HECER
HELSINKI CENTER OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

2015

Riikka Savolainen: Essays on Empirical Political Economics. December 2015. (Aalto University of Business)

Elina Berghäll: Essays on the Technology Frontier and Finnish Innovation Policy. November 2015. (Aalto University of Business)

Eeva Kerola: Essays on Heterogeneity in European Banking. August 2015. (Aalto University of Business)

Paula Mäkelä: Essays on Voting and Ex-Ante Incentives. August 2015. (Aalto University School of Business)

Harri Turunen: Essays on Higher Moments in Macroeconomics and Finance. May 2015. (University of Helsinki)

Saara Hämäläinen: Essays on Market Dynamics and Frictions. May 2015. (University of Helsinki)

Juha Itkonen: Essays on the Economics of Climate Change and Networks. May 2015. (University of Helsinki)

Rasmus Ahvenniemi: Stochastic Dynamic Optimization Models in the Banking Sector. March 2015. (University of Helsinki)

Rinat Mukminov: Deposit Markets, Lending Markets and Bank Screening Incentives. February 2015. (Hanken School of Economics)

2014

Emilia Oljemark: Essays on Strategic Communication and Trust in Principal-Agent Models. December 2014. (Aalto University School of Business)

Otto Kässi: Studies on Earnings Dynamics and Uncertainty in Return to Education. December 2014.(University of Helsinki)

Nelli Valmari: Essays on Estimating Production Functions. December 2014. (Aalto University School of Business)

Anni Heikkilä: Essays on Household and Microenterprise Credit in Uganda. August 2014. (Aalto University School of Business)

Anssi Kohonen: Propagation of financial shocks: Empirical studies on financial spillovers. May 2014. (University of Helsinki)

Suvi Vasama: Financial Contracting with Correlated Cash-Flows. March 2014. (Aalto University School of Business)

Tanja Saxell: Industrial organization studies on pharmaceutical markets. January 2014. (University of Helsinki)

2013

Frans Saxén: Essays on the Economics of Retailing: Payments, Finance and Vertical Restraints. November 2013. (Hanken School of Economics)

Tero Kuusi: Essays on Information and Communications Technology, Structural Change, and Economic Growth. November 2013. (Aalto University School of Business)

Matthijs Lof: Essays on expectations and the econometrics of asset pricing. May 2013. (University of Helsinki)

Linda Schollenberg: Essays on the Economics of Environmental and Sustainability Labelling. April 2013 (Hanken School of Economics)

Marko Melolinna: Essays on Oil and Macroeconomy. January 2013. (Aalto University School of Business)

2012

Simo Leppänen: Welfare in Russia: Roles of the public and private sectors. October 2012. (Aalto School of Economics)

Mats Godenhielm: Firm Size Matters. October 2012. (University of Helsinki)

Fidelis Landy: Essays on Strategic Trade Policy, Multinational Enterprises and Vertically Related Industries. October 2012. (University of Helsinki)

Meri Obstbaum: Essays on labour market frictions and fiscal policy. September 2012. (Aalto School of Economics)

Svetlana Ledyaeva: Empirical essays on Russia's macroeconomic and integration development in transition Russia. June 2012. (Aalto School of Economics)

Hanna Freystätter: Essays on small open economy macroeconomics. March 2012. (University of Helsinki)

Ossi Korkeamäki: Essays on labour demand and wage formation. February 2012. (University of Helsinki)

Tuomas Malinen: Income Inequality in the Process of Economic Development: An Empirical Approach. January 2012. (University of Helsinki)

2011

Torsten Santavirta: Essays on Human Capital Development, Wage Dynamics, and Religious Participation. Academic Dissertation. November 2011. (Aalto School of Economics)

Olli Ropponen: Applications of Treatment Effects Models and Semiparametric Estimation. Academic Dissertation. June 2011. (University of Helsinki)

Hanna Pesola: Essays on the internationalisation of firms.Academic Dissertation. March 2011. (Aalto School of Economics).

Tuomas Kosonen: Encouragement and Discouragement: Essays on Taxation and Government Expenditure. Academic Dissertation. January 2011. (University of Helsinki)

Valtteri Ahti: Econometric Forecasting of Commodity Prices and Exchange Rates. Academic Dissertation. January 2011. (University of Helsinki)

2010

Ashim Kumar Kar: Sustainability and Mission Drift in Microfinance: Empirical studies on mutual exclusion of double bottom lines. Academic Dissertation. November 2010. (Hanken School of Economics)

Lotta Väänänen: Human Capital and Incentives in the Creation of Inventions: A Study of Finnish Inventors. Academic Dissertation. July 2010. (Aalto School of Economics)

Abdirashid Ismail: Somali State Failure: Players, Incentives and Institutions. Academic Dissertation. June 2010. (Hanken School of Economics)

Elias Einiö: Essays on Innovation Policy, Technology, and Skills. Academic Dissertation.April 2010.(University of Helsinki)

Johanna Pohjola: Carbon sinks in mitigating climate change: Evaluation with models of varying scope.Academic Dissertation. April 2010. (Aalto School of Economics)

2009

Jenni Pääkkönen (University of Helsinki): Essays on Illegal Activities, Institutions and Economic Growth. Academic Dissertation. December 2009. (University of Helsinki)

Elisa Riihimäki (University of Helsinki): Essays on Economic Integration and Labour Demand. Academic Dissertation. December 2009. (University of Helsinki)

Michal Kempa: Monetary Policy Implementation in the Interbank Market. Academic Dissertation. September 2009. (Hanken School of Economics)

Jian Yanqing: Growth and Convergence: the Case of China. Academic Dissertation. August 2009. (Hanken School of Economics)

Olli Kauppi: A model of imperfect dynamic competition in the Nordic power market. Academic Dissertation. August 2009. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Khondker Aktaruzzaman: Essays on Microcredit in Rural Bangladesh.Academic Dissertation. June 2009. (University of Helsinki)

Charlotta Grönqvist: Empirical Studies on the Private Value of Finnish patents. Academic Dissertation. April 2009. (Hanken School of Economics)

Leena Kerkelä: Essays on Globalization - Policies in Trade, Development, Resources and Climate Change.Academic Dissertation. March 2009. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Matti Sarvimäki: Essays on Migration. Academic Dissertation. March 2009. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Md Anichul Hoque Khan: Essays on Banking Crises. Academic Dissertation. March 2009. (University of Helsinki)

Katja Ahoniemi: Modeling and Forecasting Implied Volatility. Academic Dissertation. February 2009. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Maritta Paloviita: Dynamics of inflation expectations in the euro area. Academic Dissertation. January 2009. (University of Helsinki)

2008

Teemu Lyytikäinen: Studies on the Effects of Property Taxation, Rent Control and Housing Allowances. Academic Dissertation. December 2008. (University of Helsinki)

Heidi Silvennoinen: Essays on Household Time Allocation Decisions in a Collective Household Model. Academic Dissertation. December 2008. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Juha Tervala: Studies on the international effects of real shocks. Academic Dissertation. November 2008.(University of Helsinki)

Janne Tukiainen: Empirical Analysis of Competition in Procurement Auctions. Academic Dissertation. November 2008.(University of Helsinki)

Ilkka Kiema:  Essays on the Economics of Intellectual Property Rights. Academic Dissertation. November 2008. (University of Helsinki)

Jouko Verho:  Microeconometric Studies on Unemployment and Business Cycles. Academic Dissertation. November 2008.(University of Helsinki)

Joacim Tåg: Essays on Platforms - Business Strategies, Regulation and Policy in Telecommunications, Media and Technology Industries (pdf). Academic Dissertation. November 2008. (Hanken School of Economics)

Tommi Vuorenmaa: Elements of Volatility at High Frequency (pdf). Academic Dissertation. September 2008. (University of Helsinki)

Heli Virta: Essays on Institutions and the Other Deep Determinants of Economic Development. Academic Dissertation. August 2008. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Jukka Ruotinen: Essays in Trade in Services: Difficulties and Possibilities. Academic Dissertation. August 2008. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Iikka Korhonen: Essays on Commitment and Government Debt Structure. Academic Dissertation. August 2008. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Timo Seppälä: Essays on Misplanning Wealth and Health: A Behavioural Approach (pdf). Academic Dissertation. June 2008. (University of Helsinki)

Sami Napari: Essays on the Gender Wage Gap in Finland. Academic Dissertation. June 2008. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Omar Farooq: Financial Crisis and Performance of Analysts' Recommendations; Evidence from South-East Asia(pdf). Academic Dissertation. June 2008. (Hanken School of Economics)

Jyrki Ali-Yrkkö: Essays on the Impacts of Technology Development and R&D Subsidies. Academic Dissertation. April 2008. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Lien Nguyen: Dental Service Utilization, Dental Health Production and Equity in Dental Care: the Finnish Experience (pdf). Academic Dissertation. March 2008. (University of Helsinki)

2007

Tanja Tanayama: Allocation and effects of R&D subsidies: Selection, screening and strategic behavior. Academic Dissertation. August 2007. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Mikael Juselius: A cointegration approach to topics in empirical macroeconomics (pdf). Academic Dissertation. June 2007. (Swedish School of Economics)

Antti Kauhanen: Essays on empirical personnel economics. Academic Dissertation. June 2007. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Tomi Kyyrä: Studies on wage differentials and labour market transitions (pdf). Academic Dissertation. April 2007. (University of Helsinki)

Paavo Miettinen: Strategic information acquisition: Applications to herding and auctions. Academic Dissertation. March 2007. (University of Helsinki)

Juuso Vanhala: Essays on labor market frictions, technological change and macroeconomic fluctuations (pdf). Academic Dissertation. February 2007. (University of Helsinki)

Mikko Mäkinen: Essays on stock option schemes and CEO compensation. Academic Dissertation. February 2007. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Ulla Kruhse-Lehtonen: Empirical studies on the returns to education in Finland. Academic Dissertation. January 2007. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Helena Holopainen: Essays on corporate governance, stakeholders, and restructuring. Academic Dissertation. January 2007. (University of Helsinki)

Laura Solanko: Essays on Russia's economic transition. Academic Dissertation. January 2007. (University of Helsinki)

2006

Xavier Carpentier: Essays on the law and economics of intellectual property (pdf). Academic Dissertation. November 2006. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Heidi Soininen: Empirical studies on labor market matching (pdf). Academic Dissertation. June 2006. (Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration)

Jukka Railavo: Essays on macroeconomic effects of fiscal policy rules. Academic Dissertation. May 2006. (University of Helsinki)

Marketta Henriksson: Essays on euro area enlargement (pdf). Academic Dissertation. February 2006. (Helsinki School of Economics)

2005

Pekka Sääskilahti: Essays on the economics of networks and social relations (pdf). Academic Dissertation. December 2005. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Jouko Kinnunen: Migration, imperfect competition and structural adjustment : essays on the economy of the Åland Islands(pdf). Academic Dissertation. December 2005. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Kirsti Kuisma: Essays in foreign aid, conflicts and development. Academic Dissertation. November 2005. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Heikki Pursiainen: Consistent aggregation methods and index number theory. Academic Dissertation. November 2005. (University of Helsinki)

Anna-Leena Asikainen: Reward and punishment: Essays on party popularity and economy. Academic Dissertation. October 2005. (University of Helsinki)

Atso Andersen: Essays on stock exchange competition and pricing (pdf). Academic Dissertation. June 2005. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Kristiina Huttunen: Empirical studies on labour demand, wages and job displacements. Academic Dissertation. April 2005. (University of Helsinki)

Timo Vesala: Essays on search and informational asymmetry in labor and credit markets. Academic Dissertation. April 2005. (University of Helsinki)

Jukka Vauhkonen: Essays on financial contracting (pdf). Academic Dissertation. March 2005. (University of Helsinki)

2004

Ville Mälkönen: Essays on environmental policy and strategic behavior in international trade (pdf). Academic Dissertation. December 2004. (University of Helsinki)

Olli-Pekka Ruuskanen: An Econometric Analysis of Time Use in Finnish Households (pdf). Academic Dissertation. December 2004. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Pekka Sinko: Essays on Labour Taxation and Unemployment Insurance (pdf). Academic Dissertation. September 2004. (University of Helsinki)

Juha Virrankoski: Essays in Search Activity (pdf). Academic Dissertation. September 2004. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Pekka Lauri: Human Capital, Dynamic Inefficiency and Economic Growth (pdf). Academic Dissertation. August 2004. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Risto Vaittinen: Trade Policies and Integration - Evaluations with CGE-models (pdf). Academic Dissertation. June 2004. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Satu Nurmi: Essays on Plant Size, Employment Dynamics and Survival (pdf). Academic Dissertation. April 2004. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Anssi Rantala: Essays on the Macroeconomics of Monetary Union. Academic Dissertation. January 2004. (University of Helsinki)

2003

Mika Maliranta: Micro Level Dynamics of Productivity Growth; An Empirical Analysis of The Great Leap in Finnish Manufacturing Productivity in 1975-2000. Academic Dissertation. December 2003. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Ulla Lehmijoki: Demographic Transition and Economic Growth. Academic Dissertation. August 2003. (University of Helsinki)

Toni Riipinen: The Interaction of Environmental and Trade Policies. Academic Dissertation. August 2003. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Marja-Liisa Halko: Essays on the financing of unemployment insurance. Academic Dissertation. June 2003. (University of Helsinki)

Petri Böckerman: Empirical Studies on Working Hours and Labour Market Flows. Academic Dissertation. June 2003. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Tuomas Välimäki: Central Bank Tenders: Three Essays on Money Market Liquidity Auctions. Academic Dissertation. June 2003. (Helsinki School of Economics)

Samu Peura: Essays on Corporate Hedging. Academic Dissertation. May 2003. (University of Helsinki)

Essi Eerola: Essays on the design of environmental policy. Academic Dissertation. April 2003. (University of Helsinki)

Mikko Mustonen: Essays on the economics of information and communication technologies: Copyleft, networks and compatibility. Academic Dissertation. March 2003. (University of Helsinki)