Michael Egerer (Dr. Soc. Sci.) is a University Researcher at the University of Helsinki Research Centre for Addiction, Control, and Governance (CEACG). His research interests address gambling, gambling regulations and the concept of addiction. He is editor with Virve Marionneau and Janne Nikkinen of the book Gambling Policies in European Welfare States, which was published by Palgrave in August 2018.