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    • Welfare Law and the Construction of Social Citizenship 

      Magnussen, Anne-Mette; Nilssen, Even (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2011-09)
      The paper elaborates on the relationship between social citizenship and juridification. Departing from a Marshallian understanding of social citizenship, juridification processes concern the institutional construction of ...
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    • Welfare reform and «wicked issues» – from coupling to de-coupling? 

      Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-04)
      This paper seeks to identify trans-boundary innovative coordination practices and related modes of specialization and steering instruments in welfare administration reforms. We describe how the 2005 reform of the welfare ...
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    • The Welfare State: Three Normative Tensions 

      Kildal, Nanna (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-05)
      This working paper is based on the ideas that “social justice is the first virtue of social institutions” and that democratic governing principles should be “transparent”, that is, known and available for public consideration ...
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    • The Whole-of-Government Approach – Regulation, Performance, and Public-Sector Reform 

      Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-08)
      In this paper we first discuss «whole-of-government» initiatives as a reaction to the negative effects of NPM reforms such as structural devolution, performance management, and «single-purpose organizations». Second, we ...
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    • Will Increased Wages Reduce Shortage of Nurses? A Panel Data Analysis of Nurses’ Labour Supply 

      Askildsen, Jan Erik; Baltagi, Badi H.; Holmås, Tor Helge (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-12)
      Shortage of nurses is a problem in several countries. It is an unsettled question whether increasing wages constitute a viable policy for extracting more labour supply from nurses. In this paper we use a unique matched ...
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    • Working across boundaries: Collegial administration in central government – scope, variation and effects 

      Christensen, Dag Arne; Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per; Midtbø, Tor (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2010-05)
      In this paper we address the problems of working across boundaries in central government by focusing on the case of Norway. The main research questions are: a) How common is the use of working or project groups inside ...
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    • Worried sick? Sickness absence during organizational turmoil 

      Bratberg, Espen; Monstad, Karin (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2011-12)
      Sickness absence has risen over the past years in Norway. An explanation put forward is that a tougher labour market represents a health hazard, while a competing hypothesis predicts that loss of job security works as a ...
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    • Worried sick? Worker Responses to a Financial Shock 

      Bratberg, Espen; Monstad, Karin (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2013-12)
      Excessive sickness absence may hurt productivity and put a strain on public finances. One explanation put forward for increasing absence rates is that a tougher labour market represents a health hazard. A competing ...
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    • Økonomiske insentiv i arbeidslinjen, virker det? Evaluering av forsøksordning med kvalifiseringsstønad i «Prosjekt Amalie» i Åsane 

      Ravneberg, Bodil (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-10)
      Som en av tretten kommuner fikk Bergen tildelt midler fra Sosialdepartementet i 2001 for å iverksette tiltaket «Aktive arbeidsrettede tiltak for langtids sosialhjelpsmottakere». Den lokale varianten – et tre måneders ...
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    • "Øvelse gjør mester?". Øvelser som virkemiddel for bedre krisehåndtering og samfunnssikkerhet 

      Rykkja, Lise Hellebø (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-03)
      Notatet belyser hvordan myndighetene benytter øvelser for å oppnå bedre krisehåndtering innenfor samfunnssikkerhetsområdet. Øvelser er en viktig metode for å oppnå god krisehåndtering, men vies ofte liten oppmerksomhet i ...
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