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

    • R&D Subsidies and Company Performance: Evidence from Geographic Variation in Government Funding Based on the ERDF Population-Density Rule 

      Einiö, Elias
      The Review of Economics and Statistics : 4 (MIT Press, 2014)
      Despite the prevalence of R&D support programs, evaluation studies based on explicit differences in support allocation are rare. In this paper, the identification of the causal effect of R&D support on company performance ...
    • Rank effects in political promotions 

      Meriläinen, Jaakko; Tukiainen, Janne
      Public Choice : 1-2 (Open access) (Springer Verlag, 2018)
      This paper studies the effect of candidates’ personal vote ranks on promotions to political power in an open list proportional representation system. Using a regression discontinuity design and data from Finnish local ...
    • Regional competitiveness and high growth firms in the EU: the creativity premium 

      Sleuwaegen, Leo; Ramboer, Sander
      Applied Economics : 22 (Taylor & Francis, 2020)
      The finding that the economic performance of regions is driven by a small set of productive firms calls for a granular analysis of regional growth and competitiveness. Among the productive firms, a significant contribution ...
    • Regional effects or none? Firms' profitability during the Great Recession in Finland 

      Tamminen, Saara
      Papers in Regional Science : 1 (Wiley, 2017)
      We analyse the effects of the Great Recession (GR) on the profitability of firms located in the main cities versus in the rest of Finland. Based on earlier literature, various regional factors could affect firms' profitability ...
    • Regional variation in potentially inappropriate medicine use in older adults. - A national register-based cross-sectional study on economic, health system-related and patient-related characteristics 

      Saastamoinen, Leena; Verho, Jouko
      Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy : Available online : 6 (Elsevier, 2020)
      Background: Potentially inappropriate medicines (PIM), i.e. medicines in which the potential harms may outweigh the benefits, use may be associated with e.g. hospitalization, outpatient visits and health care costs. As ...
    • Regulation as an enabler of demand response in electricity markets and power systems 

      Annala, Salla; Lukkarinen, Jani; Primmer, Eeva; Honkapuro, Samuli; Ollikka, Kimmo; Sunila, Kanerva; Ahonen, Tero
      Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier, 2018)
      The reduction of environmental impacts of electricity use and the transition to renewable power generation crucially depend on demand response (DR). This article takes the political commitment to DR as a starting point and ...
    • Regulation of short-term consumer credits 

      Takalo, Tuomas
      Journal of Banking Regulation (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)
      The regulation of short-term consumer credit markets is heatedly debated around the world. This article uses economic research as a basis for a qualitative assessment of the regulation of the short-term consumer credit ...
    • Relabeling, retirement and regret 

      Gruber, Jonathan; Kanninen, Ohto; Ravaska, Terhi
      Journal of Public Economics : Open Access (Elsevier, 2022)
      Can simply changing the public definition of a normal retirement age impact retirement, without any associated financial incentive changes? We study a reformulation of the retirement system in Finland that relabeled ...
    • Relative age effects in political selection 

      Tukiainen, Janne; Takalo, Tuomas; Hulkkonen, Topi
      European Journal of Political Economy (Elsevier, 2019)
      We exploit a regression discontinuity design to provide causal evidence of the relative age effect (RAE) on a long-run adult age outcome: Political selection. We find strong evidence of the RAE in politics in Finland. ...
    • Removing Welfare Traps: Employment Responses in the Finnish Basic Income Experiment 

      Verho, Jouko; Hämäläinen, Kari; Kanninen, Ohto
      AEJ: Economic Policy : 1 (American Economic Association, 2022)
      This paper provides evidence that replacing minimum unemployment benefits with a basic income of equal size has minor employment effects at best. We examine an experiment in Finland in which 2,000 benefit recipients were ...
    • Returns to Office in National and Local Politics: A Bootstrap Method and Evidence from Finland 

      Kotakorpi, Kaisa; Poutvaara, Panu; Terviö, Marko
      The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization : 3 (Oxford University Press, 2017)
      We estimate the private returns to being elected to parliament or to a municipal council using a regression discontinuity (RD) design. We first present a bootstrap method for measuring the closeness of elections, which can ...
    • Revenue-maximizing top earned income tax rate in the presence of income-shifting 

      Kotakorpi, Kaisa; Matikka, Tuomas
      Nordic Tax Journal : 1 (Nordic Tax Research Council, 2017)
      We provide an analysis of the revenue-maximizing top earned income tax rate for a country with one of the highest levels of earnings taxation in the world, Finland, and compare it to the current level of taxation. We account ...
    • Revisiting the effects of housing transfer taxes 

      Eerola, Essi; Harjunen, Oskari; Lyytikäinen, Teemu; Saarimaa, Tuukka
      Journal of Urban Economics : Open Access (Elsevier, 2021)
      Housing transfer taxes are fiscally important in many countries despite evidence of substantial welfare costs. We argue that the welfare costs are larger than previously thought because previous studies ignore spillovers ...
    • School starting age, maternal age at birth, and child outcomes 

      Fredriksson, Peter; Huttunen, Kristiina; Öckert, Björn
      Journal of Health Economics : Open access (Elsevier, 07 / 2022)
      This paper analyses the effects of maternal age at birth on children's short and long-term outcomes using Finnish register data. We exploit a school starting age rule for identification. Mothers who are born after the ...
    • Screening through Activation? Differential Effects of a Youth Activation Program 

      Hall, Caroline; Kotakorpi, Kaisa; Liljeberg, Linus; Pirttilä, Jukka
      The Journal of Human Resources : 3 (University of Wisconsin Press, 2022)
      We study the dual role of active labor market policies: First, ALMP may perform a screening role by increasing job-search incentives, especially among individuals with good labor market prospects, already before program ...
    • Secular rise in economically valuable personality traits 

      Jokela, Markus; Pekkarinen, Tuomas; Sarvimäki, Matti; Terviö, Marko; Uusitalo, Roope
      Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences : 25 (National Academy of Sciences, 2017)
      Although trends in many physical characteristics and cognitive capabilities of modern humans are well-documented, less is known about how personality traits have evolved over time. We analyze data from a standardized ...
    • Self-Selection of Emigrants: Theory and Evidence on Stochastic Dominance in Observable and Unobservable Characteristics 

      Borjas, George J.; Kauppinen, Ilpo; Poutvaara, Panu
      The Economic Journal : 617 (Oxford University Press, 2019)
      The Roy model has more precise predictions about the self-selection of migrants than previously realised. The conditions shown to result in positive or negative selection in terms of expected earnings also imply a stochastic ...
    • Shocking news and cognitive performance 

      Poutvaara, Panu; Ropponen, Olli
      European Journal of Political Economy (Elsevier, 2018)
      We study how shocking news affects cognitive performance. Identifying these effects makes societies more resilient by helping to adjust policy responses to reduce indirect costs of future atrocities. Our analysis is based ...
    • Social Interaction in the Family: Evidence from Investors’ Security Holdings 

      Knüpfer, Samuli; Rantapuska, Elias; Sarvimäki, Matti
      Review of Finance : 4 Open access (Oxford University Press, 10.09.2022)
      We show that investors tend to hold the same securities as their parents. This intergenerational correlation is stronger for mothers and family members who are more likely to communicate with each other. An instrumental ...
    • Specification of merger gains in the Norwegian electricity distribution industry 

      Saastamoinen, Antti; Bjørndal, Endre; Bjørndal, Mette
      Energy Policy (Elsevier, 2017)
      Electricity distribution often exhibits economies of scale. In Norway, a number of smaller distribution system operators exist and thus there is potential to restructure the industry, possibly through mergers. However, the ...