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The Migration Institute awards the ‘John Morton Prize’ to Timo Aro for his significant work in the field of migration

The Board of the Migration Institute has awarded the 2020 John Morton Award to Timo Aro, MDI’s leading expert. Recognition is given annually for a very meritorious work or work done in Finland for the benefit of migration and multiculturalism. The award has been given since 2010. “Receiving the John Morton Prize is a great … Continue reading The Migration Institute awards the ‘John Morton Prize’ to Timo Aro for his significant work in the field of migration

‘For What Population?’ -survey anticipates the number of new students at all levels of education and in all regions

On behalf of SITRA, MDI has carried out a study entitled, ‘For what population?’ which simultaneously examines Statistics Finland’s regional and age group-specific population forecasts and the number of new students at all levels of education with the help of the National Board of Education’s Vipunen-statistical service covering the period 2018–2040. According to the study, … Continue reading ‘For What Population?’ -survey anticipates the number of new students at all levels of education and in all regions

Kanta-Häme Central Hospital has significant effects on the vitality of the area

MDI analysed and formed a comprehensive picture of the internal and external vitality effects of Kanta-Häme Central Hospital in its area of influence. According to the analysis, the effects are significant. For example, the annual salary of central hospital staff is about 74 million euros, of which four-fifths remain in the province. In addition, the … Continue reading Kanta-Häme Central Hospital has significant effects on the vitality of the area

The Good Life Index supports municipal strategic planning and knowledge management

With funding from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, MDI will implement a research project in which the aim is to map the good life of municipalities and village communities and, on the basis of the survey, develop the Good Life Index to support municipal strategic planning and knowledge management. The project aims to diversify … Continue reading The Good Life Index supports municipal strategic planning and knowledge management

The ‘small urbanisation’ phenomenon underlies migration within the city and immigration to it

MDI carried out a study on ‘Small urbanisation’ for the Regional City Network which examined demographic development and the dynamics of demographic formation in 56 regional cities and within a regional city. The analysis was based on an analysis of Statistics Finland’s statistical data and the classification of different areas of municipalities on the basis … Continue reading The ‘small urbanisation’ phenomenon underlies migration within the city and immigration to it