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- Parents, schools and friends matter tremendously in our lives, but they don’t change who we are. We would essentially be the same person if we had been adopted at birth, says Robert Plomin.
Prior studies often point to a negative long-term development of economies dependent on natural resources. New research finds that contrary to this image, the Norwegian oil and gas sector is highly innovative and very flexible, but still faces significant difficulties to change.
Rogers Brubaker has recently started his 4-year position as Eilert Sundt Professor II at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography. He will hold three public lectures during the two first weeks of September, as well as participating in several internal research seminars.
Distributional Implications of Joint Tax Evasion
Odd E. Nygård, Joel Slemrod and Thor O. Thoresen
The Economic Journal
China, Russia, and EU-US Relations
Guri Rosén and Marianne Riddervold explore EU-US positions and responses to Chinese advances in the South China Sea and Russia's actions in the Ukraine in the Special Issue on Crises and EU-US Relations in the Journal of European Integration.
Norm Collision in the Coordination of Development Aid
In this article in Journal of European Integration, Johanne D. Saltnes draws on recent constructivist literature on the contestation of norms to explain a group of member states’ resistance to EU integration in the field of development.
The Impacts of Alternative Policy Instruments on Environmental Performance: A Firm Level Study of Temporary and Persistent Effects
Brita Bye & Marit Elisabeth Klemetsen