2016

Nigerian school girls
Published Dec. 19, 2016 1:36 PM

The havoc wreaked by the terrorist organization Boko Haram is one example of the unrest that starts in remote areas with weak local institutions. Peace workers increasingly must look at the local conditions, according to a new doctoral thesis.

Opera House in Oslo
Published Dec. 12, 2016 11:49 AM

The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet has large deficits and is entirely dependent on state aid. To show that they deserve the money, they work purposefully to bring classical music down to Earth.

cityscape, Kowloon Island
Published Nov. 2, 2016 3:36 PM

China's enormous economic growth has lifted millions out of poverty and raised citizens' standard of living. The other side of the picture is growing income inequality.

school children
Published Oct. 20, 2016 11:34 AM

Children of immigrants are better educated, and earn far more, than their parents.

cityscape
Published Sep. 23, 2016 12:43 PM

While Palestinians see the Israeli occupation as the core of the conflict, Israelis defend the occupation in terms of their security.

Caring for aging parents
Published Sep. 13, 2016 4:04 PM

Providing care for ageing parents can corrode your health more than raising your children, according to a new study. But while the state has generous welfare schemes for parents, there is little work leave to be had when it's mum or dad that needs your help

A family immigration marriage harms your career
Published Aug. 30, 2016 10:16 AM

Immigrant women who bring a spouse from their country of origin have poorer career prospects, according to a new doctoral thesis.

Published June 20, 2016 8:45 AM

If you are a male immigrant and marry a woman from a country other than your own, you increase your chances of a good job and a high income. This applies whether the woman you marry is Norwegian or not.

Published Apr. 29, 2016 2:14 PM

Something happens to a society after a terrorist attack. Tore Witsø Rafoss has studied the reactions in the US and Norway after 11 September 2001 and 22 July 2011 and found some surprising similarities.

En mann kjører trailer
Published Mar. 21, 2016 1:16 PM

Despite the fact that both men have grown up in Norway and have the same education and work experience, Norwegian employers choose Knut more often than Muhammed.