Minna Zechner

Work package leader, associate professor

Minna leads the ‘Care’ work package (WP4). Her area of expertise is in qualitative research with topics of particular interest being care for the elderly, use of services and care policy.


  • Old age
  • Care
  • Social and health services
  • Care policy


Zechner, M. (2022). Economization of Care for Older Adults. In: Baikady, R., Sajid, S., Przeperski, J., Nadesan, V., Rezaul, I., Gao, J. (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Global Social Problems. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-68127-2_300-1

Hoppania, Hanna Kaisa, Karsio, Olli, Näre, Lena, Vaittinen, Tiina & Zechner, Minna (2022). Financialization of Eldercare in a Nordic Welfare State. Journal of Social Policy. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0047279422000137

Vabø, Mia, Zechner, Minna, Stranz, Anneli, Graff, Lea & Sigurðardóttir, Sigurveig H. (2022) Is Nordic eldercare facing a (new) collaborative turn? Social Policy & Administration https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12805