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  • PL 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 5)

    00014

    Finland

20002022
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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

I am a post-doctoral researcher at the Faculty of Educational Sciences in the Strategic Research Council founded DigiConsumers research consortium. I have also worked as post-doctoral researcher at the Faculty with an independent research grant (Eino Jutikkala Fund of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters). My research field is in developmental psychology, and my research work is focused on the themes of life course transition to adutlhood, financial independence and agency. 

Education information

PhD (psychology), 2015, Department of Psychology, University of Jyväskylä. Doctoral dis. accepted with distinction.

M.Soc.Sc. (sociology), 2008, Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Jyväskylä.

High school degree, 2002, The English School of Helsinki.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD (psychology)

External positions

Post-doctoral researcher, University of Jyväskylä

Sep 2015Jun 2018

Fields of Science

  • 515 Psychology
  • 5141 Sociology
  • 5144 Social psychology
  • 516 Educational sciences

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2010 2019

The development of parental monitoring during adolescence: A meta-analysis

Lionetti, F., Palladino, B. E., Passini, C. M., Casonato, M., Hamzallari, O., Ranta, M., Dellagiulia, A. & Keijsers, L., 3 Sep 2019, In : European Journal of Developmental Psychology. 16, 5, p. 552-580 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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The Economic Stress Model in Emerging Adulthood: The Role of Social Relationships and Financial Capability

Ranta, M., Punamäki, R-L., Chow, A. & Salmela-Aro, K., 2019, In : Emerging adulthood.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Subjective financial situation and financial capability of young adults in Finland

Ranta, M. & Salmela-Aro, K., Nov 2018, In : International Journal of Behavioral Development. 42, 6, p. 525-534 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Subjective Financial Situation and Financial Capability of Young Adults in Finland

Ranta, M. & Salmela-Aro, K., Mar 2018, European Association for Research on Adolescence.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access

Yksin yliopistokaupungissa: opiskelijoiden yksinäisyyskokemukset elämänkulun tutkimusperinteen näkökulmasta

Välimäki, V., Ranta, M. A. M., Grönlund, H., Junttila, N. & Pessi, A. B., 2018, In : Nuorisotutkimus. 36, 3, p. 38-56 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2000 2022

Learning to be digital consumers. How to improve young people’s financial skills in a technologically driven consumer society?

Wilska, T., Kalmi, P., Ahonen, A. K., Ranta, M., Kruskopf, M., Lammassaari, H. M. W. & Makkonen, J.

19/06/201931/08/2022

Project: Research project

Mind Hub -tutkimusryhmä

Salmela-Aro, K., Upadyaya, K. M., Ranta, M., Vinni-Laakso, J., Tang, X., Mannerström, R., Maksniemi, E., Lappi, A. E., Nykanen, M., Järvinen, J. & Puukko, K. T.

03/01/2000 → …

Project: Research project

Activities 2005 2019

Nuorisotutkimusseura (Publisher)

Mette Ranta (Reviewer)
1 Jan 2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

9th Conference of the Society for the Study of Emerging Adults

Mette Ranta (Speaker: Presenter), Raija-Leena Punamaki (Attendee), Angela Chow (Attendee), Katariina Salmela-Aro (Attendee)
10 Oct 201912 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Nuorisotutkimuspäivät 2019 / XVIII Nuorisotutkimuspäivät

Eliisa Kylkilahti (Attendee), Mette Ranta (Attendee), Minna Autio (Attendee)
8 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Yksin yliopistossa : yliopisto-opiskelijoiden kokema yksinäisyys korkeakouluopiskelun elämänvaiheessa

Mette Ranta (Supervisor)
20172018

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Persistence and satisfaction or extrinsic motivation - Connection of parents sosioeconomic status and students highest degree goals and personal study goals

Mette Ranta (Supervisor), Elina Emma Henriikka Ketonen (Co-supervisor), Kirsti Maaria Lonka (Co-supervisor)
1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)