Universities, Funding Systems, and the Renewal of the Industrial Knowledge Base: UNI Project Findings

An important prerequisite for the renewal of Finland’s industrial and economic base is the ability of the universities to promote the renewal of the knowledge base. The UNI project studied ways in which changes in external funding mechanisms and recent governance changes in Finnish universities have changed the framework conditions influencing innovativeness and innovation in […]

The Euro Area recovery is slow – Finland’s GDP will contract by 0.4 per cent this year

The world economy will grow slowly in the near future. Rapid growth in emerging economies is subsiding, the US is the main engine of world growth. The euro area is recovering slowly, the Russian economy is falling into a slump and the Ukrainian crisis is creating uncertainty. Finland’s GDP will contract by 0.4 per cent […]

Chaos or Turbulence in Digital Ecosystems

BRIE and ETLA held “Chaos or Turbulence in Digital Ecosystems” Conference on August 29th at Hotel Kämp in Helsinki. Please find conference material. Conference Program Position Paper Mikko Ketokivi (Professor of operations management and organization design, IE Business School, Madrid): Manufacturing in the high-cost environment Martin Kenney (Professor of human and community development, Univ. of […]

Youth Employability and Employment from the Perspective of Active Labour Market Policies

This literature review starts with a general discussion of young people and their various activities with special emphasis on youth unemployment and the outcome of alternative ways of measuring the prevalence of unemployment among young people. Thereafter the focus turns to measures targeted at young people based on the knowledge provided in relevant national as […]

The US shale energy boom and the price of fossil energy

Journal of Energy Challenges and  Mechanics (2014) Vol.1,  Issue 2

The welfare effects of the Finnish survivors’ pension scheme

Nordic Journal of Political Economy (2014), Vol. 39

Universities, Funding Systems, and the Renewal of the Industrial Knowledge Base: UNI Project Findings

An important prerequisite for the renewal of Finland’s industrial and economic base is the ability of the universities to promote the renewal of the knowledge base. The UNI project studied ways in which changes in external funding mechanisms and recent governance changes in Finnish universities have changed the framework conditions influencing innovativeness and innovation in […]

The Euro Area recovery is slow – Finland’s GDP will contract by 0.4 per cent this year

The world economy will grow slowly in the near future. Rapid growth in emerging economies is subsiding, the US is the main engine of world growth. The euro area is recovering slowly, the Russian economy is falling into a slump and the Ukrainian crisis is creating uncertainty. Finland’s GDP will contract by 0.4 per cent […]

Chaos or Turbulence in Digital Ecosystems

BRIE and ETLA held “Chaos or Turbulence in Digital Ecosystems” Conference on August 29th at Hotel Kämp in Helsinki. Please find conference material. Conference Program Position Paper Mikko Ketokivi (Professor of operations management and organization design, IE Business School, Madrid): Manufacturing in the high-cost environment Martin Kenney (Professor of human and community development, Univ. of […]

Youth Employability and Employment from the Perspective of Active Labour Market Policies

This literature review starts with a general discussion of young people and their various activities with special emphasis on youth unemployment and the outcome of alternative ways of measuring the prevalence of unemployment among young people. Thereafter the focus turns to measures targeted at young people based on the knowledge provided in relevant national as […]

The US shale energy boom and the price of fossil energy

Journal of Energy Challenges and  Mechanics (2014) Vol.1,  Issue 2

The welfare effects of the Finnish survivors’ pension scheme

Nordic Journal of Political Economy (2014), Vol. 39