PhD-studies in GPE / World Politics

In terms of PhD-studies, Global Political Economy is part of World Politics in the Doctoral Programme in Political, Societal and Regional Change. The majority of active World Politics PhD-students focus on economic theories and issues of European and world political economy, including political economy approaches to peace and security. We have a lively research seminar that meets biweekly and involves many visiting speakers. If you are interested to join our research community, please contact Professors Heikki Patomäki or Teivo Teivainen.

Some of our GPE PhD-students:

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Keegan Elmer

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Research project: China’s rise in the age of secular stagnation

Merka Hautala

Merka Hautala

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Research project: Labour productivity growth in Europe

Pauli Huotari

Pauli Huotari

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Research project: Taloustieteen rooli yhteiskunnallisessa pysyvyydessä ja muutoksessa (Role of Economics in the stability and change of the society)

Niina Kari Kuva

Niina Kari

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Research project: A Revised International Clearing Union: Solution to 21st Century Problems?

Mariam Khawar

Mariam Khawar

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Research project: Marxist Analysis of Islamic Economics: Theoretical Development in Islamic Economics and Finance

Konsta Kotilainen

Konsta Kotilainen

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Research project: The Political Economy of Monetary Sovereignty and Macroeconomic Policy Autonomy: Examining Promises and Limitations of the Nation-State-Centric Macroeconomic Governance Architecture

Laura Nordström

Laura Nordström

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Research project: Power of Knowledge Producers in EU Networks of decision-making and expert knowledge in the European debt crisis in 2010

Antti Ronkainen

Antti Ronkainen

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Research project: Political transformation of central banking after the great financial crisis

Tuomas Soila

Tuomas Soila

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Research project: The emergence of Neo-Chartalist - MMT understanding of monetary society into public discourse (Consumer Society Research Center)

Taavi Sundell

Taavi Sundell

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Research project: Internationalizing and Privatizing Higher Education: Finland and Jordan

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Rubén Vezzoni

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Research project: Tackling climate change through the socialisation of investment

Katri Vihma

Katri Vihma

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Research project: Universalism, diversity, and the foundation of global ethics