Elias Einiö is a senior researcher at VATT and associate researcher at the Centre for Economic Performance (LSE). His research interests are in the areas of applied microeconomics, economics of innovation, and labor economics. In his research, he has examined the effects of innovation policies, such as R&D subsidies and tax incentives, on innovation and company performance. In another strand of research, he has analyzed the impacts of area-based enterprise policies on local employment and business. In addition to these themes, his current work deals with causal estimation of peer effects and labor demand models.
Einiö, E. (2014) R&D Subsidies and Company Performance: Evidence from Geographic Variation in Government Funding Based on the ERDF Population - Density Rule. Review of Economics and Statistics, 96(4): 710–728.
Dechezleprêtre, A., Einiö, E., Martin, R., Nguyen, K-T., Van Reenen, J. (2016) Do Tax Incentives for Research Increase Firm Innovation? An RD Design for R&D. CEP Discussion Paper No.1413.
Einiö, E. and Overman, H. (2016) The (Displacement) Effects of Spatially Targeted Enterprise Initiatives: Evidence from UK LEGI. CEPR Discussion Paper No. 11112.
Einiö, E. The Loss of Production Work: Evidence from Quasi-Experimental Identification of Labor Demand Functions. CEP Discussion Paper No 1451, October 2016.