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Prof. Panu Poutvaara, Ph.D.

Publications

Articles in refereed journals

  1. Panu Poutvaara (with Topi Miettinen), "Parties as efficiency-improving gate-keepers in rent-seeking societies", European Journal of Political Economy 38, 2015, 87-101 | Details

  2. Panu Poutvaara (with Mikael Elinder, Henrik Jordahl), "Promises, policies and pocketbook voting", European Economic Review 75, 2015, 177–194 | Details

  3. Panu Poutvaara (with Jan-Erik Lönnqvist, Juha Itkonen and Markku Verkasalo), "The Five-Factor Model of Personality and Degree and Transitivity of Facebook Social Networks", Journal of Research in Personality 50, 2014, 98-101 | Details

  4. Panu Poutvaara (with Topi Miettinen), "A Market for Connections", European Journal of Political Economy 33, 2014, 37-52 | Details

  5. Panu Poutvaara (with Mikael Priks), "Unemployment and Gang Crime: Can Prosperity Backfire?", Economics of Governance 12 (3), 2011, 259–273 | Details

  6. Panu Poutvaara (with Axel Dreher), "Foreign Students and Migration to the United States", World Development 39 (8), 2011, 1294–1307 | Details

  7. Panu Poutvaara (with Kaisa Kotakorpi), "Pay for Politicians and Candidate Selection: An Empirical Analysis", Journal of Public Economics 95 (7–8), 2011, 877–885 | Details

  8. Panu Poutvaara, "The Expansion of Higher Education and Time-Consistent Taxation", European Journal of Political Economy 27 (2), 2011, 257–267 | Details

  9. Panu Poutvaara (with Andreas Wagener), "The Invisible Hand Plays Dice: Eventualities in Sects Markets", Public Choice 145 (3-4), 2010, 483–505 | Details

Poutvaara, Panu (with Amihai Glazer, Vesa Kanniainen), “Firms' Ethics, Consumer Boycotts, and Signalling”, European Journal of Political Economy 26, 2010, 340-350

Poutvaara, Panu (with Katarina Keller and Andreas Wagener), “Does Military Draft Discourage Enrollment in Higher Education? Evidence from OECD Countries”, FinanzArchiv 66, 2010, 97-120

Poutvaara, Panu (with Niclas Berggren, Henrik Jordahl), “The Looks of a Winner: Beauty and Electoral Success”, Journal of Public Economics 94, 2010, 8-15

Panu Poutvaara (with Marko Koethenbuerger), “Rent Taxation in a Small Open Economy: The Effect on Transitional Generations”, International Tax and Public Finance 16, 2009, 697-709

Panu Poutvaara (with Volker Grossmann), “Pareto-improving Bequest Taxation”, International Tax and Public Finance 16, 2009, 647-669

Panu Poutvaara (with Katarina Keller, Andreas Wagener), “Military Draft and Economic Growth in OECD Countries”, Defense and Peace Economics 20, 2009, 373-393

Panu Poutvaara (with Henrik Jordahl, Juha Tuomala), “Education Returns of Wage Earners and Self-employed Workers: Comment” and “Education Returns of Wage Earners and Self-employed Workers: Rejoinder”, Economics of Education Review 28, 2009, 641-644 and 648

Panu Poutvaara (with Henrik Jordahl, Niclas Berggren), “Faces of Politicians: Babyfacedness Predicts Inferred Competence but Not Electoral Success”, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 45, 2009, 1132-1135

Panu Poutvaara (with Mikael Priks), “Hooliganism and Police Tactics”, Journal of Public Economic Theory 11, 2009, 441-453

Panu Poutvaara (with Mikael Priks), “The Effect of Police Intelligence on Group Violence: Evidence from Reassignments in Sweden”, Journal of Public Economics 93, 2009, 403-411

Panu Poutvaara (with Lars Siemers), “Smoking and Social Interaction”, Journal of Health Economics 27, 2008, 1503-1515

Panu Poutvaara, "Public and Private Education in an Integrated Europe: Studying to Migrate and Teaching to Stay?”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 110, 2008, 591-608

Panu Poutvaara (with Andreas Wagener), “Why is the Public Sector More Labor-Intensive? A Distortionary Tax Argument”, Journal of Economics 94, 2008, 105-124

Panu Poutvaara, “On Human Capital Formation with Exit Options: Comment and New Results”, Journal of Population Economics 21, 2008, 679-684

Panu Poutvaara (with Marko Koethenbuerger, Paola Profeta), “Why are More Redistributive Social Security Systems Smaller? A Median Voter Approach”, Oxford Economic Papers 60, 2008, 275-292

Panu Poutvaara (with Amihai Glazer, Vesa Kanniainen), “Income Taxes, Property Values and Migration”, Journal of Public Economics 92, 2008, 915-923

Panu Poutvaara (with Andreas Wagener), “To Draft or Not to Draft? Inefficiency, Generational Incidence, and Political Economy of Military Conscription”, European Journal of Political Economy 23, 2007, 975-987

Panu Poutvaara, “Social Security Incentives, Human Capital Investment and Mobility of Labor”, Journal of Public Economics 91, 2007, 1299-1325

Panu Poutvaara (with Vesa Kanniainen), “Imperfect Transmission of Tacit Knowledge and Other Barriers to Entrepreneurship”, Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal 28, 2007, 675-694

Panu Poutvaara (with Tuomas Takalo), “Candidate Quality”, International Tax and Public Finance 14, 2007, 7-27

Panu Poutvaara (with Morten I. Lau), ”Social Security Incentives and Human Capital Investment”, Finnish Economic Papers 19, 2006, 16-24

Panu Poutvaara, ”On the Political Economy of Social Security and Public Education”, Journal of Population Economics 19, 2006, 345-365

Panu Poutvaara (with Marko Köthenbürger), “Social Security Reform and Investment in Education: Is there Scope for a Pareto-Improvement?”, Economica 73, 2006, 299-319

Panu Poutvaara (with Katarina Keller), “Growth in OECD Countries and Elsewhere: How Much Do Education and R&D Explain?”, Economics Bulletin 15 (17), 2005, 1-11

Panu Poutvaara, “Educating Europe: Should Public Education be Financed with Graduate Taxes or Income-Contingent Loans?”, CESifo Economic Studies 50 (4), 2004, 663-684

Panu Poutvaara (with Morten I.Lau, Andreas Wagener), “Dynamic Costs of the Draft”, German Economic Review 5 (4), 2004, 381-406

Panu Poutvaara (with Essi Eerola, Niku Määttänen), “Citizens Should Vote on Secession”, Topics in Economic Analysis & Policy 4 (23), 2004

Panu Poutvaara (with Svend E.Hougaard Jensen, Morten I. Lau), “Efficiency and Equity Aspects of Alternative Social Security Rules”, FinanzArchiv 60 (3), 2004, 325-358

Panu Poutvaara, “Gerontocracy Revisited: Unilateral Transfer to the Young May Benefit the Middle-aged”, Journal of Public Economics 88, 2004, 161-174

Panu Poutvaara, “Party Platforms with Endogenous Party Membership”, Public Choice 117, 2003, 79-98

Panu Poutvaara, “Investment in Education and Redistributive Taxation without Pre-commitment”, FinanzArchiv 59 (2), 2003, 177-188

Panu Poutvaara, “Income Redistribution and Risky Occupational Choices”, Topics in Economic Analysis & Policy 2 (1), Article 8, 2002

Panu Poutvaara, “Alternative Tax Constitutions and Risky Education in a Federation”, Regional Science and Urban Economics 31, 2001, 355-377

Panu Poutvaara, “Education, Mobility of Labour and Tax Competition”, International Tax and Public Finance 7 (6), 2000, 699-719

Panu Poutvaara (with Vesa Kanniainen), “Why Invest in Your Neighbor? Social Contract on Educational Investment”, International Tax and Public Finance 7 (4/5), 2000, 547-562

Monographs (Authorship)

Poutvaara, Panu, Essays on the Political Economy of Education and Income Redistribution, Kansantaloustieteen laitoksen tutkimuksia, (Publication series of the Department of Economics, University of Helsinki), Dissertationes Oeconomicae, 89, 2001

Panu Poutvaara, Risky Education, Taxation, and Mobility of Labor, Kansantaloustieteen laitoksen tutkimuksia, (Publication series of the Department of Economics, University of Helsinki), 81, 1999, Licentiate’s thesis

Papers in academic volumes

  1. Panu Poutvaara (with Daniel Leithold, Till Nikolka, Katrin Oesingmann and Daniela Wech), "Étude comparative de l’ifo sur les pouvoirs et la représentativité des représentants de salariés dans l’entreprise en France et en Allemagne", in: Rapport d'information n. 647 (2015-2016) de Mme Annick BILLON, fait au nom de la Délégation aux entreprises, 2016, 77-102, Information | Details

  2. Panu Poutvaara (with Michele Battisti, Gabriel Felbermayr), "Immigration: What are the benefits for the local population?", in: Christian Kolmer, Roland Schatz and Ramu Damodaran (eds.): Integration Index 2016, InnoVatio Publishing, Zürich, 2016, 103-123 | Details

  3. Panu Poutvaara, "Einleitung: Die Migrationswelle: Hans-Werner Sinn und die Zuwanderungsdebatte", in: Gabriel Felbermayr et. al. (Hrsg.): Hans-Werner Sinn und 25 Jahre deutsche Wirtschaftspolitik, Hanser, München, 2016, 222-223 | Details | PDF Download

  4. Panu Poutvaara (with Andreas Wagener), "The Political Economy of Conscription", in: Christopher J. Coyne and Rachel L. Mathers (eds.): The Handbook on the Political Economy of War, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, 2011, 154-174 | Details

Panu Poutvaara, "Mitä kasvot kertovat? (What Faces Reveal?)", in: Raili Kivelä (ed.): Mielijouhteita kielestä – Jyväskylän Lyseo 150-vuotisjuhlakirja, (Associations from Language – Jyväskylän Lyseo 150 years), Gummerus, Jyväskylä, 2008

Panu Poutvaara, “Comments”, in: S. Cnossen und H.-W. Sinn (eds.): Public Finance and Policy in the New Century, MIT Press, 2003, 237-239

Panu Poutvaara, “Comment on Wolfram F. Richter: Social Security and Taxation Subject to Subsidiarity and Freedom of Movement”, Swedish Economic Policy Review 9, 2002, 75-78

Panu Poutvaara, "Mitä opettaa koulun taloustiedossa? Kansantaloustieteilijän näkökulma, (What Should Be Taught on Economics at School? An Economist’s Perspective)", in: Jan Löfström (ed.): Kohti tulevaa menneisyyttä. Historiallis-yhteiskunnallinen kasvatus uudella vuosituhannella (Towards Past Histories. Teaching History and Social Sciences in the New Millennium), PS-Kustannus, Gummerus Kirjapaino Oy, Jyväskylä, 2002

Articles in non-refereed journals

  1. Panu Poutvaara (with Oliver Falck, Gabriel Felbermayr, Anita Jacob-Puchalska), "Arbeitsmarktchancen von Flüchtlingen", ifo Schnelldienst 69 (04), 2016, 83-85 | Details | PDF Download

  2. Panu Poutvaara (with Daniela Wech), "ifo Migrationsmonitor", ifo Schnelldienst 68 (23), 2015, 24-31 | Details | PDF Download

  3. Panu Poutvaara (with Michele Battisti, Gabriel Felbermayr), "Arbeitsmarktchancen von Flüchtlingen in Deutschland: Ergebnisse einer Unternehmensbefragung", ifo Schnelldienst 68 (22), 2015, 22-25 | Details | PDF Download

  4. Panu Poutvaara, "The Role of Political Parties in Rent-Seeking Societies", CESifo DICE Report 13 (3), 2015, 23-26 | Details | PDF Download

  5. Panu Poutvaara (with Michele Battisti, Gabriel Felbermayr), "Einwanderung: Welchen Nutzen hat die einheimische Bevölkerung?", ifo Schnelldienst 68 (18), 2015 | Details | PDF Download

  6. Panu Poutvaara, "Public-sector outsourcing: The desirability of outsourcing the provision of public services depends on their characteristics and market conditions", IZA World of Labor 65, 2014, 1-10, Information | Details

  7. Panu Poutvaara (with Ilpo Kauppinen), "Family Migration and Policies: Lessons from Denmark", CESifo DICE Report 9 (4), 2011, 37-40 | Details | PDF Download

  8. Panu Poutvaara (with Andreas Wagener), "Ending Military Conscription", CESifo DICE Report 9 (2), 2011, 36-43 | Details | PDF Download

Panu Poutvaara (with Andreas Wagener), “Conscription: Economic Costs and Political Allure”, The Economics of Peace and Security Journal 2 (1), 2007, 6-15 ( Information

Working papers

  1. Panu Poutvaara (with Max Steinhardt), "Bitterness in Life and Attitudes Towards Immigration", CESifo Working Paper No. 5611, November 2015 | Details | PDF Download

  2. Panu Poutvaara (with George J. Borjas, Ilpo Kauppinen), "Self-Selection of Emigrants: Theory and Evidence on Stochastic Dominance in Observable and Unobservable Characteristics", CESifo Working Paper No. 5567, October 2015 | Details | PDF Download

  3. Panu Poutvaara (with Johannes Meya and Robert Schwager), "Pocketbook Voting and Social Preferences in Referenda", CESifo Working Paper No. 5267, March 2015 | Details | PDF Download

  4. Panu Poutvaara (with Michele Battisti, Gabriel Felbermayr, Giovanni Peri), "Immigration, Search, and Redistribution: A Quantitative Assessment of Native Welfare", CESifo Working Paper No. 5022, October 2014 | Details | PDF Download

  5. Panu Poutvaara (with Martin Junge, Martin D. Munk), "International Migration of Couples", CESifo Working Paper No. 4927, July 2014 | Details | PDF Download

  6. Panu Poutvaara (with Kaisa Kotakorpi and Marko Terviö), "Returns to Office in National and Local Politics", CESifo Working Paper No. 4542, December 2013 | Details | PDF Download

  7. Panu Poutvaara (with Kaisa Kotakorpi and Marko Terviö), "Returns to Office in National and Local Politics", Aboa Centre for Economics - Discussion Paper No. 86,, 2013 | Details

  8. Panu Poutvaara (with Martin Junge, Martin D. Munk), "International Migration of Couples", Norface Migration Discussion Paper No. 18, 2013 | Details

  9. Panu Poutvaara (with Topi Miettinen), "A Market for Connections", CESifo Working Paper No. 3810, May 2012 | Details | PDF Download

  10. Panu Poutvaara (with Ilpo Kauppinen), "Preferences for Redistribution among Emigrants from a Welfare State", Ifo Working Paper No. 120, 2012 | Details | PDF Download

  11. Panu Poutvaara (with Niclas Berggren, Henrik Jordahl), "The Right Look: Conservative Politicians Look Better and their Voters Reward it", CESifo Working Paper No. 3310, December 2010 | Details | PDF Download

  12. Panu Poutvaara (with Kaisa Kotakorpi), "Pay for Politicians and Candidate Selection: An Empirical Analysis", CESifo Working Paper No. 3126, July 2010 | Details | PDF Download

  13. Panu Poutvaara (with Olli Ropponen), "School Shootings and Student Performance", CESifo Working Paper No. 3114, July 2010 | Details | PDF Download

Poutvaara, Panu (with Martin D. Munk, Martin Junge), “Self-Selection and Earnings of Emigrants from a Welfare State”, IZA DP 4144, 2009

Poutvaara, Panu (with Erkki Koskela), “Is There Scope for Gains from Revenue-Neutral Labor Tax Reforms with Flexible Outsourcing?”, IZA DP 3984, 2009

Poutvaara, Panu (with Mikael Elinder, Henrik Jordahl), “Selfish and Prospective: Theory and Evidence of Pocketbook Voting”, IZA DP 3763, 2008

Poutvaara, Panu (with Erkki Koskela), “Flexible Outsourcing and the Impacts of Labour Taxation in European Welfare States”, IZA DP 3699, 2008

Poutvaara, Panu (with Erkki Koskela), “Outsourcing and Labor Taxation in Dual Labor Markets”, IZA DP 3512, 2008

Poutvaara, Panu (with Niku Määttänen), “Should Old-age Benefits be Earnings-tested?”, IZA DP 2616, 2007

Poutvaara, Panu (with Topi Miettinen), “Political Parties and Network Formation”, HECER DP 80, IZA DP 1918, CESifo Working Paper 1663, 2006

Poutvaara, Panu (with Amihai Glazer, Vesa Kanniainen), “Initial Luck, Status-Seeking and Snowballs Lead to Corporate Success and Failure”, IZA DP 1426, 2004

Poutvaara, Panu (with Juha Tuomala), “What is Left to Residual Claimants? The Empirics of Income Reported by Entrepreneurs and Workers”, IZA DP 1178, 2004

Poutvaara, Panu (with Andreas Wagener), “P(r)aying for Friends: Religious Groups and the Market for Social Contacts”, CEBR Discussion Paper 2003-15, 2003

Poutvaara, Panu (with Morten I. Lau), ”Social Security Rules, Labor Supply and Human Capital Formation”, CEBR Discussion Paper No. 2001-10, 2001  


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