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    • Ethics, NPM and post-NPM. A study of patterns and tensions in the central civil service 

      Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-06)
      Ethics in public organizations have received more attention in recent decades, partly as a result of waves of public reforms. In this paper we first define ethics in public organizations taking a broad approach based on ...
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    • The EU Fight Against Poverty and Social Exclusion. Activation,Targeting and the Sustainability of the Welfare State 

      Nilssen, Even (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-11)
      At the Lisbon Council of March 2000, the EU member states agreed that they should coordinate their policies for combating poverty and social exclusion on the basis of an open method of coordination (OMC). This paper ...
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    • European Pension Policy Initiatives and National Reforms: Between Financial Sustainability and Adequacy 

      Ervik, Rune (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-12)
      The EU Open method of Coordination (OMC) represents one strategy for pension reform that ideally combines agreement on common objectives with different institutional and national approaches as means of reaching these ...
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    • Europeanization of Nordic Central Governments: Towards a Transnational Regulatory State? 

      Lægreid, Per; Steinthorsson, Runolfur Smari; Thorhallsson, Baldur (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-11)
      This paper first describes the degree of EU regulation in the Nordic countries by focusing on the scope of EU rules and regulations in domestic administration, the monitoring and control, and the compliance and enforcement. ...
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    • Europeanization of Public Administration: Effects of the EU on the Central Administration in the Nordic States 

      Lægreid, Per; Steinthorsson, Runolfur Smari; Thorhallsson, Baldur (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-11)
      This paper examines the Europeanization of the Public Administration in the Nordic countries and explores the apparent similarities and differences of the changes in the central administration due to EU and EEA membership. ...
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    • Europeisering av tilsynsmyndigheter i Norge og Sverige 

      Dyrdal, Morten (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-03)
      This paper examines how regulatory agencies in Norway and Sweden adapt to the European Union in the 1990s. The paper is based on comparative studies of the competition authorities, the pharmaceutical control autorities ...
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    • Evaluating the Effect of a National Labour and Welfare Administration Reform (Nav-reform) on Employment, Social Insurance and Social Assistance 

      Aakvik, Arild; Monstad, Karin; Holmås, Tor Helge (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2014-04)
      A national labour and welfare administration reform (NAV reform) is evaluated on employment outcomes and use of social insurance and assistance schemes. The reform was implemented step-wise over time during 2006—2010 at ...
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    • Evaluering av kommunal medfinansiering 

      Askildsen, Jan Erik; Holmås, Tor Helge; Kaarbøe, Oddvar; Monstad, Karin (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2015-09)
      Prosjektet «Resultater av samhandlingsreformen: Bedre helse, bedre helsetjenester, bedre samfunnsøkonomi?» er et samarbeid mellom Uni Rokkansenteret, Frischsenteret og Avdeling for helseledelse og helseøkonomi (UiO) og ...
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    • Får vi også vere med? Om kvinner i norsk lokalpolitikk 

      Ringkjøb, Hans-Erik; Aars, Jacob (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-05)
      According to our analysis we are moving slowly in the right direction on the way to gender balance in local politics. During the last 20-30 years we have witnessed a positive development. The representation of women has ...
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    • Flernivåperspektiv og krisehåndtering 

      Rykkja, Lise Hellebø (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-10)
      The paper discusses the use of a multi level governance perspective in crisis management, in particular within the public sector. The first part of the paper addresses what a crisis is and how crisis management can be ...
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    • Food Safety at Stake – the Establishment of Food Agencies 

      Hellebø, Lise (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-11)
      Food safety regulation has a long history in public policy. It is an essential and valued state responsibility, vital in securing society order. The 1990s BSE-crisis had important political, institutional and economic ...
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    • Forskning om velferdspolitikk og omsorgsordninger i et likestillingsperspektiv 

      Berven, Nina; Ravneberg, Bodil (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-09)
      I Norge er der satset betydelige offentlige ressurser på familiepolitiske ordninger som tilrettelegger for kombinasjon av lønnet arbeid og familieoppgaver for kvinner og menn. Likestilling mellom kjønn har vært tydelig ...
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    • Fossil Fuel Employment and Public Opinion about Climate Change 

      Tvinnereim, Endre (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2014-03)
      Public opinion about climate change has been shown to vary according to gender, age, ideological views, and placement in social networks, while variation in climate policy has been explained referring to economic factors ...
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    • Fra arbeidsbegrepets historie: Aristoteles til Marx 

      Kildal, Nanna (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-05)
      This working paper dips into the history of the ideas of work, from the Antiquity through Christianity, the middle ages and the reformation to Marx. The standard pictures of the antique philosophy as ‘work despising’, ...
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    • Frafall ved den integrerte lektor- og adjunktutdanningen ved UiB 

      Mjåland, Kristian (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2011-03)
      Den integrerte lektor- og adjunktutdanningen ved UiB startet opp i 2004 og består av fire studieprogram, to ved HF- og to ved MN- fakultetet. Studiet har helt siden oppstarten hatt et betydelig frafall. Dette er bakgrunnen ...
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    • The Fragmented State – the Challenges of Combining Efficiency, Institutional Norms and Democracy 

      Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-03)
      In this paper we describe the emergence of a leaner, more fragmented state brought about by the transformation of public-sector organisations from integrated multifunctional entities into autonomous and single-purpose ...
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    • Frå privat initiativ til kommunalt monopol. Lysverk, sporvegar og renovasjon i Bergen og Oslo 1850–1935 

      Grove, Knut (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-12)
      In the late 19th and early 20th century, Norwegian cities were marked by a strong and accelerating growth in the production of common goods under municipal control. This municipalization brought also private activities ...
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    • Fritt sykehusvalg. En teoretisk analyse av konkurranse i det norske sykehusmarkedet 

      Mathiesen, Elin Aasmundrud (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-06)
      Upon the introduction of free choice of hospitals in January 2001, an internal market was formed among the public hospitals in Norway. The hospitals can attract patients through various means. Several studies show that ...
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    • Gaming the system and accountability relations: Negative side-effects of activity-based funding in the Norwegian hospital system 

      Lægreid, Per; Neby, Simon (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-10)
      Performance management systems are introduced to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in public sectors across the world. We examine four «scandals» cases related to coding practice in Norwegian hospitals followed by ...
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    • Generalistkommune og oppgavedifferensiering. Tre innlegg 

      Fimreite, Anne Lise; Flo, Yngve; Aars, Jacob (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-12)
      This Note describes three lectures by representatives of the Rokkan Centre. The lectures were commissioned by the Department of Local Government of the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, where they ...
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