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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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    • The relationship between socioeconomic status and waiting time among elderly men in Norway 

      Carlsen, Fredrik; Kaarbøe, Oddvar (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-12)
      We investigate whether socioeconomic status affects hospital waiting times for elderly men when controls for severity and supply/choice variables are included. Socioeconomic status is measured by small area level education. ...
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    • Reorganizing the Modern State in Comparative Perspective: Specialization and Integration in Norway and France 

      Bezes, Philippe; Fimreite, Anne Lise; Lægreid, Per; Le Lidec, Patrick (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2010-12)
      Administrative systems have historically always been confronted with issues of integration and coordination on the one hand and autonomy and fragmentation on the other hand. The main topic of this paper is the challenge ...
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    • Reorganizing the Welfare State Administration: Partnership, networks and accountability 

      Fimreite, Anne Lise; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-05)
      This paper addresses the big welfare administration reform in Norway. The reform is a merger of the employment and national insurance administrations into a new employment and welfare administration, combined with more ...
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    • The Rise of a Healthcare State? Recent Healthcare Reforms in Norway 

      Byrkjeflot, Haldor (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-12)
      The major elements of the Norwegian hospital reform in 2002 were a state takeover of ownership of hospitals and the establishment of local and regional healthcare enterprises. The reform followed in the aftermath of a ...
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    • The role of trust, religion and political affiliation in attitudes to anti-terror measures 

      Fimreite, Anne Lise; Lægreid, Per; Rykkja, Lise Hellebø (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-08)
      This paper analyzes citizens’ attitudes towards the use of strong prevention measures in the fight against terror. The analysis is based on a survey sent to a representative sample of the Norwegian population in 2006. The ...
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    • Rom for refleksjon. Kirkens bymisjon og oppfølging av bostedsløse 

      Breivik, Jan-Kåre; Ravneberg, Bodil (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-04)
      During the last eight years the voluntary organisation Church City Mission in Oslo has established several housing facilities and housing arrangements in combination with follow-up services for homeless people in Oslo ...
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    • Roma – en midlertidig døv by! Deaflympics 2001 

      Breivik, Jan-Kåre; Haualand, Hilde; Solvang, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-06)
      Tekstene i denne publikasjonen, Roma – en midlertidig døv by, bygger på feltarbeid i Roma, sommeren 2001, hvor de Døves verdenslekene (Deaflympics) ble avholdt. Dette feltarbeidet er det første i en rekke med feltarbeid ...
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    • Rome – a Temporary Deaf City! Deaflympics 2001 

      Breivik, Jan-Kåre; Haualand, Hilde; Solvang, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-06)
      The texts in this publication, Rome – a Temporary Deaf City, is based on fieldwork done in Rome, the summer of 2001, where the quadrennial Deaf World Games were held (now called Deaflympics). This fieldwork is the first ...
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    • Same cheat, different wrapping: DRG scandals and accountability in Germany and Norway 

      Neby, Simon; Lægreid, Per; Mattei, Paola; Mitra, Mahima (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2013-07)
      Across the world, the DRG system is used for administrative and financial purposes in hospitals. Combining statistical registration and aggregation of data on medical activity with activity based financing; DRGs have ...
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    • Sammen for en bedre skole? Evaluering av lokale prosjekter om hjem–skole-samarbeid. Delrapport 

      Helgøy, Ingrid; Homme, Anne Dåsvatn (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-06)
      Undersøkelsen er basert på intervjuer og prosjektplaner ved seks skoler og tre skoleeiere som deltar i hjem–skole-samarbeidsprosjektet og er utført i oppstartsfasen av prosjektet. Den viser at prosjektene i ulik grad er ...
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    • Samordning av samfunnssikkerhet i norsk sentralforvaltning 

      Høydal, Hilde Randi (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2007-11)
      This paper is based on a study of the development of the internal security in the Norwegian Central Government in the period from 1994 to 2007. The main focus in the paper is on the roles which the Ministry of Justice ...
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    • Seleksjonsproblematikk i nytt pensjonssystem – ein empirisk analyse av arbeidstilbod og tidleg uttak av alderspensjon 

      Pedersen, Ingvild (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-07)
      We study selection effects associated with changes in the public pension system. Individuals can influence their pension wealth by using knowledge about own life expectancy when decisions is made when to draw old age ...
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    • "Slagbehandlingskjeden Bergen" 

      Ludvigsen, Kari; Neby, Simon (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-10)
      This report is written as the authors’ formal contribution to a larger project on a new form of treatment and rehabilitation for stroke patients in Bergen. Our contribution investigates the organizational aspects of the ...
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    • Specialization and Coordination: Implications for Integration and Autonomy in a Multi-Level System 

      Fimreite, Anne Lise; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-11)
      In this paper we discuss the changes in relationship between central and local government in Norway in a decade of reforms both at central and local levels. A main topic is the balance between unity and diversity or state ...
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