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  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2007-10)
    This paper addresses the coordination problems in central government by focusing on the Norwegian case. The main research questions are: What are the experiences of civil servants concerning the main aspects of coordination ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Fimreite, Anne Lise; Lægreid, Per; Askim, Jostein (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-08)
    This paper addresses the effects and implications of one of the largest public-sector reforms in recent Norwegian administrative history. The reform is a merger of the employment and national insurance administrations in ...
  • Byrkjeflot, Haldor; Lægreid, Per; Christensen, Tom (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2011-11)
    In this paper we investigate how two major reforms in the Norwegian welfare sector changed accountability relationships. The reforms in question were the NAV reform of the welfare administration that Norway passed in ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2011-06)
    In this paper we investigate how a major reform in the civil service changed accountability relationships. We seek to explain these changes using a transformative approach that combines structural, cultural and environmental ...
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Lægreid, Per; Wik, Marjoleine Hooijkaas (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-03)
    The topic of this paper is the changing relations of control between the legislative and executive bodies, within executive and within public administration. We outline the traditional way of controlling public sector ...
  • Rubecksen, Kristin (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-12)
    The paper focuses on civil service organizations in Norway – of particular relevance is central organizational features and structure, task portfolio and how organizational characteristics vary according to type of ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2011-10)
    This paper focuses on the following research questions: a) What are the principles of structural organization evident in the welfare administrative reform adopted by Norway in 2005? b) How was this complex mix of ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-10)
    In this paper we describe the influence of Norwegian executive political and administrative leaders on salient policy issues, based on a structural, a culturalinstitutional and an exposure perspective. The data used are ...
  • Christensen, Dag Arne; Midtbø, Tor; Aars, Jacob (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2010-07)
    Previous research suggests a number of candidate-level influences on candidate popularity like position on the party lists, political experience and social background. Questions about how party- and district-level variables ...
  • Rykkja, Lise Hellebø (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-11)
    Internal security, civil protection and crisis management comprise an important, but challenging policy field. Crises can be framed as «wicked issues» or problems, inherently complex and difficult to solve. Efficient ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-06)
    Public organizations are increasingly hybrid and complex, trying to attend to numerous and partly conflicting structures and cultural elements at the same time. The different generations of public sector reforms – NPM and ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Fimreite, Anne Lise; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2007-12)
    This paper describe and explain citizens’ and civil servants’ perceptions of how able government bodies are to prevent and handle crises. The explanatory factors are trust, cultural, political, structural and demographic ...
  • Berven, Nina (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-07)
    The theme of this paper is how to engage in conceptual traveling while simultaneously avoid conceptual stretching: At the one hand we need concepts general enough to grasp essential features of the national contexts under ...
  • Fjær, Svanaug (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-05)
    Dagsverket (one-day’s-work) is a low threshold service aiming at giving people with addiction problems a possibility to work. The service offer work to a group of 15 persons, for four hours a day. People that meet in the ...
  • Byrkjeflot, Haldor; Neby, Simon (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-01)
    In this paper we present alternatives for describing and explaining the developments of Nordic health care in general and hospitals in particular. The backdrop is the Norwegian hospital reform of 2002, a reform that seems ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-11)
    This paper put together an analytical platform for discussing and analyzing administrative reforms in terms of democracy. First, we present the fundamental positions of democratic theory represented by output-democracy ...
  • Breivik, Jan-Kåre; Christophersen, Catharina (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2013-05)
    Høsten 2009 fikk Uni Rokkansenteret og Høgskolen i Bergen i oppdrag av Kulturdepartementet å forske på Den kulturelle skolesekken (DKS). Forskningsprosjektet ble gjennomført i tidsrommet 2010–2013 av en forskergruppe ...
  • Breivik, Jan-Kåre; Christophersen, Catharina (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-10)
    Dette notatet er skrevet på oppdrag for Kulturutredningen 2014. Siktemålet har vært å redegjøre for tidligere og pågående forsknings- og utredningsarbeid om Den kulturelle skolesekken (DKS), og å drøfte styrker og svakheter ...
  • Grove, Knut (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-12)
    This paper focuses on features characterizing the culture in Hardanger as part of a regional history, dealing with the period from about 1870 and forward. It is important to get hold of the characteristic features of the ...
  • Aars, Jacob; Christensen, Dag Arne; Midtbø, Tor (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2010-05)
    Our paper aims to analyse the effects of heterogeneity/homogeneity on political participation in three metropolitan areas in Norway. One hypothesis is that socially and/or ethnically homogenous urban areas will have a ...

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