The research field is electoral and voting methods and the main task is to study how sequential choice and fund voting make it possible to present alternatives in a case and to work for a position according to everybody´s opinion, compared with what has been usual, and then how proceedings and social engagement will change by applying the methods.
Fund voting is most exciting, it is a method in democracy corresponding to a general means in the economy.
Status in 2020
The procedure to deal with large issues in fund voting, described originally in 2003 in Demokrati med radvalg og fondsvalg (in English as Democracy with sequential choice and fund voting in 2013) became a breakthrough for the insight into the application of fund voting. Contributions since then show to an ever increasing extent how the application of sequential choice and fund voting may reflect a procedure and a feeling which characterize a society which is to be desired.
Sequential choice and fund voting. Status in 2018. Articles and comments since 2003 was taken to consideration on a teachers’ college at Department of Political Science, Oslo University, on the 12th of November 2019. The author pointed out four main-themes in the book (numbers refer to articles in the book):
1. The expression of opinions in voting and election (26) with a study (7) and a short explanation (27).
2. The control of nature and the management of resources (1, 2, 3, 5, 6. 20).
3. Election, both through sequential choice and fund voting (8, 10, 12, 17, 25).
4. By-laws, constitutions (9, 21).
Concerning fund voting attention was drawn to the possibility that issues be brought to an end either by sequential choice or by the traditional way.
The author assesses the issue as a whole stronger than before, namely: The methods comprised present a political-economic model which integrates marketing economy and democracy better than other models do.