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    • Trends in top income shares in Finland 1966-2007 

      Sullström, Risto; Riihelä, Marja; Tuomala, Matti
      VATT Research Reports : 157 (VATT Institute for Economic Research, 08.09.2010)
      This paper provides new evidence about the evolution of top incomes in Finland over the period 1966–2007. Using micro data we construct estimates of shares of top income groups. The paper shows how the proportion of income ...
    • The implications of climate change for extreme weather events and their socio-economic consequences in Finland 

      Perrels, Adriaan; Veijalainen, Noora; Jylhä, Kirsti; Aaltonen, Juha; Molarius, Riitta; Porthin, Markus; Silander, Jari; Rosqvist, Tony; Tuovinen, Tarja
      VATT Research Reports : 158 (VATT Institute for Economic Research, 07.07.2010)
      This publication reports on the main findings of the entire TOLERATE project, which was an integrated natural science – social science project for the assessment of climate changed induced changes of extreme weather events ...
    • The overall economic and environmental effectiveness of a combined carbon footprinting and feedback system - Climate Bonus project report (WP6) 

      Perrels, Adriaan; Sahari, Anna; Nissinen, Ari
      VATT Research Reports : 143:5 (VATT Institute for Economic Research, 31.12.2009)
      This report is the fifth in a series of reports produced by the Climate Bonus study. In this project is surveyed what are the possibilities and effectiveness of the combined use of (1) verified carbon footprints (possibly ...
    • Towards certified carbon footprints of products - a road map for data production - Climate Bonus project report (WP3) 

      Usva, Kirsi; Hongisto, Mikko; Saarinen, Merja; Nissinen, Ari; Katajajuuri, Juha-Matti; Perrels, Adriaan; Nurmi, Pauliina; Kurppa, Sirpa; Koskela, Sirkka
      VATT Research Reports : 143:2 (VATT Institute for Economic Research, 30.10.2009)
      This report is a part of a series of reports from the Climate Bonus project. The report illustrates the basic structure of a system that could produce strict and reliable data needed for generating product-oriented carbon ...
    • Reviewing key building blocks of an integrated carbon footprinting and consumer purchases' monitoring reward system - interaction with the consumer - Climate Bonus project report (WP4) 

      Perrels, Adriaan; Sahari, Anna; Nissinen, Ari
      VATT Research Reports : 143:3 (VATT Institute for Economic Research, 23.09.2009)
      This report is the third in a series of reports produced by the Climate Bonus study. In this project is surveyed what are the possibilities and effectiveness of the combined use of (1) verified carbon footprints (possibly ...
    • Essays on the efficiency of schools and student achievement 

      Kirjavainen, Tanja
      VATT Publications : P53 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 17.08.2009)
      This thesis consists of five essays that investigate the efficiency differences of schools, explain the differences in efficiency and student achievement and take a further step by looking inside schools with differing ...
    • VATTAGE - A dynamic, applied general equilibrium model of the Finnish economy 

      Honkatukia, Juha
      VATT Research Reports : 150 (VATT Institute for Economic Research, 22.07.2009)
      Applied general equilibrium models have become a standard tool for the analysis of structural policies in many countries and international research organisations. Their use has been prompted by both developments in economics, ...
    • Essays on income inequality, poverty and the evolution of top income shares 

      Riihelä, Marja
      VATT Publications : P52 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 22.05.2009)
      This dissertation on income inequality in Finland consists of an introduction and four self-contained essays on trends in the share of top incomes, economic poverty, regional income inequality and tax progressivity. In all ...
    • A quick scan of climate policy services and of underlying data system approaches - Climate Bonus project report (WP1) 

      Perrels, Adriaan; Hongisto, Mikko; Hyvönen, Kaarina; Katajajuuri, Juha-Matti; Nissinen, Ari
      VATT Research Reports : 143:1 (VATT Institute for Economic Research, 30.04.2009)
      This report is the first of a series of reports produced by the Climate Bonus study. In this project is surveyed what are the possibilities and the effectiveness of the combined use of (1) verified carbon footprints ...
    • Essays on globalization - Policies in trade, development, resources and climate change 

      Kerkelä, Leena
      VATT Publications : P50 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 26.03.2009)
      This research study on globalization consists of an introduction on the methodology applied, a summary and four independent essays focussing on applied policy research in international trade. The study follows the CGE ...
    • Essays on migration 

      Sarvimäki, Matti
      VATT Publications : P51 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 12.03.2009)
      This dissertation consists of four empirical essays and an introductory chapter on the economics of migration. The first two essays study the long- term effects of relocating 11% of the Finnish population after the World ...
    • Studies on the Effects of Property Taxation, Rent Control and Housing Allowances 

      Lyytikäinen, Teemu
      VATT Research Reports : 140 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 10.12.2008)
      This thesis consists of an introduction to the economic analysis of housing markets (Chapter 1) and three studies each analyzing different housing policy instruments. Chapter 2 examines the effect on housing construction ...
    • Studies on Wage Differentials and Labour Market Transitions 

      Kyyrä, Tomi
      VATT Research Reports : 133 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 10.04.2007)
      This thesis consists of four studies. The first study examines wage differentials between women and men in the Finnish manufacturing sector. A matched employer-employee data set is used to decompose the overall gender wage ...
    • Efficiency and Productivity in Finnish Comprehensive Schooling 1998-2004 

      Moisio, Antti; Aaltonen, Juho; Kirjavainen, Tanja
      VATT-tutkimuksia : 127 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 20.12.2006)
      This study measures efficiency differences and productivity changes of Finnish municipalities providing comprehensive school education during 1998-2004 by estimating both production and cost functions. The average inefficiency ...
    • Changes in the Distribution of Economic Wellbeing in Finland 

      Mattila-Wiro, Päivi
      VATT-tutkimuksia : 128 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 19.12.2006)
      This research study consists of four self-contained essays on 1. intra-household inequality, 2. the value of household production and consumption possibilities, 3. the income inequality effects of A Finnish Work Incentive ...
    • Productivity and its Drivers in Finnish Primary Care 1988-2003 

      Järviö, Maija-Liisa; Luoma, Kalevi; Räty, Tarmo; Aaltonen, Juho
      VATT-tutkimuksia : 118 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 29.12.2005)
      We measure productivity changes of primary care in Finland between 1988 and 2003 as a ratio of key services produced and real operating costs. In the second stage we estimate a truncated regression model that quantifies ...
    • Recent Labour Market Developments in Europe 

      Räisänen, Heikki
      VATT-tutkimuksia : 116 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 30.11.2005)
      This study analyses the labour market developments of selected 22 European countries during the last ten years. The developments in employment and unemployment as well as the most essential distributive effects are presented. ...
    • Differential Effects of Active Labour Market Programmes in the Early Stages of Young People's Unemployment 

      Hämäläinen, Kari; Ollikainen, Virve
      VATT-tutkimuksia : 115 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 31.12.2004)
      This study evaluates the long-run effects of Finnish active labour market programmes in youth labour markets. The effectiveness of programmes is measured by a number of outcomes, including employment, unemployment, programme ...
    • Competition and Innovation - Microeconometric Evidence using Finnish Data 

      Kilponen, Juha; Santavirta, Torsten
      VATT-tutkimuksia : 113 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 15.11.2004)
      The relationship between product market competition (PMC) and innovative activity has attracted the attention of many economists lately. In this study we elaborate the theory of Aghion et al. (1997, 2001) of an inverted-U ...
    • Spending Preferences of Public Sector Officials. Survey Evidence from the Finnish Central Government 

      Kiander, Jaakko; Venetoklis, Takis
      VATT-tutkimuksia : 114 (Valtion taloudellinen tutkimuskeskus VATT, 29.10.2004)
      We examine the determinants that shape the spending preferences of public sector employees on several budgetary appropriations. Following Niskanen's (1971, 1975, 1994) budget maximising theory, we test whether these employees ...