Lauri Holappa

Senior Researcher

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Lauri Holappa is a Senior Researcher at Demos Helsinki’s research team. Lauri is responsible for executing, planning and coordinating various research projects. He also acts in supporting and expert roles in Demos Helsinki’s consultative operations.

Lauri’s core competencies include:

  • Political economy
  • Monetary system and financial markets
  • The role of science in society and the philosophy of science

Lauri has a PhD in social sciences (world politics/political economy), and has 10 years of experience in working in the universities of Helsinki and Turku, both as a researcher and teacher.

He has also worked as a Special Adviser to the Minister of Education and as a journalist in various media outlets.

When not working, Lauri enjoys running, reading, and football.