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’.

The editorial board’s criteria for selection were the research quality of the article and its relevance to employment policy. Valtakari and Eskelinen’s article addressed several challenges in respect of impact assessment from the researchers’ perspective. The article was published in the Labour Policy Journal (TAK) issue 3/2020.

A sustainable green transition is achieved by investing in the diversity of RDI activities – the AGDA project continues to work on this theme

AGDA is a Nordic development project funded by the Nordic Gender Equality Fund (NIKK). The project focuses on the opportunities that a greater focus on diversity and inclusion could create in the RDI-field, particularly in respect of green transition.

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MDI leads the co-creative process of developing, piloting and sharing practices for wellbeing in Sustainable Cities

The challenge bundle work is the cross-cutting co-development of the “Sustainable City” programme, co-ordinated by the Ministry of the Environment, with the aim of producing and sharing information, knowledge and solutions to the challenges linking cities’ management and practice in the area of leading work towards sustainability. The work produces concrete development measures, new ways of doing things and peer learning.

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A new project funded by the Ministry of Agriculture will explore multi-locality from the point of view of companies and their employers: is place-independence becoming the future norm of successful companies?

Although remote working and place-independent work have already been examined extensively from both the public administration implications and individual perspectives,…

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