Janne Tukiainen is a visiting professor of political science in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He obtained his PhD at the University of Helsinki in economics in 2009. Since then he has been working at VATT institute for economic research in Finland where he is currently an associate research professor. He is interested in both academic and policy work in industrial organization, political economics, public procurement and political science. He is an associate editor of International Tax and Public Finance.
Tukiainen’s research consists of theoretical work, structural estimation of theoretical models, testing theoretical models, econometric methodology and applied empirical work using natural and field experiments. Among his main substantive interests is the strategic behaviour of parties, politicians and voters and how such behaviour reflects in actual policy making.
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