Research projects

Promotions, Wages, and Worker Mobility across Firms

The objective of this proposal is to go beyond the prior literature on career and wage dynamics by studying the interplay between within-firm careers and job mobility, which is an important unexplored area in the field of personnel economics. Our specific contributions are as follows: First, we analyse the interplay between within-firm careers and job […]

Tackling Biases and Bubbles in Participation (BIBU)

The consortium Tackling Biases and Bubbles in Participation (BIBU) builds a novel multidisciplinary research setting that explores the dynamics of citizenship in Finland. We study Finland as a testing ground for globalisation, exploring how worldwide changes affect citizens’ political capacities, interests and emotions, as well as how the political system responds to them. The current […]

Globally Competitive Business and Industry – Innovation‐led Export Growth – Impact Study (Etlatieto Oy)

In this study, we combine robust econometrics with interactive forms of data collection to form a detailed view on the impacts of Team Finland collaborators in innovation-led export growth. In our methodology we utilize our experts’ in depth understanding on the Finnish operational environment and innovation system, excellent knowledge of Team Finland actors and recent […]

The effects of international trade and economic integration on individuals and firms

During the last two decades the costs of importing have decreased due to falling transport costs, improvements in information and communication technologies and liberalized foreign direct investment (FDI) regimes. In many industrialized countries, losses of manufacturing jobs, increasing wage inequality and parallel increases in imports of goods from low-wage countries have raised antitrade sentiments. At […]

Living alone as part of the life cycle

The project provides comprehensive information on the situations of different sub-groups of persons who live alone. We sort out the occurrence of people living alone both geographically and at different stages of the life cycle and during life’s turning points and crises. We identify groups of persons living alone who have significant deficiencies in their […]

Student selection to higher education and speeding up studies [Completed]

An aim of the project is to study how applying and access to higher education have changed as a consequence of the student selection reforms and other policy action related to the aim of speeding up studies and, whether the objectives set out in terms of rapid transition progress of studies have been realized; how […]