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  • Helgøy, Ingrid; Herfindal, Sturla; Sveri, Torgeir (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-06)
    This paper report on results from a survey carried out among a selection of 834 master students at University of Bergen. Only students which took final exam in the spring 2005 or were registered as a master student in ...
  • Lindén, Tord Skogedal (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2007-08)
    Scholars have noted that European Union social policy does not include a formal family policy. Based on a careful reading of many EU policy documents, I argue that those EU policies concerning families incorporated in ...
  • Meland, Frode (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-12)
    This paper shows that in an open economy, general price level inflation targeting may provide large wage setters with little incentive for wage restraint. This contradicts recent developments within the inflation targeting ...
  • Lommerud, Kjell Erik; Meland, Frode; Sørgard, Lars (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-03)
    In a two-country reciprocal dumping model, with one country unionized, we analyze how wage setting and firm location are influenced by trade liberalization. We show that trade liberalization can induce FDI, which is at ...
  • Ludvigsen, Kari; Ravneberg, Bodil (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-04)
  • Grahm-Haga, Kaia Christina Irmelinsdatter (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-11)
    This paper is based on an in-depth study of the development of performance auditing at the office of Auditor General of Norway. Performance auditing in Norway is a relatively new activity, and this study focuses on the ...
  • Ludvigsen, Kari; Fjær, Svanaug (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2007-02)
    This is a study of how actors in Norwegian municipalities cooperate to establish more permanent housing for persons living in various forms of temporary housing shelters. In particular, it focuses on the cooperation ...
  • Christensen, Dag Arne (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-12)
    This paper focuses on individual social rights, and their consequences for Norwegian local democracy. In the Norwegian power study judicialization of politics is a key element in the crisis diagnosis over local democracy. ...
  • Lervåg, Knut Andreas Utkilen (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2010-06)
    The 24th of May 2007 there was an explosion at the Vest Tank-site located at the west coast of Norway. This paper presents and discusses how government agencies regulated the activities on the plant before and after the ...
  • Magnussen, Anne-Mette; Nilssen, Even (Working paper, 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 ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, 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 ...
  • Kildal, Nanna (Working paper, 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 ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, 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 ...
  • Askildsen, Jan Erik; Baltagi, Badi H.; Holmås, Tor Helge (Working paper, 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 ...
  • Christensen, Dag Arne; Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per; Midtbø, Tor (Working paper, 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 ...
  • Bratberg, Espen; Monstad, Karin (Working paper, 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 ...
  • Bratberg, Espen; Monstad, Karin (Working paper, 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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