkala, Sari
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 248 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 12.03.2001)
      This paper investigates the evolution of regional disparities in Finland between 1988 and 1997. The analysis focuses on per capita GDP and its subcomponents, particularly labour productivity, jobs and population. The results ...
    • Regional Income Differences in Finland, 1966-96 

      Sullström, Risto; Loikkanen, Heikki A.; Rantala, Anssi
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 181 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1998)
      Household Survey data is used to study income differences between and within regions in Finland during 1966-1996. We have five major (NUTS2) regions and apply four income concepts: factor income, gross income, disposable ...
    • Regional Labour Market Dynamics, Housing and Migration 

      Hämäläinen, Kari; Böckerman, Petri
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 284 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 28.10.2002)
      The aim of this study is to explore the dynamics of regional labour markets in terms of migration flows. In particular, the study explores the impact of labour markets and housing markets on migration. The internal and the ...
    • Regional Matching Frictions and Aggregate Unemployment 

      Kangasharju, Aki; Hynninen, Sanna-Mari; Pehkonen, Jaakko
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 383 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 03.03.2006)
      This study demonstrates that a stochastic frontier approach applied to regional level data offers a convenient and interesting method to examine how regional differences in matching efficiency and structural factors ...
    • Regulation by Price or by Command 

      Göazer, Amihai
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 102 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1995)
    • Rent Control and Tenants' Welfare: The Effects of Deregulating Rental Markets in Finland 

      Lyytikäinen, Teemu
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 385 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 21.03.2006)
      Private rental markets in Finland were subject to rent control from 1967 until the beginning of the 1990s when the rent control system was gradually abolished. This study estimates the costs and benefits of rent control ...
    • Retirement Round-bout: Early Exit Channels and Disability Applications 

      Hakola, Tuulia; Lindeboom, Maarten
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 262 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 31.10.2001)
      Disability pension benefits are governed by an application-approval procedure. Therefore, explanatory variables can have different effects on the application probability and on the actual disability transition probability. ...
    • Revealing Agglomeration Economies with Stochastic Frontier Modelling in the Finnish ICT Industry 

      Berghäll, Elina
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 435 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 14.01.2008)
      Agglomeration economies are sought with stochastic frontier methodology to analyse their role in the extraordinary productivity growth of the knowledge-intensive information and communication technology (ICT) equipment ...
    • School Resources and Student Achievement Revisited: New Evidence Using Panel Data 

      Kirjavainen, Tanja; Häkkinen, Iida; Uusitalo, Roope
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 227 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 22.08.2000)
      In this study we analyse the effects of the changes in the school spending on the matriculation examination results. We use a large sample of Finnish senior secondary school students from the years 1990-1998. Teaching ...