Tackling Inequalities with Social Investment Policies

Thursday 15 September 2016, 9:00-12:00

University of Turku, Publicum building, Auditorium PUB3

The seminar is part of the 90 years celebrations of the chair of Sociology at the University of Turku.

How was the seminar? Watch the video! (4:57 min)



9.00 Opening words
Professor Mikko Niemelä, University of Turku

9.10 Social Investment Paradigm: Achievements and Shortcomings
Professor Joakim Palme, Uppsala University

9.40 Gender Equality Levers at the State-Market Nexus
Professor Lynn Prince Cooke, University of Bath

10.10 Education: Investments on Who and Why?
Professor Jani Erola, University of Turku

10.40 Break

11.00 Socially Investing in Older People – Reablement as a Social Care Policy Response?
Professor Tine Rostgaard, KORA Danish Institute for Local and Regional Government Research

11.30 Cash Benefits as Social Investments
Professor Olli Kangas, Social Insurance Institution of Finland


Programme (pdf)