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DIGSSCORE is now running a new panel in a sub-population of importance for the structure of democratic governance.
Kristin Rubecksen, Lise H. Rykkja and Per Lægreid are co-author on new article in Governance.
Professor Ragnhild Muriaas at the University of Bergen started her working career as a DJ. Now she investigates what strings must be played in politics to make a footprint.
Using a combination of data from the Norwegian Citizen Panel and other sources, researchers at the Institute for Social Research (ISR) have analyzed the development of Norwegian citizens’ levels of trust in politicians since 2000. The key findings of the project, which was ordered by the Ministry of Local Government and Modernization, were presented by ISR’s Jo Saglie and Signe Bock Segaard in... Read more
The working title of my thesis is: How can knowledge about gender specific mobilities inform in the planning processes for sustainable transportation systems in Accra, Ghana?
In her master's thesis, Maïlys Rouillé studies the important contribution of cross-border fishtraders to food security in Ghana and its surrounding countries during the COVID-19 crisis.
Using a survey experimental approach, relying on panel data from the Norwegian Citizen Panel, Lars Erik Berntzen's recent article was published as part of the Politics and Governance issue “Populism and Polarization: A Dual Threat to Europe’s Liberal Democracies?”.
Per Lægreid and Tom Christensen with new article that analyse the Norwegian governments handeling of the Corona pandemic
This handbook bring together accomplished scholars who study one or more aspect of electoral persuasion. Elisabeth Ivarsflaten and Lise Bjånesøy contribute with the chapter "How and Why the Populist Radical Right Persuades Citizens" written jointly with Scott Blinder.
A recent article in Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, using data from the Citizen Lab, finds that mutual partner choice enables cooperators to outperform free riders.
A new publication by Erik Knudsen and Mikael Poul Johannesson used data collected through the Norwegian Citizen Panel to explore what lies behind our decisions to read and share news stories on social media.
DIGSSCORE's weekly lunch seminars will be held as webinars this fall. You are welcome to attend the first one on Tuesday September 1.
Ishtiaq Jamil and Hasan Muhammad Baniamin asks if this a mismatch or a realistic assumption in new publication.
– Migration is an important field of law because legal status makes an enormous difference. If you have status as ‘citizen’ you are protected by the law in a completely different way than refugees and migrants.
Globale samfunnsutfordringer har avsatt midler til stimulering av faglig tverrfakultært samarbeid i 2020. Søknadsfrist 24. september 2020.
PhD student Akram Hossain co-authors a journal article on public administration education in Bangladesh and highlights MPPG Program which is designed based on the MPA program at the University of Bergen.
Head of Department, Peter Andersen, summarize a special spring semester.

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