Time: 2nd June 2023, 14:45-16:15
Place: Metsätalo sali 1 (Unioninkatu 40, Helsinki)
A better life for employees, a stronger economy for businesses, and a greener planet for everyone. That’s the promise of the four-day week, an idea that is gaining momentum around the world. But is it too good to be true? Find out in our panel discussion on The Four-Day Workweek: A Win-Win Solution for the Economy and Society?
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Please join us to learn more about the social and economic implications of reduced working time. We look forward to discuss this with multidisciplinary panel:
Timo Anttila is lecturer of social and public policy at the University of Jyväskylä. His research areas include changing times and spaces of work, changing organization of work, job and employment quality in a comparative perspective, work-life balance, knowledge work and changing patterns of time use.
Aaro Hazak is Professor of Institutional Economics at Tallinn University of Technology and visiting researcher at the University of Helsinki and Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL). He has led several research grant projects and applied studies on the nexus between institutions, mental health, individual behaviour and economic outcomes.
Kati Karhula works as a specialist researcher in the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health here in Helsinki, in a unit of ”Work careers and workability”. She has a PhD in psychology and her main research interests are working times, work load and recovery from both psychosocial and health perspective.
Michiru Nagatsu is an associate professor in Practical Philosophy and Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science. He works on methodological and foundational issues in the study of human sociality, social order and sustainability.
Iana Nesterova is a postdoctoral researcher at Aalto University School of Business and a practitioner of voluntary simplicity. Her research on business and degrowth transformations has been published in the leading journals in the field of sustainable organisations, including Ecological Economics, Journal of Cleaner Production and Futures. For more information: https://people.aalto.fi/iana.nesterova.