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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 ...
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    • 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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    • 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 ...
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    • 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, ...
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    • 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 ...
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    • 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 ...
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    • 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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    • Politisk styring og institusjonell autonomi – tre illustrasjoner 

      Neby, Simon (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-05)
      This article is about the problems connected to political governance at the one hand, and institutional autonomy on the other. The assumption is that the relation between the two displays a fundamental contradiction, ...
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    • Politisk styring og privatisering: holdninger i elitene og befolkningen 

      Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-03)
      This paper focuses on attitudes on political control of state owned companies and on privatization. Do the citizens and the elites in Norway agree on these issues? To what degree do the attitudes vary with demographic ...
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    • Politiske uttrykksformer i en bykontekst 

      Aars, Jacob; Kvalvåg, Svein (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-12)
      The project «New Forms of Political Participation in an Urban Context» has aimed at gaining insights into local citizenship and new forms of political participation within an urban context. Increasingly, Norwegian cities ...
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    • Poverty among Households with Children: A Comparative Study of Lone Parents and Couples with Children in Norway and Germany 

      Hansen, Hans-Tore; Trædal-Henden, Anne Hege; Jürgens, Olaf; Voges, Wolfgang (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-04)
      The purpose of this paper is to compare poverty among lone parents households and couples households with children in Norway and Germany measuring income poverty, material deprivation and receptions of social assistance ...
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    • Pris- og avanseregulering i legemiddelmarkedet. En prinsipiell diskusjon og en vurdering av den norske modellen 

      Brekke, Kurt R.; Straume, Odd Rune (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-12)
      The pharmaceutical market is characterised by market power on the supply side, mainly due to the patent system, and price-inelastic demand because of substantial third-party payments and asymmetric information. As a ...
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    • The Public, the Mother and the Child. Public Health Initiatives Promoting the Strong and Happy Child – Focusing on Food and Mental Health 

      Ludvigsen, Kari; Elvbakken, Kari Tove (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-12)
      This paper addresses public health initiatives towards the youngest children and their mothers, namely The Mother and Child Health Centers (MCHC). The orientations and the content of the MCHC are discussed, focusing two ...
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    • Reform of the Employment and Welfare Administrations - the Challenges of Co-ordinating Diverse Public Organisations 

      Christensen, Tom; Fimreite, Anne Lise; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-12)
      This paper addresses one of the most comprehensive structural reforms in recent Norwegian administrative history: a merger of the employment and national insurance administrations, combined with more formal collaboration ...
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    • Regulating Regulatory Organizations: Controlling Norwegian Civil Service Organizations 

      Lægreid, Per; Roness, Paul G.; Rubecksen, Kristin (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-09)
      This paper describes the regulatory agencies in Norway as part of the population of Norwegian state agencies by focusing on who controls and on what is controlled and how. We analyze whether regulatory agencies are ...
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    • Regulatory Agencies – the Challenges of Balancing Agency Autonomy and Political Control 

      Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-12)
      In this paper we focus on the dynamic interplay between increase in autonomy of regulatory agencies and political control of those agencies. The general research issues are the weak empirical foundations of regulatory ...
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    • The Regulatory Orthodoxy in Practice 

      Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2007-11)
      This paper examines whether the OECD regulatory model corresponds with regulatory practice in Norway. It describes and analyzes whether civil servants in central agencies working with regulatory tasks differ from other ...
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    • Regulatory Reforms and Agencification 

      Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-11)
      Over the last two decades the classical model of hierarchical and integrated government has been gradually replaced by a more horizontally structured and fragmented arrangement. A central aspect of this development in ...
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