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Jarmo Vakkuri is Professor at the Faculty of Management, University of Tampere, and the director of the research group on Public Financial Management. His research concentrates on performance measurement in public administration, theories of decision-making, hybrid organizations and governance, and urban policy-making. Vakkuri is director and partner of several research projects in Finland and in other countries, and a supervisor of several Ph.D. thesis. Vakkuri is a guest editor for special issues in academic journals, such as “Performance Measurement in Hybrid Organizations”, (together with G. Grossi, A. Thomasson and C. Reichard) in Public Money & Management, and “Towards Meaningful Measurement: Performance Management at the Crossroads of Internal Efficiency and Social Impacts” (together with G. Hajnal, A. Aristovnik, E. Borgonovi, M. Cucciniello and W. van Dooren), in NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy. Vakkuri’s research work has been published in journals such as Public Administration, Management Decision, Public Management Review, Evaluation, Financial Accountability and Management, Higher Education Policy, Public Performance and Management Review, The European Accounting Review and International Journal of Public Sector Management. Vakkuri works as an academic expert in several working groups in Finland and in other countries. He is the director of the HYPER project (Performance measurement for hybrid governance), and one of the directors in the BEMINE project (Beyond MALPE coordination: integrative envisioning), both funded by the Academy of Finland.