TSER Seminar

The Department of Economics of the University of Turku holds a weekly seminar every Tuesday from 16:00-17:00 at the Turku School of Economics.

Note: In Autumn 2023, seminars are held mainly in a hybrid format (with a few exceptions). All seminars can be accessed through the Zoom link


Seminars – Spring 2024

  • 8.1. [hybrid, LS07] Erik Mäkelä (UTU): Housing market and capitalization of information: The case of land leases (Job talk)
  • 9.1. [hybrid, LS07] Sander Ramboer (VATT): The impact of mortgage regulation on homeownership and household leverage: Evidence from Finland’s LTV reform (Job talk)
  • 16.1. [hybrid, LS07] Julius Zachariassen (UTU): Behavioral Implementation Without Unanimity
  • 23.1. [hybrid, LS08] Selcen Cakir : Choosing Your Pond: A Structural Model of Political Power Sharing
  • 30.1. [hybrid, LS08] Salomo Hirvonen (UTU): Who is mobilized to vote by short text messages? Dynamic effects, persistence and spillovers in two field experiments
  • 6.2. [zoom] Christine Bangum (BI Oslo): Mobilization and Intra-Party Power Sharing: Theory and Evidence from Norway
  • 13.2. [hybrid, LS03] Matias Pietola (FCCA): Pay-for-delay, licensing and litigation – An economic perspective to patent settlements in the pharmaceutical industry
  • 20.2. Winter Holiday – No Seminar
  • 27.2. [hybrid, LS07] Annika Nivala (VATT): Does Accelerated Depreciation Boost Investment? Evidence from a Regional Policy
  • 5.3. [hybrid, LS07] Mitri Kitti (Aalto): Willingness to Pay for Risk Reductions: Comparing Traffic Accidents and Infectious Diseases
  • 12.3. [hybrid, LS07] Laura Jernström (THL) In Sickness and in Health: Job Displacement and Health Spillovers in Couples
  • 19.3. [hybrid, LS07] Hanna Virtanen (ETLA): Education, gender, and family formation
  • 26.3. [hybrid, LS07] Nigel McClung (Bank of Finland): Price Stability and Debt Sustainability under Endogenous Growth
  • 2.4. [hybrid, LS07] Iiro Ahomäki (University of Jyväskylä): Effect of information intervention on opioid prescribing: A pre-registered nationwide randomized experiment
  • 9.4. [hybrid, LS07] Inga Saikkonen (Åbo Akademi): Does Democratic Backsliding Depend on the Policy Issue? Evidence from a Conjoint Experiment
  • 16.4. [hybrid, LS14] Viteslav Titl (Utrecht University): The One and Only: Single Bidding in Public Procurement
  • 23.4. [hybrid, LS07] Kristofer Månsson (University of Jönköping): How does the CEO’s gender affect public utilities’ economic decisions?
  • 30.4. Vappu – No Seminar
  • 7.5. [hybrid, LS07] Timo Kuosmanen (UTU): Afriat inequalities in convex regression: Past, present, future
  • 14.5. [hybrid, LS07] Prottoy Akbar (Aalto): Do I drive further or move closer? Evidence from car inspections and neighborhood sorting in Helsinki
  • 21.5. [hybrid, LS07] Tapio Räsänen (KELA): Family policy and maternal mental health
  • 28.5. [hybrid, LS07] Ramin Izadi (VATT): Refining Early Childhood Education: Finland’s Two-Year Pre-School Experiment

Seminars – Autumn 2023

  • 12.9. [hybrid, LS07]  Timo Teräsvirta (Aarhus University and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin): Long Monthly European Temperature and Precipitation Series and the North Atlantic Oscillation
  • 19.9. [hybrid, LS08] Terhi Maczulskij (ETLA): Firm-level cyclicality of carbon productivity
  • 26.9. [hybrid, LS07] Tuomas Takalo (Bank of Finland): Patent Policy and Costly Imitation: Evidence from Paragraph IV Generic Entry in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • 3.10. [hybrid, LS08] Claudia Troccoli (Aalto Uni.): Evolution of the Child Penalty
  • 10.10. [hybrid, LS07] Juha Tervala (Uni. Helsinki): Building the Education Revolution: The Employment Effects of Fiscal Stimulus in Australia
  • 17.10. [hybrid, LS07] Jérôme Schäfer (LMU): Making Unequal Democracy Work? The Effect of Income on Voter Turnout and Vote Choice in Italy
  • 24.10. [hybrid, LS09] Ciprian Domnisoru (Aalto Uni.): Planning for Family Succession
  • 31.10. [hybrid, LS08] Eero Mäkynen (UTU): Earnings Dynamics with On-the-Job Learning
  • 7.11. [hybrid, LS08] Jeremias Nieminen (UTU):  Effects of Regional Exemptions from Labor Market Testing
  • 14.11 [hybrid, LS08] Esther Mbih (UTU): Understanding the Barriers to Training Enrolment : a Descriptive Analysis
  • 21.11. [hybrid, LS08] Daniel Knutsson (Uppsala Uni.): Beyond the Learning Curve: Ambulance Nurse Experience and Performance
  • 28.11. [hybrid, LS08] Juha Kilponen (Bank of Finland): Should central banks’ inflation target be raised?


Past seminars -Academic year 2022-23

Past seminars -Academic year 2021-22

Past seminars -Academic year 2020-21