Selaus nimekkeen mukaan kokoelmassa Vertaisarvioidut artikkelit (Peer-reviewed articles)

    • Famine, Inequality, and Conflict 

      Meriläinen, Jaakko; Mitrunen, Matti; Virkola, Tuomo
      Journal of the European Economic Association : 4 (Oxford University Press, 11 / 2022)
      This paper employs newly-collected historical data from Finland to present evidence of historically contingent, long-run consequences of a famine. We document high levels of local inequality in terms of income and land ...
    • Fasting Glucose and the Risk of Depressive Symptoms: Instrumental-Variable Regression in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study 

      Wesołowska, Karolina; Elovainio, Marko; Hintsa, Taina; Jokela, Markus; Pulkki-Råback, Laura; Pitkänen, Niina; Lipsanen, Jari; Tukiainen, Janne; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Lehtimäki, Terho; Juonala, Markus; Raitakari, Olli; Keltikangas-Järvinen, Liisa
      International Journal of Behavioral Medicine : 6 (Springer Verlag, 2017)
      Purpose Type 2 diabetes (T2D) has been associated with depressive symptoms, but the causal direction of this association and the underlying mechanisms, such as increased glucose levels, remain unclear. We used ...
    • Field-of-Study Choice in Higher Education: Does Distance Matter? 

      Suhonen, Tuomo
      Spatial Economic Analysis : 4 (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
      When field-of-study options vary across higher education institutions, geographical distances may create barriers to students’ study choices. Based on this hypothesis, the present study empirically examines field-of-study ...
    • Finnish perspectives on the business of electricity distribution 

      Collan, Mikael
      Oxford Open Energy : (Open access) (Oxford University Press, 30.01.2024)
      The profits of the Finnish industry of electricity distribution are driven by a rate of return regulation model. Changes in the model caused a remarkable jump in DSO profits. The model rewards large costs and gives the ...
    • Firm types, price-setting strategies, and consumption-tax incidence 

      Harju, Jarkko; Kosonen, Tuomas; Nordström Skans, Oskar
      Journal of Public Economics (Elsevier, 2018)
      We analyze price responses to large restaurant VAT rate reductions in two different European countries. Our results show that responses in the short and medium run were clustered around two focal points of zero pass-through ...
    • Formative Experiences and Portfolio Choice: Evidence from the Finnish Great Depression 

      Knüpfer, Samuli; Rantapuska, Elias; Sarvimäki, Matti
      Journal of Finance : 1 (Wiley, 2017)
      We trace the impact of formative experiences on portfolio choice. Plausibly exogenous variation in workers’ exposure to a depression allows us to identify the effects and a new estimation approach makes addressing wealth ...
    • Gender differences in behaviour under competitive pressure: Evidence on omission patterns in university entrance examinations 

      Pekkarinen, Tuomas
      Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (Elsevier, 2015)
      This paper studies gender differences in performance in university entrance examinations. We exploit data from the exams that the Finnish universities that provide education in economics and business use to choose their ...
    • Gender-specific top incomes: are they Pareto distributed? 

      Ravaska, Terhi
      Economics Bulletin : 3 (Open Access) (Economics Bulletin, 2020)
      Estimating the Pareto alpha parameters from the top income distribution separately for women and men can provide information on gender inequality at the top (Atkinson et al. 2018). However, whether the top incomes for women ...
    • Government payments, market profits and structural change in agriculture - A replicator dynamics approach 

      Simola, Antti
      Journal of Evolutionary Economics : 4 (Springer Verlag, 2018)
      I analyze the interaction of two institutions, markets and public policies, and their effect on structural change in agriculture. More specifically, I consider how subsidies affect functioning of input and output markets, ...
    • Housing Allowance and Rents: Evidence from a Stepwise Subsidy Scheme 

      Eerola, Essi; Lyytikäinen, Teemu
      Scandinavian Journal of Economics : 1 (Wiley, 2021)
      In this paper, we study the effect of housing demand subsidies on rents using discontinuities in the Finnish housing allowance system as a quasi‐experimental setting. The stepwise dependence of housing allowance on the ...
    • How do small firms respond to tax schedule discontinuities? Evidence from South African tax registers 

      Boonzaaier, Wian; Harju, Jarkko; Matikka, Tuomas; Pirttimäki, Jukka
      International Tax and Public Finance (Springer US, 2019)
      We study the responsiveness of small- and medium-sized firms to a small-business corporate income tax schedule using population-wide administrative data from South Africa. We find sizeable bunching of firms at the corporate ...
    • How to Leave the Eurozone: The Case of Finland 

      Malinen, Tuomas; Nyberg, Peter; Koskenkylä, Heikki; Berghäll, Elina; Mellin, Ilkka; Miettinen, Sami; Ala-Peijari, Jukka; Törnqvist, Stefan
      The Economists' Voice : 1 (De Gruyter, 2018)
      This article provides thoughts and guidelines on how a country could exit from the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and its currency the euro. We take the hypothetical exit of Finland as a concrete example. Although there ...
    • Ignorance is bliss? Information and risk on crowdfunding platforms 

      D’Arcangelo, Chiara; Morreale, Azzurra; Mittone, Luigi; Collan, Mikael
      PLoS ONE : 6 (open access) (Public Library of Science, 16.06.2023)
      This research examines the determinants of project success on crowdfunding platforms within a competitive context. We focus on the specific horizontal attributes of the project–attributes that do not affect the project ...
    • Immigrant intergenerational mobility: A focus on childhood environment 

      Bratu, Cristina; Bolotnyy, Valentin
      European Economic Review (Elsevier, 2022)
      Over 60% of immigrant parents in Sweden start off in the bottom quintile of the income distribution, yet only about 30% of their children are still in the bottom income quintile in adulthood. This progress notwithstanding, ...
    • Inequality in mortality between Black and White Americans by age, place, and cause and in comparison to Europe, 1990 to 2018 

      Schwandt, Hannes; Currie, Janet; Bär, Marlies; Banks, James; Bertoli, Paola; Bütikofer, Aline; Cattan, Sarah; Zong-Ying Chao, Beatrice; Costa, Claudia; Gonzalez, Libertad; Grembi, Veronica; Huttunen, Kristiina; Karadakic, René; Kraftman, Lucy; Krutikova, Sonya; Lombardi, Stefano; Redler, Peter; Riumallo-Herl, Carlos; Rodríguez-González, Ana; Salvanes, Kjell; Santana, Paula; Thuilliez, Josselin; van Doorslaer, Eddy; Van Ourti, Tom; Winter, Joachim; Wouterse, Bram; Wuppermann, Amelie
      Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) : 40, Open Access (National Academy of Sciences, 2021)
      Although there is a large gap between Black and White American life expectancies, the gap fell 48.9% between 1990 and 2018, mainly due to mortality declines among Black Americans. We examine age-specific mortality trends ...
    • Information Integration, Coordination Failures, and Quality of Prescribing 

      Böckerman, Petri; Laine, Liisa T.; Nurminen, Mikko; Saxell, Tanja
      Journal of Human Resources : 2, Open Access (University of Wisconsin Press, 01.03.2024)
      Poor information flows hamper coordination, potentially leading to suboptimal decisions in health care. We examine the effects of a large-scale policy of health information integration. We use the staggered adoption of a ...
    • Information Technology, Improved Access, and Use of Prescription Drugs 

      Böckerman, Petri; Kortelainen, Mika; Laine, Liisa T.; Nurminen, Mikko; Saxell, Tanja
      Journal of the European Economic Association : jvae034, Open access (European Economic Association, 2024)
      We estimate the effects of health information technology designed to improve access to medication while limiting overuse through easier prescription renewal and improved information provision. We focus on benzodiazepines, ...
    • Informational efficiency of the EU ETS market – a study of price predictability and profitable trading 

      Aatola, Piia; Ollikka, Kimmo; Ollikainen, Markku
      Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy : 1 (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
      We study the informational efficiency of the European Emissions Trading Scheme, EU ETS market, by simulating the trading in this emerging market. If the market is efficient, profitable trading should only exist locally in ...
    • Innovation, competition and technical efficiency 

      Berghäll, Elina
      Cogent Business & Management : 3(1), 1199522 (Cogent OA, 2016)
      Contradictory empirical and theoretical evidence on the relationship between innovation and competition has been reconciled in a model that yields an inverted U-shaped curve. I test whether the predictions of the model are ...
    • Innovators, followers and laggards in home solar PV: Factors driving diffusion in Finland 

      Ruokamo, Enni; Laukkanen, Marita; Karhinen, Santtu; Kopsakangas-Savolainen, Maria; Svento, Rauli
      Energy Research & Social Science : (Open access) (Elsevier, 22.06.2023)
      Generating electricity from solar energy is a way for households to participate in the ongoing transition to decarbonized and more decentralized energy systems. A large empirical literature has examined the drivers and ...