The local elections in November - find an expert

The local elections are approaching. On November 16th. we will go to the polls to elect mayors and city council members for the next four years. Topics such as climate, waste sorting, transportation, digitalisation, business policy and welfare are on the agenda. With this list you can get an overview of our CBS researchers who can inform and contribute to the debate.


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Digital transformations and citizens

Mikkel Flyverbom, ethics and digital responsible organizations, data driven leadership, transparency in big data and governance

Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, privacy and digital surveillance, responsibility of digital transnational organizations, sustainability in the tech field

Torkil Clemmensen, when digitalization in the public sector troubles the citizens, the relation between humans and computers/robots, digital design, digitalization and the possibilities for the future welfare society

Ursula Plesner, public digitalization, how the public sector learns to make good use of digitalization, digitalization and citizen, the future digital work life

Green transition, traffic, and circular economy

Ismir Mulalic, urbanisation, gentrification, electric cars, air pollution in cities, sustainable transport, parking in cities, commuting, traffic

Jesper Clement, nudging, green nutrition habits, overconsumption, and climate, sorting of waste, green washing

Justine Grønbæk Pors, politics related to nature protection and biodiversity

Steen Vallentin, circular economy, climate goals, municipalities and green transition, social responsibility in the public sector

Sönnich Sönnichsen, circular public procurement, circular economy and corporations, challenges and possibilities in the transition to circular economy, circular resource management

Thomas Riise Johansen, climate policy, how organisations can live up to the climate goals through revision and accounting

Public administration, welfare, schools, ageing and voluntaries

Anders La Cour, the voluntary sector, and its cooperation with the public sector

Carsten Greve, public and private cooperation’s, reforms

Dorthe Pedersen, public management and administration, public reform and conditions for public management, public labour market, collective wage negotiation, and ’The Danish model’

Justine Grønbæk Pors, child and youth policy, public schools, ageing policy, centre the citizen and innovate across the administration

Niels Thyge Thygesen, more welfare at lower cost, streamlining in the municipalities, gift economy

Niels Westergård-Nielsen, what can be achieved by improving leadership in schools, gymnasium, day care institutions, tax administration and banks, sickness benefits, public wage setting

Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen, bureaucracy and debureaucratisation, welfare management, administration/citizen, outsourcing and partnerships, health care, school, social policy


Political communication, digital media and voters, branding of municipalities

Julie Uldam, interactions between citizens, the press and political candidates in election campaigns, social media, online activism, citizen journalism

Mads Mordhorst, branding of municipalities, storytelling

Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, global tech corporations and impact on voters due to digital media

Szilvia Gyimothy Mørup-Petersen, marketing and branding of places and cities, sharing economy, tourism


Regionalisation, housing prices and jobs

Birthe Larsen, unemployment, housing prices, inequality

Jesper Rangvid, conjunctures and the consequences for the private sector, housing market, mortgages and regional differences, crises, stocks

Luise Noring, nature in cities, sustainable urban planning, lack of affordable housing

Niels Westergård-Nielsen, unemployment, attract organisations and new jobs to municipalities, regionalisation, rural district, geographical inequality


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