Policy and Social Research AS is an independent social science research institute in Oslo, focusing on work, welfare, economy, gender and human rights. We provide research, analysis, evaluations and policy advice. The institute was established in 2012 and is primarily funded by public research grants.
Policy and Social Research AS is according to its bylaws a public interest social science research institute organized as a nonprofit joint-stock company (ideelt aksjeselskap). Surplus revenues are in accordance with the bylaws retained by the institute and reinvested in its research activities in their entirety.
The institute is incorporated in Norway under organization number 998 820 952. The director of the institute is Margunn Bjørnholt.