About this person

Simon Neby has a PhD in administration and organization theory from the University of Bergen in 2009, and an MSc from the same department in 2002. Neby has worked as a researcher at the Rokkan Centre since 2003. His PhD dissertation dealt with institutional reform and governance in the Scandinavian hospital systems, with a particular emphasis on the relationship between institutional change and different aspects of control. His research primarily focuses on administrative policies seen from perspectives gathered from organizational theory, in a variety of fields. In particular he has conducted research on governance, reform and accountability within hospital and welfare systems. Currently, he is involved in a series of projects that investigate issues of administrative coordination in climate policies and decision-making processes in local climate adaptation processes.



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Book chapters

  • Neby, Simon Rapportering som organisatorisk aktivitet. Paradokser i offentlige organisasjoner.. I: Rapporten: Sjanger og styringsverktøy. Pax Forlag 2018 ISBN 978-82-530-4052-3.. pages 288-305
  • Martinussen, Pål Erling; Neby, Simon; Vrangbæk, Karsten Sykehuspolitisk styring i Norge: mellom politikk og forvaltning. I: En smartere stat. Veier til bedre politikk og styring. Universitetsforlaget 2017 ISBN 978-82-15-02707-4.. pages 140-158
  • Neby, Simon Marketization and Accountability: Lessons from the Reforming Norwegian Healthcare System. I: Public Accountability and Health Care Governance. Public Management Reforms Between Austerity and Democracy. Palgrave Macmillan 2016 ISBN 978-1-137-47298-4.. pages 65-89
  • Byrkjeflot, Haldor; Neby, Simon Norge i Norden: Fra etternøler til pioner i reformering av sykehussektoren. I: Helse-Norge i støpeskjeen. Søkelys på sykehusreformen. Fagbokforlaget 2005 ISBN 82-450-0255-0.. pages 47-61


  • Neby, Simon Work-related crime in Norway: Cross-departmental and inter-organisational measures in a multilevel governance setting. European Comission Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion 2017. 24 pages
  • Neby, Simon; Nesheim, Torstein; Ryssevik, Jostein; Rubecksen, Kristin; Dahle, Malin; Nordhagen, Inger Innsats mot arbeidslivskriminalitet. Kartlegging og evaluering av hvordan det tverretatlige statlige samarbeidet fungerer. Uni Research Rokkansenteret 2016. (ISBN 978-82-8095-110-6) 130 pages
  • Neby, Simon; Lægreid, Per; Mattei, Paola; Mitra, Mahima same cheat, different wrapping: DRG scandals and accountability in Germany and Norway. Uni Research, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies 2013. 28 pages Rokkansenteret Notat(4-2013)
  • Neby, Simon; Jantz, Bastian Soft sanctioning, real relationships: Accountability, media and public sector interaction in German employment administration and Norwegian hospitals. Uni Research, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies 2013. 22 pages Rokkansenteret Notat(6/2013)
  • Neby, Simon; Rykkja, Lise Hellebø; Hope, Kristin Lofthus; Olsen, Henning S Klimatiltak på Vestlandet. En innledende kartlegging. Uni Rokkansenteret 2012. 41 pages Rokkansenteret Notat(1)
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Other publications

  • Neby, Simon; Kolstad, Erik Wilhelm Hvor er vi med klimaservice?. 2018.
  • Nesheim, Torstein; Neby, Simon; Ryssevik, Jostein Kriminell organisering?. 2017.
  • Neby, Simon; Rykkja, Lise H. Possible role of performance indicators for governance legitimacy in wicked policy areas – climate change and the police. 2017.
  • Neby, Simon Highlights from the Norwegian case. Cross-agency measures to combat work-related crime and undeclared work.. 2017.
  • Sobolowski, Stefan Pieter; Neby, Simon User and stakeholder involvement for relevant, reliable and robust local-scale climate projections in Norway. 2017.
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