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Description of research and teaching

Michael Egerer, Dr. Soc. Sc., studies addictions and gambling. He is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki Centre for Research on Addiction, Control and Governance (CEACG). He has been a board member of the Consumption Research Network of the European Sociological Association (2012-2017). He is one of the organisers of the ‘Gambling network’ (Peliverkko), where Finnish researchers, practitioners and other stakeholders meet regularly. He is a co-author of the book Setting Limits: Gambling, Science and Public Policy, published in December 2018.

Research interests

gambling, gambling regulation, sociology, addiction, alcohol, social work, qualitative methods, cultural and country comparisons

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD, Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki

European Graduate School in Addiction Research ESADD, Technische Universität Dresden

Sociology, Dipl. Soz. (Univ.), Otto-Friedrich Universität Bamberg

External positions

Visiting Researcher, Cermes 3, Université Paris Descartes

14 Feb 201220 Apr 2012

Keywords

  • 5141 Sociology

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

Publications 2006 2019

Open Access
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The Conceptualization of Problem Gambling in Social Services: Email Interviews with Finnish Social Services Directors

Heiskanen, M. K. & Egerer, M. D., 2018, In : Nordic Social Work Research. 9, 1, p. 29-41 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Compromising the public good? Civil society as beneficiary of gambling revenue

Egerer, M. D., Kankainen, V. E. & Hellman, C. M. E., 14 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Civil Society. 14, 3, p. 207-221 15 p., 1744-8689.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Introduction: Gambling Regulations and the Use of Gambling Revenues in European Welfare States

Nikkinen, J. T., Egerer, M. D. & Marionneau, V. K., 2018, Gambling Policies in European Welfare States: Current Challenges and Future Prospects. Egerer, M., Marionneau, V. & Nikkinen, J. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1-14 (Work and Welfare in Europe).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Conclusion: Contradictions in Promoting Gambling for Good Causes

Marionneau, V. K., Nikkinen, J. T. & Egerer, M. D., 2018, Gambling Policies in European Welfare States: Current Challenges and Future Prospects. Egerer, M., Marionneau, V. & Nikkinen, J. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 297-314 18 p. (Work and Welfare in Europe).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Projects 2011 2021

GPE: Gambling Policy in European Welfare States

Egerer, M., Sulkunen, P., Nikkinen, J., Marionneau, V. & Hellman, M.

01/09/201431/08/2018

Project: Research project

Addictions and Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe. Reframing Addictions Project (2011-2016)

Hellman, M., Egerer, M., Anderson, P., Berridge, V., Thom, B., Rehm, J., Meier, P., Disley, E., Nutt, D., Buehringer, G., Baumberg, B., Miller, D., Colom, J., Trautman, F., Fjaer, S., Conrod, P., Wiers, R., Faggiano, F., Gual, A., Mittlemark, M. & Sulkunen, P.

16/04/201116/04/2016

Project: Research project

Types of problem gambling

Egerer, M.

01/01/201531/12/2016

Project: Research project

Activities 2009 2019

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Michael Egerer (Visiting researcher)
2 Feb 20193 Mar 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Alkoholi- ja huumetutkijain seuran seminaari: Ketä autat pelaamalla? Rahapelien voittajat ja häviäjät Euroopassa

Michael Egerer (Speaker: Presenter)
9 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Rahapelaamiseen suhtautuminen. Rahapelitarjonnan tehtävä ja julkisuuskuva Suomessa

Michael Egerer (Speaker)
14 Mar 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Problematic lifestyles. How to grasp and how to govern?

Anna Alanko (Speaker: Chair), Michael Dieter Egerer (Speaker: Chair)
23 Mar 2017

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

Press / Media

GOOD AND BAD PEOPLE, OR WHAT VESTED INTERESTS ARE NOT ABOUT

Michael Egerer

06/11/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

RAHAPELITUOTOT MENEVÄT MONISSA EU-MAISSA VALTION KUKKAROON

Michael Egerer

10/10/2018

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media