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Kati Pitkänen

Senior researcher 

 

PhD, human geography
Adjunct professor, Geographies of leisure and second homes, University of Oulu

Environmental Policy Centre/Behavioral Change group
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+358 295 251 101
Yliopistokatu 6B, 80100 Joensuu
Twitter: @kati_pitkanen
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Research interests

  • Multi-locality and second homes
  • Rural sustainable development
  • Social impacts and indicators of circular economy
  • Consumer behavior in circular economy, cultural waste and product relationships
  • Health and well-being impacts of natural environments
  • Cultural human-nature relationships

Projects

Popular articles, policy briefs and blogs in English

Recent publications

Pitkänen, K., Hannonen, O., Toso, S., Gallent, N., Hamiduddin, I., Halseth, G., Hall, C.M., Müller, D.K., Treivish.A. & Nefedova, T. (2020). Second homes during corona-safe or unsafe haven and for whom? Reflections from researchers around the world. Matkailututkimus, 16(2), 20-39. https://doi.org/10.33351/mt.97559

Pitkänen, K., Lehtimäki, J. & Puhakka, R. (2020). How do rural second homes affect human health and well-being? Review of potential impacts. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(18), 6748. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17186748

Salmenperä, H., Pitkänen, K., Kautto, P., & Saikku, L. (2020). Critical factors for enhancing the circular economy in waste management. Journal of Cleaner Production, 280, 124339. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.124339

Strandell, A., Pitkänen, K., & Rehunen, A. (2020). Miten kaupungistuminen ja väestön ikääntyminen vaikuttavat vapaa-ajan asumisen suosioon? Matkailututkimus, 16(1), 74-92. https://doi.org/10.33351/mt.88575

Lyytimäki, J., & Pitkänen, K. (2020). Perceived Wellbeing Effects of Ecosystems in Finland. HUMAN ECOLOGY. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10745-020-00155-3

Gentin, S., Pitkänen, K., Chondromatidou, A., Præstholm, S., Dolling, A., Palsdottir, A.M. (2019). Nature-based integration of immigrants in Europe: A review. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2019.126379

Pitkänen, K. & Strandell, A. (2018). Suomalaisen maaseudun monipaikkaisen asumisen muodot ja tulevaisuuden kehitys. Maaseutuja tulevaisuudessa. Maaseutupolitiikan 30-vuotisjuhlanumero. Maaseudun Uusi Aika, 26(2-3), 6-23.

Published 2021-03-16 at 16:25, updated 2021-03-17 at 10:03

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