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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

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





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