Staffan Kumlin

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Academic interests

Staffan Kumlin's research concerns comparative political behaviour, public opinion, and democracy in European welfare states. He is the author of The Personal and the Political: How Personal Welfare State Experiences Affect Political Trust and Ideology (Palgrave-Macmillan 2004) and co-editor of How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Public: Policy Feedback, Participation, Voting, and Attitudes (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014). He has also published in scientific journals such as British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, European Journal of Political Research, European Political Science Review, European Union Politics, Journal of European Social Policy, and Journal of Public Policy. He has authored chapters in numerous edited books including The Oxford Handbook of Political Behavior and The Oxford Handbook of Social and Political Trust. He co-designed the "welfare state module" in the 2016 European Social Survey 2016  and is co-author of a textbook on representative democracy called Det politiska spelet. Medborgare, medier och politiker i den representativa demokratin (Studentlitteratur 2014).

Background

Staffan Kumlin was previously full Professor of political science at University of Gothenburg and Research Professor at Institute for Social Research in Oslo. He has also been employed at Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study and spent longer periods (one year or more) as visiting fellow at Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB) and at Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute in Florence.

Awards

In 2005 Staffan Kumlin became the first political scientist to receive a Pro Futura Fellowship from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.

 

Publications

  • Kumlin, Staffan; Goerres, Achim & Spies, Dennis C. (2021). Public Attitudes. In Béland, Daniel; Morgan, Kimberly J.; Obinger, Herbert & Pierson, Christopher (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State, 2nd ed. Oxford University Press. ISSN 9780198828389.
  • Kumlin, Staffan (2021). Quality of Government and Welfare State Support. In Bågenholm, Andreas; Bauhr, Monika; Grimes, Marcia & Rothstein, Bo (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of the Quality of Government. Oxford University Press. ISSN 9780198858218. doi: DOI%3A%2010.1093/oxfordhb/9780198858218.013.35.
  • de Blok, Lisanne & Kumlin, Staffan (2021). Losers’ Consent in Changing Welfare States: Output Dissatisfaction, Experienced Voice and Political Distrust. Political Studies. ISSN 0032-3217. p. 1–20. doi: 10.1177/0032321721993646.
  • de Blok, Lisanne; Haugsgjerd, Atle & Kumlin, Staffan (2020). Increasingly Connected? Political Distrust and Dissatisfaction with Public Services in Europe, 2008–2016. In Laenen, Tijs; Meuleman, Bart & van Oorschot, Wim (Ed.), Welfare State Legitimacy in Times of Crisis and Austerity. Between Continuity and Change. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISSN 978 1 78897 629 9. p. 201–221.
  • Haugsgjerd, Atle & Kumlin, Staffan (2019). Konsensus om den norske velferdsstaten? In Bergh, Johannes & Aardal, Bernt (Ed.), Velgere og valgkamp. En studie av stortingsvalget 2017. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-02-60971-9. p. 201–222.
  • Haugsgjerd, Atle & Kumlin, Staffan (2019). Downbound spiral? Economic grievances, perceived social protection and political distrust . Western European Politics. ISSN 0140-2382. doi: 10.1080/01402382.2019.1596733. Full text in Research Archive
  • Goerres, Achim; Kumlin, Staffan & Karlsen, Rune (2019). Pressure without Pain: What Politicians (Don’t) Tell You about Welfare State Change. Journal of Social Policy. ISSN 0047-2794. 48(4), p. 861–884. doi: 10.1017/S0047279419000138. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kumlin, Staffan (2018). Beyond Crowding In and Out: Why We Need to Study Policy Design in a Communicative Context. Czech Sociological Review. ISSN 1210-3861. 54(6), p. 961–963.
  • Goerres, Achim; Karlsen, Rune & Kumlin, Staffan (2018). What Makes People Worry about the Welfare State? A Three-Country Experiment. British Journal of Political Science. ISSN 0007-1234. 50(4), p. 1519–1537. doi: 10.1017/S0007123418000224. Full text in Research Archive
  • Goerres, Achim; Spies, Dennis C. & Kumlin, Staffan (2018). The electoral supporter base of the Alternative for Germany. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft. ISSN 1424-7755. 24(3), p. 246–269. doi: 10.1111/spsr.12306. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kumlin, Staffan; Wollebæk, Dag; Fladmoe, Audun & Steen-Johnsen, Kari (2017). Leap of Faith or Judgment of Deservingness? Generalized Trust, Trust in Immigrants and Support for the Welfare State. In Oorschot, Wim van; Roosma, Femke; Meuleman, Bart & Reeskens, Tim (Ed.), The Social Legitimacy of Targeted Welfare: Attitudes to welfare Deservingness. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISSN 9781785367205. p. 281–296. doi: 10.4337/9781785367212.00031.
  • Kumlin, Staffan; Stadelmann-Steffen, Isabelle & Haugsgjerd, Atle (2017). Trust and the Welfare State. In Uslaner, Eric M. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Social and Political Trust (online version published January 2017). Oxford University Press. ISSN 9780190274801. p. 385–408. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190274801.013.8.
  • Kumlin, Staffan & Haugsgjerd, Atle (2017). The Welfare State and Political Trust: Bringing Performance Back In. In Zmerli, Sonja & van der Meer, Tom (Ed.), Handbook on Political Trust. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISSN 9781782545101. p. 285–301.
  • Jakobsson, Lars Niklas & Kumlin, Staffan (2017). Election Campaign Agendas, Government Partisanship, and the Welfare State. European Political Science Review. ISSN 1755-7739. 9(2 (May)), p. 183–208. doi: 10.1017/S175577391500034X. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kumlin, Staffan & Stadelmann-Steffen, Isabelle (2016). Studying How Policies Affect the People: Grappling with Measurement, Causality, and the Macro-Micro Divide. In Keman, Hans & Woldendorp, Jaap (Ed.), Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Political Science. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISSN 9781784710811. p. 343–358.
  • Kumlin, Staffan & Steffen-Stadelmann, Isabelle (2014). How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Public: Borrowing Strength across Research Communities. In Kumlin, Staffan & Steffen-Stadelmann, Isabelle (Ed.), How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Public: Policy Feedback, Participation, Voting, and Attitudes. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISSN 9781782545484. p. 311–325. doi: 10.4337/9781782545491.00025.
  • Kumlin, Staffan & Steffen-Stadelmann, Isabelle (2014). Citizens, Policy Feedback and European Welfare States. In Kumlin, Staffan & Steffen-Stadelmann, Isabelle (Ed.), How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Public: Policy Feedback, Participation, Voting, and Attitudes. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISSN 9781782545484. p. 3–16. doi: 10.4337/9781782545491.00007.
  • Kumlin, Staffan (2014). Informed Performance Evaluation of the Welfare State? Experimental and Real-World Findings. In Kumlin, Staffan & Steffen-Stadelmann, Isabelle (Ed.), How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Public: Policy Feedback, Participation, Voting, and Attitudes. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISSN 9781782545484. p. 289–310. doi: 10.4337/9781782545491.00023.
  • Kumlin, Staffan (2014). Policy Feedback in Political Context: Unemployment Benefits, Election Campaigns, and Democratic Satisfaction. In Kumlin, Staffan & Steffen-Stadelmann, Isabelle (Ed.), How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Public: Policy Feedback, Participation, Voting, and Attitudes. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISSN 9781782545484. p. 181–197. doi: 10.4337/9781782545491.00018.
  • Kumlin, Per Staffan (2011). Dissatisfied Democrats, Policy Feedback, and European Welfare States, 1976-2001. In Zmerli, Sonja & Hooghe, Marc (Ed.), Political Trust: Why Context Matters. ECPR Press. ISSN 9781907301230. p. 163–186.
  • Kumlin, Per Staffan (2011). Claiming blame and giving credit? Unintended effects of how government and opposition frame the Europeanization of welfare. European Union Politics. ISSN 1465-1165. 12(4), p. 575–595. doi: 10.1177/1465116511417296.

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  • Kumlin, Staffan & Steffen-Stadelmann, Isabelle (2014). How Welfare States Shape the Democratic Public: Policy Feedback, Participation, Voting, and Attitudes. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISBN 9781782545484. 337 p.
  • Johansson, Bengt; Kumlin, Staffan; Naurin, Elin & Wängnerud, Lena (2014). Det politiska spelet : Medborgare, medier och politiker i den representativa demokratin. Studentlitteratur AB. ISBN 978-91-4408073-4. 239 p.
  • Kumlin, Staffan (2004). The Personal and the Political. How Personal Welfare State Experiences Affect Political Trust and Ideology. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 1-4039-6451-3. 260 p.

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  • Kumlin, Staffan (2021). Political Trust and Policy Demand in Changing Welfare States.
  • Kumlin, Staffan (2021). Political Trust in Changing Welfare States: Bringing Performance Back In.
  • Finseraas, Henning; Haugsgjerd, Atle & Kumlin, Staffan (2021). Immigration Cues and Perceived Welfare State Sustainability: Understanding Variability in Political Reactions to Fiscally Costly Immigration.
  • Kumlin, Staffan (2021). Tillit til forvaltningen og myndighetene. Hearing med OECD i samarbeid med Direktorat for forvaltning og økonomistyring v/Avdeling for forvaltningsanalyse (APA) .
  • Silke, Goubin & Kumlin, Staffan (2020). The Dual Function of Political Trust in Changing Welfare States: Building Normative Support and Easing Reform Acceptance .
  • Kumlin, Staffan (2020). Kenneth Newton: Surprising News: How the Media Affect—and Do Not—Affect—Politics. Czech Sociological Review. ISSN 1210-3861. 56(3), p. 419–421.
  • Kumlin, Staffan (2017). Could the Political Consequences of Class Marginalization Be Different? The Political Quarterly. ISSN 0032-3179.

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