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Gudmund Hernes

Researcher, Professor
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University 1966-1971, Sociology

E-mail: gudmund.hernes@fafo.no

Tel: +47 22088707

Work areas:
Corporate Governance, Living conditions, Education, Health care politics, Relationship between the private and public sectors

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Publications

Fafo-publications 2006-

Hernes, Gudmund (2011), Hvordan lage systemer som forandrer seg selv? Chapter 1 in Mona Bråten (ed.) (2011), Omstilling i norske virksomheter. Fafos Rådsprogram 2009–2011. Fafo-rport 2011:26.

Hippe, Jon M., Tove Midtsundstad, Åsmund Arup Seip, Hanne Bogen and Gudmund Hernes (2012), «When I'm Sixty-Four» – seniorpolitiske framtidsbilder. Fafo-report 2012:02

Hernes, Gudmund (2010), Gull av gråstein. Tiltak for å redusere frafall i videregående opplæring
Fafo-report 2010:03

Hernes, Gudmund (2009), Arbeidsliv og privatliv – linjer og vyer. Delrapport 7 Liv og arbeid – mulighetenes arbeidsliv for alle? Et prosjekt om forutsetningene for et bedre og lengre yrkesliv. (Working life and private life - history and prospects. Report 7, Life and work: Working life opportunities for all?) Fafo-report 2009:34

Hernes, Gudmund and Jon Erik Dølvik (2009), From Financial Crisis towards a Coherent Agenda for Decent Work and Sustainable Globalization. Background paper for Coherence and Accountability Forum, ILO, Geneva, 11 June 2009. Fafo-report 2009:25

Hansen, Inger Lise Skog, Gudmund Hernes, Jon M. Hippe, Kjell Ove Kalhagen, Ola Nafstad, Rolf Røtnes and Åsmund Arup Seip (2009), Det norske IKT-samfunnet – scenarier mot 2025. Sluttrapport i prosjektet IKT og samfunnsutvikling. Fafo-report 2009:08

Hernes, G. (2008), Arbeidsliv og privatliv – det historiske bakteppet. Delrapport 1 Liv og arbeid – mulighetenes arbeidsliv for alle? Et prosjekt om forutsetningene for et bedre og lengre yrkesliv. (Working life and private life - the historical backdrop. Report 1, Life and work: Working life opportunities for all?) Fafo-rapport 2008:39

Hernes, G., J.M. Hippe, M. Bråthen and J. Svalund (2007), Varsel om vekst? Fremtidsbilder av olje- og gassvirksomhet i Nord-Norge. Fafo-report 2007:36

Bråthen, M., G. Hernes, J.M. Hippe and J. Svalund (2007), Forutsetninger for olje- og gassvirksomhet i Nord Norge. Fafo-paper 2007:19

Hernes, Gudmund (2007), Med på laget. Om New Public Management og sosial kapital i den norske modellen. Fafo-report 2007:09

Bråthen, Magne, Anne Britt Djuve, Tor Dølvik, Kåre Hagen, Gudmund Hernes, Roy A. Nielsen (2007), Levekår på vandring. Velstand og marginalisering i Oslo. Fafo-report 2007:05

Hernes, G., Den norske mikromodellen. Virksomhetsstyring, partssamarbeid og sosial kapital. Fafo s Rådsprogram 2006-2008. Fafo-paper 2006:25

 

About

Gudmund Hernes (born in 1941 in Trondheim, Norway), got his PhD in sociology at Johns Hopkins University in 1971. He became a professor at the University of Bergen in 1971, and later at the University of Oslo. He has been a Fellow at The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford (1974-75) and Visiting Professor at Harvard University in 1986 and 1990.

He was and Under Secretary of Planning in Norway 1980-81, Norway’s Minister of Education and Research 1990-95, and Minister of Health 1995-97.

From 1999-2005 he was the Director of UNESCO’s International Institute of Educational Planning in Paris, and UNESCO’s Coordinator on HIV/AIDS.

He is currently researcher at the Fafo Institute in Oslo, and a professor at the Norwegian School of Management. He has written and edited many specialized books, reports and, articles; has been on the editorial board of several international specialist journals and, is a member of several professional societies and academies.  He has been a regular contributor and columnist in several newspapers in his country.

Since 2006 he has been the president of the International Social Science Council.