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Research interests

Konsta Kotilainen, based at the University of Helsinki, works at the intersections of politics, economics, and philosophy. His prospective doctoral dissertation on the promises and limitations of national macroeconomic governance was awarded the University of Pavia's Supranational Political Economy PhD Thesis Prize in 2020. His earlier master's thesis won the Finnish Political Science Association's Award for the Best Master's Thesis in Political Science in Finland in 2015–2016. Kotilainen has studied or conducted research also at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (DEU), Universidad Nacional de General San Martín (ARG), and the University of Cambridge (GBR). 

Fields of Science

  • 5172 Global Politics
  • Global Governance
  • Global Political Economy
  • International Relations
  • Political Theory
  • Democratic Theory
  • 611 Philosophy
  • Social Epistemology and Ontology
  • Philosophy of Social Sciences
  • Political Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Global Catastrophic and Existential Risk
  • Theoretical Philosophy
  • 511 Economics
  • International Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Theory