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Long-Term Effects of Forced Migration
We study the long-term effects of human displacement using individual-level panel data on forced migrants and comparable non-migrants. After World War II, Finland ceded a tenth of its territory toExpand
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Formative Experiences and Portfolio Choice: Evidence from the Finnish Great Depression
Formative experiences are a natural candidate for explaining heterogeneity in portfolio choice. However, identifying their impact is challenging because experiences can correlate with unobservablesExpand
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Integrating Immigrants: The Impact of Restructuring Active Labor Market Programs
We examine the impact of restructuring active labor market programs for unemployed immigrants in Finland. Exploiting a discontinuity in the phase-in rules of the reform, we find that it increasedExpand
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Assimilation to a Welfare State: Labor Market Performance and Use of Social Benefits by Immigrants to Finland
Abstract: I study the assimilation of immigrants to the Finnish labor market and welfare system. The initial immigrant-native earnings gaps are large. While longterm immigrants experience a rapidExpand
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Labor Market Integration of Refugees in Finland
This paper documents Finland’s policy response to the increase in asylum applications in 2015 and the labor market performance of earlier immigrants living in Finland. Immigrants born inExpand
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Agglomeration in the periphery
i. This discussion paper is a completely revised version of SERCDP0047, published April 2010. This paper argues that agglomeration externalities are important even in the rural periphery. TheExpand
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Formative Experiences and Portfolio Choice: Evidence from the Finnish Great Depression
Formative experiences are a natural candidate for explaining heterogeneity in portfolio choice. However, identifying their impact is challenging because experiences can correlate with unobservablesExpand
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Educational Choice and Information on Labor Market Prospects : A Randomized Field Experiment ⇤
We examine the impact of an information intervention o↵ered to 97 randomly chosen high schools in Finland. Roughly 3,500 graduating students were surveyed and given information on the labor marketExpand
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Habit Formation and the Misallocation of Labor: Evidence from Forced Migrations
We examine the long-term effects of resettling 11% of the Finnish population during World War II. Entire rural communities were moved to locations that resembled the origin areas and displacedExpand
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