Evelyn Dyb

Evelyn Dyb

Professional Title: Senior Researcher (Researcher 1)
Institution: Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Centre for Welfare and Labour Research, Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Norway
Position: WHEN Member

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Headline of research interest is housing, welfare and social inclusion. Project portfolio the last years includes research on homelessness and housing vulnerability in the general population and among groups such as families with children, refugees and asylum seekers, prisoners and persons in institutions. Dyb was the project manager of the tree latest national homeless surveys and part of the project team of earlier surveys. The national homeless surveys constitute time series of homelessness over 20 years. Research experience covers a variety of approaches, like evaluations of programs, welfare schemes, governance and multilevel organisation and research involving homeless individuals, as well as quantitative and qualitative methods.

Dyb is a member of the COST Action ‘Measuring homelessness on a European level’. She is also a member of the international advisory committee of the European Journal of Homelessness and participated at the European Observatory on Homelessness 2004-2010. Dyb is one of the coordinators of the standing working group ‘Welfare Policy, Homelessness, and Social Exclusion’ in ENHR/European Network for Housing Research established in 2004, which has offered a workshop at every annual ENHR conference ever since.

Recent Research Projects

Undesirable housing market positions: Ways in and out. (Norwegian Research Council, 2014-2018). Pre-analysis: Ullensaker Municipality’s social housing work. (2017-2018)

Homelessness in Norway 2016. National survey of homelessness. (2015-2017)

Refugees ready for settlement who find their own housing. Part 2: Experiences from municipalities and refugees, case studies. Part 1: Experiences from municipalities and reception centres, survey based. (2015-2017)

Prevention and follow up of unaccompanied minor asylum seekers (UAM) that disappear from UAM reception centres and care centres in Norway. (2015-2017)

Substance use and housing: Survey of housing for people with substance abuse problems. (2015)

Recent Publications

Scientific articles and book chapters (latest):

Dyb, Evelyn (2017). Counting Homelessness and Politics: The Case of Norway. European Journal of Homelessness, Vol. 11(2) http://www.feantsaresearch.org/download/feantsa-ejh-11-2_a1-v021878021627425597035.pdf

Dyb, Evelyn (2017). The governance of rehabilitation in prisons. In: Andersson, B. P.; Petterson, F.; Skårner, A. (Eds.), Den motspänstiga akademikern. Festskrift til Ingrid Sahlin. Chapter 16, 383-404. Malmö: Égalité

Anderson, Isobel; Dyb, Evelyn; Finnerty, Joe (2016). The ‘Arc of Prosperity’ Revisited. Homelessness Policy Change in North Western Europe. Social Inclusion. Vol. 4. doi: 10.17645/si.v4i4.675

Dyb, Evelyn (2016). Housing First or no housing? Housing and homelessness at the end of alcohol and drug treatment. International journal of drug policy.Vol. 36. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.07.003

Dyb, Evelyn (2014). “Det har jo ordna seg” Hjemløse fangers konstruksjon av en bolig («It has turned out all righ» Homeless prisoners construction of housing). In: Finstad, L. & Lomell, H. M. (Eds.), Motmæle. En antologi til Kjersti Ericsson, Cecilie Høigård og Guri Larsen, 83-100. Oslo: Novus Forlag.

Dyb, Evelyn (2012). Lokal boligsosial samstyring (Local covernance of social housing). In: Nordahl, B. I. (Ed.) Boligmarked og boligpolitikk. Chapter 12, 253-273. Oslo: Akademika forlag.

Latest research reports:

Dyb, E. & Lid, S. (2017). Bostedsløse i Norge 2016 – en kartlegging (Homelessness in Norway 2016 – a survey). NIBR, Oslo and Akershus University College for Applied Sciences. http://www.hioa.no/vitenogpraksis/Velferd-og-arbeidsliv/Kraftig-nedgang-i-antall-bostedsloese-i-Norge

Søholt, S.; Henningsen E.; Dyb, E. (2017). Bosettingsklare flyktninger og avtalt selvbosetting. Erfaringer fra casekommuner og flyktninger. Rapport 2 (Refugees ready for resettlement who find their own housing. Report 2). NIBR, Oslo and Akershus University College for Applied Sciences.

Aasen, B; Dyb, E.; Lid, S. (2016). Forebygging og oppfølging av enslige mindreårige asylsøkere som forsvinner fra mottak og omsorgssentre. NIBR, Oslo and Akershus University College for Applied Sciences. http://www.hioa.no/vitenogpraksis/Barn-og-unge/Ingen-har-ansvar-for-unge-asylsoekere-som-forsvinner

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