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Research began 2019 Research ends 2021
The objective of the TRIGGER research project is to provide EU institutions with the competence and the tools required to address global challenges through international collaboration and global governance. A part of the project focuses on examining the possibilities
Research began 2015
Etla currently has two projects that use big data in economic forecasting. ETLAnow unemployment predicts the unemployment rate in every EU country using real-time data from Google Trends database and latest official data from Eurostat. The forecasts for three
Research began 2021 Research ended 2022
Innovation ecosystems are recognized as playing an increasingly important role in the implementation of innovation and industry policies at national, regional and EU level. However, the assessment of the impact of ecosystems is complex and the assessment and measurement
Research began 2021 Research ended 2022
In the international research literature, foreign institutional investors have been found to have a positive impact on corporate innovation. Finnish data have shown that the patenting of companies is positively related to being the target of a foreign acquisition.
Research began 2021 Research ended 2021
The manufacture of electronic devices and service infrastructures for digital applications are mainly located outside Finland. Over time, an understanding has emerged, for example, of how the value of electronic device manufacturing is distributed globally across different supply chains.
Research began 2021 Research ended 2022
Productivity growth in Finland has remained low for more than a decade, but the reasons behind the stagnation remain unclear. Entry and exit of firms are generally recognized as important drivers of productivity growth. In addition to these well-studied
Research began 2021 Research ended 2022
The aim of this research project is to find out geoeconomic threats and opportunities related to the Great-Power competition between China and the United States for the European Union and especially Finland, and to evaluate the related policy options.
Research began 2021 Research ended 2022
This research project examines the link between labor market system and employment in the light of the economic literature. The project also describes how negotiation systems are decentralized in Sweden, Denmark and Germany. The project answers following research questions:
Research began 2021 Research ended 2021
In Finland, investments to reform the economy and R&D investments in the economy in relation to GDP began to decline as early as the 2010s, and as a result, labor productivity began to decline. The market uncertainty caused by
Research began 2020 Research ended 2021
Understanding the overall economic impact of business subsidies is essential for planning effective aid policies and implementing economic policy measures. A successful business support policy can accelerate economic growth and improve competitiveness. On the other hand, subsidies can, in
Research began 2020 Research ended 2021
The functioning of international trade is important for small open economies such as Finland. Changes in international trade shakes the Finnish economy, and due to our export structure, the economic swings are potentially greater than in many other countries.
Research began 2020 Research ended 2021
The aim of this project is to explore the mechanisms and channels through which climate policy affects employment. The changes in demand for skills and professional structure in the various sectors of the national economy arising from climate policy