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Rune Ervik

Rune Ervik

Research Professor

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Nygårdsgaten 112, 5008 Bergen, Norway

Rune Ervik is a political scientist with a doctoral degree in comparative politics from the University of Bergen in year 2000. He has worked at the Rokkansenteret (Uni Research Rokkan Centre) and the previous SEFOS (Centre for Social Science Research), since 1991. His dissertation studied tax expenditures and social policy in eight countries representing different welfare models. His research areas include social- and welfare policy in comparative and historical perspective, normative questions and redistributive policies, the voluntary sector, the role of international organizations in social policy, health- and care services and pension reform policy.

Rune Ervik


Health & Social Sciences

Research themes

Work, Health, and Inclusion

Research Groups

Helsetjenester og helseøkonomi

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Health services in Nordic welfare states: Introducing a new category of providers through the Norwegian free treatment choice reform – Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (NAD) 2022
Promoting labour market inclusion of the chronically ill: a scoping review of Scandinavian countries’ efforts – Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 2022
Accessibility for disabled persons at the 2021 parliamentary election – Institutt for samfunnsforskning 2022
Evaluation of the leisure card-pilot in Norway: Report 2 – Institutt for samfunnsforskning 2022
Frivillige organisasjoners arbeid for inkludering av barn og unge: Barrierer, virkemidler og samspill med kommunene i inkluderingsarbeidet – Senter for forskning på sivilsamfunn og frivillig sektor 2022
Evaluering av fritt behandlingsvalg – Universitetet i Oslo 2021
The Attitude of the population towards the Involvement of Volunteers in Elderly Care: Results from a survey experiment – 2021
Betinget støtte til flere frivillige – Stat og styring 2021
Delrapport: Følgeforskning og evaluering av forsøk med fritidskortordninger. Erfaringer fra forsøkskommunenes innføring av Fritidskortet – Institutt for samfunnsforskning 2021
Suksess eller katastrofe? Utviklingstrekk etter rettighetsfesting av brukerstyrt personlig assistanse (BPA) – NORCE Norwegian Research Centre 2020
Consequences of prioritisation within long-term care in Denmark, England and Norway: towards increasing inequalities and poorer quality of care? – International Journal of Care and Caring 2020
Justifying pension reforms: Comparing policy discourses in Norway and the UK – European Journal of Social Security (EJSS) 2020
The population’s attitudes towards increasing the use of unpaid volunteers in elderly care: Results from a survey experiment – Tidsskrift for omsorgsforskning 2020
Kommunal frivillighetspolitikk og lokale organisasjoner – Senter for forskning på sivilsamfunn og frivillig sektor 2020
Policy Responses to Aging: Care Services for the Elderly in Norway – 2019
Changing normative principles of social justice in the Norwegian pension system – 2019
Samarbeid mellom offentlig, privat og frivillig sektor i gjennomføringen av introduksjonsprogrammet – NORCE Samfunnsforskning 2019
Defining good health and care from the perspective of persons with multimorbidity: results from a qualitative study of focus groups in eight European countries – BMJ Open 2018
Velferdsstatens politiske grunnlag – 2018
Pension System Sustainability in Norway and the UK. Reforms and Normative Dilemmas – Norsk sosiologisk tidsskrift 2018
Samhandling mellom kommunen og frivillig sektor i eldreomsorgen – Senter for forskning på sivilsamfunn og frivillig sektor 2017
RETTIGHETSFESTING AV BPA – store forventninger, betinget suksess. Sammendrag – Uni Research Rokkansenteret 2017
Rettighetsfesting av BPA - store forventinger, betinget suksess – Uni Research Rokkansenteret 2017
Focus group Norway: WP4 Development of analytical framework to perform comprehensive evaluation using Multi-Criteria Decision analysis – 2016
Comprehensive description of the most promising ICC models for multi-morbidity in Norway – 2016
SELFIE2020. Work Package 2 report Norway. Thick descriptions of Medically Assisted Rehabilitation Bergen an Learning networks for whole, coordinated and safe pathways – SELFIE2020 2016
Roller og rammevilkår for frivillig sektor i boligsosialt arbeid – Uni Research Rokkansenteret 2016
Comprehensive description of the most promising ICC models for multi-morbidity. (- Medically Assisted Rehabilitation (MAR) Bergen - Learning networks for whole, coordinated and safe pathways (Learning networks)) – SELFIE 2020 2016
Focus group Norway: WP4 Development of analytical framework to perform comprehensive evaluation using Multi-Criteria Decision analysis – SELFIE 2020 2016
From Collective to Individual Responsibility? Changing Problem Definitions of the Welfare State – 2015
Contractualism and the Emergence of a New Welfare Regime – 2015
The Shark Jaw and the Elevator: Arguing the Case for the Necessity, Harmlessness and Fairness of the Norwegian Pension Reform – Scandinavian Political Studies 2015
It happened here: The role of coordinative and communicative discourses in justifying the Norwegian pension reform – Uni Research Rokkan Centre 2014
The making of ageing policy: framing, conceptual ambiguities and national policy developments – 2013
Strategies to meet long-term care needs in Norway, the UK and Germany: a changing mix of institutional responsibility – 2013
Policy paradigms and ideological frames in British and Norwegian ageing policy processes – 2013
Introducing ageing policy: challenges, ideas and responses in Europe – 2013
Making people work longer. Comparing Norwegian and British reform processes, with a sidelong gaze to Sweden – Uni Rokkansenteret, Working Papers, 1-2013 2013
Overdriv eldrebølga – Dagens næringsliv 2013
Remaking Economic Citizenship in Multicultural Europe: Women's Movement Claims and the 'Commodification of Elderly Care' – 2012
Velferdsstatens politiske grunnlag – 2011
Globalisering - en trussel mot nasjonal velferdspolitikk? – 2011
Døden og skattefuten – Klassekampen 2011
Elderly care and economic citizenship in Norway: Traditional and emerging forms of employment in the elderly care sector and their impact on majoritized and minoritized carers – FEMCIT Project 2010
Finanskrise og økende ulikhet – Bergens Tidende 2009
Finanskrise og økende ulikhet – Bergens Tidende 2009
Policy actors, ideas and power: EU and OECD pension policy recommendations and national policies in Norway and the UK – 2009
Introduction – 2009
Sosialpolitiske idéer i Norge og EU: Samsvar og påvirkning – Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning 2009
The Hidden Welfare State in Comparative Perspective. Tax Expenditures and Social Policy in Different Welfare Models – VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG 2009
Sosialpolitiske ideer i Norge og EU samsvar og påvirkning? – Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning 2009
Den skjulte velferdsstaten – Bergens Tidende 2008
Knowledge-bearing groups, epistemic communities and the development of normative benchmarking. Historical and contemporary perspectives – 2008
International normative standards and pension provision. The World Bank, ILO, Norway and South Africa in comparative perspective – 2008
On the historical development of the Norwegian old age pension scheme – 2008
Ideas and policies on active ageing in Norway and the UK – International Social Science Journal 2008
Bruk av skift og turnus i ulike virksomheter: En kartlegging, Rapport 7, 2008 – Rokkansenteret 2008
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