Olli Karsio holds an M. Soc. Sc. and is currently a doctoral candidate in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Tampere. He worked on the Social Science for the C21st research programme as a Research Assistant for 2015.
His PhD research explores the marketisation of social services, especially in the field of elder care. His research networks consist of Research Group on Care and Social Policy, CaSo and Nordic Research Network on Marketisation in Eldercare (Normacare).