Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics

Previous JSBE Seminar Activity in Economics

Spring 2017

  • Wednesday 11.1.2017 at 12:00-13:00 (Ag B301)
    Maritta Paloviita (BOF), "Anchoring of inflation expectations in the euro area: Recent evidence based on survey data’’
  • Wednesday 1.2.2017 at 12:00-13:00 (Ag B301)
    Zuzana Fungáčová (BOFIT), "Does Bank Competition Reduce Cost of Credit? Cross-country Evidence from Europe" (with Anastasiya Shamshur and Laurent Weill)
  • Wednesday 1.3.2017 at 12:00-13:00 (Ag B301)
    Aija Leiponen (Cornell University and ETLA), "The (Unfulfilled) Potential of Data Marketplaces"
  • Wednesday 5.4.2017 at 12:00-13:00 (Ag B301)
    Tuomo Suhonen (VATT), "The Labor Market Effects of Selective Technical University"
  • Wednesday 10.5.2017 at 12:00-13:00 (Ag B301), Note change in date!
    Heikki Kauppi (University of Turku), "Nonparametric Directional Prediction"

Autumn 2016

  • Wednesday 5.10.2016 at 12:00-13:00 (Ag B301)
    Jarkko Harju (VATT), "Are public pension insurance contributions and private savings substitutes or complements?"
  • Wednesday 2.11.2016 at 12:00-13:00 (Ag B301)
    Nelli Valmari (ETLA), "Internal and External Hiring: The Role of Prior Job Assignments"
  • Wednesday 7.12.2016 at 12:00-13:00 (Ag B301)
    Lauri Sääksvuori (THL), "Heart rate variability reveals preferences for competitiveness"

Spring 2016

  • Wednesday 13.1.2016 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ10 D157)
    Tanja Saxell (VATT), "Patents and costly imitation: evidence from the US pharmaceutical market"
  • Wednesday 3.2.2016 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ10 D157)
    Tuomas Matikka (VATT), "The effect of size-based regulation on small firms: Evidence from VAT threshold"
  • Wednesday 2.3.2016 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ10 D157)
    Adam Gulan (Bank of Finland), "Bond Finance, Bank Credit and Aggregate Fluctuations in an Open Economy" (pdf)
  • Wednesday 6.4.2016 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ10 D157)
    Markus Haavio (Bank of Finland), "Saving Wall Street or Main Street"
  • Wednesday 4.5.2016 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ10 D157)
    Tuomas Kosonen (VATT), "Do honest hairdressers get a haircut? On VAT rate and tax evasion"

Autumn 2015

  • Wednesday 9.9.2015 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ10 D157)
    Hanna Pesola (VATT), "Effects of the unemployment insurance benefit level on labor market outcomes: Evidence from an RKD approach"
  • Wednesday 7.10.2015 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ10 D157)
    Marja-Liisa Halko (Aalto University), "Risk, ambiguity and entrepreneurship: an fMRI study"
  • Wednesday 4.11.2015 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ10 D157)
    Topi Miettinen (Hanken School of Economics), "Subliminal influence on generosity and performance"
  • Wednesday 16.12.2015 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ10 D157)
    Miikka Rokkanen (Columbia University), "Partial Identification in Regression Discontinuity Designs with Manipulated Running Variables" (with Francois Gerard and Christoph Rothe).

Spring 2015

  • Wednesday 4.2.2015 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ10 D157)
    Matti Sarvimäki (Aalto University), "Educational Choice and Information on Labour Market Prospects: A Randomised Field Experiment” (joint with Sari Pekkala Kerr, Tuomas Pekkarinen and Roope Uusitalo)
  • Wednesday 4.3.2015 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ10 D157)
    Mika Vaihekoski (University of Turku), "Expected return and variance: Lambda is alive, positive and significant" (joint with Jan Antell)
  • Wednesday 8.4.2015 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ10 D157)
    Natalia Zinovyeva (Aalto University), "Does Gender Matter for Academic Promotion? Evidence from Two Large-Scale Randomized Natural Experiments"
  • Wednesday 22.4.2015 at 13:00-14:00 (OHJ10 D157)
    Christopher Jepsen (University College Dublin), "The Benefits of Alternatives to Conventional College: Labor-Market Returns to Proprietary Schooling".
  • Wednesday 6.5.2015 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ10 D157)
    Jari Vainiomäki (University of Tampere), "Are jobs more polarized in ICT firms?"

Autumn 2014

  • Wednesday 10.9.2014 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
    Jani Luoto (University of Helsinki), "Noncausal Bayesian Vector Autoregression" (joint paper with Markku Lanne)
  • Wednesday 1.10.2014 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
    Tero Kuusi (Aalto University), "Liquidity Traps under Heterogeneous Expectations" (joint paper with Pertti Haaparanta)
  • Wednesday 5.11.2014 at 13:00-14:00 (OHJ D157) - Note change!
    Panu Kalmi (University of Vaasa), "Financial Literacy in Finland: Preliminary Results from a New Survey" (joint with Olli-Pekka Ruuskanen)
  • Wednesday 3.12.2014. Matti Sarvimäki's (Aalto University & VATT) presentation is postponed to spring 2015, because newly appointed professor of economics Roope Uusitalo gives a speech (in Finnish) in Agora Auditorium at the same time (12:00-14:00).

Spring 2014

    • Wednesday 15.1.2014 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
      Elias Oikarinen (University of Turku), "Asuntotarjonnan hintajouston alueellisista eroista sekä niiden syistä ja seurauksista"
    • Wednesday 5.2.2014 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
      Kristiina Huttunen (Aalto University), "Job Loss, Family Ties and Regional Mobility" (joint paper with Jarle Møen & Kjell G. Salvanes)
    • Wednesday 5.3.2014 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
      Elias Einiö (Government Institute for Economic Research), "The Effects of Spatially Targeted Enterprise Initiatives: Evidence from UK LEGI" (joint with Henry Overman, LSE)
    • Wednesday 2.4.2014 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
      Manuel Bagues (Aalto University), "Can Transparency Overcome Evaluation Biases in Academia? Evidence from Italy" (joint work with Mauro Sylos-Labini and Natalia Zinovyeva)
    • Wednesday 7.5.2014 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
      Iikka Korhonen (Institute for Economies in Transition, BOFIT), "Meta-analysis of China’s business cycle correlation"

    Autumn 2013

      • Wednesday 11.9.2013 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Sari Pekkala Kerr (Wellesley College, US), "Skilled Immigration and the Employment Structures and Innovation Rates of US Firms" (joint work with William Kerr & William Lincoln)
      • Wednesday 2.10.2013 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Juuso Vanhala (Bank of Finland), "Offshoring and Domestic Labour Markets” (joint paper with Stephan Fahr (ECP))
      • Wednesday 6.11.2013 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Katariina Nilsson-Hakkala (VATT), "Displacing Tasks: Understanding the Employment Effects of Offshoring" (joint paper with Kristiina Huttunen)
      • Wednesday 4.12.2013 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Markku Maula (Aalto University), "Cross-border venture capital syndication"

      Spring 2013

      • Wednesday 9.1.2013 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Tuukka Saarimaa (VATT) "Do Voters Value Local Representation and Why? Evidence from Electoral Boundary Reforms"
      • Wednesday 6.2.2013 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Rauli Svento (Professor, University of Oulu)  "Specialisation and diversity as drivers of economic growth: Evidence from High-Tech industries"
      • Wednesday 6.3.2013 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Timo Korkeamäki (Professor, Hanken School of Economics): "Interest rate risk management with debt issues: Evidence from a natural experiment" (joint with Frédéric Délèze)
      • Wednesday 3.4.2013 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Juha Kilponen (advisor, Bank of Finland): "The Role of Financial Factors in Finnish Great Depression and Great Recessions"
      • Wednesday 8.5.2013 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Juha Joenväärä (University of Oulu) "New stylized facts about hedge funds and database selection bias" (joint with Robert Kosowski, Imperial College, and Pekka Tolonen, Oulu)

      Autumn 2012

      • Wednesday 12.9.2012 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Niku Määttänen (Research supervisor, ETLA): "Allocation and industry productivity: accounting for firm turnover"
      • Wednesday 3.10.2012 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Arto Kokkinen (Senior Statistician, Statistics Finland), Cancelled!
      • Wednesday 7.11.2012 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Jaakko Simonen (Academy of Finland, University of Oulu), "Labor mobility in high-tech industry" (suom. "Työvoiman liikkuvuus korkean teknologian aloilla")
      • Wednesday 5.12.2012 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Tuomas Takalo (Research Advisor at the Monetary Policy and Research Department at the Bank of Finland), "Macroeconomic Effects of Bank Recapitalizations"

      Spring 2012

      • Wednesday 11.1.2012 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Esa Jokivuolle (Research Adviser, Bank of Finland), "How Capital and Leverage Requirements May Have Spurred Securitization and Affected Bank Stability?", joint work with Ilkka Kiema (HY).
      • Wednesday 1.2.2012 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Juha-Pekka Kallunki (Professor, University of Oulu), "The Association between Individual Audit Partners’ Risk Preferences and the Composition of their Client Portfolios" (joint work with Eli Amir & Henrik Nilsson; paper in pdf-format)
      • Wednesday 7.3.2012 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Hannu Piekkola (professor, University of Vaasa), "Intangible capital agglomeration and economics growth: an analysis of regions in Finland"
      • Wednesday 11.4.2012 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Janne Tukiainen (post doctoral fellow, HECER; senior researcher, VATT), "Voters are rational - A regression discontinuity test for the rational voting hypothesis" (joint work with Teemu Lyytikäinen)
      • Wednesday 2.5.2012 at 12:00-13.00 (OHJ D157)
        Ulla Hämäläinen (johtava tutkija, Kela, tutkimusosasto), "Vanhempien työttömyyden pitkän aikavälin vaikutukset lapsiin"

      Autumn 2011

      • Wednesday 14.9.2011 at 12:00-13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Mika Kuismanen (Suhdanneyksikön päällikkö, Valtiovarainministeriö), "Makroekonometriset mallit talouspolitiikan valmistelun apuvälineinä"
      • Wednesday 5.10.2011 at 12:00 -13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Matti Pohjola (Professor, Aalto University School of Economics), "Kasvukauden tilinpäätös"
      • Wednesday 2.11.2011 at 12:00 -13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Timo Kuosmanen (Professor, Aalto University School of Economics), "Kustannusfunktion semiparametrinen estimointi sähkön jakeluverkkotoiminnan valvontamallissa"
      • Wednesday 7.12.2011 at 12:00 -13:00 (OHJ D157)
        Pertti Haaparanta (Professor, Aalto University School of Economics), "Political accountability and international trade"

        Spring 2011

        • Wednesday 2.2.2011 at 12.00-13.00  (OHJ B124)
          Katri Sieberg (Erkko Professor of North American Studies, University of Tampere), "A Test of Experience: Looking for Quantal Response in the Bargaining Game"
        • Wednesday 2.3.2011 at 12.00-13.00  (OHJ B124)
          Tuomas Pekkarinen (Academy of Finland Research Fellow, Aalto University), "Gender differences in strategic behavior under competitive pressure: Evidence from University Entrance"
        • Wednesday 6.4.2011 at 12.00-13.00  (Agora; Ag Delta)
          Unto Häkkinen (Research Professor, National Institute for Health and Welfare, THL), "Sairaaloiden tuottavuus Suomessa ja Pohjoismaissa sekä kustannukset ja vaikuttavuus eräissä sairausryhmissä"
        • Wednesday 4.5.2011 at 14.00-15.00  (OHJ B124)
          Markku Kaustia (Professor, Aalto University School of Economics, Finance),  "Does mood affect trading behavior?" (joint paper with Elias Rantapuska, Aalto University)

        Autumn 2010

        • Wednesday 8.9.2010 at 12.00-13.00  (Ag Beeta)
          Kaisa Kotakorpi
          (Researcher, Academy of Finland & University of Tampere), "Health and distributional effects of differentiated food taxation" (joint with Tommi Härkänen, Pirjo Pietinen, Heli Reinivuo, Jukka Pirttilä).
        • Wednesday 6.10.2010 at 12.00-13.00  (Ag Beeta)
          Saku Aura (Associate Professor, University of Missouri, USA), "Econometrics of using Estimated Fixed Effects".
        • Wednesday 3.11.2010 at 12.00-13.00  (Ag Beeta)
          Sari Kerr (Economist, Wellesley College, USA), "Juvenile Crime and Rehabilitative Punishment: The Effect on Labor Market Outcomes" (joint with Kristiina Huttunen ja Ville Malkonen).
        • Wednesday 1.12.2010 at 12.00-13.00  (Ag Beeta)
          Antti Kauhanen (Docent, Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, ETLA): "White-Collar Careers: Evidence from Finland" (joint with Sami Napari).

        Spring 2010

        • Wednesday 13 January 2010 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Essi Eerola (principal economist, Government Institute for Economic Research, VATT) "Matching in the housing market with risk aversion and savings" (co-author Niku Määttänen).
        • Wednesday 3 February 2010 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Otto Toivanen (professor, HECER), "Microcredit and crime" (joint with K. Aktaruzzaman ja P. Haaparanta).
        • Wednesday 3 March 2010 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Petri Böckerman (research economist, Labour Institute for Economic Research, PT), "The job satisfaction-productivity nexus: A study using matched survey and register data" (joint with Pekka Ilmakunnas).
        • Wednesday 7 April 2010 at 12.00-13.00  (Ag Beeta)
          Hannu Vartiainen (professor, Turku School of Economics TSE), "Auction design without commitment".
        • Wednesday 5 May 2010 at 12.00-13.00  (Ag C231)
          Matti Keloharju (professor, Aalto University /HSE), "Customers as Investors: Evidence from Microdata".

        Autumn 2009

        • Wednesday 9.9.2009 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Pekka Ilmakunnas (professor, Helsinki School of Economics) "Hiring of older employees and changes in early-retirement policy".
        • Wednesday 7.10.2009 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Tomi Kyyrä (senior researcher, The Government Institute for Economic Research, VATT) "Substitution between early retirement schemes: Lessons from Finnish pension reforms".
        • Wednesday 4.11.2009 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Rune Stenbacka (professor, Hanken), "Market Dominance and Behavior-Based Pricing under Horizontal and Vertical Differentiation". Link to the paper (pdf).
        • Wednesday 2.12.2009 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Mikko Leppämäki (director, Graduate School of Finance) "Incentives, Information Extraction and Task Assignments". (joint with Mikko Mustonen)

        Spring 2009

        • Wednesday 14 January 2009 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Mikko Puhakka (professor, University of Oulu): "Patience Cycles" (joint work with Richard Barnett (Villanova University) and Joydeep Bhattacharya (Iowa State University).
        • Wednesday 4 February 2009 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Marko Terviö (professor, Helsinki School of Economics & Haas School of Business, Berkeley): "Overworked and Overpaid: Failure in the Market for Job Experience"
        • Wednesday 4 March 2009 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Roope Uusitalo (research director, VATT): "How Local Economies Absorb Shocks in Labor Supply? Evidence from a Resettlement Policy" (joint with Matti Sarvimäki)
        • Wednesday 1 April 2009 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Heikki Kauppi (professor, University of Turku): "House Price Fluctuations and Residential Sorting"
        • Wednesday 6 May 2009 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Panu Poutvaara (professor, University of Helsinki): "Self-Selection and Earnings of Emigrants from a Welfare State"

        Autumn 2008

        • Wednesday 10 September 2008 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Matti Liski (professor, Helsinki School of Economics): "An empirical model of imperfect dynamic competition and application to hydroelectricity storage" (joint with Olli Kauppi)
        • Wednesday 1 October 2008 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Juuso Välimäki (professor, Helsinki School of Economics & University of Southampton): ""Dynamic Moral Hazard and Project Completion" (joint with Robin Mason)
        • Wednesday 5 November 2008 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Kari Hämälainen (principal economist, VATT): "Moving Immigrants from Welfare to Work: The Impact of an Integration Program" (joint with Matti Sarvimäki)
        • Wednesday 3 December 2008 at 12.00-13.00  (Ag Delta)
          Markus Jäntti (professor, Åbo Akademi): "Family Background and Income during the Rise of the Welfare State: Brother Correlations in Income for Swedish Men Born 1932 - 1968" (joint with Anders Björklund & Matthew Lindquist)

        Spring 2008

        • Wednesday 6 February 2008 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Jouko Vilmunen (Head of research, Bank of Finland): "Estimating the frequency of price changes using micro-level CPI data from Finland" (with H. Laakkonen)
        • Wednesday 12 March 2008 at 12.00-13.00  (Ag Delta)
          Aki Kangasharju (Research professor, VATT) "Montako tasapainoa aluekehityksessä - onko aluepolitiikalla merkitystä?"
        • Wednesday 2 April 2008 at 12.00-13.00  (MaE 303)
          Jukka Pirttilä (Research Coordinator, Labour Institute for Economic Research): "Matalapalkkatuen työllisyysvaikutukset" (with K. Huttunen and R. Uusitalo)
        • Wednesday 7 May 2008 at 15.00-16.00 (MaE 303)
          Seppo Honkapohja (Board member, Bank of Finland): "Expectations, learning and monetary policy: An overview"



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