Finnish GDP will grow slightly faster than anticipated in the spring

Finland’s GDP will grow by 1.1-1.2 per cent in 2016-2018; the focus of demand will gradually shift from the domestic markets to exports

Growing Pains of Industrial Renewal – Case Nordic Cleantech

To steer economies onto a sustainable path in a way that is compatible with the urgent priorities of economic developers, sustainability needs to come with new business opportunities, growing markets and, most importantly, new jobs. The big question becomes then how do you wed economic growth with sustainability? Enter the growth of cleantech and the […]

Descriptive Findings on the Convergence of Female and Male Mortality in Europe

Female life expectancy has almost universally been higher than male life expectancy. But, both have increased rapidly during the past century. European countries differ as regards the magnitude and time trends of the female-male difference. In countries that can be characterised as Egalitarian from the point of view of gender equality, the difference increased rapidly […]

Smart Contracts – How will Blockchain Technology Affect Contractual Practices?

Unlike conventional contracts established through speech, written words, or actions, smart contracts are algorithmic, self-executing and self-enforcing computer programs. In this article, we analyze smart contracts from the perspective of digital platforms and the Finnish contract law. We examine how well the formation mechanisms of the general principles of contract law can be applied to […]

Finnish GDP will grow slightly faster than anticipated in the spring

Finland’s GDP will grow by 1.1-1.2 per cent in 2016-2018; the focus of demand will gradually shift from the domestic markets to exports

Growing Pains of Industrial Renewal – Case Nordic Cleantech

To steer economies onto a sustainable path in a way that is compatible with the urgent priorities of economic developers, sustainability needs to come with new business opportunities, growing markets and, most importantly, new jobs. The big question becomes then how do you wed economic growth with sustainability? Enter the growth of cleantech and the […]

Descriptive Findings on the Convergence of Female and Male Mortality in Europe

Female life expectancy has almost universally been higher than male life expectancy. But, both have increased rapidly during the past century. European countries differ as regards the magnitude and time trends of the female-male difference. In countries that can be characterised as Egalitarian from the point of view of gender equality, the difference increased rapidly […]

Smart Contracts – How will Blockchain Technology Affect Contractual Practices?

Unlike conventional contracts established through speech, written words, or actions, smart contracts are algorithmic, self-executing and self-enforcing computer programs. In this article, we analyze smart contracts from the perspective of digital platforms and the Finnish contract law. We examine how well the formation mechanisms of the general principles of contract law can be applied to […]