Helge Hveem

Professor emeritus - Department of Political Science
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Academic Interests

International Politics with an emphasis on International Political Economy and with a linkage to Comparative Politics (country studies). Research interests are political processes and institutions in the world economy with an emphasis on change/stability in power relations (market power) and in selected sectors such as trade, international investments and international development issues. Current research (2010-12) is on the political economy of international investments with a particular focus on natural resource industries and their relationship to geopolitics.

Courses taught

  • STV 2200
  • STV 2220
  • STV 4254B
  • STV 4284B
  • UTV 1000 and 3090

Background

Research fellow at the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO) 1968-79; Senior research adviser in the UNCTAD Secretariat, Geneva 1980, from 1981 Associate professor and from 1992 Professor of Political Science in the Department of Political Science, University of Oslo.  and thereafter again at Department of Political Science. Visiting research assignments at Makerere College, Kampala (1969-70), Universite des Sciences Sociales Grenoble (1974-75), and shorter stays at the London School of Economics (January 1987), Harvard University (spring 1989), and Universite des Sciences Politiques Bordeaux (Fall 1997). Visiting Jean Monnet Professor at the European University Institute 1991-92 and in Spring 2005, and Visiting professor at Sciences Po Bordeaux Fall 2006.

Positions held

  • Director PRIO 1971 and Research director same place 1976.
  • Director of teaching at Department of Political Science 1985-88
  • From 1990 Co-founder and for severall years part-time Research director at the Centre on Development and the Environment, University of Oslo.
  • Director of the Centre on Technology, Innovation and Culture in the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Oslo 2002-2006.
  • Member of the board of PRIO 1989-95
  • Member of the board of the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) 1998-2004, chairman 2002-03
  • Member and Deputy Chairman of the board Norwegian University Centre in St. Peterburg, 2000-10
  • Chairman of the board of PETROPOL 1996-2000 and of the Committee to supervise Foreign Policy Institutes 1998-2003, both under the Norwegian Research Council.
  • Member of the boards/steering committees of the Nordic International Studies Association (1992-99, International Studies Association (1997-98), and the ECPR's Standing Group on International Relations (1998-2004).
  • Chairman of the board of the Globalization studies programme at the NTNU (University of Trondheim (2005-08)
  • Chairman of the Ad hoc committee to propose language policy for the University of Oslo (2005-06)
  • Member of the steering committee on the 100 year history of Norsk Hydro AS (2002-05)
  • Editor of the Journal of Peace Research (1975-83) and member of the editorial committee of Global Governance (2005-) and the European Journal of Development Research (2007-)

Partners

  • Coordinator for the University of Oslo's participation in the Globalisation, Regionalisation and Governance Research Network of Excellence (GARNET) 2005-10 and director of one Jointly Executed Research Project
  • Several research partnerships with American, British, French, German, Dutch and Italian scholars as well as scholars from Africa, Latin America and East Asia.

 

Tags: International Politics, International Political Economy, International Development, Globalization, Foreign Direct Investments, Market power, International institutions

Publications

  • Berge, Tarald Laudal & Hveem, Helge (2018). The International Regime for Investment: A History of Failed Multilateralism. In Nölke, Andreas & May, Christian (Ed.), Handbook of the International Political Economy of the Corporation. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISSN 978 1 78536 252 1. p. 311–328. doi: 10.4337/9781785362538.00028. Full text in Research Archive
  • Claes, Dag Harald & Hveem, Helge (2016). From Paris to the End of Oil. Politics and Governance. ISSN 2183-2463. 4(3), p. 197–208. doi: 10.17645/pag.v4i3.651. Full text in Research Archive
  • Hveem, Helge (2015). Utviklingspolitikken i endring. Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift. ISSN 0801-1745. 31(1), p. 5–28.
  • Hveem, Helge (2015). Politisk økonomi i FN-systemet. Internasjonal Politikk. ISSN 0020-577X. 73(2), p. 308–317.
  • Hveem, Helge & Knutsen, Carl Henrik (2012). Introduction: Politics and the Creation and Diffusion of Knowledge, Governance and Knowledge. The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas. Routledge. ISSN 978-0-415-69848-1. p. 1–10.
  • Hveem, Helge; Knutsen, Carl Henrik & Rygh, Asmund (2012). State ownership, political risk and foreign direct investment. In Eliassen, Kjell Arnold (Eds.), Business and politics in a new global order. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-42590-3. p. 89–110.
  • Knutsen, Carl Henrik; Rygh, Asmund & Hveem, Helge (2011). Does State Ownership Matter? Institutions' Effect on Foreign Direct Investment Revisited. Business and Politics. ISSN 1369-5258. doi: 10.2202/1469-3569.1314.
  • Hveem, Helge & Knutsen, Carl Henrik (2011). Co-operation on knowledge activities. In Hveem, Helge & Iapadre, Lelio (Ed.), The Global Governance of Knowledge: Education, research, innovation and international cooperation. Routledge. ISSN 978-0415605748.
  • Hveem, Helge & Iapadre, Lelio (2011). Global Governance of Knowledge Policies: Summary and Conclusions. In Hveem, Helge & Iapadre, Lelio (Ed.), The Global Governance of Knowledge: Education, research, innovation and international cooperation. Routledge. ISSN 978-0415605748.
  • Hveem, Helge (2011). Governance: The Efficacy and Legitimacy of International Regulation. In Hveem, Helge & Iapadre, Lelio (Ed.), The Global Governance of Knowledge: Education, research, innovation and international cooperation. Routledge. ISSN 978-0415605748.
  • Narud, Hanne Marthe; Hveem, Helge & Høyland, Bjørn (2010). Old Conflicts - New Issues? Foreign and Security Policy Attitudes of Norwegian Voters. Internasjonal Politikk. ISSN 0020-577X. 68(3), p. 335–+.
  • Hveem, Helge (2009). Pluralist IPE: A View from Outside the 'Schools'. New Political Economy. ISSN 1356-3467. 14(3), p. 367–376. doi: 10.1080/13563460903087516.
  • Østerud, Øyvind & Hveem, Helge (2007). Økonomisk globalisering, nasjonalstaten og demokratiet. In Mydske, Per Kristen; Claes, Dag Harald & Lie, Amund (Ed.), Nyliberalisme - ideer og politisk virkelighet. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 978-82-15-01162-2. p. 345–361.
  • Hveem, Helge (2005). "The UN and ideational leadership". Forum for Development Studies. ISSN 0803-9410. 32(1), p. 275–283.
  • Hveem, Helge (2005). Ideas, Processes, and Context. The Politics of Independent International Commissions. In Vesa, Unto (Eds.), Global Commissions Assessed. Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Helsinki Process Publication Series. ISSN 951-724-484-3. p. 14–42.
  • Hveem, Helge (2005). The Dependency Thesis. Dynamic Consequences of Economic Underdevelopment. In Larsen, Stein Ugelvik (Eds.), Theory and Methods in Political Science. Columbia University Press. ISSN 0-88033-998-5. p. 575–593.
  • Hveem, Helge (2005). Globaliseringsbegreppet. In Bjereld, Ulf; Demker, Marie; Ekecrantz, Jan & Ekengren, Ann-Marie (Ed.), Det hyperindividualiserade samhälle. Boréa Bokförlag. ISSN 91-89140-36-2. p. 33–57.
  • Hveem, Helge (2005). Explaining the regional phenomenon in an era of globalization. In Stubbs, Richard & Underhill, Geoffrey (Ed.), Political Economy and the Changing Global Order. Oxford University Press. ISSN 0-19-541989-8. p. 294–305.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). The paradox of American power. Why the world's only superpower can't go it alone. Internasjonal Politikk. ISSN 0020-577X. 61, p. 495–505.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). "Understanding the Complexities of the Gulf: Concluding Remarks". In Hveem, Helge & Heradstveit, Daniel (Ed.), Oil in the Gulf. Obstacles to Democracy and Development. Ashgate. ISSN 0-7546-3968-1. p. 167–177.
  • Hveem, Helge (2003). America unrivalled. The future of the balance of power. Internasjonal Politikk. ISSN 0020-577X. 61, p. 495–505.
  • Hveem, Helge (2003). The United States and Europe since 1945. Internasjonal Politikk. ISSN 0020-577X. 61, p. 495–505.
  • Hveem, Helge (2003). Avhengighetstesen. Dynamiske konsekvenser av økonomisk underutvikling. In Ugelvik Larsen, Stein (Eds.), Teori og metode i statsvitenskap. Fagbokforlaget. ISSN 8276747221. p. 448–461.
  • Hveem, Helge (2003). The Regional Project in Global Governance. In Shaw, Timothy M. & Söderbaum, Fredrik (Ed.), Approaches to New Regionalism. Palgrave, London. p. n.a.–n.a..
  • Hveem, Helge (2002). Globalisation, Governance and Development: A Political Economy Perspective. European Journal of Development Research. ISSN 0957-8811. 14(1), p. 219–243.
  • Hveem, Helge (2002). The Regional Phenomenon in an Era of Globalization: The Global Perspective. In Beltrán, Luis; Maestro, Javier & Salo-Lee, Liisa (Ed.), European Peripheries in Interaction. The Nordic Countries and the Iberian Peninsula. Universidad de Alcala. ISSN 84-8138-504-2. p. 19–41.
  • Hveem, Helge (2002). Globalisering som utfordring - og utfordringer til globaliseringen. In Kjerschow, Peder Christian (Eds.), Makt og avmakt. Nansenskolen Norsk Humanistisk Akademi, Lillehammer. ISSN 82-92237-01-1. p. 185–196.
  • Hveem, Helge & Nordhaug, Kristen (2002). Introduction: National Institutions and the Politics of Adjustment to Globalization, Public Policy in the Age of Globalization. Responses to Environmental and Economic Crisis. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 1–22.
  • Hveem, Helge & Nordhaug, Kristen (2002). Summary and Conclusions: Adjusting Trade Liberalization and Environmental Protection Demands in an Era of Globalization, Public Policy in the Age of Globalization. Responses to Environmental and Economics Crisis. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 198–225.
  • Bøås, Morten & Hveem, Helge (2001). Regionalism Compared: The African and the Southeast Asian Experience. In Hettne, Björn; Inotai, András & Sunkel, Osvaldo (Ed.), Comparing Regionalisms: Implications for Global Development. Palgrave, London. ISSN 0-333-76541-9. p. 93–131.
  • Hveem, Helge; Heum, Per & Ruud, Audun (2001). Norske selskapers transnasjonalisering og demokratiet. In Østerud, Øyvind (Eds.), Globaliseringen og Norge (arb.tittel). Gyldendal, Ad Notam, Oslo..
  • Hveem, Helge (2000). "WTO etter Seattle. Ideologisk fyrtårn søker politisk bærekraft". Internasjonal Politikk. ISSN 0020-577X. 58(4).
  • Hveem, Helge (1998). Multilateralism Revisited in a Globalizing World Economy, A Commentary. Mershon International Studies Review. ISSN 1079-1760. 42(2).
  • Hveem, Helge (1998). Når økonomien løsrives fra samfunnet. Karl Polanyi's nyaktualiserte klassiker "The Great Transformation". Internasjonal Politikk. ISSN 0020-577X.
  • Hveem, Helge (1998). The Washington Consensus vs. the East Asian Model? NIAS-nytt - Nordic Newsletter of Asian Studies. ISSN 0904-4337. p. 10–14.

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  • Claes, Dag Harald; Hveem, Helge & Tranøy, Bent Sofus (2017). Internasjonal Politisk Økonomi. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 978-82-15-02806-4. 273 p.
  • Hveem, Helge & Knutsen, Carl Henrik (2012). Governance and Knowledge. The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-69848-1. 276 p.
  • Claes, Dag Harald; Hveem, Helge & Tranøy, Bent Sofus (2012). Global økonomi, krise og politisk styring. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 978-82-15-01977-2. 341 p.
  • Hveem, Helge & Iapadre, Lelio (2011). The Global Governance of Knowledge: Education, research, innovation and international cooperation. Routledge. ISBN 978-0415605748. 280 p.
  • Hveem, Helge (2007). "Fordelingskonflikter og utvikling", i Jon Hovi og Raino Malnes, red. Anarki, makt og normer. Abstrakt forlag. ISBN 978-82-7935-228-0. 20 p.
  • Claes, Dag Harald; Hveem, Helge & Tranøy, Bent Sofus (2006). Økonomisk globalisering og politisk styring. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 82-15-00741-4. 310 p.
  • Hveem, Helge & Heradstveit, Daniel (2004). Oil in the Gulf. Obstacles to Democracy and Development. Ashgate. ISBN 0-7546-3968-1. 180 p.
  • Hveem, Helge & Nordhaug, Kristen (2002). Public Policy in the Age of Globalization. Responses to Environmental and Economic Crises. Palgrave, London. ISBN 0-333-71708-2. 251 p.
  • Hveem, Helge & Nordhaug, Kristen (2002). Public Policy in the Age of Globalization. Palgrave, Houndmills/Basingstoke/ Hampshire. ISBN 03-339-9848-0.

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  • Hveem, Helge (2014). Globalism - In Your Own Interest! In Sterri, Aksel Braanen (Eds.), Global citizen - challenges and responsibility in an interconnected world. Brill|Sense. ISSN 9789462099289. p. 83–93.
  • Hveem, Helge (2010). Internasjonal regulering av kunnskap: presentasjon av et EU-prosjekt.
  • Hveem, Helge (2010). The International Political Economy of Natural Resources. Enhanced State Power, Geopolitics, or simply Business as Usual?
  • Hveem, Helge (2010). Mer du Nord, dynamique geopolitique globale, politique europeenne.
  • Hveem, Helge (2010). The International Governance of Knowledge Production and Diffusion.
  • Hveem, Helge (2009). Globaliseringsforskningen. Bakgrunn for de tre workshops.
  • Hveem, Helge (2008). Contested Multilateralism. EU, the TRIPS Agreement and Global Governance.
  • Hveem, Helge (2007). Intervju om situasjonen i Kongo. [Radio]. NRK Radio P3.
  • Hveem, Helge (2007). Intervju om norsk politikk og demokratiske prosesser. [TV]. Seoul Broadcasting System.
  • Hveem, Helge (2007). Frokost TV, NRK 1: Programinnslag om Kongo. [TV]. NRK TV.
  • Hveem, Helge (2007). Størrelse er ikke nok. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Hveem, Helge (2007). The Politics of Transnational Production Networks.
  • Hveem, Helge (2007). Discussant and chair, workshop in GARNET Network of Excellence, Copenhagen Business School.
  • Hveem, Helge (2007). Knowledge, the TRIPS Agreement and Power. From strict Hierarchy to Strategic Bargaining?
  • Hveem, Helge (2007). Ledelse av og introduksjon til seminar om Politisk økonomi.
  • Hveem, Helge (2007). Kommentar til presentasjonen av Asiabankens årsrapport 2007.
  • Hveem, Helge (2007). Hvordan kan Norge bli en god global partner?
  • Claes, Dag Harald; Hveem, Helge & Tranøy, Bent Sofus (2006). Økonomisk globalisering og politisk styring. Stat og styring. ISSN 0803-0103. 16(3), p. 26–31.
  • Hveem, Helge (2005). Stormaktenes egen klubb. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Hveem, Helge (2005). Økonomiens grenser. Dagbladet. ISSN 0805-3766.
  • Hveem, Helge (2005). Dag Hammarskjöld - den moderne svensken. Dagbladet. ISSN 0805-3766.
  • Hveem, Helge (2005). Globalisation dynamics. Transnationalisation and geopolitics.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). Intervjuet om valutapolitikk i Dagsrevyen 10. mars. [TV]. Dagsrevyen.
  • Kasa, Sjur & Hveem, Helge (2004). Globaliseringen i Stortinget. Dagbladet. ISSN 0805-3766.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). Globaliseringen, EU og norsk forhandlingsstrategi.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). Globalisering, geopolitikk og regionalisering.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). Globalisation, regionalisation and governance.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). Midt-Østen, Asia og olje. Geopolitikk, samfunnsdynamikk og politisk ustabilitet.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). Innovasjon og globalisering - politikk og praksis.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). Globalisation as a transformative force.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). Menneskerettigheter og ytringsfrihet.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). Global Political Economy - Changing Power Relations and the Context of Development.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). International Political Economy session - Convenor and discussant.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). Globaliseringen - begrepet og fenomenet.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). UN and ideational power.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). Ideas, processes and context. The politics of independent international commissions.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). The Political Economy of North Atlantic Community.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). Handelspolitikk - paneldebatt.
  • Hveem, Helge (2003). Korea 50 år etter våpenhvilen. [Radio]. P2 "Sånn er livet".
  • Hveem, Helge (2003). Hva skjer med Norge i Irak? [Newspaper]. Dagbladet.
  • Hveem, Helge (2003). Hegemon for alltid? Internasjonal Politikk. ISSN 0020-577X. p. 495–510.
  • Hveem, Helge (2003). Globaliseringsforskning.
  • Hveem, Helge (2003). Globalisering og kunnskap.
  • Hveem, Helge (2002). Rio pluss Ti. Konferansen om bærekraftig utvikling i Johannesburg. [Radio]. TV 2, "Godmorgen Norge".
  • Hveem, Helge (2002). Kapitalisme, korrupsjon, kontroll. Dagbladet. ISSN 0805-3766.
  • Hveem, Helge (2002). WTO after Doha - implications for developing countries.
  • Hveem, Helge (2002). Geopolitics vs globalisation? The political economy of inter-regional relations.
  • Hveem, Helge (2002). Global mergers, cross-Atlantic politics and EU competition policy.
  • Hveem, Helge (2001). The Regional Phenomenon in an Era of Globalisation - The Global Perspective.
  • Hveem, Helge (1999). Ny politikk mot kollektiv ufornuft. Ny tid. ISSN 0803-3498.
  • Hveem, Helge (1999). A New 'Bretton Woods' for Development?
  • Hveem, Helge (2007). Knowledge, Intellectual Property Rights and Equity. The WTO's TRIPS Agreement and EU Policy. GARNET - Globalisation and Regionalisation Network of Excellence.
  • Hveem, Helge (2004). Sluttrapport. Basisbevilgningsutvalget for de utenrikspolitiske instituttene. Norges forskningsråd. Norges forskningsråd.
  • Hesselberg, Jan & Hveem, Helge (1998). Production and trade - environment and development. SUM, University of Oslo.
  • Hesselberg, Jan & Hveem, Helge (1998). Production and trade - environment and development. SUM, University of Oslo. ISSN 0806-4741.

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