Firm lifecycles and evolution of industry productivity

Research Policy Vol. 42:5, June 2013, pp. 1080–1098

Globalization, occupational restructuring and firm performance

In this study, the patterns of occupational restructuring and their micro-level mechanisms are examined by applying standard measures of job and worker flows at the occupation and firm levels using longitudinal employeremployee data from the Finnish business sector for the years 2000-2006. Special attention is given to determining how global firms (i.e., multinational enterprises and […]

Vesa Vihriälä in Government Gazette: Towards a Functioning Monetary Union – a Finnish Point of View

The euro has undoubtedly promoted integration and spurred growth. It has also kept the promise of monetary stability as measured by consumer price inflation. There are some “buts”, however.

Chance for a turnaround

According to the April estimate of the Eurogrowth indicator, conceived by Euroframe, the real GDP growth in the euro area could turn positive in the first quarter of 2013. However, this rebound, which may partially compensate for the steep decline at the end of last year, could be short-lived since the growth rate is expected […]

The Nature of the Finnish Competitiveness Problem

We assess Finland’s competitiveness in the light of various, mainly short-term indicators. It turns out that the weak export market performance over the last few years is linked to the deterioration of profitability of production in Finland. A better export and employment performance requires a decline of relative unit labour costs and an improvement of […]

Transformations of global mobile telecommunication supplier networks

in The Offshoring Challenge: Strategic Design and Innovation for Tomorrow’s Organization ( Eds.:  Pedersen, T.; Bals, L.; Ørberg Jensen, P.D.; Larsen, M.M. )  Chapter 19, Springer Publishing in the Production and Process Engineering Series Not available from ETLA

Firm lifecycles and evolution of industry productivity

Research Policy Vol. 42:5, June 2013, pp. 1080–1098

Globalization, occupational restructuring and firm performance

In this study, the patterns of occupational restructuring and their micro-level mechanisms are examined by applying standard measures of job and worker flows at the occupation and firm levels using longitudinal employeremployee data from the Finnish business sector for the years 2000-2006. Special attention is given to determining how global firms (i.e., multinational enterprises and […]

Vesa Vihriälä in Government Gazette: Towards a Functioning Monetary Union – a Finnish Point of View

The euro has undoubtedly promoted integration and spurred growth. It has also kept the promise of monetary stability as measured by consumer price inflation. There are some “buts”, however.

Chance for a turnaround

According to the April estimate of the Eurogrowth indicator, conceived by Euroframe, the real GDP growth in the euro area could turn positive in the first quarter of 2013. However, this rebound, which may partially compensate for the steep decline at the end of last year, could be short-lived since the growth rate is expected […]

The Nature of the Finnish Competitiveness Problem

We assess Finland’s competitiveness in the light of various, mainly short-term indicators. It turns out that the weak export market performance over the last few years is linked to the deterioration of profitability of production in Finland. A better export and employment performance requires a decline of relative unit labour costs and an improvement of […]

Transformations of global mobile telecommunication supplier networks

in The Offshoring Challenge: Strategic Design and Innovation for Tomorrow’s Organization ( Eds.:  Pedersen, T.; Bals, L.; Ørberg Jensen, P.D.; Larsen, M.M. )  Chapter 19, Springer Publishing in the Production and Process Engineering Series Not available from ETLA