• Content, Advertising, and Circulation in an Optimizing Model of the Media Firm 

      Ahtiala, Pekka
      Tampere Economic Working Papers Net Series : 25/2003 (Tampereen yliopisto, 2003)
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      The paper determines the effects of different influencing variables on the media company’s optimal subscription and advertising prices and editorial content. The company maximizes profit consisting of subscription and ...
    • Medical Decision Criteria and Policy for an Efficient Allocation of Resources 

      Ahtiala, Pekka
      Tampere Economic Working Papers Net Series : 8/2001 (Tampereen yliopisto, 2001)
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      This paper approaches health care criteria by maximizing society's consumption possibilities in a model where health is a special case of a good produced, consumed, and used as an input in production, and the patient chooses ...
    • THE LESSON OF FINLAND S DEPRESSION OF THE 1990 S: WHAT WENT WRONG IN FINANCIAL REFORM? 

      Ahtiala, Pekka
      Tampere Economic Working Papers Net Series : 45/2005 (Tampereen yliopisto, 2005)
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      THE LESSON OF FINLAND\'S DEPRESSION OF THE 1990\'S: WHAT WENT WRONG IN FINANCIAL REFORM?* by Pekka Ahtiala Department of Economics 33014 UNIVERSITY OF TAMPERE FINLAND ABSTRACT The role of economic policy in ...
    • The New Theory of Commercial Banking and Bank Lending Behavior 

      Ahtiala, Pekka
      Tampere Economic Working Papers Net Series : 43/2005 (Tampereen yliopisto, 2005)
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      The paper studies the bank’s lending decision, based on three observed phenomena: Banks earn substantial profits from off-balance sheet activities and services, which they take into account in their lending decisions. Secondly, ...
    • THE OPTIMAL PRICING OF COMPUTER SOFTWARE AND OTHER PRODUCTS WITH HIGH SWITCHING COSTS 

      Ahtiala, Pekka
      Tampere Economic Working Papers Net Series : 31/2004 (Tampereen yliopisto, 2004)
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      The paper studies the determinants of the optimum prices of computer programs and their upgrades. It is based on the notion that because of the human capital invested in the use of a computer program by its user, this ...
    • WHEN IS MONEY NEUTRAL UNDER FLEXIBLE EXCHANGE RATES? 

      Ahtiala, Pekka
      Tampere Economic Working Papers Net Series : 65/2008 (Tampereen yliopisto, 2008)
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      The paper studies the conditions for the neutrality of money under flexible exchange rates in an extended real-wage Mundell-Fleming model, with special emphasis on the specification of the behavior functions to correspond ...