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Rune Jansen Hagen

Professor
  • E-mailRune.Hagen@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 92 19+47 464 54 315
  • Visitor Address
    Fosswinckelsgate 14
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 BERGEN
  • Development economics
  • International economics
  • Political economy

Spring 2015: ECON225, ECON315

Academic article
  • 2018. Losing concentration? Lessons from a Swedish aid policy reform. Development Policy Review. O984-O1003.
  • 2018. Budsjettvinneren bistand. Samfunnsøkonomen. 27-33.
  • 2017. Help not needed? Optimal host country regulation of expatriate NGO workers. Review of International Economics. 302-321.
  • 2017. Beretningen om et varslet mord: Om skjebnen til regjeringens politikk for geografisk konsentrasjon av bistanden. Samfunnsøkonomen. 6-11.
  • 2017. Aid Dispersion: Measurement in Principle and Practice. World Development. 232 -250.
  • 2016. Vil regjeringen klare å konsentrere seg i bistandspolitikken? Lærdommer fra Sverige. Samfunnsøkonomen. 41-53.
  • 2015. Dancing to the donors' tune? Policy choice in aid-dependent countries. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 126-163.
  • 2014. Do non-enforceable contracts matter? Evidence from an international lab experiment. The Review of Income and Wealth. 100-113.
  • 2012. Certified or branded? The Review of International Organizations. 202-230.
  • 2009. Basic analytics of multilateral lending and surveillance. Journal of International Economics. 126-136.
  • 2007. National responsibility and the just distribution of debt relief. Ethics and International Affairs. 69-83.
  • 2007. National Responsibility and the just Distribution of Debt Relief. Ethics and International Affairs. 69-83.
  • 2003. Assessing the economic gains of free market access for the least developed countries in the QUAD. Nordic Journal of Political Economy. 3-24.
  • 2002. The Electoral Politics of Public Sector Institutional Reform. European Journal of Political Economy. 449-473.
  • 2002. Marginalisation in the Context of Globalisation. Why is Africa so poor? Nordic Journal of Political Economy. 147-179.
Report
  • 2017. Losing Concentration? Lessons from a Swedish Aid Policy Reform. 13-2017. 13-2017. .
  • 2017. Help not needed? Optimal Quotas for Expatriate NGO Workers. 14-2017. 14-2017. .
  • 2017. Beretningen om et varslet mord: Om skjebnen til regjeringens politikk for geografisk konsentrasjon av bistanden. 1-2017. 1-2017. .
  • 2017. Aid Dispersion: Measurement in Principle and Practice. 3-2017. 3-2017. .
  • 2014. Rents and the Political Economy of Development Aid. .
  • 2012. Do non-enforceable contracts matter? Evidence from an international lab experiment. 2/2012. 2/2012. .
  • 2012. Do Non-Enforceable Contracts Matter? Evidence from an International Lab Experiment. .
  • 2010. Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF’s Policy Support Instrument. 10. 10. .
  • 2008. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid Dependent Countries. .
  • 2007. Irreversible Investments, Dynamic Inconsistency, and Policy Convergence. 2/07. 2/07. .
  • 2004. Foreign aid and domestic politics : implications for aid selectivity. 12. 12. .
  • 2004. Buying influence : aid fungibility in a strategic perspective. 10. 10. .
  • 2003. Samaritan agents? On the delegation of aid policy. 22. 22. .
  • 1997. Political Instability, Political Polarisation, and Public Sector Institutional Reform. 12. 12. .
Lecture
  • 2015. Konsentrert betasuppe? Bistandsfokus og bistandsspredning.
  • 2015. Concentration difficulties? An analysis of Swedish aid proliferation.
  • 2015. Aid Dispersion, Donor Coordination, and Selectivity.
  • 2014. Northern NGOs and Southern Governments.
Academic lecture
  • 2019. The Carrot or the Stick? Theory and Evidence on the Incentive Effects of Country-Specific Return Programmes .
  • 2018. Theory and Evidence on the Boomerang Effect of Assisted Return Schemes.
  • 2018. Theory and Evidence on the Boomerang Effect of Assisted Return Schemes.
  • 2018. Paid to Go or Paid to Come? A Model of Assisted Return Migration.
  • 2018. Paid to Go or Paid to Come? A Model of Assisted Return Migration.
  • 2017. Paid to Go or Paid to Come? A Model of Assisted Return Migration.
  • 2017. Paid to Go or Paid to Come? A Model of Assisted Return Migration.
  • 2017. Paid to Go or Paid to Come? A Model of Assisted Return Migration.
  • 2017. Paid to Go or Paid to Come? A Model of Assisted Return Migration.
  • 2017. Gatekeeper? The IMF, Aid Flows, and Policymaking in Low-Income Countries.
  • 2016. Why Northern NGOs Hire too many Expatriates and what Southern Governments Do about It.
  • 2016. Doing good or feeling good in aid evaluation.
  • 2016. Aid Dispersion: Measurement in Principle and Practice.
  • 2015. Measuring Aid Dispersion.
  • 2015. Global Economics and National Politics.
  • 2015. Gatekeeper? The IMF, Aid Flows, and Policymaking in Low-Income Countries.
  • 2015. Concentration difficulties? An analysis of Swedish aid proliferation.
  • 2015. Aid Dispersion: Measurement in Principle and Practice.
  • 2015. Aid Dispersion: Measurement in Principle and Practice.
  • 2014. Why Northern NGOs Hire too many Expatriates and What Southern Governments Do about It.
  • 2014. Why Northern NGOs Hire too many Expatriates and What Southern Governments Do about It.
  • 2014. Why Northern NGOs Hire too many Expatriates and What Southern Governments Do about It.
  • 2014. Gatekeeper? The IMF, Aid Flows, and Policymaking in Low Income Countries.
  • 2013. Gatekeeper? The IMF, Aid Flows, and Policymaking in Low Income Countries.
  • 2013. Gatekeeper? The IMF, Aid Flows, and Policymaking in Low Income Countries.
  • 2012. Do Non-Enforceable Contracts Matter? Evidence from and International Lab Experiment.
  • 2012. Do Non-Enforceable Contracts Matter? Evidence from and International Lab Experiment.
  • 2011. Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF's Policy Support Instrument.
  • 2011. Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF's Policy Support Instrument.
  • 2011. Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF's Policy Support Instrument.
  • 2011. Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF's Policy Support Instrument.
  • 2011. Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF's Policy Support Instrument.
  • 2010. Poverty in Venezuela – Revolutionary Decline or Politics-as-usual?
  • 2010. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid Dependent Countries.
  • 2010. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid Dependent Countries.
  • 2010. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid Dependent Countries.
  • 2010. Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF’s Policy Support Instrument.
  • 2009. The Invisible Handshake in Contracting for Debt: Results from an International Experiment.
  • 2009. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid-Dependent Countries.
  • 2009. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid-Dependent Countries.
  • 2008. Debt repayment: Results from an International Experiment.
  • 2008. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid-Dependent Countries.
  • 2008. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid Dependent Countries.
  • 2008. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid Dependent Countries.
  • 2008. Basic Analytics of Multilateral Lending and Surveillance.
  • 2007. Dancing the H-Street Waltz: Policy Choice in Aid Dependent Countries.
Editorial
  • 2019. Norsk bistand: Reformert og revitalisert? . Samfunnsøkonomen.
Reader opinion piece
  • 2017. Kunnskap kan koste for mye og bidra for lite. Bistandsaktuelt.
  • 2015. Nærsynt om Venezuela. Bergens Tidende.
  • 2015. Bistandsopportunisme? Dagens næringsliv.
Short communication
  • 2019. 1-prosentmålet er et virkemiddel som er blitt et mål. Bistandsaktuelt.
  • 2019. 1-prosentmålet er en del av problemet. Bistandsaktuelt.
  • 2018. UD-reform i hvilket spor? Dagens næringsliv.
  • 2018. Ministeren er ikke målbar . Dagens næringsliv.
  • 2018. Full fart i gal retning? Dagens næringsliv.
  • 2018. Bærekraftig reform? . Dagens næringsliv.
Book review
  • 2009. Demokrati og effektivitet, L. Helland og R.J. Sørensen. Samfunnsøkonomen. 85-86.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • 1999. Fordeling og vekst i fattige land. Fagbokforlaget.
Masters thesis
  • 2019. Kontanter vs In-kind som bistand og eventuelle effektforskjeller for mottakerland og lokale markeder. Syriske flyktninger I Tyrkia, Libanon og Jordan.
  • 2017. Tertiærnæringsvekst og avindustrialisering i utviklingsland: kan tjenesteyting løfte land ut av fattigdom?
  • 2017. Resultatbasert bistand: En teoretisk og praktisk analyse av en insentivbasert bistandsform.
Feature article
  • 2019. Faller magidepartementet? . Dagens næringsliv.
  • 2018. Vi kan inte göra allt överallt. Biståndsdebatten.se.
  • 2018. Professor: "Partnerlandsmeldingen står til stryk". Bistandsaktuelt.
  • 2018. Mangler det 190 millioner eller vilje til reform? Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
  • 2017. «Team Norway» kan få feil fokus. Bergens Tidende.
  • 2017. Ikke glem globaliseringens vinnere! Bergens Tidende.
  • 2017. Ikke bistand til vår egen fordel. Dagens næringsliv.
  • 2017. Fra fristed for særinteresser til verksted for fattigdomsreduksjon? Dagbladet.
  • 2017. Den vanskelige velferdsprofitten. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
  • 2016. Det norske bistandstriangelet. VG : Verdens gang.
  • 2015. Mer bistand – flere flyktninger? Dagens næringsliv.
  • 2015. Konsentrasjonsvansker. Dagens næringsliv.
  • 2014. Best på bistand, Børge Brende? Bergens Tidende.
  • 2009. Vi trenger bedre bistandskontroll. Bergens Tidende.
  • 2009. Strategisk bistand. VG : Verdens gang.
  • 2009. Den vanskelige bistanden. Bergens Tidende.
  • 2009. Bistandens død og oppstandelse. Dagbladet.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2017. Aid and public debt: Essays on fo eign and domestic capital flows in developing countries .
Interview
  • 2018. Enprosentmålet skygger for viktigere debatter .
  • 2008. Resultatstyrt «blå» bistandspolitikk.
Documentary
  • 2007. Frivillige organisasjoner i bistand.
  • 2007. Best i bistand.
Programme participation
  • 2019. Utviklingspoddensialet, episode 25: Flom og fond.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2015. Rents and the political economy of development aid. 28 pages.
  • 1999. Økonomiske institusjoner i fattige land. 11 pages.
  • 1999. Økonomisk politikk. 27 pages.
  • 1999. Utviklingshjelp. 18 pages.
  • 1999. Sultkatastrofer og nødhjelp. 20 pages.
  • 1999. Internasjonale kapitalstrømmer, utenlandsgjeld og valutakriser. 26 pages.
  • 1999. Hva er utvikling? 25 pages.
  • 1999. Gruppeinteresser og interessegrupper i fattige land. 24 pages.
  • 1999. Fordeling og vekst i fattige land: Innledning og oversikt. 21 pages.
  • 1999. Befolkningsvekst og fattigdom. 17 pages.
Academic literature review
  • 2007. Langsiktig bistand og økonomisk utvikling. 1-25.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Selected international publications:

  • Rents and the Political Economy of Development Aid, chapter 15 in R.D. Congleton and A.L. Hillman (eds), Companion to Political Economy of Rent Seeking, Edward Elgar, 2015.
  • “Dancing to the Donors’ Tune? Policy-Choice in Aid-Dependent Countries,”  Scandinavian Journal of Economics 117(1), 126-163 (2015).
  • "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).

 

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

Recent projects:

  • Aid Fragmentation, Donor Coordination, and Selectivity, project for the Expert Group for Evaluation and Analysis of Swedish International Aid (output: Concentration Difficulties? An Analysis of Swedish Aid Proliferation, EBA-report 2015:03

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 workshop on the Economics of Global Interactions, University of Bari, September 2014.
  • Gatekeeper? The IMF, Aid Flows, and Policymaking in Low Income Countries, paper presented at the 8th Annual Conference on the Political Economy of International Organizations (PEIO), Berlin, February 2015.
  • Aid Dispersion: Measurement in Principle and Practice (with Cathrin Fløgstad)

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