Saara Tamminen

Saara Tamminen

Senior Researcher, PhD (Econ.), on leave until 06/2020

Research areas: ex ante impact analyses service trade firm heterogeneity

Saara Tamminen is a senior researcher at the VATT Institute for Economic Research specializing in international economics. In particular, her research themes include trade in services, heterogeneity of firms and competitiveness, trade policy, general equilibrium modelling and ex-ante impact analyses. Saara is currently researching trade in services and energy taxation. She has been at VATT since 2011 and she holds a PhD from the University of Utrecht.

Saara is on leave of absence until 06/2020.

Selected articles

van den Berg, M., van Marrewijk, C. and Tamminen, S. (2018) Trade, productivity and profitability: On profit levels and profit margins The World Economy (forthcoming)

Tamminen, S. (2016) Regional effects or none? Firms’ profitability during the Great Recession in Finland. Papers in Regional Science, 96(1): 33-59.

Tamminen, S. (2014) Heteregeneous firms, mark-ups and income inequality. Tjalling C. Koopmans Dissertation Series, USE 023, ISBN 978-94-91870-09-5, Utrecht University. (PhD dissertation)

Tamminen, S. and Chang, H-H. (2013) Firm and sectoral heterogeneity in mark-up variability. Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 22(1): 140-159.