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Research began 2020 Research ended 2020

We analyse the effects of border carbon adjustment (BCA) on Finnish foreign trade, value chains, and the domestic economy. We also evaluate the practical issues and questions pertaining to international law, as well as alternative additional mechanisms to prevent

Research began 2020 Research ended 2020

Achieving the government’s 75% employment target requires decisive action to improve employment. Increasing the employment rate will only be successful if the measures taken are effective. Such measures may relate to active labor market policies, unemployment schemes, invalidity benefit

Research began 2019 Research ended 2020

The project examines the overall importance of research-based healthcare industry companies for the Finnish economy. The current state of the industry is estimated and will be linked to the decade's evolution. In addition, future scenarios with policy implications will

Research began 2019 Research ended 2020

This research project aims to create a frame and instruments for structural competitiveness which can be utilized in monitoring Finland’s growth conditions. So called “competitiveness pyramid” is used as a frame in this project. This pyramid decomposes competitiveness into

Research began 2020 Research ended 2020

The role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the lives of people and organizations is continually more significant. Digitalization is present in both people-to-people communication and corporate business. Previous scientific research results indicate that electricity consumption of ICT

Research began 2019 Research ended 2020

We study service exports and the extent of companies that export services. The data by tax authorities enables us to generate new knowledge about the number of companies with service exports. Furthermore, we study the impact of Business Finland’s

Research began 2019 Research ended 2020

The aim of the project is to analyze digital economy and its impacts on taxation. The first phase of the project focuses on the measurement of the digital economy. The digital economy will be measured in value added terms

Research began 2019 Research ended 2020

This research plan comprises a comprehensive impact study on how Business Finland (BF) has succeeded in achieving the objectives associated with innovation and business subsidy funding and global network services. The data will be analyzed by the two-stage method:

Research began 2020 Research ended 2020

The purpose of this research project is to produce an expert opinion assessing, on the basis of the "AI White Paper", the impacts of the European Union's artificial intelligence policy and regulation on the competitiveness and sustainable growth of

Research began 2015 Research ended 2020

The Digital Disruption of Industry -project acronym: DDI, http://ddi.aalto.fi/en/) studies the impacts of digitalization to the Finnish society through the lens of the industry. The next industrial revolution has already started with digitalization making it possible to create intelligent

Research began 2017 Research ended 2020

This project evaluates the impacts of Tekes R&D subsidies by answering to the following five questions: i) Have subsidized firms increased their R&D investments, and if yes to what extent, due to Tekes funding (i.e., input additionality)?, ii) Have

Research began 2019 Research ended 2020

This study focuses on the interaction of global trends and taxation. It aims to identify drivers of change, to analyse their impact on level and structure of tax revenues and to develop future scenarios and their implications for tax