Helena Kaarina Blomberg

Helena Blomberg is a professor of Social Work and Social Policy and Vice Rector at the Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki. Her research interests regard attitudes toward welfare policies in a comparative perspective and policy changes and agenda-setting power in the welfare state. In her latest project, she focuses on how various, concurrent tendencies of decentralization and individualization, as well as centralization and standardization regarding social services and last-resort benefit systems affect welfare provision and service outcomes among different vulnerable groups in society.