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The Institute for Social Research was established in 1950. Our aim is to provide knowledge and understanding in areas that are important for social development and contribute to an enlightened public debate.

New publications

  • Godøy, Anna Aasen & Dale-Olsen, Harald (2018). Spillovers from gatekeeping – Peer effects in absenteeism. Journal of Public Economics.  167, s 190- 204 . doi: //doi.org/10.1016/j.jpubeco.2018.08.015
  • Byrkjeflot, Haldor & Engelstad, Fredrik (ed.) (2018). Bureaucracy and Society in Transition (Comparative Social Research, Volume 33). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.  ISBN 978-1-78743-284-0.  308 s.