Anne Kovalainen
Dr.Sc.(Econ.) in economic sociology

Professor, Entrepreneurship (Department of Management and Entrepreneurship)
TCLS
anne.kovalainen@utu.fi
+358 29 450 2382
+358 50 502 7022

Rehtorinpellonkatu 3
Turku


Areas of expertise
economic sociology; entrepreneurship; forms of work; platforms; qualitative research methods and methodology; science and technology studies; gender studies.

Biography



Anne Kovalainen is economic sociologist by training and works as Professor of Entrepreneurship and Business Knowhow at the Turku School of
Economics, University of Turku. She is director of Academy of Finland Strategic
Research Council consortium Smart Work in Platform Economy (SWiPE, 2016-2019) and co-PI of
Nordic Network on Care Crisis. In 2018 she was invited as visiting scholar at Harvard
University.  She has also worked as invited faculty fellow at Stanford University
School of Sciences and Humanities, at Massachusetts University, at London
School of Economics and Political Science and University of Technology Sydney, to mention a few.



She has worked as Minna
Canth Academy Professor, as Vice-Chair of Research Council for Culture and Society
at Academy of Finland, and as Member of the Standing Committee for Social Sciences
at the European Science Foundation (SCSS/ESF). In those roles, she has planned
and executed research programmes at national and international levels. She
serves international funding organizations. She has served as Board Member of Finnish
Innovation Fund (SITRA), University of Turku Board, Finnish Academy of Science and
Letters Board, and NORFACE (chair and board) and ESA Boards.



She is editorial board
member of ISBJ and JGER journals, and editorial board member of American
Sociological Association book series RSW. Her recent books include co-authored book
by Palgrave Macmillan on gender and
innovations (2017), by Sage on qualitative methods (2016), and forthcoming by Routledge on professions and platforms
(2020), edited book on platforms by Routledge (2019) and edited book on work
and technology by Emerald (2019). Her research interests currently include
transformations of economy and society, science and technology studies,
platforms and new forms of work, gender studies; research methods at large and science
policies, higher education included.



Research

Anne Kovalainen's research interests are currently in the contemporary
work in the era of the platform economy, in the new forms of entrepreneurialism and in science and technology studies. Her research also covers topics of gender and economy, welfare
society, entrepreneurship and public sector, and qualitative research methods and
innovations.



Publications
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Alustatalous muuttaa työtä, mutta millä tavalla? (2019) Anne Kovalainen, Seppo Poutanen, Petri Rouvinen, Laura Seppänen
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

Gig Science Marches Onward (2019) Seppo Poutanen, Anne Kovalainen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Digitalisaatio ja alustatyö – iskusanoista monitasoisten ilmiöiden tutkimukseen (2018)
Työelämän Tutkimus
Anne Kovalainen, Seppo Poutanen, Monika von Bonsdorff
(
B1 Journal article)

Gender equality in the Baltic Sea region – similarities and differences (2018)
Baltic Rim Economies
Anne Kovalainen, Seppo Poutanen, Jatta Jännäri
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

Gendering expert work and ideal candidacy in Finnish and Estonian job advertisements (2018)
Gender in Management: An International Journal
Jatta Jännäri, Seppo Poutanen, Anne Kovalainen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Koulutuksen ja työelämän rajapinnat yritysvetoisessa ammatillisessa koulutuksessa : tapaustutkimus KONE Hissit Oy (2018)
Ammattikasvatuksen Aikakauskirja
Kaisa Hytönen, Anne Kovalainen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Muutokset haastavat ammatillisen koulutuksen (2018)
Ammattikasvatuksen Aikakauskirja
Petri Nokelainen, Rita Asplund, Soile Juujärvi, Anne Kovalainen
(
B1 Journal article)

Qualitative Research in Entrepreneurship (2018) The SAGE Handbook of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Anne Kovalainen
(
A3 Book chapter)

Theories of Professionalism and Theories of Entrepreneurship
- Alignments and Differences in Contemporary Capitalism
(konfrenssiabstrakti)
(2018) Book of Abstracts accepted for presentation at the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology Anne Kovalainen, Seppo Poutanen
(
O2 Other)

Upworkers in Finland: Survey Results (2018) Pajarinen Mika, Rouvinen Petri, Claussen Jörg, Hakanen Jari, Kovalainen Anne, Kretschmer Tobias, Poutanen Seppo, Seifried Mareike, Seppänen Laura
(
D4 Published development or research report or study)

Yrittäminen ja yrittäjyys - vähenevän palkkatyön korvaaja ja hyvinvoinnin tuottaja (2018) Työelämän perustietoa Anne Kovalainen, Seppo Poutanen
(
D2 Article in a professional research book)

Alustatalous ja työn murros (2017)
Työn tuuli
Kovalainen Anne
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

Gender and Innovation in the New Economy. Women, Identity, and Creative Work. (2017) Seppo Poutanen, Anne Kovalainen
(
C1 Scientific book)

Osaaminen luo vankan perustan alueen elinvoimaisuudelle (2017) Turun kauppakamarin juhlakirja 2017: 100 vuotta tulevaisuutta Anne Kovalainen, Jarna Heinonen
(
D2 Article in a professional research book)

Construction of the female global top manager in The Economist (2016)
International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics
Seppo Poutanen, Anne Kovalainen, Jatta Jännäri
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Global Entrepreneurship Monitor – Finnish 2015 Report (2016) Suomalainen Sanna, Stenholm Pekka, Kovalainen Anne, Heinonen Jarna, Pukkinen Tommi
(
D4 Published development or research report or study)

Innovating is not of the spirit world - depicting a female inventor's unique path with materiality-friendly gender concepts (2016) Research Handbook on Gender and Innovation Seppo Poutanen, Anne Kovalainen
(
A3 Book chapter)

Professionalism and Entrepreneurialism (2016) Routledge Companion to Professions and Professionalism Poutanen Seppo, Kovalainen Anne
(
A3 Book chapter)


Last updated on 2019-16-09 at 02:23