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Macroeconomic Framework Conditions and the Management of Research and Development in the Nordic Countries

Macroeconomic Framework Conditions and the Management of Research and Development in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Svend E. Hougaard Jensen , Svend Jespersen , and Per Svejstrup Hansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312448

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Economies, Nordic Countries, Nordic Council of Ministers, Research and Development, Macroeconomic Framework, Danish Presidency

Research and development are often singled out as one of the key drivers of growth in the Nordic economies. However, there appears to be only limited knowledge about how the framework conditions for private sector...

Russia and the Post 2012 Climate Regime
			: Emission Trends, Commitments and Bargains

Russia and the Post 2012 Climate Regime : Emission Trends, Commitments and Bargains »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anna Korppoo , Oleg Lugovoy , and George Sakonov

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289321334

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Russian Economy, Carbon Emissions, Climate Regime, Emission Limitation Pledge, AAU, Nordic Ad Hoc Group

This report analyzes the development trends and conditions of the Russian economy, specifically its energy sector. It also reviews the projections of carbon emissions by 2020 and beyond in the context of the Russia...

Nordic Economic Policy Review Number 1/2010
			: Fiscal Consequences of the Crisis

Nordic Economic Policy Review Number 1/2010 : Fiscal Consequences of the Crisis »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320894

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Policy, Nordic Council of Ministers, Professional Economists, Nordic Economic Associations, Economy and national budget, Employment Protection Legislation

The Nordic Economic Policy Review is published by the Nordic Council of Ministers and addresses policy issues in a way that is useful for informed non-specialists as well as for professional economists. All article...

Driving forces behind the environmental pressure in Nordic countries - comparative decomposition analyses
			: An assessment of alternative methodological approaches

Driving forces behind the environmental pressure in Nordic countries - comparative decomposition analyses : An assessment of alternative methodological approaches »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Annegrete Bruvoll Taran Fæhn

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314428

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM), Nordic Emissions, Economy and national budget, Emissions from Firms, Economic Models, Emissions from Households

The Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) considers initiating a project with the purpose to identify the driving forces behind the development of Nordic emissions to air. Two approaches are under consideration: a back...

The Environment and Public Procurement
			: Common Nordic Procurement Criteria?

The Environment and Public Procurement : Common Nordic Procurement Criteria? »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314459

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Public Procurement, Environmental Considerations, Common Nordic Procurement Criteria, Economy and national budget, National Auspices, Nordic Environmental Labelling Scheme

In order to assist public procurement in facing up to environmental considerations, criteria have been developed in the Nordic countries over the last 15 years for a number of product groups both under national aus...

Bioenergy in the Nordic-Baltic-NW Russian Region
			: Status, barriers and future

Bioenergy in the Nordic-Baltic-NW Russian Region : Status, barriers and future »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Antti Asikainen , Arunas Bruzgulis , Aija Budreiko , Claus Felby , Karin Hansen , Satu Helynen , Jakob Hirsmark , Morten Ingerslev , Lars-Erik Larsson , Kenk Nyström , Henn Pärn , and Johan Vinterbäck

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313636

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Bioenergy, Agricultural Crops, Sustainable Energy Supply, Biofuels, Economy and Environment, Bioenergy Chain

The status of use of bioenergy, the current barriers for increased use and the future use of bioenergy in the Nordic-Baltic-NW Russian region is described in this report. In this region, forests are abundant and a...

Flexible emission fees
			: An incentive for driving sustainable production and consumption

Flexible emission fees : An incentive for driving sustainable production and consumption »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Magnus Enell

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323352

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Green Economy, Price of Pollution, Pollution Fees, Flexible Fee, Höglund, Price Discovery

This report explores the urgent question of how to transition to a green economy. If the price of pollution becomes the same as the price to not pollute, i.e. the investment required for a non-polluting solution, c...

The Use of Economic Instruments in Nordic and Baltic Environmental Policy 2001-2005

The Use of Economic Instruments in Nordic and Baltic Environmental Policy 2001-2005 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Helle Ørsted Nielsen , Anders Ryelund and Carey Smith National Environmental Research Institute , Mikael Skou Andersen , and Stefan Speck

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313049

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Economic Instruments, Environmental Policy, Economy and national budget, Economic Instruments, Environment and Finance Group

This new report commissioned by the Environment and Finance Group of the Nordic Council of Ministers continues the tradition of reviewing the use of economic instruments in environmental policy in the Nordic countr...

Measuring green jobs?
			: An evaluation of definitions and statistics for green activities

Measuring green jobs? : An evaluation of definitions and statistics for green activities »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sanna Ahvenharju , Marika Bröckl , Annegrete Bruvoll , Karin Ibenholt , Louise Martinsen , and Marianne Zandersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323703

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Green Sectors, Jobs and Technologies, Green Activities, Non-green Activities, Working Group on Environment and Economy, Nordic Council of Ministers

The report reviews the different initiatives aiming to measure aspects of "green" sectors, jobs and technologies. The report discusses whether the statistics collected under the present initiatives aimed at measuri...

Benefits of Green Public Procurement

Benefits of Green Public Procurement »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bjørn Bauer , Ida Bode , and Tue Dyekjær-Hansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289319645

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Green Public Procurement (GPP), Private Sector, Sustainable Products and Services, Nordic Public Procurement, Strengthening GPP, Economy and national budget

Green Public Procurement (GPP) can play a significant a role in efforts to influence the private sector towards more sustainable products and services. Following an account of the environmental impact of Nordic pub...