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Hedda Flatø
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Research areas

Complete CV and attachments

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Researcher (on leave)

Currently PhD Candidate at University of Oslo, Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages

Master in Political Science, University of Oslo, 2011

Research areas

China, welfare, social security, public goods, environmental protection, healthcare, popular legitimacy/political support




  • Flatø, H. & Zhang, H. (2016). Inequity in level of healthcare utilization before and after universal health coverage reforms in China: evidence from household surveys in Sichuan Province. International Journal for Equity in Health, 15(96).



Other Fafo-publications

Book chapters


  • Flatø, Hedda, (2011), Access to Health in a Chinese Village: The State, the Market and Barriers to Care. Saarbrucken, VDM Verlag dr. Müller.



  • Hedda Flatø og Kristin Dalen (2015), «China’s Pension Reform: Towards Scandinavian-style universalism?» Fafo note.

  • Hedda Flatø (2014), “China’s Healthcare Reform: New leadership, new opportunities?”. Fafo note 2014.

  • Stave, Svein Erik and Hedda Flatø (eds.) (2014), Measuring Sustainable Development in China. Theoretical and Methodological Background of the Sustainable Well-being Index (SWI). Fafo report.

  • Flatø, Hedda and Per Martin Norheim-Martinsen (2012), “China’s emerging UN agenda”, brief for Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  • Flatø, Hedda and Temesgen, Amsale K. (2012), “Inequality and Development: The Use of Living Condition Surveys as Policy Tools” in Artikkelsamling. Finansiell åpenhet: Grep for å styrke demokrati og rettferdig fordeling. Utenriksdepartementet, pp 70-81.

Other articles, op-eds

  • Dalen, Kristin and Hedda Flatø (2012), “Står støtt etter skjelvet”, op.ed. in Dagens Næringsliv, July 21, 2012



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