Monthly Archives: April 2021

According to our recent evaluation, the Tolkkupaja project has succeeded in providing relevant activities for young people and in providing ideas for them to better plan their own futures.

The Tolkkupaja project is an ESF-funded development project implemented by the City of Seinäjoki’s youth services, the aim of which is to support and guide young people under the age of 30 towards inclusion, education and participation in working life. MDI carried out an evaluation of the Tolkkupaja project during the period 2019–2021. The aim … Continue reading According to our recent evaluation, the Tolkkupaja project has succeeded in providing relevant activities for young people and in providing ideas for them to better plan their own futures.

Recognition given to Mikko Valtakari and Juha Eskelinen for the research quality and significance of their 2020 Labour Force and Labour Market article

The Editorial Board of the Labour Policy Magazine has awarded a certificate of honor to Mikko Valtakari, leading specialist at MDI and Juha Eskelinen, CEO of Melkior Oy and researcher at Aalto University, in recognition of the 2020 Labour Force and Labour Market article ‘Methodological Challenges in Employment Impact Assessment – Experiences from Recent Evaluations’. … Continue reading Recognition given to Mikko Valtakari and Juha Eskelinen for the research quality and significance of their 2020 Labour Force and Labour Market article

VN TEAS study: The current financing model of income support has little effect on the activities of the municipalities

According to a study carried out by NHG and MDI, municipalities can influence the need for income support only indirectly, namely, by promoting employment, supporting health and wellbeing and increasing the availability of affordable housing. Municipalities monitor basic income support expenditure more irregularly than before. The granting of basic income support was transferred from the … Continue reading VN TEAS study: The current financing model of income support has little effect on the activities of the municipalities

In the development discussion report of the Welfare at Work and Productivity from Knowledge -project, attention is paid to reducing haste and reforming the development discussion process

The Kainuu Association of Municipalities for Social and Health Care is running the Welfare at Work and Productivity from Knowledge -project from 1 February 2020 to 31 January 2023. The aim is to promote and support the wellbeing of Kainuu’s social and health care personnel at work and to reduce the pressures created by the … Continue reading In the development discussion report of the Welfare at Work and Productivity from Knowledge -project, attention is paid to reducing haste and reforming the development discussion process

Searching for the good life in the HYVIS-project during the spring

During winter and spring 2020-21, the HYVIS project has brought participants together in the context of a number of webinars. The aim of the project is to focus on the transition to a sustainable society: how to implement change while promoting the wellbeing of residents and the operating conditions of communities and companies. In addition, … Continue reading Searching for the good life in the HYVIS-project during the spring