About us

The Helsinki Centre for Global Political Economy (Helsinki-GPE) facilitates and fosters trans-disciplinary research and teaching in global political economy within and beyond University of Helsinki.

In addition to academic staff, there is a growing number of doctoral researchers focusing on issues related to political economy in our university. Moreover, each year, some 10-15 students graduate from the Master’s programme in Global Political Economy.

The Centre is led by a Steering Group, currently consisting of Hanna Kuusela, Heikki Patomäki and Matti Ylönen.

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