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Do non-enforceable contracts matter? Evidence from an international lab experiment
Many verifiable contracts are impossible or difficult to enforce. This applies to contracts among family and friends, contracts regulating market transactions, and sovereign debt contracts. Do such non-enforceable contracts ...
Triumph of the underdogs? Comparing Twitter use by political actors during two Norwegian election campaigns
Social media are often discussed in terms of online novelties. However, especially within the broader field of political communication, the uses of such services, as Twitter, at the hands of political actors such as ...
Patronage, contextual flexibility and organisational innovation in Lebanese protected areas management
(Wolters Kluwer, 2014)
The Lebanese Shouf Biosphere Reserve (SBR) counts among the most successful Middle Eastern conservation projects today. This article describes the evolution and contemporary management of conservation in Shouf. Using SBR ...
Unilineal descent and the house – again: The Ngadha, eastern Indonesia
(Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, 2011)
“Like playing a game where you don’t know the rules”: Investing meaning in intercultural cash transactions between tourists and Trobriand Islanders
(Taylor & Francis, 2014-08-20)
When tourists visit cultural tourism destinations, the primary form of interaction between visitors and local residents is in the exchange of money for material objects and performances. While purchase of cultural commodities ...
The paradox of control: An ethnographic analysis of opiate maintenance treatment in a Norwegian prison
Background: Opiate maintenance treatment (OMT) is increasingly being offered in prisons throughout Europe. The benefits of OMT in prison have been found to be similar to those produced by OMT in community settings. However, ...
From jhum to broom: Agricultural land-use change and food security implications on the Meghalaya Plateau, India
Human population growth in the developing world drives land-use changes, impacting food security. In India, the dramatic change in demographic dynamics over the past century has reduced traditional agricultural land-use ...
Fra kollegafellesskap til ledelseshierarki? De pedagogiske lederne i barnehagens ledelsesprosess
(Institutt for barnehagelærerutdanning ved Fakultet for lærerutdanning og internasjonale studier, Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus, 2014-08-04)
In this article, it is argued that Early Childhood Education and Care management can be distributed on more persons than the director. Attention is directed towards the educational managers in the ECEC center departments ...
Prioritization and the elusive effect on welfare - A Norwegian health care reform revisited
The Faster Return to Work (FRW) scheme that Norwegian authorities implemented in 2007 is an example of a policy that builds on the human capital approach. The main idea behind the scheme is that long waiting times for ...
A flying start? Maternity leave benefits and long-run outcomes of children
(University of Chicago Press, 2015-04)
We study a change in maternity leave entitlements in Norway. Mothers giving birth before July 1, 1977, were eligible for 12 weeks of unpaid leave, while those giving birth after that date were entitled to 4 months of paid ...