While Helsinki-GPE was established in 2020, there is a long tradition of publishing in Global Political Economy. The listings below highlight some of the key 2010s publications by scholars associated with the University of Helsinki.

Publications by Helsinki based GPE scholars in the 2010s–2020s


Allison, Laura and Taylor, Monique. (2017). ‘ASEAN’s ‘People-Oriented’ Aspirations: Civil Society Influences on Non-Traditional Security Governance.’ Australian Journal of International Affairs, 71(1): 24-41.

Boldizzoni, Francesco (2017). “Capitalism’s Futures Past: Expectations in History and Theory”, Critical Historical Studies (4)3: 255-266.

Boldizzoni, Francesco (2019). “Capital, Class, and Empire: Nineteenth-Century Political Economy and Its Imaginary”, in W.Breckman & P.Gordon (eds.) The Cambridge History of Modern European Thought, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp.131-150.

Boldizzoni, Francesco (2020). Foretelling the End of Capitalism: Intellectual Misadventures since Karl Marx, Harvard University Press: Cambridge, MA.

Eskelinen, Teppo & Ylönen, Matti (2017). “Panama and the WTO: New Constitutionalism of Trade Policy and Global Tax Governance”, Review of International Political Economy 24(4): 629–656.
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Eskelinen, Teppo & Ylönen, Matti (2020). "The Politics of Explanatory Nationalism and the Evolution of the United Nations Agenda on Multinational Enterprises", International Organizations Research Journal 15(3).

Finér, Lauri & Ylönen, Matti (2017). “Tax-Driven Wealth Chains: A Multiple Case Study of Tax Avoidance in the Finnish Mining Sector”, Critical Perspectives on Accounting Journal 48: 53-81.
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Fring, Meri & Sorsa, Ville-Pekka (2018). “Nation branding as sustainability governance: A comparative case analysis”, Business & Society, online first 20.2.2018.
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Gills, Barry & Patomäki, Heikki (2016). “Trumponomics and the ‘Post-Hegemonic’ World”, Real-World Economics Review, no. 78, 29.3.2017, ss.91-103.
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Harjuniemi, Timo (2019). ”Established ideas from established institutions: austerity and structural reforms in the Finnish economic policy debate”, Critical Policy Studies 13(4): 451–469.
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Harjuniemi, Timo (2019). ”Reason Over Politics: The Economist's historical framing of austerity”, Journalism Studies 20(6): 804–822.
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Kantola, Anu & Kuusela, Hanna (2019). "Wealth Elite Moralities: Wealthy Entrepreneurs’ Moral Boundaries", Sociology, 53(2): 368–384.

Kantola, Anu & Kuusela, Hanna (2020). Role of Ownership in Creating Top Incomes: Top 0.1% of Earners in Finland. In: Accumulating Capital Today. Contemporary Strategies of Profit and Dispossessive Policies, Marlène Benquet & Théo Bourgeron (eds.) Routledge.  

Kotilainen, Konsta (2021). "A Cosmopolitan Reading of Modern Monetary Theory". Global Society. 36:1, 89-112, Access to full text.

Kotilainen, Konsta (2022). "Towards an International Clearing Union (at Last)? Normative Underpinnings and Elements of Institutional Design." Helsinki Centre foir Global Political Economy Working Paper, 6/2022. Access to full text.

Kotilainen, Konsta & Patomäki, Heikki (2020). "Towards a Helsinki Approach to Global Political Economy: Integrating Pluralist Economic Theorisation and Critical IPE." Helsinki Centre for Global Political Economy Working Paper, 01/2020. Access to full text

Kotilainen, Konsta & Patomäki, Heikki (2022). From fragmentation to integration: on the role of explicit hypotheses and economic theory in global political economy, Global Political Economy, 1(1): 80-107.  Access to full text.

Kuusela, Hanna (2018). "Learning to own: Cross-generational meanings of wealth and class-making in wealthy Finnish families". Sociological Review, 66(6): 1161–1176.

Kuusela, Hanna (2020). The Hyperopia of Wealth: The Cultural Legitimation of Economic Inequalities by Top Earners. Socio-Economic Review. (Online first.) Access to full text

Lainà, Patrizio (2015). “Leading indicators of systemic banking crises: Finland in a panel of EU countries”, Review of Financial Economics 24: 18–35.

Lainà, Patrizio (2018). “Meta-theory as a uniting framework for economics and global political economy”, Journal of Critical Realism 17(3): 221-232.
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Lainà, Patrizio (2019). “Money creation under full-reserve banking: A stock-flow consistent model”, Cambridge Journal of Economics 43(5): 1219–1248.
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Ojala, Markus  & Harjuniemi, Timo (2016). ”Mediating the German Ideology: Ordoliberal Framing in European Press Coverage of the Eurozone Crisis”, Journal of Contemporary European Studies 24(3): 414-430.
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McCarthy, Michael A., Sorsa, Ville-Pekka & van der Zwan, Natascha (2016). “Investment preferences and patient capital: financing, governance, and regulation in pension fund capitalism”, Socio-Economic Review 14(4): 751–769.

Morgan, Jamie & Patomäki, Heikki (2017). “Contrast Explanation in Economics: Its Context, Meaning, and Potential”, Cambridge Journal of Economics 41(5): 1391–1418.
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Morgan, Jamie & Patomäki, Heikki (ed.) (2018). Brexit and the Political Economy of Fragmentation: Things Fall Apart, Routledge: London & New York.

Morgan, Jamie & Patomäki, Heikki (forthcoming). Timeless Economics. Bringing Real Time Back In, possibly Routledge (Economics as Social Theory series): London and New York, publication scheduled for early 2021.

Nordström, Laura, & Laiho, Niilo (2022). "Explaining IMF design of 2010 Greece loan: Bricoleurs relying on fiscal space and nonlinear multiple equilibria processes", Comparative European Politics. Access to document.

Patomäki, Heikki (2010). “What Next? An Explanation of the 2008-9 Slump and Two Scenarios of the Shape of Things to Come”, Globalizations 7(1): 67-84.

Patomäki, Heikki (2013). The Great Eurozone Disaster: From Crisis to Global New Deal. Zed Books: London & New York (available also in Finnish and Greek).

Patomäki, Heikki (2014). “Can the EU Be Democratised? A Political Economy Analysis”, in R.Fiorentini & G.Montani (ed.) The European Union and Supranational Political Economy, Routledge: London & New York, pp.116-132.
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Patomäki, Heikki (2014). “On the Dialectics of Global Governance in the 21st Century: A Polanyian Double Movement?”, Globalizations 11(5): 751–768.
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Patomäki, Heikki (2014). “Piketty’s Global Tax on Capital: A Useful Utopia or a Realistic Alternative to a Global Disaster?”, Real-world Economics Review, no:69 (7.11.2014), ss.51-7.
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Patomäki, Heikki (2016) “International Political Economy and Security”, in T.Balzacq & M.Dunn Cavelty (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Security Studies (2nd edition), Routledge: London & New York, pp.32-42.

Patomäki, Heikki (2017). “Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crisis”, Journal of Critical Realism, 16:5, pp. 537-43.
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Patomäki, Heikki (2018). Disintegrative Tendencies in Global Political Economy: Exits and Conflicts, Routledge (Focus): London and New York.
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Patomäki, Heikki (2018). “Reflexivity of Anticipations in Economics and Political Economy”, in R.Poli (ed.) Handbook of Anticipation. Theoretical and Applied Aspects of the Use of Future in Decision Making, Springer: Cham, first online December 2018, printed 2020.
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Patomäki, Heikki (2020). “Political Economy Dynamics of Global Disintegration and Its Implications for War, Peace and Security in 21st Century”, in S. Hosseini, B. Gills, J. Goodman and S. Motta (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Transformative Global Studies, Routledge: London & New York, 2021 (e-book and hardcover out in July 2020), pp.151-64.

Patomäki, Heikki (2021). "Beyond the Current EU Conception: Alternative Approaches to Structural Reform". Helsinki Centre for Global Political Economy Working Paper, 04/2021. Access to full text

Patomäki, Heikki (2021) “Neoliberalism and Nationalist-Authoritarian Populism: Explaining Their Constitutive and Causal Connections”, Protosociology. An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, (37), ‘Populism and Globalization’, 2021, pp.101-51. Access to full text

Patomäki, Heikki (2021) “Planetary Good Governance after the Paris Agreement: The Case for a Global Greenhouse Gas Tax”, with J.Morgan, Journal of Environmental Management, (292): August, 2021 Access to full text

Patomäki, Heikki (2021) The Three Fields of Global Political Economy, Routledge (Innovations in International Affairs series): London and New York.

Raitasuo, Santtu & Ylönen, Matti (2021). "How legal scholars facilitate tax avoidance: Case study on the power of tax consultancy firms", Public Administration. Online ahead of print.

Ronkainen, Antti & Sorsa, Ville-Pekka (2018). “Quantitative Easing forever? Financialisation and the institutional legitimacy of the Federal Reserve’s unconventional monetary policy”, New Political Economy 23(6): 711–727.
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Ryner, M. (2021). "Is European Monetary Integration Structurally Neoliberal? The Case of the 1977-78 Locomotive Conflict". Helsinki Centre for Global Political Economy Working Paper, 03/2021. Access to full text

Ryner, M. (2021). Passive Revolution/Silent Revolution: Europe’s Recovery Plan, the Green Deal, and the German Question. Helsinki Centre for Global Political Economy Working Paper, 05/2021. Access to full text.

Taylor, Monique. (2012) ‘China’s Oil Industry: Corporate Governance with Chinese Characteristics.’ In The Political Economy of State-Owned Enterprises in China and India. Edited by Xu Yi-Chong. Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan: 69-94.

Taylor, Monique. (2014) The Chinese State, Oil and Energy Security. London, Palgrave Macmillan.

Taylor, Monique. (2017) ‘Energy Security.’ In Critical Issues in Contemporary China: Unity, Stability and Development. (second edition) Edited by Czeslaw Tubilewicz. London, Routledge: 81-104.

Taylor, Monique. (2018). ‘Fuelling China’s Rise: Building Oil State Capacity.’ China: An International Journal, 16, no.1: 107-128.

Taylor, Monique. (2022) China's Digital Authoritarianism: A Governance Perspective. Palgrave MacMillan.

Temouri, Yama & Budhar, Pawar & Jones, Chris & Ylönen, Matti & Pereira, Vijay & Cobham, Alex (2021). "Tax havens and international business: A conceptual framework of accountability‐avoiding foreign direct investment". International Journal of Management Reviews. Online ahead of print.

Wahlsten, Johan (2020). “To Assemble Society Anew? The Political Economy of Contemporary Initiatives of Socio-Ecological Transformation”. Helsinki Centre for Global Political Economy Working Paper, 02/2020. Access to full text

Ylönen, Matti & Laine, Matias (2015). “For Logistical Reasons Only? A Case Study of Corporate Tax Planning and Social Responsibility Reporting”, Critical Perspectives on Accounting Journal 33(5): 5-23.

Ylönen, Matti & Kuusela, Hanna (2018). “Consultocracy and its discontents: A critical typology and a call for a research agenda”, Governance 32(2): 241–258.
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Ylönen, Matti & Teivainen, Teivo (2018). “Politics of Intra-Firm Trade: Corporate Price Planning and the Double Role of the Arm’s Length Principle”, New Political Economy 23(4): 441-457.
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Ylönen, Matti (2016). “Back from Oblivion? The Rise and Fall of the Early Initiatives against Corporate Tax Avoidance from the 1960s to the 1980s”, Transnational Corporations Journal 23(3): 33-65.
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Ylönen, Matti (2016). “Cities as World-Political Actors? The ‘Tax Haven-Free’ Cities Initiative and the Politics of Public Procurement”, Palgrave Communications 2: 1-10.
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Ylönen, Matti (2017). “Policy diffusion within international organizations: A bottom-up analysis of International Monetary Fund tax work in Panama, Seychelles, and the Netherlands”, UNU-WIDER Working Paper 157.
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Ylönen, Matti (2019). ”Who's to Blame for the Money Drain? Corporate Power and Corruption as Competing Narratives for Lost Resources”, in Alston, P.G. & Reisch, N. (toim.) Tax, Inequality and Human Rights, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ylönen, Matti, Jaakkola, Jussi & Saari, Leevi (2021). "Conceptualizing epistemic power: The changing relationship between economic policy paradigms and academic disciplines", Accounting, Economics & Law: A Convivium. Online ahead of print

Ylönen, Matti (2022). “Advance pricing agreements,” in Seabrooke, L. and Wigan, D. (ed.) Global Wealth Chains. London: Oxford University Press, to be published.


Ahokas, Jussi ja Lauri Holappa (2014). Rahatalous haltuun: Irti kurjistavasta talouspolitiikasta. Like: Helsinki.

Eskelinen, Teppo & Sorsa, Ville-Pekka (2011). Hyvä talous. Into: Helsinki.

Eskelinen, Teppo & Sorsa, Ville-Pekka (2018). ”Taloustieteellinen asiantuntemus teknotaloudellisessa kapitalismissa” Politiikka 60(1): 79-88.

Eskelinen, Teppo & Ylönen, Matti (2011). Tulosvaroitus. Into: Helsinki.

Holappa, Lauri (2020). The Bond-Market-Power Fallacy. Doctoral dissertation. Helsinki: University of Helsinki. Access to full text

Kantola, Anu & Kuusela, Hanna (2019). Huipputuloiset. Suomen rikkain promille. Tampere: Vastapaino.

Koponen, Juhani & Matti Ylönen (2017). “Kehitysmaat maailmantaloudessa”, teoksessa Koponen, J., Lanki, J., Sato, M. ja Kervinen, A. (toim.) Kehityksen tutkimus: Johdatus perusteisiin, Helsinki: Gaudeamus Helsinki University Press.

Kotilainen, Konsta (2017). “Eurooppalaisen talouspolitiikan ja transatlanttisen kaupan suhteesta”, teoksessa Aarva, A. (toim.) Vapaakauppa: renki vaiko isäntä?, Helsinki: Eurooppalainen Suomi, ss. 40-47.
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Kotilainen, Konsta. (2021). Yhdentyminen vai pirstoutuminen? Euroopan tulevaisuus ja modernin rahateorian kosmopolitanistinen tulkinta. Poliittinen talous, 9. Access to full text

Kuusela, Hanna & Ylönen, Matti (2013). Konsulttidemokratia: Miten valtiosta tehdään tyhmä ja tehoton. Helsinki: Gaudeamus Helsinki University Press.

Kuusela, Hanna, Kaleva, Veera, Tomperi, Tuukka, Poutanen, Mikko & Tervasmäki, Tuomas. 2021. ”Korkeakoulupolitiikan muuttuvat valtasuhteet Suomessa: säätiöyliopiston synty ja kamppailu yliopistodemokratiasta.” Politiikka 63(2): 158–187. Access to full text 

Kuusela, Hanna (2021). ”Autonomiasta eliittiverkostoihin, kolmikannasta hierarkioihin: suomalaisyliopistojen hallitusten ulkopuoliset jäsenet vuosina 2010–2020.” Sosiologia, 4/2021. Access to full text 

Lainà, Patrizio (2019). Full-Reserve Banking: Separating Money Creation from Bank Lending. Doctoral dissertation. Helsinki: Helsingin yliopisto. Access to full text

Morgan, Jamie (2018). “Taloustiede ja normatiivisuus neljässä osassa”. Politiikka, 60(1): 68-78.
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Nordström, Laura (2021). "Ajatuspajat talouspoliittisina vallankäyttäjinä eurokriisissä: uusliberalismia aiempaan tapaan?" Poliittinen talous, 9(1), 6–40.

Nordsröm, Laura, Backman, Jouni & Konttinen, Lea (2022). "Miten EU-lainsäädännöstä päätetään Suomessa? Selvitys EU-lainsäädäntöprosessista ja siihen osallistumisesta", Sitran Selvityksiä.

Ojala, Markus (2017). The Making of a Global Elite: Global Economy and the Davos Man in the Financial Times 2001–2011. Doctoral dissertation. Helsinki: Helsingin yliopisto.
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Patomäki, Heikki (2015). Suomen talouspolitiikan tulevaisuus: teoriasta käytäntöön, Into: Helsinki.

Patomäki, Heikki (2018). “Johdanto: poliittinen talous ja talousteorian poliittisuus”, Politiikka 60(1): 47-9.
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Patomäki, Heikki (2018). “Uusklassisen talousteorian politiikkaa”, Politiikka, 60(1): 50-67.

Patomäki, Heikki (2020). "Globaali valta ja kriisit: kymmenen teesiä vallan ja oppimisen dialektiikasta" [Global Power and Crises: Ten Theses on the Dialectics of Power and Learning], Futura, 39(2): 10-29.

Ronkainen, Antti (2018). “Euron renki ja itsenäisyyden vanki – Euroopan keskuspankin riippumattomuus kriisissä”, teoksessa Mykkänen, J. & Ronkainen A. (toim.) Vapiseva Eurooppa. Mitä seuraa eurooppalaisen politiikan kaaoksesta, Vastapaino: Tampere.

Ylönen, Matti (2012). Mahti kukkarossa: Johdatus Maailmanpankkiin ja IMF:ään. Into: Helsinki.

Ylönen, Matti (2015). Velkatohtorit: Kuinka Eurooppa unohti historian ja oppi rakastamaan talouskuria. Into: Helsinki.

Ylönen, Matti (2016). ”Yksityinen käänne: kehitysrahoituksen uusi instrumentalismi”, Politiikka 58(1): 69–79.

Ylönen, Matti & Saari, Leevi (2020). ”Yhtiövalta ja sen tulevaisuus” [Corporate power and its future], Futura, 39(2). 

Ylönen, Matti (2021) Yhtiövalta alustatalouden aikakaudella: Evolutionaarinen taloustiede & yhtiöt yhteiskunnallisina toimijoina, Vastapaino: Helsinki. 

Ylönen, Matti, Jaakkola, Jussi, Saari, Leevi & Hiilamo, Heikki (2020). "Näyttöperusteisuus ja yritysten verotus: ekonomismin nousu suomalaisen yhteisöveropolitiikan tiedontuotannossa." Poliittinen talous, 8(1). 
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Ylönen, Matti, Jaakkola, Jussi & Saari, Leevi (2022). Imaginary capital migration and the competitive politics of corporate taxation, New Political Economy. Access to full text