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  • brexit-660 Democracy is both conflict and compromise Sep. 5, 2017 5:09 PM

    European integration was long seen as unproblematic. Then Brexit came as a shock. ‘The world is changing, and it's both exciting and frightening,’ Professor Johan P. Olsen says.

  • gjorv-660 Good commissions have a conciliating effect July 3, 2017 10:29 AM

    The 22 July Commission in Norway was closed and dominated by directors and experts. The Commission for Nuclear Waste Storage in Germany was open and dominated by expert groups and politicians. Which was better?

  • embedsverk-og-jensen-660 Economists are important in policy-making June 1, 2017 4:14 PM

    Economists have a large impact on policy-making, Johan Christensen writes in his latest book, where he reveals that neutral bureaucrats do not exist.


  • toshkov-300 ARENA Tuesday Seminar: Dimiter Toshkov Sep. 26, 2017 1:15 PM

    Dr. Dimiter Toshkov will make a presentation of the paper “How are citizens’ judgements about international cooperation shaped? Experimental evidence from the Eastern periphery of Europe” on 26 September 2017.

  • oslo PLATO kick-off conference Oct. 16, 2017 12:00 AM

    The ARENA-coordinated H2020-funded PLATO project's kick-off conference will take place in Oslo on 16-20 October 2017. It will bring together all partners for academic discussions and social networking.

  • boelstad-300 ARENA Tuesday Seminar: Jørgen Bølstad Oct. 31, 2017 1:15 PM

    Jørgen Bølstad from ARENA will give a presentation of the paper “Capacity, willingness, and sovereign default risk: reassuring the market in times of crisis” at the Tuesday Seminar on 31 October 2017.

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