The Polish Presidential Election 2020: which role does far-right politics (not) play?
2. juli 2020 09:10
In less than two weeks, and amid much turbulence, Poland will choose its next President. Far-right politics plays a complex role in the election. While incumbent Andrzej Duda adopted strong anti-LGBTQI stances in the first round, the run-off seems to become framed as a broader contest over voters of far-right challenger Konfederacja. For the liberal opposition such strategy might nonetheless turn out to be double-edged. The stakes are high, as the outcome of the close race between Duda and his pluralist challenger Rafał Trzaskowski can mark a turning point for liberal democracy in Poland.
New discussion paper: Modeling R&D spillovers to productivity. The effects of tax policy
1. juli 2020 11:57
More R&D spending in Norway leads to higher productivity as firms improve their capacity to learn from other domestic firms as well as from firms in other countries. As a result, GDP, real wages and consumption will increase in the long run.
– Norsk familiepolitikk har blitt mindre konfliktfylt
27. juni 2020 13:43
Fedrekvote og kontantstøtte kan framleis skape samfunnsdebatt, men i langt mindre grad enn før, ifølgje ei ny bok.
2nd Summer School on Concepts and Methods for Research on Far-Right Politics
29. juni 2020 09:00
The ECPR Standing Group on Extremism & Democracy invites applications for the upcoming Summer School on ‘Concepts and Methods for Research on Far-Right Politics’, which will be held at the Centre for Research on Extremism (C-REX), University of Oslo, from Monday 29 June to Friday 3 July 2020.
Disputas: Nina Heidenstrøm
3. juli 2020 10:30
Master i sosiologi Nina Heidenstrøm vil forsvare sin avhandling for graden ph.d. (philosophiae doctor) ved Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi.
Preparedness in Everyday Life. A Social Practice Perspective