Kimmo Grönlund


Professor of political science
Director of the Social Science Research Institute (Samforsk)
Director of the Finnish National Election Study

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My main research interests are experiments in deliberative democracy, participatory democracy, democratic innovations, political behavior, public opinion, elections, and political knowledge. My current research projects

1. Pathways to Political Trust (2015 – 2019, Consortium with Elina Kestilä-Kekkonen at the University of Tampere), funded by the Academy of Finland

2. The Finnish National Election Study (FNES), funded by the Ministry of Justice

 A selected list of my publications can be found here.

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