Karin Fossheim

PhD candidate
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Mobile phone +47 916 65 581
Visiting address Oslo Science Park Gaustadalleen 21 0349 Oslo
Postal address Institute of Transport Economics Gaustadalleen 21 0349 Oslo

Funding and collaboration

The PhD investigates the democratic quality, mainly representation, of governance networks in Norwegian local policy-making. It is funded by the National Research Council as part of the project "Digitalisation of Freight Deliveries and Collaborative Public Sector Innovation" (DIGIN) lead by the Institute of Transport Economics (TOI).

Academic interests

  • Public policy and administration
  • Local democracy
  • Governance networks
  • Representation

Courses taught

OADM2100 - Managing and leading public organizations



PhD representative PhD program Council at the Faculty of Social Science 

Tags: Public Policy and Administration, Democracy, Governance, Representation


  • Bjørgen, Astrid; Fossheim, Karin & Macharis, Cathy (2021). How to build stakeholder participation in collaborative urban freight planning. Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning.  ISSN 0264-2751.  112 . doi: 10.1016/j.cities.2021.103149 Show summary
  • Fossheim, Karin (2020). Local State-Society Relations in Norway, In Filipe Teles; Adam Gendzwill; Cristina Stanus & Hubert Heinelt (ed.),  Close Ties in European Local Governance : Linking Local State and Society.  Palgrave Macmillan.  ISBN 978-3-030-44794-6.  19.  s 275 - 288 Show summary
  • Ørving, Tale & Fossheim, Karin (2019). 11 - Public sector facilitation of cargo bike operations to improve city logistics, In Pierluigi Coppola & Domokos Esztergár-Kiss (ed.),  Autonomous Vehicles and Future Mobility.  Elsevier.  ISBN 9780128176962.  11.  s 141 - 154 Show summary
  • Fossheim, Karin & Andersen, Jardar (2017). Plan for sustainable urban logistics – comparing between Scandinavian and UK practices. European Transport Research Review.  ISSN 1867-0717.  9(52) . doi: 10.1007/s12544-017-0270-8 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary

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  • Bjørgen, Astrid; Fossheim, Karin & Macharis, Cathy (2018). Criteria for successful stakeholder participation in collaborative urban mobility planning.

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