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Kjell Arnold Eliassen

Professor Emeritus - Institutt for rettsvitenskap og styring

Biografi

Kjell A. Eliassen, born 1946, is a professor of Public Management and director of the Centre for European and Asian Studies at BI Norwegian School of Management and professor of European Studies at The Free University in Brussels. He has been professor at University of Aarhus, Denmark and a visiting professor at several European, American and Asian Universities. He is also an honorary professor at the Fudan University in Shanghai and at the Jiaotong Xian University.

Research areas
Eliassen’s main fields of research are: telecommunications and information society politics, egovernment, globalisation and regional integration, public management and privatisation, regulation and industry development in Europe and Asia.

Eliassen has published 18 books and several articles on telecommunications, public management, defence industry and armament procurement, globalisation, the European Union and European and Asian affairs, as well as worked as a consultant for major firms, governmental agencies and ministries regarding these issues. His most recent books are: European Telecom Liberalisation (1999), which is in 2002 published in Chinese, and a new edition of Making Policy in the European Union (2001).

Lately, his focus has been on the new information society and egovernment. Eliassen is involved in several projects in this area and has wide range contact with both academics and bureaucrats in this field. He has previously been the project leader of several Nordic, European and Asian-European research projects.

Eliassen has developed several programs and courses on telecommunication regulation and strategy, information society and egovernment and is responsible for a new program in this field at BI Norwegian School of Management. He is currently co-directing a large project on corporatisation and privatisation of national telecommunications monopolies.

Activities in China/East Asia
Eliassen has built up a part-time Master of Change Management program with Fudan and an Information industry management program for Ericsson representing BI Norwegian School of Management. He was the first chairman of the Nordic Centre at Fudan University.

He has been working closely with the Fudan University in Shanghai, Renmin University in Beijing and the Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, both within research and the development of management training programs. He has also earlier developed and run similar programs in the Central Europe. He is also, in cooperation with Renmin University, in charge of a Master of Public Administration “Training the trainers” program for professors involved in MPA programs at 24 Chinese universities. He is the editor of a new series of book in Chinese on Public Management.

Teaching areas
Course development and training programs:
Eliassen has been developing and conducting seminars, workshops and advanced management training programs for banks, telecom companies and industrial firms on issues concerning strategy development, regulation and globalisation, regional integration and European Union issues.

Eliassen has been working as a consultant for major firms, governmental institutions and ministries in Europe and Asia in management development, regulation, privatisation, telecommunications, defence policy and industry.

Publikasjoner

Eliassen, Kjell Arnold; Marino, Marit Sjøvaag & Peneva, Pavlina (2015)

The EU's climate and energy policy - A case study of the adoption of the climate change package in 2008

Stoknes, Per Espen & Eliassen, Kjell Arnold (red.). Science based activism. Festschrift to Jørgen Randers

Stoknes, Per Espen & Eliassen, Kjell Arnold (2015)

Science based activism. Festschrift to Jørgen Randers

Fagbokforlaget.

Eliassen, Kjell Arnold & Àrnadóttir, Agnes (2014)

Southeast Asian and European integration compared

Telò, Mario (red.). European Union and New Regionalism: Competing Regionalism and Global Governance in a Post-Hegemonic Era

Eliassen, Kjell Arnold & Árnadóttir, Agnes (2012)

Introduction : Telenor in a rapidly changing global environment

Eliassen, Kjell Arnold (red.). Business and politics in a new global order

Bindi, Federiga; Eliassen, Kjell Arnold & Angelescu, Irina (2012)

Conclusions : towards European EU studies?

Bindi, Federiga & Eliassen, Kjell Arnold (red.). Analyzing european union politics

Eliassen, Kjell Arnold; Marino, Marit Sjøvaag & Bergmann, Eirikur (2012)

The study of the European Union from outside : European integration studies in Norway and Iceland 1990-2010

Bindi, Federiga & Eliassen, Kjell Arnold (red.). Analyzing european union politics

Bindi, Federiga & Eliassen, Kjell Arnold (2012)

The development of European integration studies in political science : : an introduction

Bindi, Federiga & Eliassen, Kjell Arnold (red.). Analyzing european union politics

Eliassen, Kjell Arnold (2012)

Conclusions: The global business environment

Eliassen, Kjell Arnold (red.). Business and politics in a new global order

Eliassen, Kjell Arnold (2012)

Telenor in a Rapidly Changing Global Environment

Eliassen, Kjell Arnold (red.). Business and politics in a new global order

Eliassen, Kjell Arnold (2012)

Business and politics in a new global order

Gyldendal Akademisk.

Bindi, Federiga & Eliassen, Kjell Arnold (2012)

Analyzing european union politics

Societa Editrice Il Mulino.

Eliassen, Kjell Arnold & Bindi, Federiga (2012)

Analyzing European Union Politics

Societa Editrice Il Mulino.

Eliassen, Kjell A. & From, Johan (2009)

Deregulation, privatisation and public service delivery: Universal service in telecommunications in Europe

Policy & Society: Journal of public, foreign and global policy, 27(3), s. 239- 248.

Pedersen, Mogens N.; Kjær, Ulrik & Eliassen, Kjell A. (2007)

The Geographical Dimesion of Parliamentary Recruitment: Theoretical considerations and Empirical Explorations

Democratic Representaion in Europe: Diversity Change and Convergence, Best, Heinrich and Cotta, Maurizio (eds)

Eliassen, Kjell A. & From, Johan (2007)

Incumbent Company Transformation - How Far and Why

The Privatisation of European Telecommunications, Kjell A. Eliassen and Johan From (eds)

Eliassen, Kjell A. & From, Johan (2007)

Company Transformation - Corporatisation, Privatisation and Company Behaviour

The Privatisation of European Telecommunications, Kjell A. Eliassen and Johan From (eds)

Eliassen, Kjell A. & Arnesen, Catherine Børve (2007)

Comparison Between European and Southeast Asian Integration

European Union and New Regionalism, Telo, Mario (ed.)

Eliassen, Kjell A. & Grøgaard, Birgitte (2007)

Internationalisation

Eliassen and From (eds), The Privatisation of European Telecommunications

Eliassen, Kjell A.; Pedersen, Mogens N. & Kjær, Ulrik (2005)

The Geographical Dimension of Parliamentary Recruitment - Among Native Sons and Parachutists

Cotta, Maurizio & Best, Heinrich (red.). Best and Cotta (eds.): Democratic Representation in Europe: Diversity, Change and Convergence

Sitter, Nick & Eliassen, Kjell A. (2004)

The Quiet European: Norway?s Quasi-Membership of the European Union

P.Magnette (ed.): La Grande Europe

Eliassen, Kjell A.; Pedersen, Mogens N. & Kjær, Ulrik (2004)

Institutions matter - even in the long rund; on Representation, Residence Requirements, and Parachutage in Norway and Denmark

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Eliassen, Kjell A. & Andersen, Svein S. (2003)

Lobbying in a World of Tensions

Steve John (ed.): New Activism and the Corporate Response

Eliassen, Kjell A. & Monsen, Catherine Børve (2003)

Interest representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

S. Nagels (ed.): Policymaking and Democracy

Eliassen, Kjell A.; Sitter, Nick & Monsen, Catherine Børve (2003)

The Governance of Telecommunications in the European Union

M. Campanella & S. Eijffinger (eds.): EU Economic Governance and Globalization

Eliassen, Kjell A. & Sitter, Nick (2003)

Ever Closer Cooperation? The Limits of the ‘Norwegian Method’ of European Integration

Scandinavian Political Studies, 26(2), s. 125- 144.

From, Johan; Andersen, Svein S. & Eliassen, Kjell A. (2001)

Policy on Justice and Home Affairs: From High to Low Politics

Making Policy in Europe

Eliassen, Kjell A. & Monsen, Catherine Børve (2001)

Comparison of European and Southeast Asian Integration

European Union and New Regionalism / Mario Telo (ed.)

Andersen, Svein S.; Eliassen, Kjell A. & Sitter, Nick (2001)

Formal processes : EU institutions and actors

Making policy in Europe/Svein Andersen og Kjell Eliassen (eds.)

Eliassen, Kjell A. & Monsen, Catherine Børve (2000)

Comparison of European and Southeast Asian Integration

Kunne ikke finne tidsskrift Telo, Mar

Andersen, Svein S. & Eliassen, Kjell A. (2000)

Democratic Modernity And Social Quality

Kunne ikke finne tidsskrift Walker, A

Eliassen, Kjell A. & Marino, Marit Sjøvaag (2000)

Democratization and Parliamentary Elite Recruitment in Norway 1848 - 1996

Kunne ikke finne tidsskrift Cotta, Ma

Eliassen, Kjell A. & Monsen, Catherine Børve (1999)

Supranationalitè et legitimitè

De Masstricht à Amsterdam

Eliassen, Kjell A. & Monsen, Catherine Børve (1999)

Institutions and Networks: A comparison of European and Southeast Asian Integration

Elites, Parties and Democracy; Festschrift for Professor Mogens N. Pedersen

Eliassen, Kjell A.; Monsen, Catherine Børve, Glimstedt, Henrik & Lange, Even (1998)

Regional integrasjon - mangfoldige mønstre

Globalisering - drivkrefter og konsekvenser - BI årbok 1998

Eliassen, Kjell A.; Andersen, Svein S., Claeys, Paul-H, Gobine, Corinne, Smets, Isabelle & Winand, Pascaline (1998)

EU-Lobbying: Towards Political Segmentation in the European Union?

Lobbyisme, pluralisme et intégration Européenne (Collection"La Cité européenne"), Series "European Policy" no 16

Eliassen, Kjell A.; Catherine Børve, ukjent-for-g124643 & Télo, Mario (1998)

La Légitimité en questions: Souveraineté et representation

De Maastricht á Amsterdam - L'Union européenne a la recherche de la légitimté

Eliassen, Kjell A. & Sitter, Nick (2008)

Understanding Public Management

[Textbook]. Sage Publications.

Eliassen, Kjell A. & From, Johan (2007)

The Privatisation of European Telecommunications

[Scientific book]. Ashgate.

Eliassen, Kjell A. & Kooiman, Jan (2003)

Managing Public Organizations (Chinese translation)

[Scientific book]. National Institute of Public Administration Press.

Andersen, Svein S. & Eliassen, Kjell A. (2003)

Making Policy in Europe (Chinese translation)

[Scientific book]. China Publishing House.

Eliassen, Kjell A. & Marino, Marit Sjøvaag (2002)

Political Process and Technological Change in a Global Context: Government and Telecommunications Reform (translated into Chinese)

[Scientific book]. National Institute of Public Administration Press.

Andersen, Svein S. & Eliassen, Kjell A. (2001)

Making Policy in Europe

[Scientific book]. Sage.

Eliassen, Kjell A. & Sjøvaag, Marit (1999)

European Telecommunications Liberalisation

[Scientific book]. Routledge(Routledge Studies in the European Economy).

Eliassen, Kjell A.(ed.) (1998)

Foreign and Security Policy in the European Union

[Scientific book]. Sage Publications.

Akademisk grad
År Akademisk institusjon Grad
1971 University of Bergen Master Cand. Polit.
1971 University of Bergen Master Cand. Polit.
Arbeidserfaring
År Arbeidsgiver Tittel
2001 - Present Jiaotong Xian University, Xian Advisory Professor
2000 - Present Fudan University, Shanghai Advisory Professor
1994 - Present Institut d'Etudes Européennes, Université Libre de Bruxelles Visiting Professor
1988 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Director, Center for European and Asian Studies
1981 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Professor
1994 - 1998 Facoltá di Scienze Politiche LUISS Rome Visiting Professor
1994 - 1994 CERI Paris Visiting Researcher
1993 - 1993 University of Siena Visiting Professor
1985 - 1989 BI Norwegian Business School Vice President
1981 - 1982 BI Norwegian Business School Director, Research Center
1980 - 1981 Ministry of Long Term Planning, Norway Deputy Director General
1972 - 1980 University of Aarhus Associate Professor
1979 - 1979 University of Aarhus, Department of Government Senior Research Fellow
1977 - 1977 Harvard University, Center for European Studies, Cambridge, Mass Visiting Research Fellow
1977 - 1977 University of California, Institute of International Studies, Berkely Visiting Scholar
1971 - 1972 University of Bergen Research Fellow