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

    • Varying Biases in the Matching Estimates: Evidence from Two Randomized Job Search Training Experiments 

      Hämäläinen, Kari; Uusitalo, Roope; Vuori, Jukka
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 438 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 07.02.2008)
      We compare various matching estimators to the results of two randomized field experiments that evaluate employment effects of job search training programs. We find that commonly used non-experimental matching estimators ...
    • Vocational Labour Market Training in Promoting Youth Employment 

      Tuomala, Juha; Hämäläinen, Kari
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 432 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 05.12.2007)
      This study evaluates the employment effects of vocational labour market training in Finnish youth labour markets. We are especially interested in whether the timing of an intervention matters. We explore this issue by ...
    • Wage and Earnings Losses of Displaced Workers in Finland 

      Appelqvist, Jukka
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 422 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 25.05.2007)
      Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the cost of job displacement for private sector workers displaced in Finland during the years 1992 and 1997. Our main goal is to measure the ways in which involuntary ...
    • What Draws People to Urban Growth Centers: Jobs vs. Pay? 

      Pekkala, Sari
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 310 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 25.06.2003)
      The present study analyses migration patterns in Finland to test if microeconomic evidence for the Harris-Todaro model can be found. The Harris-Todaro hypothesis states that rural-urban migration stems from regional ...
    • What Kind of Job-broker is the Public Employment Service? Evidence from Finnish Job Vacancy Midrodata in 2002-2003 

      Räisänen, Heikki
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 352 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 14.01.2005)
      This study analyses the job-broking function of the Finnish Public Employment Service (PES). The empirical analysis is based on the Finnish job vacancy microdata in 2002 and 2003 including information on over 320,000 job ...
    • What Lies Behind the Unprecedented Increase in Income Inequality in Finland During the 1990's 

      Sullström, Risto; Riihelä, Marja; Tuomala, Matti
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 247 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 27.02.2001)
      This study uses a decomposition analysis of income inequality by income groups and income sources to understand and explain the inequality increase in Finland during the 1990's. Several conclusions can be drawn from our ...
    • What Will EU Membership and the Value-Added Tax Reform Do to Finnish Food Economy? - A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis 

      Törmä, Hannu; Rutherford, Thomas; Vaittinen, Risto
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 88 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 01.01.1995)
    • Which Consumers Benefit from Congestion Tolls? 

      Glazer, Amihai; Niskanen, Esko
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 216 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 17.03.2000)
      A large literature demonstrates that congestion tolls can increase aggregate welfare. Nevertheless, congestion tolls are rarely observed. And though road tolls are imposed to raise revenue (as on bridges, tunnels, and some ...
    • Who Gains from Credited Forest Carbon Sinks: Finland and other Annex I Countries in Comparison 

      Kerkelä, Leena; Pohjola, Johanna; Mäkipää, Raisa
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 291 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 15.01.2003)
      In the Kyoto Protocol carbon sinks became a tool for releasing the economic burden of achieving the emission target. For Finland, credits from carbon sinks might be important since the amount of carbon sequestered in total ...
    • Workshop on Studies for Northern Dimension Kalastajatorppa 30 - 31 May, 2002 

      Siivonen, Erkki; Huikuri, Satu
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 290 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 31.01.2003)
      This report describes the economical and institutional aspects and processes of the policy on Northern Dimension. By studying these issues the papers presented in workshop enlightened many problems which are faced up to ...
    • Yet Another Fiscal Indicator 

      Ilmakunnas, Seija
      VATT-keskustelualoitteita : 214 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 19.01.2000)
      The paper presents a fiscal indicator that uses the fiscal situation of the previous year as a benchmark. Different revenue and expenditure items have their own of rules by which the cyclical and discretionary changes are ...