Markus Kröger

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Curriculum Vitae

Markus Kröger

Associate Professor, Development Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki

(Docent in Development Studies 2014; D.Soc.Sci Political Science/World Politics 2010; MA Latin American Studies/Intercultural Encounters 2005, University of Helsinki; BBA International Business 2002, Helsinki School of Economics)

 

Research focus areas:

  • Global natural resource politics
  • Investment politics
  • Social movements and land conflicts
  • Brazilian studies
  • Global tree plantation expansion
  • Forestry (particularly pulp and paper) and mining (particularly iron ore)
  • Social movement strategies and their outcomes
  • Political economy, development and globalization, particularly in Latin America and India
  • Critical agrarian studies
  • Future of forestry, forest policy, sustainability
  • Global land rush in the Tropics and the Arctic
  • Methodology of comparative politics, world politics and development studies (especially Qualitative Comparative Analysis, the case study approach, and multi-sited ethnography)

Highlighted publications

  1. Contentious Agency and Natural Resource Politics

    Kröger, M. 5 Sep 2013 Abingdon: Routledge. 174 p. (Rethinking globalizations; vol. 47)

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewBook

  2. The political economy of ‘flex trees’: a preliminary analysis

    Kröger, A. M. Jul 2016 In : Journal of Peasant Studies. 43, 4, p. 886-909 24 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  3. Spatial Causalities in Resource Rushes: Notes from the Finnish Mining Boom

    Kröger, M. 2016 In : Journal of Agrarian Change. 16, 4, p. 543–570 24 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  4. The political economy of global tree plantation expansion: a review

    Kröger, M. 20 Mar 2014 In : Journal of Peasant Studies. 41, 2, p. 235-261 26 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  5. Inter-sectoral determinants of forest policy: the power of deforesting actors in post-2012 Brazil

    Kröger, A. M. 7 Mar 2017 In : Forest Policy and Economics. 77, p. 24-32 9 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  6. Finnish forest policy in the era of bioeconomy: A pathway to sustainability?

    Kröger, A. M. & Raitio, K. 7 Mar 2017 In : Forest Policy and Economics. 77, p. 6-15 10 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  7. In the shadows of social licence to operate: Untold investment grievances in Latin America

    Ehrström-Fuentes, M. & Kröger, A. M. 2017 In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 141, p. 346-358 13 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  8. Ethno-Territorial Rights and the Resource Extraction Boom in Latin America: Do Constitutions Matter?

    Kröger, A. M. & Lalander, R. 24 Mar 2016 In : Third World Quarterly. 37, 4, p. 682-702 21 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

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Latest activities

  1. Journal of Peasant Studies (Journal)

    Kröger, M. (Reviewer)
    Dec 2017 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

  2. BRICS Initiative in Critical Agrarian Studies, Fifth conference

    Kröger, M. (Speaker: Presenter)
    13 Oct 201716 Oct 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. Third World Quarterly (Journal)

    Kröger, M. (Reviewer)
    5 Oct 2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

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Education

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