Publications

 

Maaja Vadi, Anne Reino, and Anne Aidla are editors of the special issue of the International Journal of Manpower (Vol 40, Issue 6, 2019) titled "The relationship between intangible assets and firm productivity – still myth or is there new evidence?" 

It is hard to find clear evidence that developing intangible assets leads to higher productivity and yet, rather a lot of wishful thinking and even myths still exist in this field. With this special issue, we aim to open up a re-examination (and if necessary a questioning) of the concepts and relationships between intangible assets and performance, and especially productivity. Seven articles approach productivity and intangible assets from different angles – gossip, CEO characteristics, employee age and wages, innovativeness and financial performance, the complexity of products and exporting, employee age and productivity by comparing high-waged and low-waged employees. Did we find new evidence that productivity benefits from intangible assets? The articles in our issue reflect that several aspects of intangible assets have a direct or indirect effect on productivity. Learning and training seem to be key to higher productivity. This finding is not surprising; however, it was showed that not all kinds of education and experience necessarily lead to higher productivity. It is not enough to develop employees and raise their competencies; organizations should also focus on various forms of learning at the team and organizational level.

The special issue is published in the frame of the project IUT 20-49 Structural Change as the Factor of Productivity Growth in the Case of Catching up Economies.

See the content of the special issue here.

 

 

WP 1. Components of Structural Change as the Factors of Productivity Growth in Catching Up Economies

  • Lukason, O.; Vissak, T. (2019), Export behavior and corporate governance, Review of International Business and Strategyhttps://doi.org/10.1108/RIBS-07-2019-0097
  • Herasymovych, M., Märka, K., Lukason, O. (2019). Using reinforcement learning to optimize the acceptance threshold of a credit scoring model. Applied Soft Computing, 2019, Volume 84, November 2019, 105697. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2019.105697
  • Lukason, O.; Andresson, A. (2019). Tax Arrears Versus Financial Ratios in Bankruptcy Prediction, Journal of Risk and Financial Management,12(4), 187.https://doi.org/10.3390/jrfm12040187
  • Lukason, O., Camacho-Miñano, M. (2019). Bankruptcy Risk, Its Financial Determinants and Reporting Delays: Do Managers Have Anything to Hide?,  Risks, 2019, 7(3), 77
  • Masso, J., Vahter, P. (2019). Knowledge Transfer from Multinationals through Labour Mobility: Are There Effects on Productivity, Product Sophistication and Exporting?, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, DOI: 10.1080/1540496X.2018.1530653
  • Tverdostup, M., Paas, T. (2019). Economic performance analysis of selected blue economy sectors in Estonia and Finland. University of Tartu, SEBA Working Papers Series, No 115. 
  • Süsi, V., Lukason, O. (2019). Corporate governance and failure risk: evidence from Estonian SME population, Management Research Review, https://doi.org/10.1108/MRR-03-2018-0105
  • Tverdostup, M., Paas, T. (2019). Immigrant–native wage gap in Europe: the role of cognitive skills and their use at work, International Journal of Manpowerhttps://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-03-2018-0087
  • Vahter, P., Masso, J. (2018). The contribution of multinationals to wage inequality: foreign ownership and the gender pay gap. Review of  World Economics, doi.org/10.1007/s10290-018-0336-2
  • Lukason, O. (2018). Age and size dependencies of firm failure processes: an analysis of bankrupted Estonian firms. International Journal of Law and Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLMA-03-2017-0071
  • Lukason, O., Laitinen, E. (2018). Firm failure processes and components of failure risk: An analysis of European bankrupt firms. Journal of Business Research.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2018.06.025
  • Vahter, P., Masso, J. (2018). The Contribution of Multinationals to Wage Inequality: Foreign Ownership and the Gender Pay Gap. University of Tartu, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Working Paper No. 106. https://www.mtk.ut.ee/sites/default/files/mtk/dokumendid/febawb106.html
  • Roosaar, L., Masso, J., Varblane, Urmas. (2017). The structural change and labour productivity of firms: do changes in the age and wage structure of employees matter”, University of Tartu, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Working Paper No. 103. https://www.mtk.ut.ee/sites/default/files/mtk/dokumendid/febawb103.html
  • Tverdostup, M.; Paas, T. (2017). The role of cognitive skills and their use at work in explaining the immigrant-native wage gap. University of Tartu, School of Economics and Business Administration Working Paper Series, 104.
  • Ostapenko, N. (2017). Do informal institutions affect entrepreneurial intentions? Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 24 (3), 446-467. 10.1108/JSBED-12-2016-0192.
  • Tverdostup, M., Paas, T. (2017). Gender-specific human capital: identification and quantifying its wage effects. International Journal of Manpower, 26 (6), 1−24.
  • Lukason, O., Käsper, K. (2017). Failure prediction of government funded start-up firms. Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 14 (2), 296-306.
  • Kuusk, A., Staehr, K., Varblane, Uku. (2017). Sectoral change and labour productivity growth during boom, bust and recovery in Central and Eastern Europe. Economic Change and Restructuring, 50 (1), 21-43, 10.1007/s10644-016-9180-3.
  • Lukason, O.; Laitinen, E.K. (2016). Failure processes of old manufacturing firms in different European countries. Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 13 (2), 310−321. 10.21511/imfi.13(2-2).2016.06
  • Eamets, R. (2016). Labor Market Policies and Labor Market Flexibility During the Great Recession: The Case of Estonia. In: Martin Kahanec, Klaus F. Zimmermann (Ed.). Labor Migration, EU Enlargement, and the Great Recession. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 365-396.
  • Meriküll, J. (2016). Labor Market Transitions During the Great Recession in Estonia. In: Kahanec, M., Zimmermann, K., F. (Ed.). Labor Migration, EU Enlargement, and the Great Recession. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 347-365.
  • Joller, L., Varblane, U. (2016). Learning from an electromobility living lab: experiences from the Estonian ELMO programme. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 4 (2), 57−67, 10.1016/j.cstp.2015.11.001.
  • Varblane, U. (2016). EU Structural Funds in the Baltic Countries - Useful or Harmful? Estonian Discussions on Economic Policy, 24 (2), 120-136.
  • Tverdostup, M., Masso, J. (2016). The labour market performance of young return migrants after the crisis in CEE countries: the case of Estonia. Baltic Journal of Economics, 16 (2), 192−220.
  • Tverdostup, M.; Paas, T. (2016). Assessment of labour market returns to gender unique human capital: evidence from Estonia. GECOMPLEXITY Discussion Paper, 5, 1−29.
  • Tversostup, M.; Paas, T. (2016). The gender wage gap in the human capital framework: A cross-nordic assessment based on PIAAC. Estonian Discussions on Economic Policy, 2, 137-160.
  • Lukason, O., Lukason, T., Varblane, U. (2016). Firm Failure Causes in the Forest Sector: An Analysis of Bankrupted Estonian Firms. Baltic Forestry, 22 (1), 175−180.
  • Lukason, O., Laitinen, E.K., Suvas, A. (2016). Failure processes of young manufacturing micro firms in Europe. Management Decision, 54 (8), 1966−1985, 10.1108/MD-07-2015-0294.
  • Männasoo, K.; Meriküll, J. (2015). The impact of firm financing constraints on R&D over the business cycle. In: IOS Working Papers (1−29). Institute for East and Southeast European Studies.
  • Lukason, O., Laitinen E.K., Suvas, A. (2015). Growth patterns of small manufacturing firms before failure: interconnections with financial ratios and nonfinancial variables. International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management, 6(2), 59-66.
  • Lukason, O., Hoffman, R.C. (2015). Firm failure causes: a population level study. Problems and Perspectives in Management, 13 (1), 45-55.
  • Kuusk, A., Staehr, K., Varblane, Uku. (2015). Sectoral change and labour productivity growth during boom, bust and recovery in Central and Eastern Europe. Eesti Pank. Working Paper Series, 2.
  • Eamets, R., Jaakson, K. (2014). Labour market flexibility and spatial mobility. International Journal of Manpower, 35 (6), 746-752. 
  • Laitinen, E.K., Lukason, O. (2014). Do firm failure processes differ across countries: evidence from Finland and Estonia.  Journal of Business Economics and Management, 15 (5), 810-832.
  • Laitinen, E.K., Lukason, O., Suvas, A. (2014). Are firm failure processes different? Evidence from seven countries. Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 11(4), 212-222. 
  • Lukason, O. (2014). Why and how agricultural firms fail: evidence from Estonia. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, 20 (1), 5-11. 
  • Lukason, O., Hoffman, R. (2014). Firm bankruptcy probability and causes: an integrated study. International Journal of Business and Management, 9 (11), 80-91.
  • Masso, J., Eamets, R., Mõtsmees, P. (2014). Temporary migrants and occupational mobility: evidence from the case of Estonia. International Journal of Manpower, 35 (6), 753-775.
  • Sepp, J.; Varblane, Uku (2014). The Decomposition of Productivity Gap between Estonia and Korea. Ordnungspolitische Diskurse/Discourses in Social Market Economy, 3. https://www.econstor.eu/bitstream/10419/94366/1/780427432.pdf
  • Roosaar, L., Mõtsmees, P., Varblane, U. (2014). Occupational mobility over the business cycle. International Journal of Manpower, 35 (6), 873-897.

WP 2. Changes of Firms’ Export Markets and Product Portfolios as the Source of Productivity Growth and Structural Change

 

  • Coudounaris, D.N. (2019). Pitfalls in writing a good paper in international business and export marketing: the case of International Journal of Export Marketing, Int. J. Export Marketing, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp.146–169. 10.1504/IJEXPORTM.2019.10025857
  • Benkovskis, K., Masso, J., Tkacevs, O., Vahter, P.,  Yashiro, N. (2019). Export and productivity in global value chains: comparative evidence from Latvia and Estonia, Review of World Economics, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10290-019-00371-0
  • Sthapit, E., Coudounaris, D., Björk, P. (2019). Extending the memorable tourism experience construct: an investigation of memories of local food experiences, Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, https://doi.org/10.1080/15022250.2019.1689530
  • Vissak, T., Francioni, B., Freeman, S. (2019). Foreign market entries, exits and re-entries: The role of knowledge, network relationships and decision-making logic. International Business Review, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2019.101592
  • Varblane, Uku and Bormann, S. (2019), Does the pursuit of more complex products contribute to the productivity of exporting firms?, International Journal of Manpower, Vol. 40 No. 6, pp. 1131-1150. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-03-2018-0092
  • Roosaar, L., Masso, J. and Varblane, U. (2019), Age-related productivity decrease in high-waged and low-waged employees, International Journal of Manpower, Vol. 40 No. 6, pp. 1151-1170. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-03-2018-0086
  • Masso, J., Vahter, P. (2019). Knowledge Transfer from Multinationals through Labour Mobility: Are There Effects on Productivity, Product Sophistication and Exporting?, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, DOI: 10.1080/1540496X.2018.1530653
  • Lukason, O., Vissak, T. (2019). Internationalization and failure risk patterns: Evidence from young Estonian manufacturing exporters, Review of International Business and Strategy, https:// doi.org/10.1108/RIBS-06-2018-0054 
  • Miranda-Garcia, I. M.; Segovia-Vargas, M. J.: Lukason, O.; Vissak, T. (2019). Financial capacities and export success: evidence from small and medium-sized Estonian firms. ECORFAN Journal- Mexico, 10 (22), 39−54. 10.35429/EJM.2019.22.10.39.54.
  • Coudounaris, D. (2018). Mediation of product design and moderating effects of reference groups in the context of country-of-origin effect of a luxury Brand, Review of International Business and Strategy, Vol. 28 Issue: 2, pp.169-205,  https://doi.org/10.1108/RIBS-05-2017-0044
  • Rebane, T. (2018). Complementarities in Performance Between Product Innovation, Marketing Innovation and Cooperation with Clients. University of Tartu, School of Economics and Business Administration Working Paper No. 113. 
  • Lukason, O.; Laitinen, E.K. (2018). Failure of exporting and non-exporting firms: do the financial predictors vary? Review of International Business and Strategy, https://doi.org/10.1108/RIBS-02-2018-0015
  • Sthapit, E., Coudounaris, D., Björk, P. (2018). The memorable souvenir-shopping experience: antecedents and outcomes. Leisure Studieshttps://doi.org/10.1080/02614367.2018.1519031.
  • Coudounaris, D. (2018). Mediation of product design and moderating effects of reference groups in the context of country-of-origin effect of a luxury Brand. Review of International Business and Strategy, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp 169-205. 
  • Peters, B., Riley, R., Siedschlag, I., Vahter, P., McQuinn, J. (2018). Internationalisation, innovation and productivity in services: evidence from Germany, Ireland and the United Kingdom. Review of World Economics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10290-018-0313-9.
  • Lilles, A., Rõigas, K.,  Varblane, U. (2018). Comparative View of the EU Regions by Their Potential of University-Industry Cooperation. Journal of the Knowledge Economy, 2018, pp. 1-19, dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13132-018-0533-1.
  • Sthapit, E., Kozak, M., Coudounaris, D. N. (2018). What Am I Going to Do Now? Examining Choice Overload in Vacation Activities Using the Familiarity Concept. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 1−27.10.1080/15022250.2017.1405844
  • Coudounaris, D. (2018). Export promotion programmes for assisting SMEs. Review of International Business and Strategy, 28 (1), pp.77-109.
  • Vissak, T.; Lukason, O.; Segovia-Vargas, M.-J. (2018). Interconnecting exporter types with export growth and decline patterns: evidence from matched mature Estonian and Spanish firms. Review of International Business and Strategy, 28 (1), pp.61-76.
  • Vissak, T.; Masso, J. (2018). Estonian born globals' job creation. In: Mandl, I.; Patrini, V. (Ed.). European Born Globals. Job creation in young international businesses (86−104). London: Routledge.
  • Sthapit, E., Coudounaris, D. N. (2018). Memorable tourism experiences: Antecedents and outcomes. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 18 (1), 72−94.10.1080/15022250.2017.1287003.
  • Yashiro, N., Benkovskis, K., Masso, J., Tkacevs, O.,  Vahter, P. (2017), Export and productivity in global value chains. Comparative evidence from Latvia and Estonia. OECD Economics Department Working Paper No. 1448. http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/economics/export-and-productivity-in-global...
  • Juust, M., Vahter, P.,Varblane, U. (2017). The Trade Effects of the EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement in the Automotive Industry. The University of Tartu School of Economics and Business Administration Working Paper, 105. Tartu: Tartu University Press, 1−25. www.mtk.ut.ee/sites/default/files/mtk/dokumendid/febawb105.pdf
  • Coudounaris, D. N., Sthapit, E. (2017). Antecedents of memorable tourism experience related to behavioral intentions. Psychology and Marketing, Vol. 34 (12), 1084-1093.
  • Sthapit, E., Björk, P., Coudounaris, D. N. (2017). Emotions elicited by local food consumption, memories, place attachment and behavioural intentions. Anatolia - An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research, 28 (3), 363−380. 10.1080/13032917.2017.1322111.
  • Meriküll, J., Mõtsmees, P. (2017). Do you get what you ask? The gender gap in desired and realised wages. International Journal of Manpower, 38 (6), 893-908, 10.1108/IJM-11-2015-0197.
  • Lukason, O., Vissak, T. (2017). Failure processes of exporting firms: evidence from France. Review of International Business and Strategy, 27 (3), 322−334.10.1108/RIBS-03-2017-0020.
  • Vissak, T., Tsukanova, T., Zhang, X. (2017). The value of knowledge, network relationships and governmental support for Chinese firms’ early internationalization: survey evidence. In: S. Marinova; J. Larimo; N. Nummela (Ed.). Value Creation in International Business. Volume 2: An SME Perspective (195−217). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
  • Francioni, B., Vissak, T.; Musso, F. (2017). Small Italian wine producers’ internationalization: The role of network relationships in the emergence of late starters. International Business Review, 26 (1), 12−22, 10.1016/j.ibusrev.2016.05.003.
  • Vissak, T., Francioni, B., Musso, F. (2017). The role of network relationships in small wineries' internationalization: a case study from Marche, Italy. International Journal of Wine Business Research, 29 (1), 1−29, 10.1108/IJWBR-07-2015-0025
  • Vissak, T., Zhang, X. (2016). A born global’s radical, gradual and nonlinear internationalization: A case from Belarus. Journal for East European Management Studies, 21 (2), 209−230, 10.1688/JEEMS-2016-Vissak.
  • Vissak, T., Zhang, X. (2016). Guanxi’s changing nature: A Chinese born global’s experience. Journal of East-West Business, 22 (4), 270−295, dx.doi.org/10.1080/10669868.2016.1215661.
  • Lukason, O., Vissak, T. (2016). Interconnecting Financial Performance and Internationalization: A Case of a Rare Earth Metal Producer. REM - Revista Escola de Minas, 69 (1), 67−74, dx.doi.org/10.1590/0370-44672014690102.
  • Francioni, B., Vissak, T., Musso, F. (2016). The role of wine tourism in Italian SMEs’ internationalization: Eight Cases. In: Petruzzellis, L.; Winer, R.S. (Ed.). Rediscovering the Essentiality of Marketing (935−940). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
  • Masso, J., Vahter, P. (2016). Knowledge transfer from multinationals through labour mobility: Learning from export experience. University of Tartu, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Working Paper Series, 1−30.
  • Vissak, T., Francioni, B. (2016). A late starter Di.Bi.’s serial nonlinear internationalization: causes and consequences. In: Ibeh, K.; Janne, O.; Liu, X. (Ed.). International Business in Multi-speed Global Economy. 43rd Academy of International Business (UK & Ireland Chapter) Conference, 7-9 April 2016 (1−32). London: Birkbeck, University of London.
  • Meriküll, J. (2015). Household borrowing during a creditless recovery. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 51 (5), 1051−1068.10.1080/1540496X.2015.1048154.
  • Masso, J., Rõigas, K., Vahter, P. (2015). Foreign market experience, learning by hiring and firm export performance. Review of World Economics/Weltwirtschaftsarchi. 10.1007/s10290-015-0224-y.
  • Masso, J., Vahter, P. (2015). Exporting and productivity: the effects of multi-product and multi-market export entry. Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 62 (4), 325-350.
  • Vissak, T., Masso, J. (2015). Export patterns: typology development and application to Estonian data. International Business Review, 24 (4), 652-664.
  • Vissak, T., Zhang, X. (2015). Chinese MNEs’ entry, exit and re-entry patterns: survey evidence. In: Marinov, M.A. (ed.) Experiences of Emerging Economy Firms. Palgrave, 32-53.
  • Vissak, T., Francioni, B., Musso, F. (2015). The role of network relationships in Italian wine producers’ internationalization: Six cases. In: AIB UKI 2015 Conference Proceedings: 42nd Academy of International Business UK & Ireland Chapter, Manchester, 16.-18.04.2015. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University, 1-30.
  • Vissak, T., Zhang, X. (2015). Caught in the guanxi trap: a Chinese born global’s experience. In: AIB UKI 2015 Conference Proceedings: 42nd Academy of International Business UK & Ireland Chapter, Manchester, 16.-18.04.2015. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University, 1-35.
  • Vissak, T., Zhang, X. (2014). Chinese Immigrant entrepreneurs’ involvement in internationalization and innovation: three Canadian cases. Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 12 (2), 183-201.
  • Vissak, T., Masso, J. (2014). Does de-internationalization affect fast internationalizers' exports and financial performance? Evidence from Estonia. Mini conference "New Research Themes in International Entrepreneurship", Odense, May 22-23, 2014. University of South Denmark.
  • Masso, J., Ukrainski, K., Liik, M. (2014). The contribution of R&D to production efficiency in OECD countries: econometric analysis of industry-level panel data. Baltic Journal of Economics, 14 (1-2), 78-100.
  • Meriküll, J., Rõõm, T. (2014). Are foreign-owned firms different? Comparison of employment volatility and elasticity of labour demand. Eesti Pank. Working Paper Series, 1.
  • Sepp, J.; Kaldaru, H.; Joamets, J. (2014). The Characteristics and Position of the Economic Structures of Estonia and Korea among the OECD Countries. Ordnungspolitische Diskurse/Discourses in Social Market Economy, 4.
  • Masso, J., Vahter, P. (2014). The role of product level dynamics in export growth and productivity: evidence from Estonia. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 50 (4), 42-60.
  • Vissak, T. (2014). Nonlinear internationalization in the context of nonlinear economic development: the case of Krenholm Group. Transformations in Business & Economics, 32 (2B).
  • Vissak, T. (2014). Internationalization. In: Vodosek, M., D.N. Den Hartog and J.M. McNett (eds.) Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, 3rd ed., Vol. 6: International Management. West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9781118785317.

WP 3. Intangible Assets (Organisational and Firm-Specific Human Capital) as the Determinants of Productivity Growth

 

  • Reino, A., Rõigas, K., Müürsepp, M. (2020), Connections between organisational culture and financial performance in Estonian service and production companies", Baltic Journal of Management,  https://doi.org/10.1108/BJM-01-2019-0017
  • Eneli Kindsiko, Helen Poltimäe (2019). The Poor and Embarrassing Cousin to the Gentrified Quantitative Academics: What Determines the Sample Size in Qualitative Interview-Based Organization Studies? Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 2019, Vol 20, No 3, Art 1 (September 2019). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17169/fqs-20.3.3200
  • Vadi, M., Reino, A. and Aidla, A. (2019), The relationship between intangible assets and firm productivity – still myth or is there new evidence?, International Journal of Manpower, Vol. 40 No. 6, pp. 1030-1035. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-09-2019-419
  • Jaakson, K., Aljaste, H. and Uusi-Kakkuri, P. (2019), Dimensions of organisational innovativeness and company financial performance in the biotechnology sector, International Journal of Manpower, Vol. 40 No. 6, pp. 1110-1130. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-02-2018-0078
  • Kindsiko, E., Tammaru, T., Kleinhans, R., Van Ham, M. (2019).Commercial Gentrification in Post‐Industrial Neighbourhoods: A Dynamic View From an Entrepreneur’s Perspective. Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie, 2019.
  • Kaasa, A. (2019). Determinants of individual-level social capital: Culture and personal values. Journal of International Studies, 12(1), 9-32. doi:10.14254/2071-8330.2019/12-1/1.
  • Jaakson, K., Aljaste, H-M., Uusi-Kakkuri, P. (2019). Dimensions of organisational innovativeness and company financial performance in the biotechnology sector. International Journal of Manpowerhttps://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-02-2018-0078
  • Ashyrov, G., Alunurm, R., Pentus, K.,  Vadi, M. (2019). The future of university–industry collaboration: scenario analysis based on case of Estonia. Knowledge Management Research & Practice, DOI: 10.1080/14778238.2019.1599307 
  • Kindsiko, E., Baruch, Y. (2019). Careers of PhD graduates: The role of chance events and how to manage them. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 112, 122-140. doi: 10.1016/j.jvb.2019.01.010 
  • Jaakson, K.,  Vadi M., Baumane-Vītoliņa, I. (2018). The effect of negative work outcomes and values on the perceived likelihood of employee dishonest behaviour. Baltic Journal of Managementhttps://doi.org/10.1108/BJM-03-2018-0091. 
  • Vahter, P.,  Masso, J. (2018). The contribution of multinationals to wage inequality: foreign ownership and the gender pay gap. Review of  World Economics, doi.org/10.1007/s10290-018-0336-2
  • Jaakson, K., Reino, A., McClenaghan, P.B. (2018). The space between – linking trust with individual and team performance in virtual teams. Team Performance Management: An International Journal, https://doi.org/10.1108/TPM-03-2018-0024.
  • Mõttus, M., Lukason, O., Varblane, Urmas. (2018). Which individual characteristics are associated with academic entrepreneurship? Evidence from Estonia. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 10.1142/S0219877019500184.
  • Jaakson, K., Johannsen, L., Pedersen, K.H., Vadi, M., Asharov, G., Reino, A., Sööt, M.-L. (2018). The role of costs, benefits, and moral judgements in private-to-private corruption. Crime, Law and Social Change, Springer, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10611-018-9790-y.
  • Kaasa, A. (2018). Intangible factors and productivity: Evidence from Europe at the regional level. Business and Economic Horizons, 14(2), 300-325. http://dx.doi.org/10.15208/beh.2018.23.
  • Kindsiko, E., Vadi, M. (2018). Career patterns of doctoral graduates: Evidence from Estonia. Trames: Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 22, 105−123.10.3176/tr.2018.2.01.
  • Sakowski, K., Vadi, M., Meriküll, J. (2018). Patterns of organisational innovation: comparison of western and eastern countries in Europe. Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research, 2018, DOI: 10.1080/13511610.2018.1467753
  • Peters, B, Riley,R., Siedschlag, I., Vahter, P., McQuinn, J. (2018). Internationalisation, innovation and productivity in services: evidence from Germany, Ireland and the United Kingdom. Review of World Economics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10290-018-0313-9.
  • Värk, A. Kindsiko, E. Knowing in Journalistic Practice. Ethnography in a public broadcasting company. Journalism Practice, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1080/17512786.2018.1424022
  • Rõigas, K., Mohnen, P., Varblane, U. (2018). Which firms use universities as cooperation partners?  A comparative view in Europe. International Journal of Technology Management, 76 (1-2), 32−57. IJTM.2018.10009595.
  • Rajalo, S., Vadi, M. (2017). University-Industry innovation collaboration: reconceptualization. Techovation , Vol 62-63, 42-54, 10.1016/j.technovation.2017.04.003 .
  • Värk, A., Reino, A. (2017). Meaningful solutions for the unemployed or their counsellors? The role of case managers’ conceptions of their work. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling10.1080/03069885.2017.1370692
  • Baumane-Vītoliņa, I., Apsalone, M., Šumilo, E., Jaakson, K. (2017). Ethical Behaviour and Honesty in Post-Soviet Business Environment. Baltic Journal of Management, 12 (1), 46−62, 10.1108/BJM-02-2016-0052.
  • Jaakson, K., Vadi, M., Baumane-Vitolina, I., Sumilo, E. (2017). Virtue in small business in small places: Organisational factors associated with employee dishonest behaviour in the retail sector. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 34, 168-176. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jretconser.2016.09.017
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