Recent Submissions

  • Ten questions concerning positive energy districts 

    Sareen, Siddharth; Albert-Seifried, Vicky; Aelenei, Laura; Reda, Francesco; Etminan, Ghazal; Andreucci, Maria-Beatrice; Kuzmic, Michal; Maas, Nienke; Seco, Oscar; Civiero, Paolo; Krangsås, Savis Gohari; Hukkalainen, Mari; Neumann, Hans-Martin (Building and Environment;Volume 216, 15 May 2022, 109017, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-04-01)
    Positive Energy Districts (PEDs) constitute an emerging energy transition paradigm, with an ambitious timeline for rapid upscaling to match the urgency of climate mitigation and adaptation. Increasingly networked and ...
  • The Problem of Equal Opportunities in Housing. Immigrants in a Liberalized Housing Market 

    Søholt, Susanne (Scandinavian Studies in Law;68 Equality, March 2022, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-03)
    This chapter focuses on equality in the realm of housing, and the dilemma raised when universal policy objectives are combined with market mechanisms. More specifically, the focus here is on the equality of opportunities ...
  • Location, location, location!: a quality-adjusted rent index for the Oslo office market 

    Anundsen, André Kallåk; Bjørland, Christian; Hagen, Marius (Journal of European Real Estate Research;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-08-27)
    Purpose: Commonly used rent indices are based on average developments or expert opinions. Such indices often suffer from compositional biases or low data coverage. The purpose of this paper is to overcome these challenges ...
  • Core-city climate leadership in metropolitan contractual management agreements 

    Hanssen, Gro Sandkjær; Tønnesen, Anders (European Planning Studies;Volume 30, 2022 - Issue 2, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-07-01)
    Metropolitan governance and planning increasingly are understood as essential in managing urban growth and fostering a sustainable and climate-friendly metropolitan development. Lately, a contractual turn can be observed ...
  • Strekk i laget for den ‘nordiske modellenʼ? Arbeidsintegrering, universalismeprinsippet og trepartssamarbeid i Danmark og Norge under flyktningkrisen 

    Skjelbostad, Eivor Vold; Hernes, Vilde (Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift;Årgang 37, nr. 3-2021, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-09-17)
    ‘Den nordiske modellenʼ er unik i internasjonal sammenheng med sin omfattende, institusjonaliserte og universelle velferdspolitikk, men den står overfor utfordringer, særlig i møte med økt innvandring. Møter de nordiske ...
  • Samskapingsparadokset: Mindre byer, klimastyring og bærekraftig byutvikling 

    Vedeld, Trond (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022-04-01)
    Artikkelen analyserer hvordan tre mindre byer i Oslo regionen navigerer som aktører i klima- og bærekraftig byutvikling og hvilken rolle samskaping spiller for styring og strategiske beslutninger. Det pekes på et ...
  • Designing and leading collaborative urban climate governance: Comparative experiences of co-creation from Copenhagen and Oslo 

    Hofstad, Hege; Vedeld, Trond; Sørensen, Eva; Torfing, Jacob (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022-03-28)
    This article has a twofold aim. First, inspired by collaborative governance theory, the article develops an analytical framework built around three ideal co-creation strategies utilized by city governments for building ...
  • Buy to let housing investors in the Nordic countries 

    Bø, Erlend Eide (Nordic Economic Policy Review;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    The last few decades have seen high population and housing price growth in the Nordic capital cities. The high prices have led to concerns about affordability of housing and unsustainable mortgage levels. Policy makers and ...
  • Municipality characteristics and the fertility of refugees in Norway 

    Andersen, Synøve Nygaard; Adsera, Alicia; Tønnessen, Marianne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Abstract The study of the fertility of immigrants has received much attention in recent years, particularly in societies with fertility rates below replacement levels. However, fertility in refugee populations remains ...
  • Leading co-creation for the green shift 

    Hofstad, Hege; Sørensen, Eva; Torfing, Jacob; Vedeld, Trond (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    European cities are formulating ambitious climate mitigation goals and calling for the mobilization of societal resources through the co-creation of innovative solutions to help them achieve their goals. To improve the ...
  • Governing Through Definitions and Numbers: Analysis of the Nordic Homeless Registrations as Instruments of Governing Homelessness 

    Dyb, Evelyn; Benjaminsen, Lars; Knutagård, Marcus; Linden, Jarmo (European Journal of Homelessness;Volume 15, Issue 3 - 2021: Special Edition – What Works: Research Impact and Homelessness, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    The four Nordic countries, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, have for many years carried out periodic national surveys of homelessness. These surveys constitute time series, which make it possible to follow the development ...
  • Short- and long-term delegation: what are the effects on politicians’ sense of control? 

    Winsvold, Marte Slagsvold; Zeiner, Hilde Hatleskog; Stokstad, Sigrid (Public Management Review;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-10-06)
    The ability of elected representatives to ensure that output is in line with political priorities is a core element of representative democracy. The article explores how delegation affects politicians’ sense of control ...
  • The case for increased centralization in integration governance: the neglected perspective 

    Hernes, Vilde (Comparative Migration Studies;9, Article number: 32 (2021), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-09-03)
    Local autonomy is a highly promoted feature in European governance, and the integration field is no exception. In the integration literature, values and considerations favoring local autonomy are often emphasized, while ...
  • Kampen om en tredje boligsektor i Oslo: De kommersielle og ikke-kommersielle alternativene 

    Christiansen, Ina Marie; Kjærås, Kristin Edith Abrahamsen (Tidsskrift for boligforskning;Årgang 4, nr. 1-2021, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-06-15)
    Oslo kommune opplever økende utfordringer med tilgang på stabile og rimelige bosituasjoner for befolkningen. For å imøtegå utfordringene vil kommunen etablere en tredje boligsektor. I denne artikkelen analyseres diskursene ...
  • Movers from the city in the first year of Covid 

    Tønnessen, Marianne (Nordic Journal of Urban Studies;Volume 1, No. 2-2021, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-12-10)
    Cities across the world have been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, and out-migration from many cities was particularly high in 2020. Some movers went abroad; others moved to other parts of the same country. Using ...
  • Følgeevaluering av Kompetanseløft 2020: Sluttrapport 

    Grut, Lisbet; Lippestad, Jan Wilhelm; Monkerud, Lars Chr.; Olsen, Dorothy Sutherland; Nesje, Kjersti; Aamodt, Per O (Book; Research report, 2021)
    I denne rapporten presenteres resultater fra følgeevalueringen av regjeringens satsing Kompetanseløft 2020. Evalueringen er gjennomført som et teamarbeid mellom forskere fra forskningsinstituttene SINTEF, NIBR og NIFU. ...
  • Agents of centralization? Local school administrations and contested school closures in Norwegian rural districts 

    Aasland, Aadne; Søholt, Susanne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    In recent decades, the number of schools in Norwegian rural municipalities has been reduced substantially, often accompanied by much contestation in the local community. In Norway's decentralized governance system, the ...
  • Restriktiv eller selektiv? Innvandringspolitikkens ulike ansikter 

    Staver, Anne Balke (Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift;03 / 2021 (Volum 38), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-09-02)
    Norsk innvandringspolitikk blir mer selektiv, ikke bare mer restriktiv: flukt- og familieinnvandring strammes inn, mens arbeidsinnvandring fra utenfor EØS fasiliteres. Norge er med i en internasjonal «kamp om de beste ...
  • Eutropia: Integrated Valuation of Lake Eutrophication Abatement Decisions Using a Bayesian Belief Network 

    Barton, David N; Andersen, Tom; Bergland, Olvar; Engebretsen, Alexander; Moe, S. Jannicke; Orderud, Geir I; Tominaga, Koji; Romstad, Eirik; Vogt, Rolf D (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2016-12-10)
    The term “integrated valuation” is defined and its relevance is discussed in terms of bridging the gap between cost-effectiveness analysis and economic valuation in the implementation of the European Union Water Framework ...
  • EE Settlement final report 2017–2021 

    Fufa, Selamawit Mamo; Kallaos, James; Engebretsen, Øystein; Landa-Mata, Iratxe; Busswald, Petra; Fjellheim, Kristin; Neugebauer, Georg; Lichtenwöhrer, Peter; Barlindhaug, Rolf; Felberg, Knut (SINTEF Fag;77, Book; Research report, 2021)
    The main objective of EE Settlement project is to provide a tool and guidelines for municipalities, regional and central authorities, as well as for professionals and other actors, for assessing the consequences and impacts ...

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