May 24, 2021

Doctoral defence: “Essays on Gender and labor market outcomes.”

On 28th May Lic. Sc. Evgenii (Eugen) Koev will defend his doctoral dissertation “Essays on Gender and labor market outcomes.” The dissertation consists of an introduction and three essays, each focusing on certain specific empirical and methodological questions in the field of economics of gender and gender inequality. The first

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February 1, 2021

D.Soc.Sc Annika Lindblad granted the OP Financial Group Research Foundation’s Doctoral Thesis Award

The OP Financial Group Research Foundation has given its annual Doctoral Thesis Award. PhD in Economics Annika Lindblad received a 5000€ award for her dissertation "Evaluating Macro-Finance Interactions Using Mixed Frequency Methods” that was approved in University of Helsinki. Lindblad's doctoral thesis consists of three independent articles that examine how

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January 14, 2021

Tilannehuoneen raportti: Koronavirus ja terveyserot – Missä sosioekonomisissa ryhmissä koronatartuntoja on Suomessa havaittu eniten?

Tiivistelmä Koronatartunnat ovat kohdistuneet Suomessa voimakkaimmin kaikkein pienituloisimpiin (täysi-ikäisiin) henkilöihin.  Tartuntoja on havaittu kuitenkin paljon myös suurituloisimmassa ryhmässä. Ensimmäisessä aallossa keväällä (maaliskuu-kesäkuu) koronatartuntoja havaittiin eniten kaikkein suurituloisimmassa ryhmässä, kun taas syksyllä (heinäkuu-marraskuu) tartunnat ovat kohdistuneet erityisesti kaikkein pienituloisimpiin. Korkeimman suoritetun koulutustason mukaan tarkasteltuna koronatartuntoja on havaittu suhteellisesti enemmän ylemmän korkea-asteen

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November 25, 2020

Doctoral defence: “Economics of Information Acquisition and Disclosure”

On November 27th, MSocSc (Econ) Andrey Zhukov will defend his doctoral dissertation ”Economics of information acquisition and disclosure”. The thesis contains an introductory chapter and three essays. The economic phenomenon investigated in the first essay  is the public provision of information through voluntary disclosures in asset markets. Mainly, it studies how

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November 17, 2020

Doctoral defence: ”Essays in Labor and Political Economics”

On November 20th, MSc (Econ) Salla Simola will defend her doctoral thesis ”Essays in Labor and Political Economics”. The thesis contains an introductory chapter and three essays. In the first essay, Simola examines the contributions of firm- and worker-specific factors to the increase in wage inequality in Finland. In the

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September 16, 2020

Doctoral defence: “Studies on Habit Formation and Lévy Process Applications in Stochastic and Numerical Finance”

On September 18th Lic.Soc.Sc. Antti Huotari will defend his doctoral thesis ”Studies on Habit Formation and Lévy Process Applications in Stochastic and Numerical Finance”. The thesis contains an introductory chapter and four essays. The first three essays study consumer's optimal portfolio choice problem. These essays focus on developing new solution

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June 26, 2020

Doctoral defence: “Competition and Coordination”

On June 30th, M.AcctgFin. Yi Zheng will defend her doctoral thesis “Competition and Coordination”. Zheng studies how markets work and how market participants, both firms and consumers, interact with each other and jointly determine market performance. Zheng discusses the incentives of market participants, either competitive, (non-)cooperative or coordinative. The thesis

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