• E-mailerik.reinert@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Parkveien 9
    Ida Bloms hus
    5007 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7805
    5020 Bergen

ERIK S. REINERT is professor of Technology Governance and Development Strategies at Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia and Founder and Chairman of The Other Canon Foundation in Norway.  His main focus is the theory of uneven development and the history of economic thought and policy. Professor Reinert, who lectures in five languages, has given seminars and lectures worldwide. He is author of “How Rich Countries Got Rich... and Why Poor Countries Stay Poor”, published in 20 languages and frequently reprinted. World Economics Association listed Reinert’s volume among the 50 books from which the top 10 economics books of the last 100 years were to be selected.

Preferred e-mail address: eriksreinert@gmail.com

Sjokkterapien. Comment in Norwegian daily Klassekampen, 6 April 2022 (in Norwegian, behind paywall)

Minoritetshistorie med mangel. Book review of "Samenes historie fra 1751 til 2010" in Norwegian independent journal for Norwegian and translated non-fiction, Prosa (#3 2021).

How Rich Countries Get Rich & How Poor Countries Stay Poor: A Rethink of Economic Orthodoxy. YouTube recording of conversation between Reinert and former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Lord David Sainsbury, and USC professor Jacob Soll. 06.05.2021

Når utviklingshjelp hindrer økonomisk utvikling. Comment in Bistandsaktuelt, 29.05.2020 (in Norwegian)

Norges skam. Comment in Klassekampen (15.07.2020) and Nordnorsk debatt (16.07.2020) (in Norwegian)

Reindriften og den norske "hakkeorden." Comment in Nordnorsk debatt, 27.07.2020 (in Norwegian)

Stordriftsulemper. Comment in Klassekampen, 30.12.2020 (in Norwegian, behind paywall)


Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2023). Impact assessment culture in the European Union. Time for something new? Environmental Science and Policy. 99-111.
  • Show author(s) (2020). The technique is never neutral. How methodological choices condition the generation of narratives for sustainability. Environmental Science and Policy. 87-98.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Saami reindeer pastoralism under climate change: Applying a generalized framework for vulnerability studies to a sub-arctic social-ecological system. Global Environmental Change.
  • Show author(s) (1995). Technology transfer vs. technological learning: IT-infrastructure and health care in developing countries. Information Technology for Development. 15-23.
  • Show author(s) (1993). Recent trends in economic theory - implications for development geography. Ukjent.
  • Show author(s) (1993). Recent trends in economic theory - implications for Latin America. Ukjent.
  • Show author(s) (2004). How Rich nations got Rich: Essays in the History of Economic Policy. 1. 1. .
  • Show author(s) (1994). Tjenestesektoren i det økonomiske helhetsbildet. 11. 11. .
  • Show author(s) (1994). Recent trends in economic theory - implications for development geography. 12. 12. .
  • Show author(s) (1994). Hvorfor er økonomisk vekst geografisk ujevnt fordelt? 19. 19. .
  • Show author(s) (1994). Competitiveness and its predecessors: A 500-year cross-national perspective. 3. 3. .
  • Show author(s) (1994). A Schumpeterian theory of underdevelopment - a condtradiction in terms? 15. 15. .
  • Show author(s) (1993). Technology and uneven development - an evolutionary approach.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2004). Assessing vulnerabilities: a new strategy for the Arctic.
  • Show author(s) (1993). Post-Porter blues - Norwegian industrial policy between oil and mature industries.
  • Show author(s) (1993). Porter-prosjektet og nyskaping i norsk industri.
  • Show author(s) (1993). Evolusjonær økonomi og næringspolitikk.
Reader opinion piece
  • Show author(s) (2013). Rein, rovvilt og bortforklaringer. Dagens næringsliv. 24-24.
Popular scientific article
  • Show author(s) (1993). Porter-prosjektet, økonomisk teori og fremtidig næringspolitikk. Praktisk økonomi og ledelse.
  • Show author(s) (1993). Catching up from way behind - a third world view on first world economic history. Ukjent.
Feature article
  • Show author(s) (2013). Useriøst om rein og rovvilt. Dagens næringsliv. 30-31.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Reindriften – hva slags krise? Dagsavisen.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Naturstridig reinsdyrpolitikk. Dagbladet. 65-65.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Feil om reinsdyr. Dagbladet. 58-58.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) (2023). Reindeer Herding in Norway: Cyclicality and Permanent Change vs. Governmental Rigidities. 22 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Samisk reindrift - norsk forvaltning. 4 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Adapting to climate change in Sámi reindeer herding: the nation-state as problem and solution. 16 pages.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • Show author(s) (2020). Five ways to ensure that models serve society: a manifesto, . Nature. 482-484.
  • Show author(s) (1993). Technology, evolutionary economics, and the world economic order. Fremtek-notat. 16.
  • Show author(s) (1993). Porter-prosjektet, økonomisk teori og fremtidig industripolitikk. Fremtek-notat. 18.
  • Show author(s) (1993). Catching up from way behind - a third world perspective on first world history. Fremtek-notat. 30.

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