Background and activities

Jim Skarli is a researcher at Centre for Care Research, Norway. He mainly works with contract research projects and evaluations commissioned by i.g. municipalities, government directorates and others.

He has a special professional interest related to implementation of policy change in healthcare organisations. Especially how to successfully effect the exercise of services and produce actual changes in practises.

His previous work experience includes project management for performance audit, and almost nine years in interdisciplinary specialized treatment for substance abuse/ mental health care in Innlandet Hospital Trust. Here, among other things, with development and evaluation projects, strategic planning and implementation of policy guidelines.

Cand. Polit. in political science from the University of Oslo in 2003, with project management from Oslo School of Management, 2010.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Skarli, Jim. (2014) Hov 50 år med rusbehandling. Jubileumsskrift. 2014. ISBN 978-82-93076-08-7.