Migration and integration
Our research focuses on welfare-to-work approaches in Norwegian labour and welfare policies, highlighting the labour market situation of various groups. The research group is engaged in a wide range of projects concerning inclusion and exclusion in the Norwegian labour market. Central questions are: What characterises a well-functioning labour market? How can the development and management of human resources be facilitated?

News about migration and integration

How to draw certainty from uncertain survey data

Monday, 24 August 2020

The regulation of migration and mobility has become one of the more salient political issues of our time. Yet, despite the massive focus on migration and its consequences, we still know relatively little about many migrant groups.

In an article published in International Journal of Social Research Methodology, Guri Tyldum summarises the pro and cons of using so called respondent-driven sampling (RDS) as a methodology for sampling and analysing survey data from rare and elusive populations such as migrants.

Constrained politicians when it comes to regulating islam

Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Different countries draw different lines for when and how to regulate expressions of religious norms and practices. Norwegian politicians have mainly chosen to be careful and constrained when it comes to introducing restrictions within this field – at least until the conflict level reaches certain levels, according to the ph.d. thesis of Ragna Lillevik. She is defending her dissertation August 25.