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Do individual investors ignore transaction costs ? (English)

Using close to 800,000 (2,000,000) transactions by 66,000 (303,000) households in the United States (in Finland), this paper shows that individual investors with longer holding periods choose to hold less liquid stocks in their portfolios, consistent with Amihud and Mendelson's (1986) theory of liquidity clienteles. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8098 JUN 09, 2017

Anginer,Deniz; Han,Snow Xue; Yildizhan,Celim Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Finland (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Filand. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 109829 OCT 25, 2016

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Finland as a knowledge economy : elements of success and lessons learned : 芬蘭作為知識經濟:成功和經驗教訓的要素 (Chinese)

In the early 1990s, Finland went through watershed developments due to a severe economic recession, during which unemployment rates rose from around 2 percent to over 15 percent and GDP decreased by more than 10 percent. ... See More +

Publication 39378 SEP 10, 2016

Dahlman,Carl J.; Routti,Jorma Tapio; Yla-Anttila,Pekka Antero Russian, English Disclosed

Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Finland (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Finland. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 100731 OCT 01, 2015

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Country data report for Finland, 1996-2014 (English)

This Country Data Report summarizes the data from the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project for Finland. The WGI report six aggregate governance indicators for over 200 countries and territories over the period 1996-2014, covering: i) voice and accountability, ii) political stability and absence of violence, terrorism, iii) government effectiveness, iv) regulatory quality, v) rule of law, and vi) control of corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper 105456 SEP 15, 2015

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Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Finland (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2015 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Finland. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 92008 OCT 01, 2014

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Finland as a knowledge economy 2.0 : lessons on policies and governance (English)

The technology and innovation landscape has changed considerably since 2006 when Finland as a Knowledge Economy: Elements of Success and Lessons Learned [see also report 39378] was first published by the World Bank Institute (WBI). ... See More +

Publication 86943 APR 08, 2014

Halme, Kimmo [Editor]; Lindy, Ilari [Editor]; Piirainen, Kalle A. [Editor]; Salminen, Vesa [Editor]; White, Justine [Editor] Disclosed

Finland and World Bank Group trust funds (English)

Finland's contributions to the World Bank Group (WBG) totaled United States (U.S.) 838.0 million dollars for fiscal years 2009-14. In the first six months of fiscal year 2014, Finland contributed U.S. 20.5 million dollars to International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and International Development Association (IDA) trust funds (TFs), and U.S. 27.5 million dollars to Financial Intermediary Funds (FIFs). ... See More +

Brief 89577 DEC 31, 2013

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Doing business 2014 : European Union (EU) (English)

This regional profile presents the Doing Business indicators for economies in European Union (EU). It also shows the regional average, the best performance globally for each indicator and data for the following comparator regions: East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa, Latin America, and OECD High Income. ... See More +

Working Paper 83408 OCT 29, 2013

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Doing business 2014 : OECD High Income (English)

This regional profile presents the Doing Business indicators for economies in OECD High Income. It also shows the regional average, the best performance globally for each indicator and data for the following comparator regions: European Union, East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, South Asia, and Latin America. ... See More +

Working Paper 83414 OCT 29, 2013

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Doing business 2014 : Finland - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Finland. In a series of annual reports, Doing Business assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. ... See More +

Working Paper 82833 OCT 29, 2013

Disclosed

Finland - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)

The 14 indicators describe a country's macro-fiscal environment to identify constraints or opportunities for health systems financing. ... See More +

Brief 80350 JAN 01, 2013

Cortez, Rafael; Pande, Aaka; Eozenou, Patrick; Leive, Adam; Smitz, Marc; Ozcelik, Ece Disclosed

Doing business 2013 : Finland - smarter regulations for small and medium-size enterprises : comparing business regulations for domestic firms in 185 economies (English)

This tenth edition of Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 73915 OCT 23, 2012

Disclosed

SABER school autonomy and accountability country report : Finland 2012 (English)

The two most important factors explaining the success of the Finnish education system are: education has been a national priority for decades, and the system operates on trust. ... See More +

Working Paper 79946 JAN 01, 2012

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Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economy profile : Finland - comparing regulation for domestic firms in 183 economies (English)

Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 65297 JAN 01, 2012

Disclosed

Doing business 2011 : Finland - making a difference for entrepreneurs : comparing business regulation in 183 economies (English)

Doing Business 2011: making a difference for entrepreneurs is the eighth in a series of annual reports investigating regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Annual Report 58489 JAN 01, 2010

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Finland - World trade indicators 2009 : Trade at a glance (English)

This country level trade brief summarizes insights from the world trade indicators database as well as analyzes national impacts and responses to the food crisis and global recession. ... See More +

Brief 72587 DEC 01, 2009

Khubchandani, Harsha; Jhamb, Dhawal; Gupta, Neeraj; Dasgupta, Paramita Disclosed

Doing business 2010 : Finland - comparing regulation in 183 economies (English)

Doing Business 2010 is the seventh in a series of annual reports investigating regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 50492 JAN 01, 2009

Disclosed

Green case study : Botnia pilots carbon footprint measurement tool (English)

Finland-based Botnia, a leading forest products company and International Finance Corporation (IFC) client, has a better handle on the carbon footprint of its Uruguay pulp mill and where it should focus future greening efforts, thanks to calculations using an innovative, do-it yourself measurement tool, called Forest Industries Carbon Assessment Tools (FICAT). ... See More +

Brief 62688 JAN 01, 2009

Disclosed

Finland as a knowledge economy : elements of success and lessons learned (Russian)

In the early 1990s, Finland went through watershed developments due to a severe economic recession, during which unemployment rates rose from around 2 percent to over 15 percent and GDP decreased by more than 10 percent. ... See More +

Publication 39378 JAN 01, 2009

Dahlman,Carl J.; Routti,Jorma Tapio; Yla-Anttila,Pekka Antero Chinese, English Disclosed

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Do individual investors ignore transaction costs ? (English)
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JUN 09, 2017 WPS8098 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Finland (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109829 Working Paper
Finland as a knowledge economy : elements of success and lessons learned : 芬蘭作為知識經濟:成功和經驗教訓的要素 (Chinese)
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SEP 10, 2016 39378 Publication Russian, English
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Finland (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100731 Working Paper
Country data report for Finland, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105456 Working Paper
Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Finland (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92008 Working Paper
Finland as a knowledge economy 2.0 : lessons on policies and governance (English)
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APR 08, 2014 86943 Publication
Finland and World Bank Group trust funds (English)
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DEC 31, 2013 89577 Brief
Doing business 2014 : European Union (EU) (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83408 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : OECD High Income (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83414 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : Finland - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82833 Working Paper
Finland - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80350 Brief
Doing business 2013 : Finland - smarter regulations for small and medium-size enterprises : comparing business regulations for domestic firms in 185 economies (English)
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OCT 23, 2012 73915 Working Paper
SABER school autonomy and accountability country report : Finland 2012 (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 79946 Working Paper
Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economy profile : Finland - comparing regulation for domestic firms in 183 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 65297 Working Paper
Doing business 2011 : Finland - making a difference for entrepreneurs : comparing business regulation in 183 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 58489 Annual Report
Finland - World trade indicators 2009 : Trade at a glance (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 72587 Brief
Doing business 2010 : Finland - comparing regulation in 183 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 50492 Working Paper
Green case study : Botnia pilots carbon footprint measurement tool (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 62688 Brief
Finland as a knowledge economy : elements of success and lessons learned (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2009 39378 Publication Chinese, English