Contact

Email:  matti.sarvimaki[at.]aalto.fi
Tel: +358 40 304 5515

Department of Economics, Aalto University
[former Helsinki School of Economics]
Arkadiankatu 7, 00100 Helsinki, Finland

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Publications

Integrating Immigrants: The Impact of Restructuring ALMP. With Kari Hämäläinen
Journal of Labor Economics, forthcoming

Assimilation to a Welfare State: Labor Market Performance and Use of Social Benefits by Immigrants to Finland
Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2011, 113(3), 665–688

Working Papers

Labor Market Experiences and Portfolio Choice: Evidence from the Finnish Great Depression (2014) | Appendix
With Samuli Knüpfer and Elias Rantapuska. Revised and resubmitted, Journal of Finance

Agglomeration in the Periphery (2011) | Appendix

The Long-Term Effects of Forced Migration (2010)
With Roope Uusitalo and Markus Jäntti

Work in progress

International Trade and Labor Markets: Evidence from the Collapse of the U.S.S.R. With Arnaud Costinot and Jon Vogel

Urban Capital and Spillovers: Evidence from the London V-bombings. With Steve Redding and Daniel Sturm

The Allocation of Talent. With Marko Terviö

Equality of Opportunity or Equality of Outcomes? Norway over the 20th Century. With Tuomas Pekkarinen and Kjell Salvanes

The Impact of Subsidizing Commercial Space in Deprived Neighbourhoods. With Steve Gibbons and Henry Overman

Information and Educational Choice: a Field Experiment. With Sari Pekkala Kerr, Tuomas Pekkarinen and Roope Uusitalo

Policy papers (in Finnish)

See my VATT homepage

Teaching

Economic History (2014)
Labor Economics (2012, with Tuomas Pekkarinen)
International Economics (2008)

Other

Immigrants in the Labor Market (video, 35min, in Finnish)
Presentation at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies

History as a Laboratory (video, 45min, in Finnish; my part starts at 48:00)
Presentation at the Finnish Academy of Science

The Economic Impact of Immigration (audio, 29min, in Finnish)
Radio interview at YLE