Jani Kinnunen is a researcher at Åbo Akademi, Finland. His research interests include data science related to economics and political science. His application work has focused on freedoms in economic and political systems, mergers and acquisitions, and real options.
His paper studies how the combination of political regime and religious freedoms are related to human development indices. The tested hypothesis states: the higher the quartile level of religion-democracy combination, the higher the levels of economic and political freedoms, as well as, the human development.