The Finnish Great Depression of the 1990s: Soviet Trade or Home-Made?

This paper reconsiders the reasons for the Finnish Great Depression.The paper argues that during the crisis Finland experienced institutional adjustments that are largely neglected by the current literature, and argues that both financial and tax shocks may have contributed to the crisis more than it has been previously suggested. It is shown by using a […]

The dynamics of ICT adaptation and the productivity gaps across advanced nations

Journal of Productivity Analysis (2015), Vol. 44:2, pp. 175-188

Finland’s GDP will increase a bit this year – next year growth is expected to accelerate slightly

Finland’s GDP will increase by 0.2 per cent in 2015, after which growth will accelerate to 1 per cent in 2016 and to 1.3 per cent in 2017. Export- and investment-led growth requires the continuation of wage moderation and an improvement in competitiveness and recovery of export markets in the expected manner. The euro area […]

Youth unemployment and inactivity: A comparison of school-to-work transitions and labour market outcomes in four Nordic countries

TN2015:548 online i NordPub

The Finnish Great Depression of the 1990s: Soviet Trade or Home-Made?

This paper reconsiders the reasons for the Finnish Great Depression.The paper argues that during the crisis Finland experienced institutional adjustments that are largely neglected by the current literature, and argues that both financial and tax shocks may have contributed to the crisis more than it has been previously suggested. It is shown by using a […]

The dynamics of ICT adaptation and the productivity gaps across advanced nations

Journal of Productivity Analysis (2015), Vol. 44:2, pp. 175-188

Finland’s GDP will increase a bit this year – next year growth is expected to accelerate slightly

Finland’s GDP will increase by 0.2 per cent in 2015, after which growth will accelerate to 1 per cent in 2016 and to 1.3 per cent in 2017. Export- and investment-led growth requires the continuation of wage moderation and an improvement in competitiveness and recovery of export markets in the expected manner. The euro area […]

Youth unemployment and inactivity: A comparison of school-to-work transitions and labour market outcomes in four Nordic countries

TN2015:548 online i NordPub