The Danish Center for Social Science Research VIVE provides knowledge that contributes to developing the welfare society and strengthening quality development, efficiency enhancement and governance in the public sector, both in municipalities, regions and nationally.
VIVE carries out analyses, literature reviews, evaluations, benchmarking and much more. VIVE is an independent research and analysis centre that carries out work on all the major welfare areas. We initiate analyses and research reports ourselves, and take on assignments for a large number of collaborative partners and clients from municipalities, regions, agencies, ministries and organisamunicipalities, organisations. We perform research at an international level and tions. draw upon the latest intedraw international research in the design rnational and carryand carrying out of analysis assignments, just as we draw inspiration from practitioners and decision-makers, which we incorporate into our research.
VIVE’s employees are mainly specialists in economics, sociology, political science, anthropology and psychology. This means that VIVE has strong competencies in terms of method, both in the qualitative and the quantitative area.
One of our strengths is that we are able to work across both sectors and methods. Our employees are used to working together across disciplines, and this is utilized actively to gain as many perspectives on an issue as possible.