Olli Ropponen

Olli Ropponen

Senior Researcher, PhD (Econ.)

Research areas: econometrics international corporate taxation taxation corporate taxation

Ongoing projects: Investment impacts of company taxation


Tel. +358 295 519 443

Olli Ropponen is a senior researcher at the VATT Institute for Economic Research. Ropponen’s research focuses on taxation-related issues, particularly on corporate taxation. His work has also centered on research methods in economics and their application. Ropponen’s PhD thesis, examined in 2011, makes extensive use of these methods.

Current projects underway focus largely on issues related to company taxation. Ropponen has been at VATT since 2011.

Selected articles

Poutvaara, P. and Ropponen, O. (2018) Shocking news and cognitive performance. European Journal of Political Economy, 51: 93-106.

Kosonen, T. and Ropponen, O. (2015) The role of information in tax compliance: Evidence form a natural field experiment. Economics Letters, 129: 18-21.

Ropponen, O. (2014) A note on the robustness of Card and Krueger (1994) and Neumark and Wascher (2000). Empirical Economics, 46: 307-316.

Ropponen, O. (2011) Reconciling the Evidence of Card and Krueger (1994) and Neumark and Wascher (2000). Journal of Applied Econometrics. 26: 1051-1057.

Policy work