Erkki Koskela

Research Fellow

University of Helsinki

Erkki Koskela is the Academy professor in Finland and did his PhD thesis in Helsinki in 1976. He was nominated for the current public economics professor in 1981 in the University of Helsinki. After finishing his PhD thesis he has visited as a researcher among others the USA (Princeton University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), England (London School of Economics), Germany (CESifo in Munich, Magdeburg University, Free University Berlin) and Sweden (University of Uppsala, University of Umeå and University of Gothenburg). His research topics have been (i) public and labour economics, (ii) forest and environmental economics and (iii) research on economic policy.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in July 2003.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 4942
published in: Journal of Labor Research, 2011, 32 (1), 21-38
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4707
published in: Review of International Economics, 2012, 20 (1), 18-28
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4544
published in: Thomas J. Sargent and Jouko Vilmunen (eds.): Macroeconomics at the Service of Public Policy, Oxford University Press, 2012, 186-214
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3566
published in: Review of International Economics, 2010, 18 (4), 682–695
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2861
published as 'Is Tax Progression Good for Employment? Efficiency Wages and the Role of the Prereform Tax Structure' in: FinanzArchiv, 2009, 65 (1), 51 - 72
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2733
published in: European Economic Review, 2010, 54 (3), 376-392
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2628
published in: Labour Economics, 2009, 16 (3), 284-290
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1020
published in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2004, 106 (4), 677-701
IZA Discussion Paper No. 840
published in: Journal of Economics, 87(2), 2006, 159-180