Tokkari, Minna

ETLAnow: A Model for Forecasting with Big Data – Forecasting Unemployment with Google Searches in Europe

In this report we document the ETLAnow project. ETLAnow is a model for forecasting with big data. At the moment, it predicts the unemployment rate in the EU-28 countries using Google search data. This document is subject to updates as the ETLAnow project advances.

Vilka yrken behövs i framtiden?

Rita Asplund berättar i Ålands Radios Måndagsrapport, vilka yrken kommer att behövas framöver och vad kommer att försvinna.

The Role of the Largest Companies and Their Value Chains in the Economy

This report analyzes the role of the largest companies in the Finnish economy. According to the results, the ten largest companies in terms of their value added together produce 7,6 % of the Finnish GDP. In addition, these companies generate notable multiplicative effects in the economy. According to the findings, the productivity and the growth […]

The role of wage adjustment in alleviating the economic crisis in Finland

The paper analyses the impacts of two types of counter-factual real wage cuts on the key demand components, output and employment in Finland over the past few years. A freeze of contract wages at the 2010 level would have improved significantly employment in Finland by 2016. A cautious assessment is that the loss of jobs […]

Using Big Data to Measure Europe’s Economy

Timely access to information is crucial for informed decision making, but official government statistics are often months or years old by the time they are published. In addition, government statistics can be expensive to produce, burdensome on respondents, and sometimes even inaccurate or imprecise—all factors which limit their usefulness to policymakers, businesses, and others. To […]

Tokkari, Minna

ETLAnow: A Model for Forecasting with Big Data – Forecasting Unemployment with Google Searches in Europe

In this report we document the ETLAnow project. ETLAnow is a model for forecasting with big data. At the moment, it predicts the unemployment rate in the EU-28 countries using Google search data. This document is subject to updates as the ETLAnow project advances.

Vilka yrken behövs i framtiden?

Rita Asplund berättar i Ålands Radios Måndagsrapport, vilka yrken kommer att behövas framöver och vad kommer att försvinna.

The Role of the Largest Companies and Their Value Chains in the Economy

This report analyzes the role of the largest companies in the Finnish economy. According to the results, the ten largest companies in terms of their value added together produce 7,6 % of the Finnish GDP. In addition, these companies generate notable multiplicative effects in the economy. According to the findings, the productivity and the growth […]

The role of wage adjustment in alleviating the economic crisis in Finland

The paper analyses the impacts of two types of counter-factual real wage cuts on the key demand components, output and employment in Finland over the past few years. A freeze of contract wages at the 2010 level would have improved significantly employment in Finland by 2016. A cautious assessment is that the loss of jobs […]

Using Big Data to Measure Europe’s Economy

Timely access to information is crucial for informed decision making, but official government statistics are often months or years old by the time they are published. In addition, government statistics can be expensive to produce, burdensome on respondents, and sometimes even inaccurate or imprecise—all factors which limit their usefulness to policymakers, businesses, and others. To […]