Sonja Kovacevic and Tora K. Knutsen are newly employed PhD students at the Department of Economics and will be writing their theses within the Nordic Welfare Developments (NoWeDe) research project.
Are you interested researching in what way the Nordic countries followed an egalitarian path to prosperity and what poor countries can learn from this today?
There is currently 1-2 PhD research fellowships open at NoWeDe. Application deadline is March 1st, 2017.
A recent article in the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet, Einar Lie and Jo Thori Lind provide a response to Nima Sanandajis criticism of the Nordic welfare state.
Pauliina Brynildsen has completed a master thesis entitled “The Nordic Model as a Development Strategy: an empirical study of the Indian manufacturing sector” as part of the Nordic Welfare Developments (NoWeDe) research group.
Andreas Kotsadam, senior researcher at the Frisch Centre and Affiliated researcher at ESOP and NoWeDe (UiO), has received a stipend of 150 000 NOK from P. M. Røwdes Foundation.
ESOP organises a two-day event to mark the end of its CoE-period. The research centre will no longer be part of the Norwegian Research Council's programme but continues with fresh funding.