Kristian Hoelscher: All news

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Friday, 19 Nov 2021
Doing Business During a Crisis - PRIO Research in Harvard Business Review

​PRIO researchers have contributed to a survey of seven cities around the world during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Thursday, 24 Jun 2021
Peace Positive Private Sector Development in Africa (P3A)

​The P3A project will advance the understanding of how, and under what conditions, private sector development exacerbates or mitigates conflict in Africa.

Wednesday, 16 Dec 2020
Young Researcher Talent Funding for Kristian Hoelscher

Kristian Hoelscher has been granted YRT funding from the Research Council of Norway for the three-year project Political Transformation in African Cities (PACE).

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2019
The Crime-Reducing Effect of Education - Funding in Place for Project

Can governments reduce violent crime by increasing education, and if so, under what conditions?Mauricio Rivera has received FINNUT funding from the Research Council of Norway for the 4-year project The Crime-Reducing Effect of Education: Disaggregating Education and Impact on Violent Crime (CREED).

Thursday, 21 Feb 2019
Special Issue of Conflict, Security & Development Features Business for Peace Project

The latest special issue of Conflict Security and Development is co-edited by PRIO Senior Researcher Jason Miklian, and showcases the capstone publication for the PRIO project "Conflict of Interest? 'Business For Peace' as Development Aid in Volatile Environments" funded by the Research Council of Norway.

Friday, 22 Jan 2016
Idea Lab Funding for Two New Projects

The Research Council of Norway's Working Cities Idea Lab [Byer som Virker idélab​] was held January 11-15 2016.

Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016
What Makes a Country Dangerous to Aid Workers?

​​PRIO researchers write in The Guardian on the perceived dangers of humanitarian work following the Kunduz attack in Afghanistan.

Friday, 4 Dec 2015
New Project Funded: Development Aid, Effectiveness, and Inequalities in Conflict-Affected Societies

​​​We are happy to announce that the Research Concil of Norway (FRIPRO) has funded a 3-year project studying whether development aid contributes to reduce intergroup health inequalities after conflict.

Friday, 24 Oct 2014
Succesful Doctoral Defence by Kristian Hoelscher

​​​​​Kristian Hoelscher succesfully defended his PhD thesis at the Department of Political Science, University of Oslo.

Thursday, 15 May 2014
Electing India's Future

​​In April, 800 hundred million people began casting their ballots all across India in the largest election the world has ever seen.

Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013
Interactions between Integration and Transnationalism

Special Issue of the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

Friday, 22 Mar 2013
PRIO Report on Water Scarcity in Bangladesh

​On the occasion of World Water Day 2013 (22 March), PRIO has published a new report on water scarcity and transboundary rivers in South Asia, titled Water Scarcity in Bangladesh.

Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013
Urbanizing India (URBIN)

New research project

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