Jaakko Meriläinen

ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica

Camino a Santa Teresa No. 930

Col. Héroes de Padierna

Ciudad de México

Mexico

http://https://sites.google.com/view/jaakkomerilainen/main

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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1,216

SSRN CITATIONS

25

CROSSREF CITATIONS

6

Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

The Violent Origins of Finnish Equality

Number of pages: 97 Posted: 03 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2021
Jaakko Meriläinen, Matti Mitrunen and Tuomo Virkola
ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica, University of Helsinki - Department of Political and Economic Studies and Government of the Republic of Finland - VATT Institute for Economic Research
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civil war, democratization, famine, inequality, redistribution, threat of revolution

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Electoral Repercussions of a Pandemic: Evidence from the 2009 H1N1 Outbreak

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2021
Emilio Gutierrez, Jaakko Meriläinen and Adrian Rubli
Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica and Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)
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elections, H1N1, pandemics, retrospective voting, voting behavior

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Labor Market Effects of Open Borders: Lessons from EU Enlargement

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 07 Oct 2020
Isa Kuosmanen and Jaakko Meriläinen
University of Geneva - Geneva School of Economics and Management and ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica
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European Union, Labor Mobility, Migrant Workers, Open Borders, Temporary Migration

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Does Regression Discontinuity Design Work? Evidence from Random Election Outcomes

Government Institute for Economic Research Working Papers No. 59
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 12 Dec 2014
University of Jyväskylä, ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica, Aalto University - School of Business, Aalto University - Department of Economics and University of Turku - Turku School of Business - Department of EconomicsVATT Institute for Economic Research
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Elections, experiment, incumbency advantage, regression discontinuity design

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Political Selection and Economic Policy

Number of pages: 121 Posted: 09 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2021
Jaakko Meriläinen
ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica
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close elections, economic ideology, fiscal policy, local government, political selection, quality of politicians

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Class, Social Mobility, and Voting: Evidence from Historical Voting Records

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Political Science, ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica and University of Turku - Turku School of Business - Department of EconomicsVATT Institute for Economic Research
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class-based voting, economic voting, social mobility, voting behavior, poll books

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The Advantage of Incumbents in Coalitional Bargaining

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2021
Jaakko Meriläinen, Janne Tukiainen and Janne Tukiainen
ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica and University of Turku - Turku School of Business - Department of EconomicsVATT Institute for Economic Research
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coalitional bargaining, coalitions, government formation, incumbency advantage, local government, multi-party system

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Primary Effect in Open-List Elections

VATT Institute for Economic Research Working Papers No. 79
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Sep 2016
Jaakko Meriläinen, Janne Tukiainen and Janne Tukiainen
ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica and University of Turku - Turku School of Business - Department of EconomicsVATT Institute for Economic Research
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Political promotions, Preference votes, Primary effect, Regression discontinuity design

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How Much Should We Trust Regression Discontinuity Design Estimates? Evidence from Experimental Benchmarks of the Incumbency Advantage

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Oct 2020
Bristol University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of Bristol, ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica, University of Oxford and University of Turku - Turku School of Business - Department of EconomicsVATT Institute for Economic Research
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Close Elections, Personal Incumbency Advantage, Regression Discontinuity Design

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Public Employees as Politicians: Evidence from Close Elections

VATT Institute for Economic Research Working Papers No. 78
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 29 Sep 2016
University of Jyväskylä, ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica, Aalto University - School of Business, Aalto University - Department of Economics and University of Turku - Turku School of Business - Department of EconomicsVATT Institute for Economic Research
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close elections, political representation, public employees, public expenditures

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Victorian Voting: The Origins of Party Orientation and Class Alignment

VATT Institute for Economic Research Working Paper No.121
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 06 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2019
Torun Dewan, Jaakko Meriläinen, Janne Tukiainen and Janne Tukiainen
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government, ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica and University of Turku - Turku School of Business - Department of EconomicsVATT Institute for Economic Research
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Candidate-vs-party-oriented voting, party development, partisan alignment

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The Global COVID-19 Student Survey: First Wave Results

Number of pages: 171 Posted: 07 Jun 2021
University of St. Andrews - School of Economics and Finance, Yale University, Northwestern University, Syracuse University, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, Auburn University - Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Valencia - Department of Economic Analysis, Johannes Kepler University, University of Valencia - Department of Economic Analysis, University of South Carolina, University of Western Australia - Department of Economics, School of Economics, University of Sydney, Wayne State University - Department of Economics, Lund University, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, University of Barcelona, University of Valencia, University of Bologna, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, University of Sydney, Wayne State University, Mount Holyoke College - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Central Florida - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics, University of Stavanger, Wayne State University, Michigan State University, Texas A&M University - George Bush School of Government and Public Service, Autonomous University of Barcelona - MOVE (Markets, Organizations and Votes in Economics), University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica, IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Emory University, Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics, Syracuse University, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Lund University - School of Economics and Management, Lund University, University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Syracuse University
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Pre-Electoral Coalitions: Insights into the Boundaries of Political Parties

Aboa Centre for Economics Discussion paper No. 143
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 26 May 2021
London School of Economics and Political Science, ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica and University of Turku - Turku School of Business - Department of EconomicsVATT Institute for Economic Research
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bargaining power, local elections, multi-party system, open-list PR system, pre-electoral coalitions, strategic voting

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Vox Populi, Vox Dei? Tacit Collusion in Politics

IFN Working Paper No. 1393, 2021
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Jul 2021
Christian Johansson, Anders Kärnä and Jaakko Meriläinen
Chalmers University of Technology, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica
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electoral competition, partisan collusion, probabilistic voting, repeated elections, tacit collusion

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Single‐Party Rule, Public Spending, and Political Rents: Evidence from Finnish Municipalities

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 121, Issue 2, pp. 736-762, 2019
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Mar 2019
Jaakko Meriläinen
ITAM, Centro de Investigación Económica
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Common‐pool problem, government composition, local government, regression discontinuity design