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Curriculum vitae

Mikko Mattila is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Helsinki. He is interested in voting and other forms of political participation as well as political institutions in national and comparative settings. He has also analysed European Union politics, especially Council voting. Recently, he has been involved in two major projects 1) Health and political engagement and 2) IntraComp: Intra-party competition. Mikko Mattila has published articles in leading peer-reviewed journals, such as British Journal of Political Research, Electoral Studies, European Journal of Political Research and West European Politics.

Research interests

  • Political behaviour in comparative setting
  • European Union politics, particularly decision making in the Council
  • Health and political engagement
  • Intraparty competition

Keywords

  • 517 Political science

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2005 2019

Does Health Affect Party Identification? Evidence from German Panel Data

Papageorgiou, A., Mattila, M. & Rapeli, L., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Representation : the journal of representative democracy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Tuomo Martikainen in memoriam: Kolme muistokirjoitusta

Wass, H. M., Mattila, V. M. & Hämäläinen, U., 8 Apr 2019, In : Politiikka : Valtiotieteellisen yhdistyksen julkaisu. 61, 1, p. 81-86 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

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Breaking a habit: the impact of health on turnout and party choice

Rapeli, L., Mattila, V. M. & Papageorgiou, A., 2018, In : Party Politics.

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Projects 2013 2022

IntraComp: Intraparty competition - The neglected dimension of electoral politics

von Schoultz, Å., Söderlund, P., Papageorgiou, A., Shugart, M., Coffé, H., Mattila, M. & Pikkala, S.

01/09/201831/08/2022

Project: Research project

Health and Political Engagement

Mattila, M., Söderlund, P., Lahtinen, H., Wass, H. & Rapeli, L.

01/09/201331/08/2017

Project: Research project

Activities 2010 2019

International IntraComp project workshop in Hanasaari

Mikko Mattila (Attendee)
25 Mar 201926 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Kunnallisalan kehittämissäätiön tieteellinen neuvottelukunta (External organisation)

Mikko Mattila (Member)
1 Jan 201931 Dec 2021

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

Party Politics (Journal)

Mikko Mattila (Reviewer)
10 Jun 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Journal of European Public Policy (Journal)

Mikko Mattila (Reviewer)
3 Jun 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Electoral Studies (Journal)

Mikko Mattila (Reviewer)
15 Jan 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts