Which is better for the environment, democracy or dictatorship?
An authoritarian system can efficiently tackle environmental problems the existence of which it acknowledges. However, it is bad at discerning...
Vesa Vihriälä appointed professor of practice at the Helsinki Graduate School of Economics
Vesa Vihriälä, DSocSci, has been appointed professor of practice at the University of Helsinki. Vihriälä will assume the position on 1 July 2019.
Heikki Hiilamo: "Disappointing results from the Finnish basic income experiment"
Heikki Hiilamo, Professor of Social Policy at the University of Helsinki, comments on the preliminary results of Finland's basic income...
The shipping container: an invention that revolutionized trade and turned the world into a giant conveyor belt
Maritime transport fuels global trade. But is it already too cheap to be sustainable?
Professor Anne Kouvonen: To reduce health differences, society must support people
Stress experienced by bosses is in the limelight, but in real life, mental problems are accumulated by those in manual labour, much like...
Professor Antti Kauppinen: The pursuit of happiness does not result in happiness
It is the duty of philosophers to keep on reiterating that there are no easy answers to big questions. Happiness is not only joy and laughter,...
Industrial countries consider climate policy detrimental to economic growth
Not many countries have taken to implementing ambitious climate policies, even with all the research knowledge available. The varying beliefs...
Professor Jari Eloranta: Military spending accounts for an ever smaller proportion of the world economy
Research on the economics of warfare can reveal strange details. Military operations have even been financed by selling grain to the enemy.