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Rune Jansen
Hagen
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  • Development economics
  • International economics
  • Political economy

Spring 2014: ECON225, ECON315

Journal articles
  • Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Hagen, Rune Jansen; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil. 2014. Do non-enforceable contracts matter? Evidence from an international lab experiment. The Review of Income and Wealth. 60: 100-113. doi: 10.1111/roiw.12099
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen. 2012. Certified or branded? The Review of International Organizations. 7: 202-230. doi: 10.1007/s11558-011-9135-4
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen. 2009. Demokrati og effektivitet, L. Helland og R.J. Sørensen. Samfunnsøkonomen. 63: 85-86.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen. 2009. Vi trenger bedre bistandskontroll. Bergens Tidende. Published 2009-12-11.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen. 2009. Den vanskelige bistanden. Bergens Tidende. Published 2009-04-18.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen. 2009. Basic analytics of multilateral lending and surveillance. Journal of International Economics. 79: 126-136. doi: 10.1016/j.jinteco.2009.04.007
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen; Rattsø, Jørn. 2009. Strategisk bistand. VG : Verdens gang. Published 2009-04-15.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen; Rattsø, Jørn. 2009. Bistandens død og oppstandelse. Dagbladet. Published 2009-05-14.
  • Cappelen, Alexander; Hagen, Rune Jansen; Tungodden, Bertil. 2007. National Responsibility and the just Distribution of Debt Relief. Ethics and International Affairs. 21: 69-83.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen. 2007. Langsiktig bistand og økonomisk utvikling. Norsk Økonomisk Tidsskrift. 121: 1-25.
  • Tungodden, Bertil; Hagen, Rune Jansen; Cappelen, Alexander W. 2007. National responsibility and the just distribution of debt relief. Ethics and International Affairs. 21: 69-83.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen. 2006. Buying influence: Aid fungibility in a strategic perspective. Review of Development Economics. 10: 267-284.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen; Mæstad, Ottar; Wiig, Arne. 2003. Assessing the economic gains of free market access for the least developed countries in the QUAD. Nordic Journal of Political Economy. 29: 3-24.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen. 2002. The Electoral Politics of Public Sector Institutional Reform. European Journal of Political Economy. 18: 449-473.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen. 2002. Marginalisation in the Context of Globalisation. Why is Africa so poor? Nordic Journal of Political Economy. 28: 147-179.
  • Pedersen, Karl R.; Hagen, Rune Jansen. 2002. Norsk bistand femti år: Resultater og utfordringer. Økonomisk forum. 56: 18-25.
Reports and theses
  • Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Hagen, Rune Jansen; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil. 2012. Do Non-Enforceable Contracts Matter? Evidence from an International Lab Experiment. Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen. 25 pages.
  • Cappelen, Alexander Wright; Hagen, Rune Jansen; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Tungodden, Bertil. 2012. Do non-enforceable contracts matter? Evidence from an international lab experiment. NHH Dept. of Economics Discussion papers. 2/2012. Department of Economics, NHH, Bergen. 20 pages.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen. 2010. Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF’s Policy Support Instrument. Department of Economics Working Paper Series. 10. Institutt for økonomi, UiB, Bergen.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen; Torsvik, Gaute. 2007. Irreversible Investments, Dynamic Inconsistency, and Policy Convergence. Department of Economics Working Paper Series. 2/07. Institutt for økonomi, Universitetet i Bergen.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen. 2004. Buying influence : aid fungibility in a strategic perspective. 10. Institutt for samfunnsøkonomi, Norges Handelshøyskole, Bergen. 31 pages.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen. 2004. Foreign aid and domestic politics : implications for aid selectivity. 12. Institutt for samfunnsøkonomi, Norges Handelshøyskole, Bergen. 27 pages.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen. 2003. Samaritan agents? On the delegation of aid policy. 22. Institutt for samfunnsøkonomi, Norges Handelshøyskole, Bergen. 19 pages.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen. 1997. Political Instability, Political Polarisation, and Public Sector Institutional Reform. 12. Norges Handelshøyskole, Institutt for samfunnsøkonomi. 35 pages.
Book sections
  • Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Hagen, Rune Jansen; Pedersen, Karl Rolf. 1999. Gruppeinteresser og interessegrupper i fattige land. 239-262. In:
    • 1999. Fordeling og vekst i fattige land. 11 pages.
  • Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Torsvik, Gaute; Hagen, Rune Jansen; Pedersen, Karl Rolf. 1999. Økonomiske institusjoner i fattige land. 167-177. In:
    • 1999. Fordeling og vekst i fattige land. 11 pages.
  • Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Tungodden, Bertil; Hagen, Rune Jansen; Pedersen, Karl Rolf. 1999. Befolkningsvekst og fattigdom. 323-339. In:
    • 1999. Fordeling og vekst i fattige land. Fagbokforlaget. 21 pages.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen; Pedersen, Karl Rolf. 1999. Økonomisk politikk. 179-205. In:
    • 1999. Fordeling og vekst i fattige land. Fagbokforlaget. 21 pages.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen; Pedersen, Karl Rolf. 1999. Fordeling og vekst i fattige land: Innledning og oversikt. 9-29. In:
    • 1999. Fordeling og vekst i fattige land. Fagbokforlaget. 21 pages.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen; Pedersen, Karl Rolf. 1999. Utviklingshjelp. 127-144. In:
    • 1999. Fordeling og vekst i fattige land. Fagbokforlaget. 21 pages.
  • Hagen, Rune Jansen; Pedersen, Karl Rolf. 1999. Internasjonale kapitalstrømmer, utenlandsgjeld og valutakriser. 101-126. In:
    • 1999. Fordeling og vekst i fattige land. Fagbokforlaget. 21 pages.
  • Tungodden, Bertil; Hagen, Rune Jansen; Pedersen, Karl Rolf. 1999. Hva er utvikling? 31-55. In:
    • 1999. Fordeling og vekst i fattige land. Fagbokforlaget. 21 pages.
  • Tungodden, Bertil; Sørensen, Erik Øiolf; Hagen, Rune Jansen; Pedersen, Karl Rolf. 1999. Sultkatastrofer og nødhjelp. 145-164. In:
    • 1999. Fordeling og vekst i fattige land. Fagbokforlaget. 21 pages.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Selected international publications:

  • Rents and the Political Economy of Development Aid, forthcoming in R.D. Congleton and A.L. Hillman (eds), Companion to Political Economy of Rent Seeking, Edward Elgar.
  • “Dancing to the Donors’ Tune? Policy-Choice in Aid-Dependent Countries,” forthcoming in Scandinavian Journal of Economics.
  • "Do Non-Enforceable Contracts matter? Evidence from an International Lab Experiment." Review of Income and Wealth 60(1), 100-113 (2014) (with Alexander Cappelen, Erik Ø. Sørensen, and Bertil Tungodden).
  • "Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF's Policy Support Instrument." Review of International Organizations 7 (2012): 203-230.
  • "Basic Analytics of Multilateral Lending and Surveillance." Journal of International Economics 79 (2009):126-136.
  • "National Responsibility and the Just Distribution of Debt Relief." Ethics and International Affairs 21(1): 69-83 (2007) (with Alexander Cappelen and Bertil Tungodden). Also published in C. Barry, B. Herman, and L. Tomitova (eds.): Dealing Fairly with Developing Country Debt. Blackwell, 2008.
  • "Buying Influence. Aid Fungibility in a Strategic Perspective." Review of Development Economics 10(2): 267-284 (2006).
  • “Samaritan Agents? On the Strategic Delegation of Aid Policy.” Journal of Development Economics 79(1): 249-263 (2006).
  • Work in progress


    Why Northern NGOs Hire too many Expatriates and What Southern Governments Do about It (with Ami Glazer and Jørn Rattsø), paper presented at the 13th NCDE, Helsinki, June 2014.

  • Gatekeeper? The IMF, Aid Flows, and Policymaking in Low Income Countries, paper presented at the 12th NCDE, Bergen, June 2013.

    Education

    • Ph.D. Economics, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH)

    Teaching experience

    • Courses in political economy, bachelor and master level, NHH and UiB
    • Courses in development economics, bachelor and master level, UiB
    • Course in institutions and economics, master level, UiB
    • Introductory microeconomics, UiB

    Project experience

    • Participated in numerous externally financed projects, including some as project leader, mostly on topics within development economics
    Current projects

    Recent projects:

    • Responsibility for Foreign Debt: Theory and Empirical Investigations (2006-2008), financed by the Research Council of Norway (RCN, project leader).
    • Partnerships for development (2002-2005), financed by RCN.
    • Foreign Aid and Public Spending on Health and Education: a Comparative Study of Impact and Effectiveness (2002), financed by RCN (project leader).

    Work in progress:

    • Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid-Dependent Countries. Working Paper 16/08, Department of Economics, UiB. http://www.uib.no/filearchive/No.%2016-08.pdf (resubmitted to Scandinavian Journal of Economics)
    • Discussion Paper 02/12, Department of Economics, NHH: Do Non-Enforceable Contracts Matter? Evidence from an International Lab Experiment (with Alexander W. Cappelen, Erik Ø. Sørensen, and Bertil Tungodden).