Home
Rune Jansen Hagen's picture

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
  • Show author(s) 2018. Losing concentration? Lessons from a Swedish aid policy reform. Development Policy Review. O984-O1003.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Budsjettvinneren bistand. Samfunnsøkonomen. 27-33.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Help not needed? Optimal host country regulation of expatriate NGO workers. Review of International Economics. 302-321.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Beretningen om et varslet mord: Om skjebnen til regjeringens politikk for geografisk konsentrasjon av bistanden. Samfunnsøkonomen. 6-11.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Aid Dispersion: Measurement in Principle and Practice. World Development. 232 -250.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Vil regjeringen klare å konsentrere seg i bistandspolitikken? Lærdommer fra Sverige. Samfunnsøkonomen. 41-53.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Dancing to the donors' tune? Policy choice in aid-dependent countries. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 126-163.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Do non-enforceable contracts matter? Evidence from an international lab experiment. The Review of Income and Wealth. 100-113.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Certified or branded? The Review of International Organizations. 202-230.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Basic analytics of multilateral lending and surveillance. Journal of International Economics. 126-136.
  • Show author(s) 2007. National responsibility and the just distribution of debt relief. Ethics and International Affairs. 69-83.
  • Show author(s) 2007. National Responsibility and the just Distribution of Debt Relief. Ethics and International Affairs. 69-83.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Assessing the economic gains of free market access for the least developed countries in the QUAD. Nordic Journal of Political Economy. 3-24.
  • Show author(s) 2002. The Electoral Politics of Public Sector Institutional Reform. European Journal of Political Economy. 449-473.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Marginalisation in the Context of Globalisation. Why is Africa so poor? Nordic Journal of Political Economy. 147-179.
Report
  • Show author(s) 2017. Losing Concentration? Lessons from a Swedish Aid Policy Reform. 13-2017. 13-2017. .
  • Show author(s) 2017. Help not needed? Optimal Quotas for Expatriate NGO Workers. 14-2017. 14-2017. .
  • Show author(s) 2017. Beretningen om et varslet mord: Om skjebnen til regjeringens politikk for geografisk konsentrasjon av bistanden. 1-2017. 1-2017. .
  • Show author(s) 2017. Aid Dispersion: Measurement in Principle and Practice. 3-2017. 3-2017. .
  • Show author(s) 2014. Rents and the Political Economy of Development Aid. .
  • Show author(s) 2012. Do non-enforceable contracts matter? Evidence from an international lab experiment. 2/2012. 2/2012. .
  • Show author(s) 2012. Do Non-Enforceable Contracts Matter? Evidence from an International Lab Experiment. .
  • Show author(s) 2010. Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF’s Policy Support Instrument. 10. 10. .
  • Show author(s) 2008. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid Dependent Countries. .
  • Show author(s) 2007. Irreversible Investments, Dynamic Inconsistency, and Policy Convergence. 2/07. 2/07. .
  • Show author(s) 2004. Foreign aid and domestic politics : implications for aid selectivity. 12. 12. .
  • Show author(s) 2004. Buying influence : aid fungibility in a strategic perspective. 10. 10. .
  • Show author(s) 2003. Samaritan agents? On the delegation of aid policy. 22. 22. .
  • Show author(s) 1997. Political Instability, Political Polarisation, and Public Sector Institutional Reform. 12. 12. .
Lecture
  • Show author(s) 2015. Konsentrert betasuppe? Bistandsfokus og bistandsspredning.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Concentration difficulties? An analysis of Swedish aid proliferation.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Aid Dispersion, Donor Coordination, and Selectivity.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Northern NGOs and Southern Governments.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) 2019. The Carrot or the Stick? Theory and Evidence on the Incentive Effects of Country-Specific Return Programmes .
  • Show author(s) 2018. Theory and Evidence on the Boomerang Effect of Assisted Return Schemes.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Theory and Evidence on the Boomerang Effect of Assisted Return Schemes.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Paid to Go or Paid to Come? A Model of Assisted Return Migration.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Paid to Go or Paid to Come? A Model of Assisted Return Migration.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Paid to Go or Paid to Come? A Model of Assisted Return Migration.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Paid to Go or Paid to Come? A Model of Assisted Return Migration.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Paid to Go or Paid to Come? A Model of Assisted Return Migration.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Paid to Go or Paid to Come? A Model of Assisted Return Migration.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Gatekeeper? The IMF, Aid Flows, and Policymaking in Low-Income Countries.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Why Northern NGOs Hire too many Expatriates and what Southern Governments Do about It.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Doing good or feeling good in aid evaluation.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Aid Dispersion: Measurement in Principle and Practice.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Measuring Aid Dispersion.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Global Economics and National Politics.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Gatekeeper? The IMF, Aid Flows, and Policymaking in Low-Income Countries.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Concentration difficulties? An analysis of Swedish aid proliferation.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Aid Dispersion: Measurement in Principle and Practice.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Aid Dispersion: Measurement in Principle and Practice.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Why Northern NGOs Hire too many Expatriates and What Southern Governments Do about It.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Why Northern NGOs Hire too many Expatriates and What Southern Governments Do about It.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Why Northern NGOs Hire too many Expatriates and What Southern Governments Do about It.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Gatekeeper? The IMF, Aid Flows, and Policymaking in Low Income Countries.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Gatekeeper? The IMF, Aid Flows, and Policymaking in Low Income Countries.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Gatekeeper? The IMF, Aid Flows, and Policymaking in Low Income Countries.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Do Non-Enforceable Contracts Matter? Evidence from and International Lab Experiment.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Do Non-Enforceable Contracts Matter? Evidence from and International Lab Experiment.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF's Policy Support Instrument.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF's Policy Support Instrument.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF's Policy Support Instrument.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF's Policy Support Instrument.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF's Policy Support Instrument.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Poverty in Venezuela – Revolutionary Decline or Politics-as-usual?
  • Show author(s) 2010. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid Dependent Countries.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid Dependent Countries.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid Dependent Countries.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Certified or Branded? A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the IMF’s Policy Support Instrument.
  • Show author(s) 2009. The Invisible Handshake in Contracting for Debt: Results from an International Experiment.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid-Dependent Countries.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid-Dependent Countries.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Debt repayment: Results from an International Experiment.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid-Dependent Countries.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid Dependent Countries.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Dancing the H-Street Waltz? Policy Choice in Aid Dependent Countries.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Basic Analytics of Multilateral Lending and Surveillance.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Dancing the H-Street Waltz: Policy Choice in Aid Dependent Countries.
Editorial
  • Show author(s) 2020. KRISE. Samfunnsøkonomen.
  • Show author(s) 2020. I grenseland. Samfunnsøkonomen.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Norsk bistand: Reformert og revitalisert? . Samfunnsøkonomen.
Reader opinion piece
  • Show author(s) 2020. Svarte penger som skitner til Norge? Stavanger Aftenblad.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Kunnskap kan koste for mye og bidra for lite. Bistandsaktuelt.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Nærsynt om Venezuela. Bergens Tidende.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Bistandsopportunisme? Dagens næringsliv.
Short communication
  • Show author(s) 2019. 1-prosentmålet er et virkemiddel som er blitt et mål. Bistandsaktuelt.
  • Show author(s) 2019. 1-prosentmålet er en del av problemet. Bistandsaktuelt.
  • Show author(s) 2018. UD-reform i hvilket spor? Dagens næringsliv.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Ministeren er ikke målbar . Dagens næringsliv.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Full fart i gal retning? Dagens næringsliv.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Bærekraftig reform? . Dagens næringsliv.
Book review
  • Show author(s) 2009. Demokrati og effektivitet, L. Helland og R.J. Sørensen. Samfunnsøkonomen. 85-86.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • Show author(s) 1999. Fordeling og vekst i fattige land. Fagbokforlaget.
Masters thesis
  • Show author(s) 2020. The effect of a supply shock in the production of cocaine on violence: Evidence from Colombia and Venezuela.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Resultatbaserte bistandsavtaler i den norske klima- og skogsatsingen: Klimaeffekt og samarbeidsland.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Institusjonene og kulturens rolle i økonomisk utvikling. Sør-Afrika som eksempel.
  • Show author(s) 2020. For en neve dollars til: Hvilken rolle spiller private pengeoverføringer fra utlandet for husholdninger i Somalia?
  • Show author(s) 2020. Drivkreftene bak fordelingen av bistand og andre offisielle kapitalstrømmer fra Kina til Verden: En replikasjonsstudie av Dreher m. fl. (2018).
  • Show author(s) 2019. Kontanter vs In-kind som bistand og eventuelle effektforskjeller for mottakerland og lokale markeder. Syriske flyktninger I Tyrkia, Libanon og Jordan.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Tertiærnæringsvekst og avindustrialisering i utviklingsland: kan tjenesteyting løfte land ut av fattigdom?
  • Show author(s) 2017. Resultatbasert bistand: En teoretisk og praktisk analyse av en insentivbasert bistandsform.
Feature article
  • Show author(s) 2019. Faller magidepartementet? . Dagens næringsliv.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Vi kan inte göra allt överallt. Biståndsdebatten.se.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Professor: "Partnerlandsmeldingen står til stryk". Bistandsaktuelt.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Mangler det 190 millioner eller vilje til reform? Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
  • Show author(s) 2017. «Team Norway» kan få feil fokus. Bergens Tidende.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Ikke glem globaliseringens vinnere! Bergens Tidende.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Ikke bistand til vår egen fordel. Dagens næringsliv.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Fra fristed for særinteresser til verksted for fattigdomsreduksjon? Dagbladet.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Den vanskelige velferdsprofitten. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
  • Show author(s) 2016. Det norske bistandstriangelet. VG : Verdens gang.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Mer bistand – flere flyktninger? Dagens næringsliv.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Konsentrasjonsvansker. Dagens næringsliv.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Best på bistand, Børge Brende? Bergens Tidende.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Vi trenger bedre bistandskontroll. Bergens Tidende.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Strategisk bistand. VG : Verdens gang.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Den vanskelige bistanden. Bergens Tidende.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Bistandens død og oppstandelse. Dagbladet.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) 2017. Aid and public debt: Essays on fo eign and domestic capital flows in developing countries .
Interview
  • Show author(s) 2018. Enprosentmålet skygger for viktigere debatter .
  • Show author(s) 2008. Resultatstyrt «blå» bistandspolitikk.
Documentary
  • Show author(s) 2007. Frivillige organisasjoner i bistand.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Best i bistand.
Programme participation
  • Show author(s) 2019. Utviklingspoddensialet, episode 25: Flom og fond.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) 2015. Rents and the political economy of development aid. 28 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Økonomiske institusjoner i fattige land. 11 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Økonomisk politikk. 27 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Utviklingshjelp. 18 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Sultkatastrofer og nødhjelp. 20 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Internasjonale kapitalstrømmer, utenlandsgjeld og valutakriser. 26 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Hva er utvikling? 25 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Gruppeinteresser og interessegrupper i fattige land. 24 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Fordeling og vekst i fattige land: Innledning og oversikt. 21 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Befolkningsvekst og fattigdom. 17 pages.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) 2007. Langsiktig bistand og økonomisk utvikling. Norsk Økonomisk Tidsskrift. 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).

 

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)

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

Twitter