Tapio K. Palokangas
Research Fellow

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Palokangas Tapio Palokangas has been Professor of International Economics at the University of Helsinki since 1993. He holds D.Phil. from the University of Oxford (U.K.).

Tapio Palokangas' current research interests include the following topics: (i) the effects of labour market institutions on economic growth, (ii) the implications of globalization in the labor markets, (iii) the political economy of labor market policy and (iv) population economics. Cambridge University Press published his book "Labour Unions, Public Policy, and Economic Growth" in 2000. His other publications include articles e.g. in Applied Mathematics and Computation, Economica, European Journal of Political Economy, German Economic Review, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Economics, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, LABOUR, Labour Economics, Oxford Economic Papers, and Scandinavian Journal of Economics.

In Journal of Population Economics, Tapio Palokangas (co-authoring with Ulla Lehmijoki) has published three articles: "Political Instability, Gender Discrimination, and Population Growth in Developing Countries" 19(2006), "Population Growth Overshooting and Trade in Developing Countries" 22(2009) and "Trade, Population Growth, and the Environment in Developing Countries" 23(2010).

Tapio Palokangas was Associate Editor of European Economic Review for 2003-2013. For the moment, he is Co-Editor of Economics Open-Access Open-Assessment Journal.

Tapio Palokangas joined IZA as a Research fellow in November 2002.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10468  Tapio K. Palokangas
Labor Market Regulation, International Trade and Footloose Capital
10465  Ulla Lehmijoki
Tapio K. Palokangas
Fertility, Mortality and Environmental Policy
9412  Tapio K. Palokangas
The Welfare Effects of Globalization with Labor Market Regulation
8147  Tapio K. Palokangas
The Political Economy of Labor Market Regulation with R&D
8054  Ulla Lehmijoki
Tapio K. Palokangas
Land Reforms, Status and Population Growth
(revised version published as "Landowning, Status and Population Growth" as pages 315-328 in: Dynamic Optimization in Environmental Economics. Edited by E. Moser, W. Semmler, G. Tragler and V.M. Veliov. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag 2014.)
5422  Ulla Lehmijoki
Tapio K. Palokangas
The Long-Run Effects of Mortality Decline in Developing Countries
4096  Tapio K. Palokangas
Integration, Labor Market Regulation, Lobbying, and Technological Change
4091  Tapio K. Palokangas
Economic Growth with Political Lobbying and Wage Bargaining
(revised version published in: IFAC Papers on Control Applications of Optimization 7 (2010))
1592  Tapio K. Palokangas
Economic Integration, Market Power and Technological Change
966  Tapio K. Palokangas
Optimal Taxation with Capital Accumulation and Wage Bargaining
793  Tapio K. Palokangas
Foreign Direct Investment, Labour Market Regulation and Self-Interested Governments
(revised version published as "Investment, Expropriation and Unionization" in: Economics of Governance, 2009, 10 (1), 27-42)
720  Tapio K. Palokangas
Labour Market Regulation, Productivity-Improving R&D and Endogenous Growth
(published as "Union-Firm Bargaining, Productivity Improvement and Endogenous Growth" in: Labour, 2004, 18 (2), 191-205)