‘Etla Research’ calculates that approximately 150,000 unemployed people find themselves in an “inactivity trap” in Finland due to a situation where taxes would eat up a minimum of 75% of the additional income earned by returning to work. Mika Maliranta, director of the Labour Institute for Economic Research (Labore), identifies Denmark and Sweden (where inactivity traps are even higher than in Finland) as examples of how well the Finnish economy could do. Read more: Helsinkitimes.fi