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    • Understanding and evaluating research and scholarly publishing in the social sciences and humanities (SSH) 

      Sivertsen, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-28)
      Internationalization is important for research quality and for specialization on new themes in the social sciences and humanities (SSH). Interaction with society, however, is just as important in these areas of research ...
    • Understanding conditions for path development after path exhaustion 

      Klitkou, Antje; Capasso, Marco; Hansen, Teis (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      This paper focuses on path development processes after a sudden path exhaustion. We analyse the decline, the closure and the attempts at the re-orientation of a forestry-based industry agglomeration in Southern Norway, ...
    • Unique, but still best practice? The Research Excellence Framework (REF) from an international perspective 

      Sivertsen, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Inspired by The Metric Tide report (2015) on the role of metrics in research assessment and management, and Lord Nicholas Stern’s report Building on Success and Learning from Experience (2016), which deals with criticisms ...
    • Universities and external engagement activities: Particular profiles for particular universities? 

      Thune, Taran; Reymert, Ingvild; Gulbrandsen, Magnus; Aamodt, Per Olaf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      We use a multilevel regression approach on a complex combined dataset including a survey of 4,400 Norwegian academics and detailed data on the 31 higher education institutions in which they are employed. The aim is to test ...
    • University characteristics and probabilities for funding of proposals in the European Framework Programs 

      Piro, Fredrik Niclas; Børing, Pål; Scordato, Lisa; Aksnes, Dag W. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Previous studies have pointed at participation in the European Framework Programs for Research and Innovation as elite driven, foremost by large and prestigious universities. By analyzing all proposals (including rejected ...
    • Uploading, downloading and uploading again - concepts for policy integration in education research 

      Prøitz, Tine Sophie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      This article focuses on Nordic education policy research, investigating the connections between international and national education policy developments and the consequences of these for curriculum and assessment. Drawing ...
    • Using the future for innovation policy learning in Norway 

      Koch, Per (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      This case study was part of Innovation Norway’s effort to introduce advanced methods for thinking about the future into national innovation policy learning. The report reflects the work undertaken between 2013 and 2017. ...
    • Utdanning som arbeidsrettet tiltak for ungdom med redusert arbeidsevne 

      Salvanes, Kari Vea; Reiling, Rune Borgan; Sandsør, Astrid Marie Jorde (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Denne artikkelen undersøker virkninger av utdanning som arbeidsmarkedstiltak for unge med nedsatte arbeidsevner. Fra og med 1. januar 2004 ble nedre aldersgrense for å få støtte til kvalifisering i det ordinære utdanningssystemet ...
    • Valorization of bio-residuals in the food and forestry sectors in support of a circular bioeconomy: A review 

      Gregg, Jay Sterling; Jürgens, Jonas; Happel, Maaike Karlijn; Strøm-Andersen, Nhat; Tanner, Anne Nygaard; Bolwig, Simon; Klitkou, Antje (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      This literature review focuses on valorization of bio-residuals from the brewery, dairy, slaughterhouse and forestry sectors. Bio-residuals are organic wastes, side streams, or residues that remain at the end of the ...
    • Value Chain Structures that Define European Cellulosic Ethanol Production 

      Gregg, Jay Sterling; Bolwig, Simon; Hansen, Teis; Solér, Ola; Amer-Allam, Sara Ben; Viladecans, Julia Pladevall; Klitkou, Antje; Fevolden, Arne Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Production of cellulosic ethanol (CE) has not yet reached the scale envisaged by the literature and industry. This study explores CE production in Europe to improve understanding of the motivations and barriers associated ...
    • What is the bioeconomy? 

      Bugge, Markus; Hansen, Teis; Klitkou, Antje (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The notion of grand challenges has over the last decade emerged as a central issue in policymaking and – increasingly – academia. In a European context, the Lund Declaration [1] stressed the urgency of pursuing solutions ...
    • What is the bioeconomy? A review of the literature 

      Bugge, Markus; Hansen, Teis; Klitkou, Antje (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The notion of the bioeconomy has gained importance in both research and policy debates over the last decade, and is frequently argued to be a key part of the solution to multiple grand challenges. Despite this, there seems ...
    • What knowledge does the bioeconomy build upon? 

      Dybdahl, Linn Meidell; Iversen, Eric James (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Modern economies have long been characterised as ‘knowledge-based economies’ (e.g. David & Foray, 2002), whereby more advanced economies are distinguished by their ability to generate, disseminate and use new scientific ...
    • Which region to choose for an industrial policy? A research path to highlight restructuring opportunities 

      Capasso, Marco; Iversen, Eric James; Klitkou, Antje; Sandven, Tore (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-03-18)
      Our study explores research avenues that can help policymakers to assess regional capabilities for ‘green’ economic restructuring. After reviewing the relevant literature, and envisioning research paths which consider both ...
    • Why is there a lack of evidence on knowledge spillovers from foreign direct investment? 

      Knell, Mark; Rojec, Matija (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Empirical analyses of knowledge spillovers from foreign direct investment (FDI) offer mixed results; they find positive, neutral and negative FDI spillover effects. This lack of evidence mainly comes from the results of ...
    • Wilhelm Röpke and Richard C. Koo on Secondary Deflations and Balance Sheet Recessions 

      Olsen, Andreas Hardhaug (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-06-15)
      The concept of a ‘secondary deflation’ was developed in the 1930s by the German economist Wilhelm Röpke, who saw it as something different from a normal depression. While a primary deflation is a necessary reaction to the ...
    • Å forstå regionale forskjeller i gjennomføring i videregående opplæring 

      Hovdhaugen, Elisabeth; Skålholt, Asgeir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Det har lenge vært påvist store fylkesforskjeller i gjennomføring i videregående opplæring i Norge, og for å ta hensyn til dette har det i tidligere studier vært vanlig å kontrollere for ulike individkjennetegn. Denne ...