Antti Kauhanen

The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, Finland

I find IZA World of Labor to be an extremely useful source of accessible information on labor economics

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Chief Research Scientist, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy

Research interest

Personnel economics, gender, wage dynamics

Positions/functions as a policy advisor

Member of two governmental work groups related to restructuring in the labour market (2011–2013, 2015)

Past positions

Researcher, Helsinki School of Economics and The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, 2008


PhD Economics, Helsinki School of Economics, 2007

Selected publications

  • “An 'opposing responses' test of classic versus market‐based promotion tournaments.” Journal of Labor Economics 34:3 (2016): 747–779 (with J. DeVaro).

  • “Promotion signaling, gender, and turnover: New theory and evidence.” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 216 (2016): 140–166 (with H. Cassidy and J. DeVaro).

  • “Gender differences in careers.” Annals of Economics and Statistics, 117/118 (2015): 61–88 (with S. Napari).

  • “Teams, performance-related pay and productive efficiency: Evidence from a food-processing plant.” Industrial and Labor Relations Review 63:4 (2010): 606–626. (with D. C. Jones and P. Kalmi).

  • “Career and wage dynamics: Evidence from linked‐employer employee data.” Research in Labor Economics 36 (2012): 35–76 (with S. Napari).