The award is given by Routledge and the magazine Local Government Studies.
Can you tell us what the research is all about?
– The article is based on a survey made in the context of municipal and county council survey (KOLFU). It examines how politicians at the local level takes decisions on the basis of two competing principles of representation, trust law and the party law, and evaluates the underlying theoretical discussions about what explains this decision.
How does it feel to receive an award like this?
– Very funny! It was unexpected, but gives a great motivation for the autumn and spring's upcoming article works.