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    • Police Culture and Women in Police Leadership 

      Grønning, Silje; Karim, Nargis Bibi (Master thesis, 2019)
      We have in this thesis chosen to write about the organizational culture of the police and female police leadership development. The study has been carried out with the cooperation of eleven different females in leadership ...
    • Police leadership as a professional practice 

      Filstad, Cathrine; Karp, Tom (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      In this paper, we ascertain whether a practice-based approach can increase our knowledge of police leadership. This approach represents an alternative to normative management models which have dominated the management ...
    • Police misconduct and crime: bad apples or systems failure? 

      Gottschalk, Petter; Dean, Geoff; Glomseth, Rune (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      There is a debate in the research literature whether to view police misconduct and crime as acts of individuals perceived as 'rotten apples' or as an indication of systems failure in the police force. Based on an archival ...
    • Policing and prosecution of cybercrime 

      Gottschalk, Petter (Chapter, 2019)
      Policing cybercrime faces the challenge of determining the authenticity of messages by using judgment, intuition and deductive reasoning. A cybercrime investigation can be seen as composed of a number of discrete yet linked ...
    • Policing Financial Crime: Challenges in White-Collar Defense Lawyer Strategies 

      Gottschalk, Petter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      White-collar crime lawyer defense strategies represent challenges in policing financial crime. The white-collar crime attorney is a lawyer who is competent in general legal principles and in the substantive and procedural ...
    • Policing White-Collar Crime 

      Gottschalk, Petter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
    • Political (Over)Representation of Public Sector Employees and the Double-Motive Hypothesis: Evidence from Norwegian Register Data (2007-2019) 

      Geys, Benny; Murdoch, Zuzana; Sørensen, Rune Jørgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Countries have widely diverging regulations regarding the eligibility of public sector employees for political office, and the stringency of such regulations remains fiercely debated. Building on a demand and supply model ...
    • Political Alignment and Bureaucratic Pay 

      Fiva, Jon H.; Geys, Benny; Heggedal, Tom-Reiel; Sørensen, Rune Jørgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Building on agency-theoretical perspectives of public bureaucracies, we argue that politician–bureaucrat preference alignment can have important implications for bureaucrats’ pay. We study such private gains to bureaucrats ...
    • Political competition, party polarization, and government performance 

      Sørensen, Rune Jørgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Lack of party competition may impair government efficiency. If the voters are ideologically predisposed to cast their vote in favor of one political party, they may reelect an underperforming incumbent. Party polarization ...
    • Political Donations and the Allocation of Public Procurement Contracts 

      Titl, Vitezslav; Geys, Benny (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      We study whether and when firms’ donations to political parties induce favouritism in public procurement allocations. Our analysis builds on a unique, comprehensive dataset covering all public procurement contracts and all ...
    • Political Donations, Public Procurement and Government Efficiency 

      De Witte, Kristof; Geys, Benny; Titl, Vitezslav (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Public procurement markets are worth 10–15% of global GDP. Recent empirical evidence suggests that firms’ political donations can induce important distortions in the allocation of public procurement contracts. In this ...
    • Political dynasties and the incumbency advantage in party-centered environments 

      Fiva, Jon H.; Smith, Daniel M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      A handful of recent studies have investigated the causal effect of incumbency on dynasty formation in candidate-centered electoral contexts. We use candidate-level data and a regression discontinuity design to estimate the ...
    • Political Dynasties in Democracies: Causes, Consequences and Remaining Puzzles 

      Geys, Benny; Smith, Daniel Markham (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Kinship often continues to play an important role in determining the ruling class even under modern democratic elections in a wide range of countries. In recent years, academic interest in the causes and consequences of ...
    • Political Dynasties, Electoral Institutions and Politicians’ Human Capital 

      Geys, Benny (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This article focuses on political dynasties’ potential consequences, and particularly investigates whether and when they lead to the selection of dynastic politicians with relatively lower education levels. I exploit the ...
    • Political economy and corporate governance : political connection of board directors and political moderation of CEO-wages in Norwegian state-owned companies 

      Angeles, Renira Corinne (Master thesis, 2012-05-09)
      This thesis examines the relationship between political connection of board directors and CEO-wages in 27 Norwegian state-owned companies and enterprises in 2000-2010. I hypothesize that political connected directors ...
    • Political Rents and Voter Information in Search Equilibrium 

      Andersen, Jørgen Juel; Heggedal, Tom-Reiel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Political parties commited to grab rents may run for election, and even win, if citizens are uninformed. But, how is the political equilibrium affected if citizens can mitigate this information problem through costly ...
    • Political Rents and Voter Information in Search Equilibrium 

      Andersen, Jørgen Juel; Heggedal, Tom-Reiel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Political parties committed to grab rents may run for election, and even win, if citizens are uninformed. But, how is the political equilibrium affected if citizens can mitigate this information problem through costly ...
    • Political risk and international investment : the renewable energy market in Australia and the 2013 election 

      Kirsebom-Aronsen, Cecilie (Master thesis, 2013-02-13)
      Renewable energy has become a controversial political- and economical topic. The world community are on a global scale experiencing shrinking reserves of non-renewable energy sources such as fossil fuels, which also are ...
    • Political skill, participation in decision-making and organizational commitment 

      Thompson, Geir; Buch, Robert; Kuvaas, Bård (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Purpose Research has demonstrated that political skill is associated with leadership effectiveness. However, the field still lacks understanding of how political skill makes leaders more effective. The purpose of this paper ...
    • Politicians and Scandals that Damage the Party Brand 

      Schönhage, Nanna Lauritz; Geys, Benny (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Scandals can cause serious damage to political parties’ brand name and reputation, which may taint all members of the party—even those not implicated in the scandal. In this article, we therefore explore how (uninvolved) ...