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Professor, Social Work


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Areas of expertise

Family Policy
Lone Parenthood
Child Maintenance and Child Support Policy
Child poverty
Finanacial Social Work


I completed my MA at the University of Tampere (1994) and did my PhD at the University of Turku (2006). My doctoral dissertation explored the employment and incomes of lone mothers in different welfare states. I have worked as a senior lecturer and post-doctoral and academy reserach fellow project funded by the Academy of Finland  I am a PI of three projects: Economic well-being of shared care families (EconShared) funded by Academy of Finland, Financial Social Work among families with children(TALSOS) funded by Minsitry of Social Affairs and Children First: Nordic policies and children’s well-being funded by NordForsk. I have been a visiting scholar at the Norwegian Social Research Center, Social Policy Research Center (SPRU) at the University of York (UK), Rutgers University (USA), University of Wisconsin, Madison (USA) and as Endeavour Scholar in RMIT University, Melbourne (Australia).


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Poverty, gender and child support systems in comparative perspective (2024)

Adelakun Adedayo, Adelakun Olanike S, Lo Bartolo Marisa, Boll Christina, Breitkreuz Rhonda, Byrt Adrienne, Chung Yiyoon, Cook Kay, Cuesta Laura, Griffin Alisha, Guarin Angela, Haapanen Mari, Hakovirta Mia, Kim Yoonkung, Lee Eric, Meysen Thomas, Md Nor Zarina, Roots Hannah, Sinclair Sarah, Skinner Christine
(Vertaisarvioitu artikkeli kokoomateoksessa (A3))