Roope Uusitalo

Roope Uusitalo

Professor, PD

Forskningsområden: offentlig ekonomi utbildningsekonomi arbetsekonomi

roope.uusitalo@helsinki.fi

Tel. +358 50 432 6094

GSM: +358 40 805 4863

Roope Uusitalo är professor i offentlig ekonomi vid Helsingfors universitet och Statens ekonomiska forskningscentral VATT.

Uusitalo forskar i utbildningsekonomi, offentlig ekonomi och arbetsekonomi. På senaste tid har han fokuserat på uppsägningsskyddet, efterfrågan av och utbud av sociala färdigheter på arbetsmarknaden samt konsekvenserna av ändringar i utbildningspolitiken.

Uusitalo doktorerade i statsvetenskap vid Helsingfors universitet 1999. Han kommer till tjänsten som professor i offentlig ekonomi från handelshögskolan vid Jyväskylä universitet där han har varit professor i utbildningsekonomi sedan 2015. Han är ordförande för det 2014 grundade rådet för utvärdering av den ekonomiska politiken samt research fellow i det tyska forskningsnätverket för arbetsekonomi IZA.

Utvalda artiklar

M. Jokela, T. Pekkarinen, M. Sarvimäki, M. Terviö, & R. Uusitalo (2017): Secular rise in economically valuable personality traits. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(25) pp. 6527 - 6532. [article]

P. Böckerman, P. Skedinger, R. Uusitalo (2017): Seniority rules, worker mobility and wages: Evidence from multi-country linked employer-employee data, Labour Economics, In press, available online [article]

K. Koerselman & R. Uusitalo (2014): The Risk and Return of Human Capital Investments, Labour Economics, [article]

M. Rokkanen & R. Uusitalo (2013): Changes in Job Stability – Evidence from Lifetime Job Histories, Finnish Economic Papers 26(2)  [article]

A. Moisio & R. Uusitalo (2013): The impact of municipal mergers on local public expenditures in Finland, Public Finance and Management, 13(3)

K. Huttunen, J. Pirttilä & R. Uusitalo (2013): The employment effects of low-wage subsidies, Journal of Public Economics, 97, January 2013, Pages 49–60 [article]

S. Kerr, T. Pekkarinen & R. Uusitalo (2013): School Tracking and Development of Cognitive Skills, Journal of Labor Economics Vol. 31, No. 3, July 2013,  [article] [dp]

R. Uusitalo & J. Verho (2010): The effect of unemployment benefits on re-employment rates: Evidence from the Finnish unemployment insurance reform, Labour Economics, 17(4), pp. 643-654 [article] [dp]

M. Söderström & R. Uusitalo (2010): School choice and segregation: Evidence from an admission reform, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 112(1), pp. 55-76 [article] [dp]

J. Pirttilä & R. Uusitalo (2010): Leaky bucket in the real world: Estimating inequality aversion using survey data, Economica, 77, pp. 60–76 [article] [dp]

T. Pekkarinen, R. Uusitalo & S. Kerr (2009): School tracking and intergenerational income mobility: Evidence from the Finnish comprehensive school reform, Journal of Public Economics 93(7-8), pp. 965-973. [article] [dp]

P. Böckerman, U. Hämäläinen & R. Uusitalo (2009): Labour Market Effects of the Polytechnic Education Reform: The Finnish Experience, Economics of Education Review, 28(6), pp. 672-681 [article] [dp]

O. Korkeamäki & R. Uusitalo (2009): Employment and wage effects of a payroll-tax cut: Evidence from a regional experiment, International Tax and Public Finance, 16(6), pp. 753-772 [article] [dp]

P. Böckerman & R. Uusitalo (2008): Minimum wages and youth employment: Evidence from the Finnish retail trade sector, British Journal of Industrial Relations, 47:2, pp. 388–405 [article] [dp]

K. Hämäläinen, R. Uusitalo & J. Vuori (2008): Varying biases in matching estimates: Evidence from two randomised job search training experiments, Labour Economics 15, pp. 604-618.  [article] [dp]

U. Hämäläisen & R. Uusitalo (2008): Signalling or human capital: Evidence from the Finnish polytechnic school reform, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 110, pp. 755-775. [article] [dp]

P. Böckerman & R. Uusitalo (2006): Union membership and the erosion of the Ghent system: Lessons from Finland, British Journal of Industrial Relations 44:2, pp. 283–303. [article] [dp]

T. Hakola & R. Uusitalo (2005): Not so voluntary retirement decisions? Evidence from a pension reform, Journal of Public Economics, 89, pp. 2121–2136. [article] [dp]