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
Bergh, Andreas, Gissur Ó Erlingsson, Anders Gustafsson & Emanuel Wittberg (2019). “Municipally Owned Enterprises as Danger Zones for Corruption? How Politician's Having Feet in Two Camps May Undermine Conditions for Accountability”, Public Integrity 21(3), 320–352.
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.