Mobilising Populism

Populist parties have succeeded in the elections both in Finland, in Europe and globally. As a result of political popularity the scientific community has become interested in populism, producing diverse research on its causes and consequences. Inspired by previous research we aim to build a soci...

Institute for empirical legal studies

The Institute supports research and education on empirical legal studies. We organize teaching and develop the field at the University of Eastern Finland and nationally. We collaborate with various partners (authorities, organizations) and are ready to offer our expertise to development, evaluati...

Irina Lavikainen

Senior Innovation Specialist , Performance Management and Quality