Areas of expertise
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 working as a postdoctoral researcher.
Jussi Jaakkola’s teaching focuses on fiscal and economic integration in the European Union.
Jussi Jaakkola's research focuses on systemic interrelations between tax law, international economic integration and democracy, especially in the framework of the European Union. Jaakkola’s research also addresses the unfolding of political ideas on inter-state regulatory competition and how these ideas transform the perceptions of the law. Jaakkola is interested in the long-term development of political, legal and economic ideas in their given historical contexts. The ways of legitimising and rationalising tax policy choices lie at the core of his research.