Profile

Katja Repo

University Lecturer, Research director
Faculty of Social Sciences
| Sub unit: Unit of Social Research | Lab or field: Social Policy

About me

Dr. Katja Repo is Director of Tampere Centre for Childhood, Youth and Family Research (PERLA), Finland. Her main research interests include the reconciliation of work and family, family policy, social services, cash-for-care schemes, early childhood education, intra-household finances, poverty and time-use of families. She is one of the editors of the following books: Cash-for-Childcare: The Consequences for Caring Mothers (Edward Elgar, 2010), Women, Men and Children in Families: Private Troubles and Public Issues (Tampere University Press, 2013), Media, Family Interaction and the Digitalization of Childhood (Edward Elgar, 2017) and Politics of Childcare and Early Childhood Education: Does Equal Access Matter? (Edward Elgar, 2019).   

Responsibilities

Director: Tampere Centre for Childhood, Youth and Family Research PERLA

University Lecturer (social policy): Tampere University and University Consortium of Pori