Kristin Dalen
Kristin Dalen

    Academic background:

    Cand. Mag., Political Science

Area of work:

Iraq, China

Research areas:

China | Care services | Emerging economies | Global health

Kristin Dalen is working as a researcher at the Global Studies Group at Fafo. She has a Master degree in Comparative Politics and broad experience in studies of living conditions, political preferences and policy development particularly in contexts characterized by crises and rapid transitions.

Over the last years she has worked mainly on social policy expansions, public perceptions of distribution and governance, and social and economic transition in China. She has also been part of a large project following the development in Sichuan after the 2008 Wenchuan earth quake.

Beyond this she has worked extensively on governance, social development and public perceptions in Myanmar, Palestine, Jordan and Iraq. She has been project leader for several large research projects in China and the Middle East, including the design and implementation of large scale living condition surveys and national surveys of public opinions and perceptions of distributive justice and social policy.

She is currently a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Bergen, Institute for Comparative Politics. 

Dalen is a board member in the Nordic Association of China Studies (NACS) and member of the steering committee for Asianet. She is currently also a member of the board in Fafo Research Foundation.

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Kristin Dalen, Hedda Flatø og Jon Horgen Friberg
En pilotundersøkelse om tillit, tilhørighet, deltakelse og diskriminering i innvandrerbefolkningen
Fafo-rapport 2022:15
Faktaflak - Konsekvenser av Covid-19
Kristin Dalen
Social policy and sustainable development in China
Inclusion, innovation and increased quality
Brief January 2020
Huafeng Zhang, Mona Christophersen, Kristin Dalen, Jing Liu and Jon Pedersen
Fafo-report 2018:21
Fafo-paper 2016:03
Kristin Dalen, Hedda Flatø, Liu Jing and Zhang Huafeng
Recovering from the Wenchuan Earthquake
Living Conditions and Development in Disaster Areas 2008–2011
Fafo-report 2012:39

Kristin Dalen

Welfare and Social Policy in China: Building a New Welfare State , 2020 The Socialist Market Economy in Asia

Other publications

Kristin Dalen & Mona Christophersen

Hurtigtutrydding av fattigdom
Kina skal utrydde fattigdommen på ett år. Koste hva det koste vil , 2020

Kristin Dalen, Kristin Jesnes og Marte Nilsen

Farlig folketelling , 2014

Kristin Dalen og Hedda Flatø

Står støtt etter skjelvet

Dagens Næringsliv , 2012

Zhang Huafeng, Zhao Yandong and Kristin Dalen

POPNA - A toolbox for conducting Policy Oriented Post-disaster Needs Assessments , 2012