Jussi Jaakkola
Doctor of Laws, Master of Arts

Faculty of Law


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Areas of expertise
European integration; international tax governance; constitutional theory; political theory.


Jussi Jaakkola obtained his Doctor of Laws in 2020 (Faculty of Law), Master of Laws in 2013 (Faculty of Law) and Master of Arts in 2010 (Faculty of Humanities). He joined the Faculty of Law in 2014 and is currently employed as a postdoctoral researcher.


In 2020, Jussi Jaakkola defended his doctoral dissertation European Economic
Integration, Fiscal Interdependence, and the Crisis of the Social and
Democratic Tax State. In his dissertation, Jaakkola examined the consequences
of European economic integration for national systems of tax law and the
relevance of these effects on nineteenth-century interpretations of democratic

Jaakkola's current research focuses on historical interdependencies between
law, international economic integration and democratic systems. Jaakkola is
interested in the long-term development of political, constitutional and
economic ideas in their given historical-cultural contexts. Political
legitimacy of taxation is among the core themes in his research.


In spring term 2021, Jaakkola teaches the course Money, economy and the European Union and acts as a supervisor for master's theses.


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