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  • Open Boundary Conditions for the Extended Kalman Filter With a Quasi-Geostrophic Ocean Model 

    Evensen, Geir (American Geophysical Union, 1993-05-18)
    The formulation of consistent boundary conditions for the quasi-geostrophic (QG) model with an extended Kaiman filter in a data assimilation scheme is discussed. To form a well-posed boundary value problem for the QG model, ...
    Journal article
  • Organizing for Homeland Security: The Case of Norway 

    Lægreid, Per; Serigstad, Synnøve (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-11)
    This paper examines the reorganization process in the Norwegian central administration for homeland security. As a central theme it explores why the proposal to radically reorganize the administration by replacing a ...
    Working paper
  • Overcoming the Barriers and Seizing the Opportunities for Active Ageing in Norway: Report from an Expert Panel Meeting 

    Ervik, Rune; Helgøy, Ingrid (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-12)
    This report provides the result from the expert panel meetings as a key element of the sixth work package (WP6) of the Active Ageing project. A main concern of this WP is to identify barriers to active ageing and means ...
    Working paper
  • Overgrepsmottak i Norge 2009 

    Johnsen, Grethe E.; Alsaker, Kjersti; Hunskår, Steinar (Nasjonalt kompetansesenter for legevaktmedisin, Uni Helse, Uni Research, 2010-04)
    Bakgrunn: Helsetilbudet til overgrepsutsatte har blitt styrket gjennom sterke nasjonale satsninger. Antallet overgrepsmottak i Norge har økt betydelig i de siste årene, og det er nå minst ett overgrepsmottak i hvert ...
    Research report
  • Overgrepsmottakene - Status per juni 2014 

    Johnsen, Grethe E.; Hunskår, Steinar; Zachariassen, Signe M.; Alsaker, Kjersti; Nesvold, Helle (Nasjonalt kompetansesenter for legevaktmedisin, Uni Research Helse, 2014-10)
    Bakgrunn: I mai 2014 bestemte Nasjonalt kompetansesenter for legevaktmedisin (Nklm) seg for å gjennomføre en kartlegging av status ved overgrepsmottakene. Bakgrunnen for kartleggingen var den foreslåtte plasseringen av ...
    Research report
  • Paleomagnetic correlations between scandinavian ice-sheet fluctuations and greenland dansgaard–oeschger events, 45,000–25,000 yr B.P. 

    Mangerud, Jan; Løvlie, Reidar; Gulliksen, Steinar; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Larsen, Eiliv; Valen, Vidar (Elsevier, 2003)
    Two paleomagnetic excursions, the Skjong correlated with the Laschamp (about 41,000 GISP2 yr B.P.) and the Valderhaug correlated with the Mono Lake (about 34,000 GISP2 yr B.P.), have been identified in stratigraphic ...
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  • A Panel Data Study of Physicians’ Labor Supply: The Case of Norway 

    Baltagi, Badi H.; Bratberg, Espen; Holmås, Tor Helge (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-03)
    Physicians are key personnel in a sector which is important due to its size as well as the quality of service it provides. We estimate the labor supply of physicians employed at hospitals in Norway, using personnel ...
    Working paper
  • Parameter Estimation Solving a Weak Constraint Variational Formulation for an Ekman Model 

    Eknes, Mette; Evensen, Geir (American Geophysical Union, 1997-06-15)
    A weak constraint variational formulation is used for inverse calculations and parameter estimation in a one-dimensional Ekman model. When parameters in the model are allowed to contain errors, the inverse problem becomes ...
    Journal article
  • Partnerskapet i Nav - innovasjon eller "same procedure"? 

    Fimreite, Anne Lise (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2011-05)
    Dette notatet ser nærmere på partnerskapet mellom stat og kommune i Nav. Partnerskap fremstilles gjerne som et innovativt organisatorisk grep i vår forvaltningsstruktur. Problemstillingene som tas opp i dette notatet er ...
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  • Passive tracers and active dynamics - a model study of hydrography and circulation in the northern North Atlantic 

    Mauritzen, C.; Hjøllo, Solfrid Sætre; Sandø, Anne Britt (American Geophysical Union, 2006-08)
    A long-standing problem in oceanography has been to understand the relationship between what can be measured in the ocean, such as hydrography, and what cannot, such as the strength and structure of the complete ...
    Journal article
  • Paternal predictors of the mental health of children of Vietnamese refugees 

    Vaage, Aina Basilier; Thomsen, Per Hove; Rousseau, Cécile; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; V Ta, Tong; Hauff, Edvard (BioMed Central, 2011-01-10)
    Background: Intergenerational transmission of trauma as a determinant of mental health has been studied in the offspring of Holocaust survivors and combat veterans, and in refugee families. Mainly negative effects on ...
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  • Pathways and export of Greenland Sea Water. In: The Nordic Seas: an integrated perspective 

    Eldevik, Tor; Straneo, Fiammetta; Sandø, Anne Britt; Furevik, Tore (American Geophysical Union, 2005)
  • Penga eller livet? Lederutfordringer i det reformerte norske sykehusvesenet 

    Johansen, Monica Skjøld (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-12)
    The main subject of this working paper is the health care reforms introduced in the Norwegian health care system the last 10−15 years. The focus is how these reforms have been experienced and interpreted by the main ...
    Working paper
  • Performance and accountability - a theoretical discussion and an empirical assessment 

    Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2013-04)
    This paper starts with a theoretical discussion on the relationship between performance and accountability in public organizations. Accountability theory, based in the work of Dubnick, Romzek, Bovens, Behn, Bouckaert, ...
    Working paper
  • Performance management and accountability of welfare state agencies. The cases of Norwegian hospital, welfare and immigration administration 

    Askim, Jostein; Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2014-10)
    This paper examines how administrative and managerial accountability are balanced in public sector performance management systems and how the formal affiliation between ministry and agency, and agency tasks affect this ...
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  • Performance Management and Public Sector Reform: The Norwegian Hospital Reform 

    Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per; Stigen, Inger Marie (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-12)
    When New Public Management (NPM) reforms are introduced in various countries, one central element in the balance between political control and institutional and professional autonomy is the development of new performance ...
    Working paper
  • Performance Management In Practice – the Norwegian Way 

    Lægreid, Per; Roness, Paul G.; Rubecksen, Kristin (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-11)
    This paper examines how the Norwegian system of performance management, Management-By-Objectives-And-Results (MBOR), works in practice in civil service organizations. To do this it focuses on the formulation of goals and ...
    Working paper
  • Periodic changes in the zooplankton of the North Sea during the twentieth century linked to oceanic inflow 

    Reid, Philip C.; Edwards, Martin; Beaugrand, Gregory; Skogen, Morten; Stevens, Darren (Blackwell Publishing, 2003)
    Oceanic inflow is estimated to contribute more than 90% of the nutrient input into the North Sea. Variability in the volume, chemical properties, biological content and source of the inflowing water is thus likely to ...
    Journal article
  • Perspectives on Policy Transfer. The Case of the OECD 

    Kildal, Nanna (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-08)
    The issue of this working paper is the study of ‘policy transfer’ between international organisations and national welfare reforms, which is illustrated by a study of the OECD. As the OECD’s multilateral surveillance is ...
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  • Perspektiv på bygdeutvikling 

    Byrkjeland, Martin; Grove, Knut (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-12)
    The report discusses a selection of rural development projects in Hordaland from the period 1990 to 2005. The policy of rural development emerged during the 1980-ies because traditional regional development did not satisfy ...
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