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Published Feb. 12, 2013 11:14 AM

 

Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund (2012) "Ethnic Discrimination, Name Change and Labor Market Inequality. Mixed approaches to ethnic exclusion in Sweden." Opposition on Moa Bursell’s PhD thesis. Department of Sociology, Stockholm University, 30.11.2012
Published Feb. 12, 2013 11:11 AM

 

Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund (2012) "Labor market discrimination - preliminary results from a Norwegian field experiment." Invited guest lecture, Department of Sociology, Stockholm University, 28.11.2012

Published Feb. 8, 2013 10:58 AM

Cohabitation, gay marriage and single parents, bonus children and bonus parents. These modern forms of cohabitation do not indicate that the family as an institution is about to disappear. The family lives on in the best of health, but in new ways, say the editors of a new book.

Published Feb. 8, 2013 8:34 AM

There is no difference in the leadership styles of men and women. In groups comprised of both genders, an androgynous leadership style was found to be the best for creating a climate for innovation, argues Anne Grethe Solberg in her doctoral thesis.

Read the article at KILDEN

Published Dec. 12, 2012 2:45 PM

Professor Katrine Fangen and Researcher at PRIO, Erlend Paasche, have written the article "Young adults of ethnic minority background on the Norwegian labour market: The interactional co-instruction of exclusion by employers and customers" published in the December 2012 issue of the journal Ethnicities. An abstract of the article is located below and the full article is available here.

 

Published Nov. 20, 2012 10:21 AM

A priority for the Solar Transitions project has been to facilitate the work of master students. At the University of Oslo, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, another master thesis has been completed.

Published Oct. 29, 2012 1:27 PM

Professor Karen O'Brien, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, has been awarded the prestigious Burtoni Award for her pioneering contributions in social science climate research.

Published Oct. 29, 2012 11:41 AM

 

Gunn E. Birkelund (2012) "How can we understand employers’ hiring decisions? A dynamic and contextualized perspective." Lecture, Workshop at Fundacíon Juan March, Madrid, 26.-27. October 2012

Published Oct. 24, 2012 12:15 PM

The “Transformation in a  Changing  Climate” conference aims to fill significant research gaps on transformation by  bringing together diverse  perspectives on deliberate transformation in response to climate change. The conference  will serve as a creative, innovative and  inspirational gathering that  catalyzes new insights on transformation processes and the implications for research, policy and practice. Such insights will contribute to international transdisciplinary research initiatives, including Future Earth.

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Published Oct. 23, 2012 10:09 AM

The European Commission has recently published 'Social inclusion of youth on the margins of society- Policy review of research results' which is based on the results from a cluster of five youth-oriented research projects launched in 2008, including EUMARGINS.

Published Oct. 15, 2012 11:35 AM

 

Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund (2012) “Seleksjons- og diskrimineringsmekanismer ved ansettelser.” Lecture, VAMs brukerseminar, Folkets Hus, 15 February 2012

Published Oct. 15, 2012 11:29 AM

 

Jon Rogstad (2012) "Om diskriminering." Lecture, LDO, May 2012.

Jon Rogstad (2012) "Om diskriminering." Lecture, NAV, June 2012.

Published Oct. 15, 2012 11:26 AM

 

Ferdinand Mohn (2012) "Betydningen av type ekteskap for mannlige innvandreres inntekt. Er sammenhengen mellom romantisk og økonomisk assimilering i Norge resultatet av seleksjon eller gevinst?" Seminar, Department of Sociology and Human Geography's Scientist Group for Social Inequality. Voksenåsen, 5 march 2012.

Published Oct. 15, 2012 11:24 AM

 

Ferdinand Mohn (2012) "Is There an Intermarriage Premium? A Panel Data Approach to the Pay-Off of Exogamy in Norway". Paper presented at ECSR/EQUALSOC Conference: Economic change, Quality of life and Social cohesion, September 24-26, 2012 Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

Published Oct. 15, 2012 11:22 AM

 

Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund (2012) “Labor market discrimination - mechanisms and explanations.” Paper presented at the International Network of Analytical Sociologists, Columbia University, New York, June 8-9, 2012

Published Oct. 12, 2012 1:16 PM

 

Ferdinand Mohn (2012) "Who Intermarries in Norway? Contextual and Compositional Determinants of Group-Level Differences" (med Kenneth Aa. Wiik, SSB). Paper under arbeid.

Published Oct. 12, 2012 1:15 PM

 

Ferdinand Mohn (2012) "Is There an Intermarriage Premium? Fixed-Effects and Time-Profile Models of Marriage Premiums for Male Immigrants in Norway." Paper under arbeid. 

Published Oct. 12, 2012 12:09 PM

by Arnfinn H. Midtbøen and Jon Rogstad

Published Oct. 12, 2012 11:55 AM

by Hilda Maricel Knechtel.

Published Oct. 2, 2012 9:29 AM

The journal article "The New Hierarchies of Belonging" by Professor Les Back and Shamser Sinha is now published in the August 2012 issue of the European Journal of Cultural Studies. It generates new conceptual ideas about hierarchies of belonging that characterizes the position of young immigrants in terms of differentiated levels of inclusions.

Published Oct. 2, 2012 9:23 AM

The journal article "The New Hierarchies of Belonging" by Professor Les Back and Shamser Sinha is now published in the August 2012 issue of the European Journal of Cultural Studies. It generates new conceptual ideas about hierarchies of belonging that characterizes the position of young immigrants in terms of differentiated levels of inclusions.

Published Sep. 28, 2012 2:34 PM

Researcher at PRIO, Erlend Paasche, and Professor Katrine Fangen have written the article "Transnational Involvement: Reading Quantitative Studies in Light of Qualitative Data" published by the International Journal of Population Research. Based on the qualitative data from the EUMARGINS research project, the article aims to study young migrants' identity in the context of transnationalism. An abstract of the article is located below and the full article is available here.

Published Sep. 28, 2012 2:25 PM

Professor Katrine Fangen and former Researcher Assistant and current Researcher at PRIO, Erlend Paasche have written an article "Transnational Involvement: Reading Quantitative Studies in Light of Qualitative Data" published by the International Journal of Population Research. Based on the qualitative data from the EUMARGINS research project the article aims to study young migrants identity in the context of transnationalism. An abstract of the article is located below and the full article is available here.

Published June 20, 2012 1:50 PM

Ulsrud, K, Winther T. and Saini, A. have published the popular science article Taking advantage of relevant experiences: Learning from power supply in the Sunderbans Islands in The Solar Quarterly Magazine, India, Pages 51-56, Issue July 2010.

Full text article (pdf) here

Published June 20, 2012 1:39 PM

K. Rahul Sharma holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and a MTech in Renewable Energy Engineering and Management from TERI. He was also a Postgraduate Fellow at the Yale School of Forestry and Environment Studies.