Mikael Wigell


Refereed Articles in International Journals:
(forthcoming 2018) Sören Scholvin and Mikael Wigell, 'Power Politics by Economic Means: Geo-Economics as an Analytical Approach and Foreign Policy Practice', Comparative Strategy.

(2017) Mikael Wigell, ‘Political Effects of Welfare Pluralism: Comparative Evidence from Argentina and Chile’, World Development 95: 27-42.

(2016) Antto Vihma and Mikael Wigell, ‘Unclear and Present Danger: Russia’s Geoeconomics and the Nord Stream II Pipeline’, Global Affairs 2(4): 377-388.

(2016) Mikael Mattlin and Mikael Wigell, ‘Geoeconomics in the Context of Restive Regional Powers’, Asia Europe Journal 14(2): 125-134.

(2016) Mikael Wigell and Antto Vihma, ‘Geopolitics versus Geoeconomics: The Case of Russia’s Geostrategy and Its Effects on the EU’, International Affairs 92(3): 605-627.

(2013) Mikael Wigell, ‘The Åland Example as Norm Entrepreneurship’, International Journal of Minority and Group Rights 20(1): 67-84.

(2008) Mikael Wigell, ‘Mapping ‘Hybrid Regimes’: Regime Types and Concepts in Comparative Politics’, Democratization 15(2): 230-250.

Book Chapters in International Edited Collections:
(2017) Mikael Wigell, ‘Geopolitics, Geoeconomics, and Russian Revisionism’, in Kurt Almqvist, Alexander Linklater and Andrew Mackenzie (eds.) The Return of Geopolitics. Engelsberg: Axel & Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation.

(2017) Mikael Wigell, ‘Rysslands geostrategi och dess konsekvenser i Norden’ [‘Russia’s Geostrategy and Its Consequences in the Nordics’], in Kurt Almqvist (ed.) Sverige och Finland. Engelsberg: Axel & Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation.

(2010) Mikael Wigell, Curtailing Clientelism or Restricting Participation?: Anti-Poverty Policymaking in Chile’, in Georgina M. Gomez et al. (eds.) Participation for What: Social Change or Social Control?, pp. 45 - 76. The Hague: International Institute of Social Studies/HIVOS/Oxfam-Novib.
Research Monographs and Edited Collections:
(forthcoming 2018) Mikael Wigell, Sören Scholvin and Mika Aaltola, 'Geo-Economics and Power Politics in the 21st Century: The Revival of Economic Statecraft', London: Routledge. 

(2016) Mikael Mattlin and Mikael Wigell (eds.) ‘Geoeconomics in the Context of Restive Regional Powers’, special issue of Asia Europe Journal 14(2). 112pp.

(2010) Mikael Wigell, Governing the Poor: Social Governance in Argentina and Chile. London: Department of International Development, London School of Economics and Political Science. 365pp.
Other publications:

Research Reports and Policy Papers: 
(2017) Mikael Wigell, 'Endgame in Venezuela: Dictatorship or Re-Democratization?', FIIA Briefing Paper 224/2017.

(2015) Mikael Wigell, ’Seal the Deal or Lose Brazil: Implications of the EU-Mercosur Negotiations’, FIIA Briefing Paper 171/2015.

(2014) Karl Lallerstedt and Mikael Wigell, ’Illicit Trade Flows: How to Deal with the Neglected Economic and Security Threat’, FIIA Briefing Paper 151/2014.

(2013) Mikael Wigell and Mauricio Romero, ’Transatlantic Drug Trade: Europe, Latin America and the Need to Strengthen Anti-Narcotics Cooperation’, FIIA Briefing Paper 132/2013.

(2012) Mikael Wigell, ‘The Multi-Track Model of Peace Mediation’, in T. Piiparinen and V. Brummer (eds.) Peace Mediation in the Globalised WorldFIIA Report 31, pp. 16 - 22. Helsinki: The Finnish Institute of International Affairs.

(2012) Mikael Wigell, Kirsi Joenpolvi and Meeri-Maria Jaarva, ‘Matching Up with Demands: New Trends in the Field and Finnish Strategy’, in T. Piiparinen and V. Brummer (eds.) Peace Mediation in the Globalised World, FIIA Report 31, pp. 100 – 107. Helsinki: The Finnish Institute of International Affairs.

(2011) Stephan Keukeleire, Mikael Mattlin, Bas Hooijmaaijers, Timo Behr, Juha Jokela, Mikael Wigell, and Vadim Kononenko, ‘The EU Foreign Policy Towards the BRICS and Other Emerging Powers: Objectives and Strategies’, European Parliament Ad Hoc Study. Brussels: European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs.

(2011) Mikael Wigell, ‘Assertive Brazil: An Emerging Power and Its Implications’,FIIA Briefing Paper 82/2011.

(2008) Mikael Wigell, ‘Multi-Stakeholder Cooperation in Global Governance’,Helsinki Process Publication Series, No. 7. Helsinki: Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland [also published in FIIA Working Paper Series, No. 58].
(2012) Mikael Wigell, ‘Maailma ajelehtii ilman johtajaa’ [‘The world is drifting without a leader’], Kanava, No. 2, pp. 4-9.

(2011) Mikael Wigell, ‘Dilma Rousseffin kova testi’ [‘Dilma Rousseff’s hard test’], Ulkopolitiikka/Finnish Journal of Foreign Affairs 1/2011, pp. 46-49.

(2009) Mikael Wigell, ‘Till Europas försvar’ [‘In defence of Europe’], Finsk Tidskrift, No. 5, pp. 229-240.

Newspaper articles and commentary:
2016) Mikael Wigell, 'Valtapolitiikkaa talouden keinoin' ['Power Politics by Economic Means'], Ulkopolitiikka/Finnish Journal of Foreign Affairs 4/2016.

(2016) Antto Vihma and Mikael Wigell, ‘The Strategic Case Against Nord Stream II’, Baltic Rim Economies Review6/2016.

(2015) Mikael Wigell, ‘The Geostrategic Importance of the EU-Mercosur Negotiations’, Borderlex.

(2013) Mikael Wigell, ’Keskiluokka kitisee Argenzuelassa’ [’The Middle Class Creaks in Argenzuela’], Ulkopolitiikka/Finnish Journal of Foreign Affairs 1/2013 [also published in Maailma.net, http://maailma.net/artikkelit/keskiluokka_kitisee_argenzuelassa].

(2012) Mikael Mattlin, Charly Salonius-Pasternak, Mikael Wigell and Antto Vihma, ‘Löydä sisäinen viikinkisi’ [’Find Your Inner Viking’], Talouselämä 42/2012. 

(2012) Mikael Mattlin, Jyrki Kallio, Charly Salonius-Pasternak, Mikael Wigell and Antto Vihma, ’Haussa ulkopoliittinen identiteetti: Luoko Suomi itse oman linjansa vai syntyykö linja muiden tahdosta?’ [’In Search of a Foreign Policy Identity’], FIIA Comment 12/2012.   

(2011) Mikael Wigell, ‘Totuus sotilasvallan ajasta’ [‘The Truth About the Military Period’], Ulkopolitiikka/Finnish Journal of Foreign Affairs, 4/2011.   

(2011) Mikael Wigell, Populismin oravanpyörä uhkaa taloutta’[‘Populism’s Vicious Circle Threatens the Economy’], Ulkopolitiikka/Finnish Journal of Foreign Affairs 2/2011.   

(2011) Mikael Wigell, ‘EU:n kannattaisi tukea Kuuban muutosta’ [‘The EU Should Support Change on Cuba’], Helsingin Sanomat, 27 April.   

(2011) Mikael Wigell, ‘Protecting the Real Economy: The Case for Capital Controls’, FIIA Comment 3/2011.   

(2008) Mikael Wigell, ‘Globalismens kollaps’ [‘The Collapse of Globalism’], Internationella Studier, 4/2008.   

(2007) Mikael Wigell, ‘Fascism igår och idag’ [‘Fascism Today and Yesterday’],Ny Tid, 16 August.

(2010) Mikael Wigell, Governing the Poor: The Transformation of Social Governance in Argentina and Chile (PhD Dissertation, monograph, London School of Economics) 

(2002) Mikael Wigell, Liberaldemokratisk utveckling i Latinamerika: en jämförande studie av elva länder [Liberal Democratic Development in Latin America: A Comparative Study of Eleven Countries] (Licentiate Dissertation, monograph, Åbo Akademi University).

(2001) Mikael Wigell, Demokratisk utveckling i Latinamerika – mot liberaldemokrati? En jämförande studie av elva demokratier i Latinamerika [Democratic Development in Latin America – Towards Liberal Democracy? A Comparative Study of Eleven Democracies in Latin America] (Master’s thesis, monograph, Åbo Akademi University).

In Preparation:.
Mikael Wigell and Akseli Koskela, ‘Managing the Resource Curse: The Case of Chile’, article to be submitted to international journal.