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Postal address:Wellesley College (WCW) 106 Central Street Wellesley, MA 02481
Workplace:Department of Economics, Wellesley College, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2024

  1. Age at Immigrant Arrival and Career Mobility: Evidence from Vietnamese Refugee Migration and the Amerasian Homecoming Act
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Immigrant Entrepreneurship: New Estimates and a Research Agenda
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2023

  1. Comparison of Estimates: Survey of Business Owners, Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs, and Annual Business Survey
    CES Technical Notes Series, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau Downloads

2022

  1. The Transformation of Self Employment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies (2022) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. When the Kids Grow Up: Women's Employment and Earnings across the Family Cycle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2021

  1. Whose Job Is It Anyway? Co-Ethnic Hiring in New U.S. Ventures
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies (2021) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article Whose Job Is It Anyway? Coethnic Hiring in New US Ventures, Journal of Human Capital, University of Chicago Press (2021) Downloads View citations (3) (2021)

2020

  1. Immigration Policy Levers for US Innovation and Startups
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Chapter Immigration Policy Levers for US Innovation and Start-Ups, NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2020) Downloads View citations (1) (2020)
  2. Why Firms Offer Paid Parental Leave: An Exploratory Study
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)

2019

  1. Immigrant Networking and Collaboration: Survey Evidence from CIC
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Chapter Immigrant Networking and Collaboration: Survey Evidence from CIC, NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2019) Downloads View citations (4) (2019)

2018

  1. Immigrant Entrepreneurship in America: Evidence from the Survey of Business Owners 2007 & 2012
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Journal Article Immigrant entrepreneurship in America: Evidence from the survey of business owners 2007 & 2012, Research Policy, Elsevier (2020) Downloads View citations (40) (2020)

2017

  1. Global collaborative patents
    Bank of Finland Research Discussion Papers, Bank of Finland Downloads
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2016) Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (16)

    See also Journal Article Global Collaborative Patents, Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society (2018) Downloads View citations (36) (2018)
  2. Global talent flows
    Bank of Finland Research Discussion Papers, Bank of Finland Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2016) Downloads View citations (81)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (80)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2016) Downloads View citations (78)

    See also Journal Article Global Talent Flows, Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association (2016) Downloads View citations (83) (2016)
  3. High-skilled migration and agglomeration
    Bank of Finland Research Discussion Papers, Bank of Finland Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (4)
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2016) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article High-Skilled Migration and Agglomeration, Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews (2017) Downloads View citations (30) (2017)
  4. Personality Traits of Entrepreneurs: A Review of Recent Literature
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (42)
  5. The Dynamics of Gender Earnings Differentials: Evidence from Establishment Data
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (42)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2017) Downloads View citations (42)
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics (2017) Downloads View citations (43)

    See also Journal Article The dynamics of gender earnings differentials: Evidence from establishment data, European Economic Review, Elsevier (2021) Downloads View citations (6) (2021)

2016

  1. Immigrant Entrepreneurship
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2016) Downloads View citations (20)
    Bank of Finland Research Discussion Papers, Bank of Finland (2016) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Chapter Immigrant Entrepreneurship, NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (20) (2016)
  2. Weathering the Great Recession: Variation in Employment Responses by Establishments and Countries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar (2016) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Will market competition trump gender discrimination in India ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Within and Between Firm Trends in Job Polarization: Role of Globalization and Technology
    ETLA Working Papers, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in Working Papers, Työn ja talouden tutkimus LABORE, The Labour Institute for Economic Research LABORE (2016) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article Within and between firm trends in job polarization: the roles of globalization and technology, Journal of Economic Geography, Oxford University Press (2020) Downloads View citations (9) (2020)

2015

  1. Entrepreneurship and Urban Growth: An Empirical Assessment with Historical Mines
    Harvard Business School Working Papers, Harvard Business School Downloads View citations (175)
    Also in Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies (2013) Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) Downloads View citations (40)

    See also Journal Article Entrepreneurship and Urban Growth: An Empirical Assessment with Historical Mines, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press (2015) Downloads View citations (176) (2015)
  2. House Money and Entrepreneurship
    Harvard Business School Working Papers, Harvard Business School Downloads View citations (41)
  3. House Prices, Home Equity and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from U.S. Census Micro Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article House prices, home equity and entrepreneurship: Evidence from U.S. census micro data, Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier (2022) Downloads View citations (2) (2022)
  4. Post-Secondary Education and Information on Labor Market Prospects: A Randomized Field Experiment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Journal Article Post-secondary education and information on labor market prospects: A randomized field experiment, Labour Economics, Elsevier (2020) Downloads View citations (15) (2020)

2014

  1. Firms and the Economics of Skilled Immigration
    Harvard Business School Working Papers, Harvard Business School Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article Firms and the Economics of Skilled Immigration, Innovation Policy and the Economy, University of Chicago Press (2015) Downloads View citations (53) (2015)
    Chapter Firms and the Economics of Skilled Immigration, NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (10) (2014)
  2. Skilled Immigration and the Employment Structures of U.S. Firms
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (12)
    Harvard Business School Working Papers, Harvard Business School (2013) Downloads View citations (20)

    See also Journal Article Skilled Immigration and the Employment Structures of US Firms, Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press (2015) Downloads View citations (77) (2015)
    Chapter Skilled Immigration and the Employment Structures of U.S. Firms, NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) (2012)

2012

  1. The Effect of Work First Job Placements on the Distribution of Earnings: An Instrumental Variable Quantile Regression Approach
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Upjohn Working Papers, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Journal Article The Effect of Work First Job Placements on the Distribution of Earnings: An Instrumental Variable Quantile Regression Approach, Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press (2017) Downloads View citations (30) (2017)

2011

  1. Economic Impacts of Immigration: A Survey
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (274)
    Also in Discussion Papers, VATT Institute for Economic Research (2005) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article Economic Impacts of Immigration: A Survey, Finnish Economic Papers, Finnish Economic Association (2011) Downloads View citations (221) (2011)

2009

  1. School Tracking and Development of Cognitive Skills
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Working Paper Series, IFAU - Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (2009) Downloads View citations (33)
    Working Papers, VATT Institute for Economic Research (2009) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article School Tracking and Development of Cognitive Skills, Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press (2013) Downloads View citations (75) (2013)

2006

  1. Education Policy and Intergenerational Income Mobility: Evidence from the Finnish Comprehensive School Reform
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (29)
    Also in Working Paper Series, IFAU - Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (2006) Downloads View citations (20)
    Working Papers, Työn ja talouden tutkimus LABORE, The Labour Institute for Economic Research LABORE (2006) Downloads View citations (27)

2005

  1. Employment Assimilation of Immigrants - Evidence from Finland
    ERSA conference papers, European Regional Science Association Downloads
  2. On the Importance of Finnishing School: Half a Century of Inter-generational Economic Mobility in Finland
    Discussion Papers, VATT Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics (2004) Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. Factor Price Equalization in Finland
    ERSA conference papers, European Regional Science Association Downloads
  2. Is Little Brother Nothing but Trouble?: Educational Attainment, Returns to Schooling and Sibling Structure
    Discussion Papers, VATT Institute for Economic Research Downloads
  3. Matching in thin labour markets: panel data evidence from Finland, 1991-2002
    ERSA conference papers, European Regional Science Association Downloads
  4. What Draws People to Urban Growth Centers: Jobs vs. Pay?
    Discussion Papers, VATT Institute for Economic Research Downloads

2002

  1. Adjustment to Regional Labour Market Shocks
    Discussion Papers, VATT Institute for Economic Research Downloads
  2. Regional growth centres - the most attractive location in Finland?
    ERSA conference papers, European Regional Science Association Downloads
  3. Unemployment and Migration: Does Moving Help?
    Discussion Papers, VATT Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article Unemployment and Migration: Does Moving Help?, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell (2002) Downloads View citations (45) (2002)

2001

  1. Regional Economic Repercussions of an Economic Crisis: A Sectoral Analysis
    Discussion Papers, VATT Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Regional Labour Market Adjustment: Are Positive and Negative Shocks Different?
    ERSA conference papers, European Regional Science Association Downloads
    See also Journal Article Regional Labour Market Adjustment: Are Positive and Negative Shocks Different?, LABOUR, CEIS (2002) Downloads View citations (4) (2002)
  3. The Role of Education in Self-Employment Success
    Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent Downloads View citations (19)

2000

  1. MIGRATION IN A CORE-PERIPHERY MODEL: ANALYSIS OF AGGLOMERATION IN REGIONAL GROWTH CENTRES
    ERSA conference papers, European Regional Science Association Downloads View citations (5)
  2. THE EFFECT OF AGGREGATE FLUCTUATIONS ON REGIONAL ECONOMIC DISPARITIES IN FINLAND
    ERSA conference papers, European Regional Science Association Downloads View citations (3)

1999

  1. Migration and individual earnings in Finland: a regional perspective
    ERSA conference papers, European Regional Science Association Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Migration and Individual Earnings in Finland: A Regional Perspective, Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals (2002) Downloads View citations (3) (2002)

1998

  1. Regional convergence in Finnish provinces and subregions, 1960-94
    ERSA conference papers, European Regional Science Association Downloads

Undated

  1. Abilities, Budgets and Age: Inter-Generational Economic Mobility in Finland
    Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)

Journal Articles

2022

  1. House prices, home equity and entrepreneurship: Evidence from U.S. census micro data
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2022, 130, (C), 103-119 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper House Prices, Home Equity and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from U.S. Census Micro Data, NBER Working Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (10) (2015)

2021

  1. The dynamics of gender earnings differentials: Evidence from establishment data
    European Economic Review, 2021, 134, (C) Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper The Dynamics of Gender Earnings Differentials: Evidence from Establishment Data, IZA Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (42) (2017)
  2. Whose Job Is It Anyway? Coethnic Hiring in New US Ventures
    Journal of Human Capital, 2021, 15, (1), 86 - 127 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper Whose Job Is It Anyway? Co-Ethnic Hiring in New U.S. Ventures, NBER Working Papers (2021) Downloads View citations (4) (2021)

2020

  1. Immigrant entrepreneurship in America: Evidence from the survey of business owners 2007 & 2012
    Research Policy, 2020, 49, (3) Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper Immigrant Entrepreneurship in America: Evidence from the Survey of Business Owners 2007 & 2012, NBER Working Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (16) (2018)
  2. Post-secondary education and information on labor market prospects: A randomized field experiment
    Labour Economics, 2020, 66, (C) Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper Post-Secondary Education and Information on Labor Market Prospects: A Randomized Field Experiment, IZA Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (27) (2015)
  3. Within and between firm trends in job polarization: the roles of globalization and technology
    (The skill complementarity of broadband internet)
    Journal of Economic Geography, 2020, 20, (4), 1003-1039 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper Within and Between Firm Trends in Job Polarization: Role of Globalization and Technology, ETLA Working Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (13) (2016)

2019

  1. Risk attitudes and personality traits of entrepreneurs and venture team members
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2019, 116, (36), 17712-17716 Downloads View citations (10)

2018

  1. Global Collaborative Patents
    Economic Journal, 2018, 128, (612), F235-F272 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper Global collaborative patents, Bank of Finland Research Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads (2017)

2017

  1. High-Skilled Migration and Agglomeration
    Annual Review of Economics, 2017, 9, (1), 201-234 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper High-skilled migration and agglomeration, Bank of Finland Research Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (6) (2017)
  2. The Effect of Work First Job Placements on the Distribution of Earnings: An Instrumental Variable Quantile Regression Approach
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2017, 35, (1), 149 - 190 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper The Effect of Work First Job Placements on the Distribution of Earnings: An Instrumental Variable Quantile Regression Approach, NBER Working Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (11) (2012)
  3. The Expanding Gender Earnings Gap: Evidence from the LEHD-2000 Census
    American Economic Review, 2017, 107, (5), 110-14 Downloads View citations (91)

2016

  1. Global Talent Flows
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2016, 30, (4), 83-106 Downloads View citations (83)
    See also Working Paper Global talent flows, Bank of Finland Research Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (1) (2017)
  2. Parental Leave Legislation and Women's Work: A Story of Unequal Opportunities
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2016, 35, (1), 117-144 Downloads View citations (5)

2015

  1. Entrepreneurship and Urban Growth: An Empirical Assessment with Historical Mines
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2015, 97, (2), 498-520 Downloads View citations (176)
    See also Working Paper Entrepreneurship and Urban Growth: An Empirical Assessment with Historical Mines, Harvard Business School Working Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (175) (2015)
  2. Firms and the Economics of Skilled Immigration
    Innovation Policy and the Economy, 2015, 15, (1), 115 - 152 Downloads View citations (53)
    See also Working Paper Firms and the Economics of Skilled Immigration, Harvard Business School Working Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (10) (2014)
    Chapter Firms and the Economics of Skilled Immigration, NBER Chapters, 2014, 115-152 (2014) Downloads View citations (10) (2014)
  3. Skilled Immigration and the Employment Structures of US Firms
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2015, 33, (S1), S147 - S186 Downloads View citations (77)
    See also Chapter Skilled Immigration and the Employment Structures of U.S. Firms, NBER Chapters, 2012, 147-186 (2012) (2012)
    Working Paper Skilled Immigration and the Employment Structures of U.S. Firms, William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series (2014) Downloads View citations (1) (2014)

2013

  1. Immigration and Employer Transitions for STEM Workers
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 193-97 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Intergenerational income immobility in Finland: contrasting roles for parental earnings and family income
    Journal of Population Economics, 2013, 26, (3), 1057-1094 Downloads View citations (16)
  3. School Tracking and Development of Cognitive Skills
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2013, 31, (3), 577 - 602 Downloads View citations (75)
    See also Working Paper School Tracking and Development of Cognitive Skills, IZA Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (16) (2009)

2011

  1. Economic Impacts of Immigration: A Survey
    Finnish Economic Papers, 2011, 24, (1), 1-32 Downloads View citations (221)
    See also Working Paper Economic Impacts of Immigration: A Survey, NBER Working Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (274) (2011)

2009

  1. School tracking and intergenerational income mobility: Evidence from the Finnish comprehensive school reform
    Journal of Public Economics, 2009, 93, (7-8), 965-973 Downloads View citations (185)

2005

  1. Returns to scale in a matching model: evidence from disaggregated panel data
    Applied Economics, 2005, 37, (1), 115-118 Downloads View citations (24)

2004

  1. Increasing Regional Disparities in the 1990s: The Finnish Experience
    Regional Studies, 2004, 38, (3), 255-267 Downloads View citations (13)

2003

  1. Migration Flows in Finland: Regional Differences in Migration Determinants and Migrant Types
    International Regional Science Review, 2003, 26, (4), 466-482 Downloads

2002

  1. Migration and Individual Earnings in Finland: A Regional Perspective
    Regional Studies, 2002, 36, (1), 13-24 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper Migration and individual earnings in Finland: a regional perspective, ERSA conference papers (1999) Downloads View citations (2) (1999)
  2. Regional Labour Market Adjustment: Are Positive and Negative Shocks Different?
    LABOUR, 2002, 16, (2), 267-286 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper Regional Labour Market Adjustment: Are Positive and Negative Shocks Different?, ERSA conference papers (2001) Downloads (2001)
  3. Regional labor markets in Finland: Adjustment to total versus region-specific shocks
    Papers in Regional Science, 2002, 81, (3), 329-342 Downloads View citations (9)
  4. The Role of Education in Self–Employment Success in Finland
    Growth and Change, 2002, 33, (2), 216-237 Downloads View citations (24)
  5. Unemployment and Migration: Does Moving Help?
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2002, 104, (4), 621-639 Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Working Paper Unemployment and Migration: Does Moving Help?, Discussion Papers (2002) Downloads View citations (1) (2002)

2000

  1. Aggregate economic fluctuations and regional convergence: the Finnish case 1988-95
    Applied Economics, 2000, 32, (2), 211-219 Downloads View citations (17)

1999

  1. A Macroeconomic Analysis of Regional Migration in Finland, 1975-95
    The Review of Regional Studies, 2001, 29, (3), 226-240 Downloads
  2. Regional convergence across the Finnish provinces and subregions, 1960-94
    Finnish Economic Papers, 1999, 12, (1), 28-40 Downloads View citations (2)

Chapters

2020

  1. Immigration Policy Levers for US Innovation and Start-Ups
    A chapter in Innovation and Public Policy, 2020, pp 85-115 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper Immigration Policy Levers for US Innovation and Startups, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2020) Downloads View citations (1) (2020)

2019

  1. Immigrant Networking and Collaboration: Survey Evidence from CIC
    A chapter in The Roles of Immigrants and Foreign Students in US Science, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, 2019, pp 173-205 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper Immigrant Networking and Collaboration: Survey Evidence from CIC, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2019) Downloads View citations (4) (2019)

2016

  1. Immigrant Entrepreneurship
    A chapter in Measuring Entrepreneurial Businesses: Current Knowledge and Challenges, 2016, pp 187-249 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper Immigrant Entrepreneurship, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (20) (2016)

2014

  1. Firms and the Economics of Skilled Immigration
    A chapter in Innovation Policy and the Economy, Volume 15, 2014, pp 115-152 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article Firms and the Economics of Skilled Immigration, University of Chicago Press (2015) Downloads View citations (53) (2015)
    Working Paper Firms and the Economics of Skilled Immigration, Harvard Business School (2014) Downloads View citations (10) (2014)

2012

  1. Skilled Immigration and the Employment Structures of U.S. Firms
    A chapter in US High-Skilled Immigration in the Global Economy, 2012, pp 147-186
    See also Journal Article Skilled Immigration and the Employment Structures of US Firms, University of Chicago Press (2015) Downloads View citations (77) (2015)
    Working Paper Skilled Immigration and the Employment Structures of U.S. Firms, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan (2014) Downloads View citations (1) (2014)
 
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