Automated decision-making – Nordic perspectives

Project: ResearchInterdisciplinary research

Research areas and keywords


  • Automated decision-making, AI in public sector


The objectives of the research network are to:
• Create an interdisciplinary research agenda for studying current developments in the use of automated decision-making systems, focusing on the Nordic public sector.
• Develop empirical baselines for beginning to assess the impact of automation on employees and citizens whose work practices and data feed automated decision-making systems.
• Facilitate coordinated fieldwork efforts and further knowledge exchange between communication studies, computer science, anthropology, law, etc. to thereby strengthen future interdisciplinary research on automation across institutional and national boundaries.
• Organize an international conference on automated decision-making in Copenhagen in 2021.
• Publish preliminary findings in open access, peer-reviewed journals, and in public media.
• Prepare the ground for a larger interdisciplinary EU research project proposal.
Short titleADM in public sector
Effective start/end date2020/02/032021/09/30

Collaborative partners

  • Lund University
  • University of Copenhagen - Department of Communication (Joint applicant) (lead)
  • University of Helsinki (Joint applicant)


Related research output

Stefan Larsson, 2020 Feb 5, EU och teknologiskiftet: Europaperspektiv 2020. Årsbok för europaforskning inom ekonomi, juridik och statskunskap. Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, A., Michalski, A. & Oxelheim, L. (eds.). Santérus förlag, p. 89 120 p. (Europaperspektiv).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

Stefan Larsson, 2019 Dec 3, Stockholm: AI Sustainability Center. 40 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReport

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