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World Economic Outlook, October 2016

Subdued Demand: Symptoms and Remedies

Global growth is projected to slow in 2016 before recovering in 2017, thought the current outlook is shaped by a complex confluence of ongoing challenges.

World Economic Outlook, October 2016

Subdued Demand: Symptoms and Remedies

Global growth is projected to slow in 2016 before recovering in 2017, thought the current outlook is shaped by a complex confluence of ongoing challenges.

The Use of Economic Instruments in Nordic Environmental Policy 2006-2009

The Use of Economic Instruments in Nordic Environmental Policy 2006-2009 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anna Eriksson, Terhi Fitch, Henrik Lindhjem, John Magne Skjelvik, and Lise-Lotte Pade Hansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319409

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Instruments, Environmental Policy, Policy Instruments, Emissions Trading System, Vehicle Registration Tax, Economy and national budget

The Nordic Council of Ministers publishes regular overview reports on the use of economic instruments in Nordic environmental policy. In this report, Part I presents an overview of the use of economic instruments with the ma...

Valuation of Ecosystem Services from Nordic Watersheds
			: From awareness raising to policy support? (VALUESHED)

Valuation of Ecosystem Services from Nordic Watersheds : From awareness raising to policy support? (VALUESHED) »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Silje Holen, Henrik Lindhjem, Kristin Magnussen, and David N. Barton

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323192

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Monetary Indicators, Capturing Value, Policy-makers, Priority Setting, Economic Valuation, Instrument Design

The emergence of the ecosystem services concept suggests that economic valuation studies are already fulfilling a role in raising awareness by demonstrating the loss of nature's goods and services using monetary indicators....

Economic Instruments in Chemicals Policy
			: Past Experiences and Prospects for Future Use

Economic Instruments in Chemicals Policy : Past Experiences and Prospects for Future Use »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Patrik Söderholm

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319201

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Investigates the Potential, Economic Instruments, Chemcials Policy, Instruments in Controlling Pollution, Chemicals Production, Economy and national budget

This report investigates the potential for increased use of economic instruments, not the least taxes and charges, in chemcials policy. It provides a conceptual discussion of the role of different market-based instruments in...

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 countries by pro...

Energy Efficiency in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Energy Efficiency in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marika Bröckl, Julia Illman, Laura Oja, and Iivo Vehviläinen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327176

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Energy Efficiency, Policy Instruments, EU's Directive, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs), Energy Audits, Best Practices

Bröckl, Marika; Illman, Julia; Oja, Laura; Vehviläinen,...

Payment for and Management of Ecosystem Services
			: Issues and Options in the Nordic Context

Payment for and Management of Ecosystem Services : Issues and Options in the Nordic Context »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kirsten Grønvik Bråten, Henrik Lindhjem, and Marianne Zandersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319324

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Payment for Ecosystem Services, Environmental Policy Instrument, Direct Incentives, Nordic Countries, Preserve Biodiversity, Working Group on Environment

Payment for ecosystem services (PES) is a type of environmental policy instrument that gives the owner of a natural resource direct incentives to manage it in society's best interest. The report provides an overview of curre...

Urban form, transportation and greenhouse gas emissions
			: Experiences in the Nordic countries

Urban form, transportation and greenhouse gas emissions : Experiences in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Irmeli Harmaajärvi, Sirkka Heinonen, and Pekka Lahti

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310451

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Urban Structure and Land, Intervention to this Process, Environmental and Transport Policy, Instruments to Develop Urban, Decision-making Levels, Long-term Effects of Decisions Concerning

The Nordic countries have a lot of common features concerning urban form and transportation. Urban structure and land use have a great impact on transport volumes and on modal split and thereby also on the amount of transpor...