Report: Work and Workers’ Rights in the Platform Economy

Kalevi Sorsa -säätiö | 29.04.2019

A new report by Project Researcher Maija Mattila takes on work and workers’ rights in the platform economy. The report offers a new, strict definition for platform work, summons quantitative and qualitative data of the extent of platform-mediated work and workers in the EU and elsewhere, outlines problems related to working via platforms, and proposes…


Book: Progressive Answers to Populism

Kalevi Sorsa -säätiö | 21.03.2019

In the European Union, roughly a quarter of likely voters would currently opt for populist politicians, whose policies centre on fighting against some outside enemy, the rejection of political pluralism and the irreconcilable conflict between the “people” and the elites/experts. Although the problem of rising populism is becoming a more and more researched topic, there…


Policies for Innovation in times of Digitalization

Kalevi Sorsa -säätiö | 9.08.2017

In today’s debates, innovation policies and especially digitalization are often regarded as mainly technological phenomena and policies often aim at technological problems and solutions. However, in times of increasing digitalization of work and everyday life the question must arise how state policies can shape, develop and create accessibility of digital innovations in a socially just…


Education Society 2.0 – Skills and Inclusion for All

Kalevi Sorsa -säätiö | 7.07.2012

Education Society 2.0 – Skills and Inclusion for All This is a translation of a report which was published at the beginning of 2008 in Finnish. It is a critical analysis of the Finnish education system, that focuses especially on equality. The success in the OECD’s Pisa survey doesn’t show the challenges which concerns for…