• A Gap in OSCE Conflict Prevention? : Local Media and Inter-Ethnic Conflict in the Former Soviet Union 

      Øverland, Indra (NUPI Working Paper;645, Working paper, 2003)
      This paper argues that local media have been of great importance in the escalation of inter-ethnic conflicts in the former Soviet Union, and that conflict prevention by the OSCE in the region initially did not focus ...
    • A limited toolbox: Explaining the constraints on Russia’s foreign energy policy 

      Orttung, Robert; Øverland, Indra (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
    • A Match made in Heaven? Strategic Convergence between China and Russia 

      Brækhus, Kyrre; Øverland, Indra (NUPI Working Paper;717, Working paper, 2007)
      This paper examines the strategic convergence between Russia and China. Strategic convergence is understood as the overlap of key objectives and interests with regard to long-term developments in world politics, which ...
    • A Place in the Sun? IRENA’s Position in the Global Energy Governance Landscape 

      Øverland, Indra; Reischl, Gunilla (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    • Algorithm for producing rankings based on expert surveys 

      Øverland, Indra; Juraev, Javlon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This paper develops an automated algorithm to process input data for segmented string relative rankings (SSRRs). The purpose of the SSRR methodology is to create rankings of countries, companies, or any other units based ...
    • Barents Sea Oil and Gas 2025: Three Scenarios 

      Øverland, Indra; Bambulyak, Alexei; Bourmistrov, Anatoli; Gudmestad, Ove Tobias; Mellemvik, Frode; Zolotukhin, Anatoly (Chapter, 2015)
    • BRI in Central Asia: Agriculture and Food Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);26, Research report, 2019)
      This data article looks at Chinese investment in agriculture and food production in Central Asia. It shows that the agricultural sector projects have low priority within the Belt and Road Initiative. Kazakhstan is the ...
    • BRI in Central Asia: Energy Connectivity Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);22, Research report, 2019)
      One of the strategic objectives of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Central Asia is to provide China with alternative import/export and energy supply routes. This data article shows that the presentation and coverage ...
    • BRI in Central Asia: Finance and IT Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);25, Research report, 2019)
      China and its Central Asian counterparts pursue finance and IT projects for both commercial and strategic reasons. As this data article shows, transparency is limited and exact information on the size of their investments ...
    • BRI in Central Asia: Industrial Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);24, Research report, 2019)
      China’s investment in the industrial sectors of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan has been on the rise since the 1990s. However, this data article shows the recent expansion of Chinese investment also in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. ...
    • BRI in Central Asia: Mineral and Petroleum Exploration, Extraction and Processing Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);23, Research report, 2019)
      Mineral resources is the sector that receives most Chinese investment in Central Asia. China and its Central Asian partners pursue both strategic and commercial goals by promoting projects in the minerals sector. Kazakhstan ...
    • BRI in Central Asia: Overview of Chinese Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);20, Research report, 2019)
      This data article summarises the analysis of 261 Chinese projects in Central Asia. The findings indicate that trade promotion and industrial development are the sectors where there is most BRI-related activity in Central ...
    • BRI in Central Asia: People-to-People Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);27, Research report, 2019)
      Along with financing hard infrastructure projects, Beijing also promotes soft power projects in the form of people-to-people initiatives. However, such projects are low priority within the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)in ...
    • BRI in Central Asia: Rail and Road Connectivity Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);21, Research report, 2019)
      This data article shows that most of the rail and road projects in which the Chinese are involved in Central Asia are implemented within the territories of individual countries and thus are still poorly linked with each ...
    • Brunei Darussalam: How to Build an Investment Climate for Renewable Energy? 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Chan, Hoy-Yen; Kresnawan, Muhammad Rizki; Merdekawati, Monika; Øverland, Indra; Sagbakken, Haakon Fossum; Suryadi, Beni; Utama, Nuki Agya; Yurnaidi, Zulfikar (ACE Policy Brief;04/2020, Research report, 2020)
      Brunei Darussalam has yet to make major progress in renewable energy and become an attractive destination for investors. Only 0.05% of Brunei’s electricity came from renewable energy sources, while 99.95% was based on ...
    • Cambodia: Five Actions to Improve the Business Climate for Renewable Energy Investment 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Chan, Hoy-Yen; Kresnawan, Muhammad Rizki; Merdekawati, Monika; Øverland, Indra; Sagbakken, Haakon Fossum; Suryadi, Beni; Utama, Nuki Agya; Yurnaidi, Zulfikar (ACE Policy Brief;05/2020, Research report, 2020)
      Cambodia has not attracted significant investment in renewable energy until mid-2020 and, unlike other ASEAN countries, has not set exact renewable energy targets. Despite this, the country is viewed as a model to learn ...
    • Covid-19 and the politics of sustainable energy transitions 

      Øverland, Indra; Bradshaw, Michael; Kuzemko, Caroline; Bridge, Gavin; Goldthau, Andreas; Westphal, Kirsten; Jewell, Jessica; Scholten, Daniel; Van de Graaf, Thijs (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    • Defusing a Ticking Bomb? : Disentangling International Organisations in Samtskhe-Javakheti 

      Øverland, Indra (NUPI Working Paper;646, Working paper, 2003)
      This article examines how various organisations divide and coordinate their conflict prevention and development aid in the Samtskhe-Javakheti region of southern Georgia, and how that coordination might be improved. There ...
    • Did China Bankroll Russia’s Annexation of Crimea? The Role of Sino-Russian Energy Relations 

      Øverland, Indra (Chapter, 2018)
      This chapter is an empirical analysis of energy cooperation between China and Russia, centred on the Ukrainian crisis as a defining event of the partnership. Despite China’s officially neutral political stance on Crimea, ...
    • Energising the New Northern Dimension 

      Øverland, Indra; et al. (Research report, 2008)