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Research began 2016 Research ended 2019
The central idea of the research is to comprehensively assess the role of competencies - their acquisition, maintenance, development and renewal - in enhancing successful labour market transition, as well as stabilized employment and re-entry after non-employment in times
Research began 2016 Research ended 2019
Better late than never? School, training and work for late upper secondary school completers in the Nordic countries is a comparative Nordic study concerning young people who do not complete upper secondary schooling on regular time. The primary goal
Research began 2014 Research ended 2018
The project will be a comparative analysis of the development of labour productivity, wages and operating margins in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. The analyses will be based on comparative micro-level data, with a special focus on dynamics and
Research began 2015 Research ended 2016
The project studies the roles of two parties – the members of the Finnish Venture Capital Association (FVCA) as well as Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation – in supporting companies’ growth ambitions and actual growth in Finland.
Research began 2014 Research ended 2016
The aim of the project is to understand the role of labor mobility as a mechanism that permits knowledge spillovers and creative destruction and, consequently, its importance for productivity growth in the Finnish industries. In addition to the implications
Research began 2015 Research ended 2017
There is an increasing unanimity in Finland, that the Finnish manufacturing sector has problems with its cost competitiveness. Roughly one half of it can be explained by increases in labour costs exceeding those of the competitors and another half
Research began 2015 Research ended 2016
The project assesses the use and business potential of big data in different sectors, potential for the development of big data and MyData applications as well as the legal framework for the provision of services in the public sector.
Research began 2016 Research ended 2017
The project aims at producing information on the cost-effective ways of promoting the use and effectiveness of open data. The first goal is to determine indicators and a model for assessing impacts and cost-effectiveness of opening up data (particularly
Research began 2016 Research ended 2018
Etla’s part in the project firstly focuses on the developments in personal data related hype-cycles and innovation in three selected domains that have been identified to have an exceptionally large near-term potential to generate value from data. Such data-intensive
Research began 2016 Research ended 2017
The project studies the amount, quality and economic impact of startup entrepreneurs and their ventures. Even though large incumbent corporations are the cornerstone of the Finnish economy, startups are a necessary “feed” into longer-term creative destruction and thus economic
Research began 2016 Research ended 2017
Integrating platform competences toward network effects -project (acronym: iPlate) focuses on companies looking to tap into the network effects – using ecosystem and platforms value creation. The project identifies and strives toward unleashing platform competences that can be addressed
Research began 2016 Research ended 2017
This study examined how the admission success to upper secondary education and participation in the post-compulsory schooling affect crime behavior and labor market outcomes. Each year almost five percent of the cohort graduating from compulsory education fails to receive