Uni Research Rokkan Centre
Democracy, Civil Society and Public Administration
- Office phone:
- (+47) 55582553
- Visiting address:
- Christiesgt. 17
- Profile in Norwegian research database
About this person
Dr.Philos. Per Lægreid has his degree in political science from the Department of Administration and Organization Theory at the University of Bergen 1990. He has his main position as a professor at the University of Bergen.
Research interests an profile
Studies of public administration, public management from a broad institutional perspective combining political science and organizational studies. Empirical studies of institutional changes of central government organizations, democratic governance, administrative reform, welfare state reforms, internal security and crisis management and administrative policy in a domestic and comparative perspective. A special focus on New Public Management reforms in the public sector as well as post-NPM reform initiatives, regulatory policy arrangements, studies of multi-level governance systems and studies of accountability challenges and coordination problems, governance capacity and legitimacy in ’wicked’ policy areas.