Homepage Magnus Bergli Rasmussen (google.com)
Comparative political economy, welfare state development (throughout the world), inequality and redistribution, labor market regulation and working time, trade unions and corporatism, political survival, electoral systems, party organization, international organization with a specific focus on ILO, redistributive norms.
My current major project is on the two pathways to social reforms in the inter-war period: The first pathway goes through revolutionary fright associated with the Bolshevik revolution and communist organization. The second through the reformist organizations and movements such as the social democratic parties, associated trade unions and the international labor organization.
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Has taught in several BA- and MA-courses, particularly in Statistics and Research Methods, Comparative Politics, Political Economy and International Politics.
He is course organizer for STV4360 – Norsk institusjonell historie - Universitetet i Oslo (uio.no) at the MA-level.
2019-today Assistant Professor, University of Oslo (1 of February 2019)
2018-today Associate professor (20%), University of Stavanger
2016-today Senior Researcher (Associate Research Professor, 20% from 2019) Institute for Social Research/Norway
2013-2016 PhD. Fellow. Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, Denmark
2014-2015 Trade Union Organization in 66 Industrial and Developing Nations
2013-2015 Social Policy around the World (SPaW) database vers. 1 (2013-2015). Download codebook
2013-2018 Social Policy around the World (SPaW) database vers. 2 (ongoing). Part of DEEPI-project with Carl Henrik Knutsen.
2017-2019 Patterns of conflict and co-operation in Norwegian labor markets since 1900 (ongoing). Together with Haakon Gjerløw
2014-2019 Working Time Regulation in 201 Independent and dependent states from 1789 to 2014 download dataset here