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    • Intergenerational Spillovers of Integration Policies: Evidence from Finland's Integration Plans 

      Pesola, Hanna; Sarvimäki, Matti
      IZA Discussion Papers : 15310 (IZA Institute of Labor Economics, 2022)
      This paper shows that an integration policy aimed at unemployed adult immigrants generated positive spillovers for their children. Our research design builds on a discontinuity in the phase-in-rule of Finland’s 1999 reform ...
    • The Unequal Cost of Job Loss across Countries 

      Bertheau, Antoine; Acabbi, Edoardo Maria; Barcelo, Cristina; Gulyas, Andreas; Lombardi, Stefano; Saggio, Raffaele
      NBER Working Paper : 29727 (NBER, 02 / 2022)
      We document the consequences of losing a job across countries using a harmonized research design. Workers in Denmark and Sweden experience the lowest earnings declines following job displacement, while workers in Italy, ...
    • Do Second Chances Pay Off? Evidence from a Natural Experiment with Low-Achieving Students 

      Bizopoulou, Aspasia; Megalokonomou, Rigissa; Simion, Stefania
      IZA Discussion Papers : 15139 (IZA Institute of Labor Economics, 03 / 2022)
      In several countries, students who fail end-of-high-school high-stakes exams are faced with the choice of retaking them or forgoing postsecondary education. We explore exogenous variation generated by a 2006 policy that ...
    • Effect of Secondary Education on Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills 

      Ollikainen, Jani-Petteri; Pekkarinen, Tuomas; Uusitalo, Roope; Virtanen, Hanna
      IZA Discussion Papers : 15318 (IZA Institute of Labor Economics, 05 / 2022)
      We exploit admission cutoffs to secondary schools to study the effects of general academically oriented, versus vocational secondary schooling on cognitive and non-cognitive skills using a regression discontinuity design. ...
    • Migration and Tax Policy: Evidence from Finnish Full Population Data 

      Kalin, Salla; Kauppinen, Ilpo; Kotakorpi, Kaisa; Pirttilä, Jukka
      FIT Working Paper : 1 (Tampereen yliopisto, 05.10.2022)
      While evidence on the impact of taxation on the international migration of certain special groups of workers has expanded, evidence on the links between taxes and migration of the general population is extremely limited. ...
    • Twitter and Crime: The Effect of Social Movements on GenderBased Violence 

      Battisti, Michele; Kauppinen, Ilpo; Rude, Britta
      ifo Working Paper : 381 (ifo Institute, 31.10.2022)
      This paper asks whether social movements taking place on Twitter affect genderbased violence (GBV). Using Twitter data and machine learning methods, we construct a novel data set on the prevalence of Twitter conversations ...
    • Paying Moms to Stay Home: Short and Long Run Effects on Parents and Children 

      Gruber, Jonathan; Huttunen, Kristiina; Kosonen, Tuomas
      FIT Working Paper : 4 (Tampereen yliopisto, 22.11.2022)
      We study the impacts of a policy designed to reward mothers who stay at home rather than join the labor force when their children are under age three. We use regional and over time variation in child home care allowance ...
    • Tax Policy Design in a Hierarchical Model with Occupational Decisions 

      Castillo, Sebastian
      FIT Working Paper : 2 (Tampereen yliopisto, 22.11.2022)
      This study incorporates occupational decisions in a hierarchical model to investigate distortions in the tax policy design. The economy has two sectors, wage-earners and self-employment, where evasion is only possible in ...
    • Bearing the burden ̶ Implications of tax reporting institutions and image concerns on evasion and incidence 

      Kotakorpi, Kaisa; Nurminen, Tuomas; Miettinen, Topi; Metsälampi, Satu
      FIT Working Paper : 3 (Tampereen yliopisto, 24.11.2022)
      We investigate effects of tax reporting institutions on evasion and incidence using an experimental double auction market setting. We find that 28% of the sellers are truthful when only sellers report, but that 88% and 64% ...
    • Prescription behavior of physicians in the public and private sector 

      Jussila, Elina; Kotakorpi, Kaisa; Verho, Jouko
      FIT Working Paper : 5 (Tampereen yliopisto, 22.12.2022)
      We analyze prescription behavior of physicians in the public and private sector. We study two major diseases for which an effective, widely accepted low-cost treatment and alternative, more expensive treatments are available. ...
    • Estimating tax gaps in Zambia - A bottom-up approach based on audit assessments 

      Adu-Ababio, Kwabena; Koivisto, Aliisa; Lungu, Eliya; Mwale, Evaristo; Msoni, Jonathan; Musole, Kangwa
      WIDER Working Paper : 2023/25 (UNU-WIDER, 01.02.2023)
      Assessing tax gaps—the difference between the potential and actual taxes raised—plays a vital role in achieving positive domestic revenue objectives through improved and reformed taxation. This is particularly pertinent ...
    • Assessing the impact of an intervention to withhold value-added tax in Zambia 

      Adu-Ababio, Kwabena; Koivisto, Aliisa; Kumwenda, Andreya; Chileshe, Gregory; Mulenga, John; Mebelo, Mutemwa; Mufana, Ian; Shamabobo, Yenda
      WIDER Working Paper : 2023/21 (UNU-WIDER, 01.02.2023)
      Improving tax collection is essential if developing economies are to avoid over-reliance on external donor funds and loans. Revenue authorities in the Global South have recently adopted new policy tools to improve domestic ...
    • Do reduced working hours for older workers have health consequences and prolong work careers? 

      Ravaska, Terhi
      FIT Working Paper : 6 (Tampereen yliopisto, 01.02.2023)
      I examine the effects of reduced working hours on various health outcomes. I focus on individuals close to retirement and exploit a reform in part-time pension rules. Using detailed register data on health and jobs pells ...
    • Paying Moms to Stay Home: Short and Long Run Effects on Parents and Children 

      Gruber, Jonathan; Kosonen, Tuomas; Huttunen, Kristiina
      NBER Working Paper : 30931 (NBER, 09.02.2023)
      We study the impacts of a policy designed to reward mothers who stay at home rather than join the labor force when their children are under age three. We use regional and over time variation to show that the Finnish Home ...
    • Decomposing Migrant Self-Selection: Education, Occupation, and Unobserved Abilities 

      Kauppinen, Ilpo; Poutvaara, Panu
      CESifo Working Papers : 10334 (CESifo, 01.03.2023)
      We analyze self-selection and sorting of emigrants from Finland, using full-population administrative data from Statistics Finland. We analyze emigration events lasting at least five years and decompose migrant self-selection ...
    • Firm Responses to an Interest Barrier: Empirical Evidence 

      Harju, Jarkko; Kauppinen, Ilpo; Ropponen, Olli
      FIT Working Paper : 7 (Tampereen yliopisto, 16.03.2023)
      This paper studies the effects of an interest barrier (IB) that was introduced in Finland to restrict the profit-shifting opportunities of multinational enterprises (MNEs). We employ Orbis data base on Finnish, Swedish and ...
    • Do household tax credits increase consumption? The role of demand elasticity and the extent of demand 

      Harju, Jarkko; Jysmä, Sami; Koivisto, Aliisa; Kosonen, Tuomas
      FIT Working Paper : 8 (Tampereen yliopisto, 30.03.2023)
      This paper studies the effects of household tax credit (HTC) on service demand and tax evasion. HTC is a tax credit for consumers to reclaim a share of the labor costs of home improvement services, such as renovation and ...
    • Discrete Labor Supply: Quasi-Experimental Evidence and Implications 

      Kosonen, Tuomas; Matikka, Tuomas
      FIT Working Paper : 9 (Tampereen yliopisto, 19.04.2023)
      We provide quasi-experimental evidence of discrete labor supply. We utilize a novel institutional setting where a reform shifted an income notch to a higher income level, and compare earnings distributions of treated and ...
    • Which income comparisons matter to people, and how? Evidence from a large field experiment 

      Xiaogeng, Xu; Metsälampi, Satu; Kirchler, Michael; Kotakorpi, Kaisa; Matthews, Peter Hans; Miettinen, Topi
      FIT Working Paper : 10 (Tampereen yliopisto, 10.05.2023)
      Received wisdom holds that income rank matters for life satisfaction. In much of the literature, however, income comparisons are limited to the national population and evidence is correlational. In this paper, we investigate ...
    • Individualized benefits and access to active labor market programs boost refugee women’s economic integration 

      Bratu, Cristina; Martén, Linna; Ottosson, Lillit
      SOFI Working Papers : 3/2023 (Stockholm University, 23.05.2023)
      The economic and social integration of refugees is a key policy concern. The situation of refugee women is particularly challenging, as many never enter the labor force. We study a reform of the Swedish integration program ...