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  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-06)
    Ethics in public organizations have received more attention in recent decades, partly as a result of waves of public reforms. In this paper we first define ethics in public organizations taking a broad approach based on ...
  • Nilssen, Even (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-11)
    At the Lisbon Council of March 2000, the EU member states agreed that they should coordinate their policies for combating poverty and social exclusion on the basis of an open method of coordination (OMC). This paper ...
  • Lægreid, Per; Steinthorsson, Runolfur Smari; Thorhallsson, Baldur (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-11)
    This paper first describes the degree of EU regulation in the Nordic countries by focusing on the scope of EU rules and regulations in domestic administration, the monitoring and control, and the compliance and enforcement. ...
  • Lægreid, Per; Steinthorsson, Runolfur Smari; Thorhallsson, Baldur (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-11)
    This paper examines the Europeanization of the Public Administration in the Nordic countries and explores the apparent similarities and differences of the changes in the central administration due to EU and EEA membership. ...
  • Ervik, Rune (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-12)
    The EU Open method of Coordination (OMC) represents one strategy for pension reform that ideally combines agreement on common objectives with different institutional and national approaches as means of reaching these ...
  • Dyrdal, Morten (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-03)
    This paper examines how regulatory agencies in Norway and Sweden adapt to the European Union in the 1990s. The paper is based on comparative studies of the competition authorities, the pharmaceutical control autorities ...
  • Ringkjøb, Hans-Erik; Aars, Jacob (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-05)
    According to our analysis we are moving slowly in the right direction on the way to gender balance in local politics. During the last 20-30 years we have witnessed a positive development. The representation of women has ...
  • Rykkja, Lise Hellebø (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-10)
    The paper discusses the use of a multi level governance perspective in crisis management, in particular within the public sector. The first part of the paper addresses what a crisis is and how crisis management can be ...
  • Hellebø, Lise (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-11)
    Food safety regulation has a long history in public policy. It is an essential and valued state responsibility, vital in securing society order. The 1990s BSE-crisis had important political, institutional and economic ...
  • Berven, Nina; Ravneberg, Bodil (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-09)
    I Norge er der satset betydelige offentlige ressurser på familiepolitiske ordninger som tilrettelegger for kombinasjon av lønnet arbeid og familieoppgaver for kvinner og menn. Likestilling mellom kjønn har vært tydelig ...
  • Kildal, Nanna (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-05)
    This working paper dips into the history of the ideas of work, from the Antiquity through Christianity, the middle ages and the reformation to Marx. The standard pictures of the antique philosophy as ‘work despising’, ...
  • Mjåland, Kristian (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2011-03)
    Den integrerte lektor- og adjunktutdanningen ved UiB startet opp i 2004 og består av fire studieprogram, to ved HF- og to ved MN- fakultetet. Studiet har helt siden oppstarten hatt et betydelig frafall. Dette er bakgrunnen ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-03)
    In this paper we describe the emergence of a leaner, more fragmented state brought about by the transformation of public-sector organisations from integrated multifunctional entities into autonomous and single-purpose ...
  • Grove, Knut (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-12)
    In the late 19th and early 20th century, Norwegian cities were marked by a strong and accelerating growth in the production of common goods under municipal control. This municipalization brought also private activities ...
  • Mathiesen, Elin Aasmundrud (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-06)
    Upon the introduction of free choice of hospitals in January 2001, an internal market was formed among the public hospitals in Norway. The hospitals can attract patients through various means. Several studies show that ...
  • Lægreid, Per; Neby, Simon (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-10)
    Performance management systems are introduced to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in public sectors across the world. We examine four «scandals» cases related to coding practice in Norwegian hospitals followed by ...
  • Fimreite, Anne Lise; Flo, Yngve; Aars, Jacob (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-12)
    This Note describes three lectures by representatives of the Rokkan Centre. The lectures were commissioned by the Department of Local Government of the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, where they ...
  • Dalheim, Eirik (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-11)
    This paper is based on an in-depth study of the municipality of Bergen’s management of an outbreak of the parasite Giardia Lamblia in the city’s supply of drinking water in 2004. The central themes of the study have been ...
  • Møen, Atle (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-09)
    Global production of cultural symbol and knowledge World flight and World mastery: This is an outline of how global production of cultural symbols and specialized knowledge are transforming basic experiences of illness ...
  • Lommerud, Kjell Erik; Meland, Frode; Straume, Odd Rune (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-12)
    We find that trade unions have a rational incentive to oppose the adoption of labour-saving technology when labour demand is inelastic and unions care much for employment relative to wages. Trade liberalisation typically ...

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