My main research interests are 1) corruption in mature democracies, specifically in developed welfare states, 2) local self-government and the organization of the local tier, and 3) local democracy and work conditions for councilors.
Gissur Ó Erlingsson. Photo credit ANNA VALENTINSSON
Erlingsson, Gissur Ó, Jörgen Ödalen & Erik Wångmar (2015). ”Understanding Large-Scale Institutional Change: Social Conflicts and the Politics of Swedish Municipal Amalgamations 1952-1974”, Scandinavian Journal of History 40(2), 195–214.
Erlingsson, Gissur Ó, Kåre Vernby & Richard Öhrvall (2014). “The Single-issue Party Thesis and the Sweden Democrats”, Acta Politica 49(2), 196–216.