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Axel West Pedersen

Axel West Pedersen

About

Axel West Pedersen is professor at NOVA and the Department of Social Work, Child Welfare and Social Policy, Oslo Metropolitan University. He is trained as a political scientist at the University of Aarhus and holds a PhD in Political and Social Science from the European University Institute in Florence. Pedersen’s research interests include historical-comparative studies of the development of pension systems, studies of welfare opinion, and studies of the consequences of welfare policies for income inequality and income poverty.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Comparative politics

Subject areas

Distribution of Income   Security   Pension policy   Welfare attitudes

Research projects

Scientific publications

Halvorsen, Elin; Pedersen, Axel West (2022). Bidrar folketrygdens pensjonssystem til inntektsutjevning i et livsløpsperspektiv?. Søkelys på arbeidslivet . Vol. 39.
https://doi.org/10.18261/issn.1504-7989-2022-01-02

Pedersen, Axel West (2021). Approaches to minimum-income protection in old age: comparing the three Scandinavian countries. Aidukaite, Jolanta; Hort, Sven E. O.; Kuhnle, Stein (Ed.). Challenges to the Welfare State: Family and Pension Policies in the Baltic and Nordic Countries. 10. p. 181-202. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Bay, Ann-Helén; Pedersen, Axel West (2021). The age profile of European welfare states. A source of intergenerational conflict?. Falch-Eriksen, Asgeir; Takle, Marianne; Britt, Slagsvold (Ed.). Generational Tensions and Solidarity Within Advanced Welfare States. p. 38-58. Routledge.
https://hdl.handle.net/11250/2825698

Pedersen, Axel West; Schøyen, Mi Ah (2021). Welfare state redistribution between overlapping generations – normative theories applied to two contemporary debates. Falch-Eriksen, Asgeir; Takle, Marianne; Britt, Slagsvold (Ed.). Generational Tensions and Solidarity Within Advanced Welfare States. p. 19-37. Routledge.
https://hdl.handle.net/11250/2825697

Kitterød, Hege; Grødem, Anne Skevik; Pedersen, Axel West (2021). Kjønnsgap i holdninger til pensjonssystemet – verdikamp eller økonomisk egeninteresse?. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning . Vol. 24.
https://hdl.handle.net/11250/2837913

Barth, Erling; Moene, Karl Ove (Kalle); Pedersen, Axel West (2021). Rising Inequality in the Egalitarian Nordics. Fischer, Georg; Strauss, Robert (Ed.). Europe's Income, Wealth, Consumption, and Inequality. 6. p. 219-246. Oxford University Press.
http://hdl.handle.net/10852/90084

Kitterød, Ragni Hege; Pedersen, Axel West (2020). Deling av pensjonsrettigheter mellom ektefeller. Hva sier opinionen?. Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning . Vol. 61.
https://hdl.handle.net/11250/2673795

Halrynjo, Sigtona; Kitterød, Ragni Hege; Pedersen, Axel West (2019). A woman’s cause? Popular attitudes towards pension credits for childcare in Norway. European Journal of Social Security (EJSS) . Vol. 21.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2612441

Bay, Ann-Helén; Hatland, Aksel; Pedersen, Axel West; Terum, Lars Inge (2019). Kapittel 1: Trygd, arbeid og aktivering. Bay, Ann-Helén; Hatland, Aksel; Hellevik, Tale; Terum, Lars Inge (Ed.). Trygd i aktiveringens tid. 1. p. 13-32. Gyldendal Akademisk.

Pedersen, Axel West (2019). Kapittel 14: Trygd og inntektsfordeling. Bay, Ann-Helén; Hatland, Aksel; Hellevik, Tale; Terum, Lars Inge (Ed.). Trygd i aktiveringens tid. 14. p. 269-292. Gyldendal Akademisk.

Koren, Charlotte; Pedersen, Axel West (2019). Kapittel 12: Inntektssikring i alderdommen. Bay, Ann-Helén; Hatland, Aksel; Hellevik, Tale; Terum, Lars Inge (Ed.). Trygd i aktiveringens tid. 12. p. 226-250. Gyldendal Akademisk.

Blekesaune, Morten; Dale-Olsen, Harald; Hellevik, Tale; Pedersen, Axel West (2019). Helsesvikt og arbeidsuførhet. Bay, Ann-Helén; Hatland, Aksel; Hellevik, Tale; Terum, Lars Inge (Ed.). Trygd i aktiveringens tid. Kapittel 10. p. 176-201. Gyldendal Akademisk.

Pedersen, Axel West; Hippe, Jon Mathias; Grødem, Anne Skevik; Sørensen, Ole Beier (2018). Trade unions and the politics of occupational pensions in Denmark and Norway. Transfer - European Review of Labour and Research . Vol. 24.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2563377

Halvorsen, Elin; Pedersen, Axel West (2018). Closing the gender gap in pensions: A microsimulation analysis of the Norwegian NDC pension system. Journal of European Social Policy . Vol. 29.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2485206

Pedersen, Axel West (2017). Norsk trygdepolitikk i internasjonalt perspektiv. Stamsø, Mary Ann (Ed.). Velferdsstaten i endring : Om norsk helse- og sosialpolitikk (3. utg). Kapittel 15. p. 382-401. Gyldendal Akademisk.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2466212

Pedersen, Axel West; Kuhnle, Stein (2017). The Nordic welfare state model. Knutsen, Oddbjørn P. (Ed.). The Nordic Models in Political Science : Challenged, but Still Viable?. Chapter 9. p. 219-238. Fagbokforlaget.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2466194

Bay, Ann-Helen; Finseraas, Henning; Pedersen, Axel West (2016). Welfare Nationalism and Popular Support for Raising the Child Allowance: Evidence from a Norwegian Survey Experiment. Scandinavian Political Studies . Vol. 39.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2470107

Finseraas, Henning; Pedersen, Axel West; Bay, Ann-Helén (2016). When the going gets tough: The Differential Impact of National Unemployment on the Perceived Threats of Immigration. Political Studies . Vol. 64.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2470494

Hagelund, Anniken; Pedersen, Axel West (2015). To Reform or Not to Reform? Explaining the Coexistence of Successful Pension Reform and Sick Pay Inertia in Norway. Engelstad, Fredrik; Hagelund, Anniken (Ed.). Cooperation and Conflict the Nordic Way : Work, Welfare, and Institutional Change in Scandinavia. Chapter 12. p. 220-242. De Gruyter Open.
http://www.degruyter.com/viewbooktoc/product/46249...

Bay, Ann-Helén; Hagelund, Anniken; Pedersen, Axel West (2015). Trygdepolitiske dilemmaer: Effektivitet versus fordeling. Bay, Ann-Helén; Hagelund, Anniken; Hatland, Aksel (Ed.). For mange på trygd? : Velferdspolitiske spenninger. Kapittel 1. p. 11-37. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Barth, Erling; Moene, Karl Ove; Pedersen, Axel West (2015). Trygd og sysselsetting i et internasjonalt perspektiv. Bay, Ann-Helén; Hagelund, Anniken; Hatland, Aksel (Ed.). For mange på trygd? : Velferdspolitiske spenninger. Kapittel 7. p. 153-170. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Pedersen, Axel West; Finseraas, Henning; Schøne, Pål (2015). Økonomiske insentiver i trygdesystemet. Bay, Ann-Helén; Hagelund, Anniken; Hatland, Aksel (Ed.). For mange på trygd? : Velferdspolitiske spenninger. Kapittel 4. p. 78-106. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Bay, Ann-Helén; Pedersen, Axel West (2015). En velferdsstat (bare) for middelklassen?. Bay, Ann-Helén; Hagelund, Anniken; Hatland, Aksel (Ed.). For mange på trygd? : Velferdspolitiske spenninger. Kapittel 3. p. 61-75. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Bay, Ann-Helén; Pedersen, Axel West; Teigen, Mari (2015). En kvinnevennlig pensjonsreform? Likestillingsperspektiver i den norske pensjonsreformdebatten. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning . Vol. 18.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2468791

Bay, Ann-Helén; Pedersen, Axel West; Finseraas, Henning (2014). Comfort in numbers? Social integration and political participation among disability benefit recipients in Norway. European Journal of Social Security (EJSS) . Vol. 16.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2467297

Pedersen, Axel West; Finseraas, Henning (2013). Arbeidsbetingede stønader - liberale virkemidler i arbeidslinjas verktøykasse. Søkelys på arbeidslivet . Vol. 30.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2466390

Pedersen, Axel West (2013). Levealdersjustering av alderspensjonen - økonomisk ansvarlighet og usosial populisme. Ketscher, Kirsten; Lilleholt, Kåre; Smith, Eivind; Syse, Aslak (Ed.). Velferd og rettferd : Festskrift til Asbjørn Kjønstad 70 år. Kapittel. p. 629-639. Gyldendal Juridisk.

Bay, Ann-Helén; Finseraas, Henning; Pedersen, Axel West (2013). Welfare Dualism in Two Scandinavian Welfare States: Public Opinion and Party Politics. West European Politics . Vol. 36.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2467457

Elstad, Jon Ivar; Pedersen, Axel West (2012). The Impact of Relative Poverty on Norwegian Adolescents' Subjective Health: A Causal Analysis with Propensity Score Matching. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) . Vol. 9.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2470493

Elstad, Jon Ivar; Pedersen, Axel West (2012). Fører dårlig familieøkonomi til flere subjektive helseplager blant ungdom?. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning . Vol. 15.





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