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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

My PhD focuses on identifying determinants of candidate success in Finnish elections. In addition to, electoral research I have a background in social media research. I am an expert in various quantitative methods (e.g., geographically weighted regression and factor analysis) and I have experience in working with large text-based datasets. 

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Fields of Science

  • 517 Political science

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

Publications

Fighting over friends and neighbors: The effect of inter-candidate geographic distance on intra-party competition

Put, G-J., von Schoultz, Å. & Isotalo, V., Aug 2020, In : Political Geography. 81, 12 p., 102219.

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Ideological mavericks or party herd? The effect of candidates’ ideological positions on intra-party success

Isotalo, V., Mattila, M. & von Schoultz, Å., 2020, In : Electoral Studies. 67, 12 p., 102187.

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Kampanjointi

Mattila, M., Isotalo, V., Järvi, T. & von Schoultz, Å., 1 Oct 2020, Ehdokkaat vaalikentillä: Eduskuntavaalit 2019. Kestilä-Kekkonen, E. & von Schoultz, Å. (eds.). Helsinki: Oikeusministeriö, p. 60-86 27 p. (Oikeusministeriön julkaisuja. Selvityksiä ja ohjeita; no. 2020:16).

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Polarisoituuko politiikka Suomessa? Puolueiden äänestäjäkuntien arvosiirtymät 2003–2019

Isotalo, V., Söderlund, P. & Bengtsson, Å., 17 Sep 2020, Politiikan ilmastonmuutos: Eduskuntavaalitutkimus 2019. Borg, S., Kestilä-Kekkonen, E. & Wass, H. (eds.). Helsinki: Oikeusministeriö, p. 288-306 19 p. (Oikeusministeriön julkaisuja. Selvityksiä ja ohjeita; no. 2020:5).

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