Network! Network! Network! How global technology start-ups access modern business ecosystems

to connect to critical stakeholders and, thereby, to integrate into foreign business ecosystems. Reverting to explorative, inductive methodology, the study contributes to the existing body of knowledge by approaching networking from a rare angle; networking as practice. The study examines (i) the precepts and principles that direct the start-ups’ networking efforts, (ii) the practices they […]

Gloomy prospects, once again…

The January results of the Eurogrowth indicator, calculated by Euroframe, provide little reasons for optimism. Real GDP growth is not expected to recover, although last forecasts indicate that the decline in economic activity would come to an end in the turn of 2012 and 2013. Given the uncertainty around the estimates, those results should be […]

Matching in the housing market with risk aversion and savings

Abstract:We develop a model of the housing market that features both financial and matching frictions. In the model, risk-averse households may save or borrow in order to smooth consumption over time and finance owner housing. Each household either rents or owns its house. Some renter households become dissatisfied with rental housing and want to buy […]

ETLA and FIIA to study the future direction of the EU after the economic crisis

The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation has granted 530 000 euros for a research project focusing on EU’s future direction after the economic crisis. The study will evaluate EU’s development trends and their implications for the EU and Finland. The research project seeks to support political decision-making as well as public debate. The project is […]

EUROFRAME Conference 2013 “Towards a better governance in the EU?”

EUROFRAME Conference 2013 took place in Warschaw on May 24. Papers that were presented in the conference can be downloaded from the EUROFRAME website.

Network! Network! Network! How global technology start-ups access modern business ecosystems

to connect to critical stakeholders and, thereby, to integrate into foreign business ecosystems. Reverting to explorative, inductive methodology, the study contributes to the existing body of knowledge by approaching networking from a rare angle; networking as practice. The study examines (i) the precepts and principles that direct the start-ups’ networking efforts, (ii) the practices they […]

Gloomy prospects, once again…

The January results of the Eurogrowth indicator, calculated by Euroframe, provide little reasons for optimism. Real GDP growth is not expected to recover, although last forecasts indicate that the decline in economic activity would come to an end in the turn of 2012 and 2013. Given the uncertainty around the estimates, those results should be […]

Matching in the housing market with risk aversion and savings

Abstract:We develop a model of the housing market that features both financial and matching frictions. In the model, risk-averse households may save or borrow in order to smooth consumption over time and finance owner housing. Each household either rents or owns its house. Some renter households become dissatisfied with rental housing and want to buy […]

ETLA and FIIA to study the future direction of the EU after the economic crisis

The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation has granted 530 000 euros for a research project focusing on EU’s future direction after the economic crisis. The study will evaluate EU’s development trends and their implications for the EU and Finland. The research project seeks to support political decision-making as well as public debate. The project is […]

EUROFRAME Conference 2013 “Towards a better governance in the EU?”

EUROFRAME Conference 2013 took place in Warschaw on May 24. Papers that were presented in the conference can be downloaded from the EUROFRAME website.