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Regional Economic Outlook, November 2017, Europe

Europe Hitting Its Stride

The European recovery is strengthening and broadening appreciably. Real GDP growth is projected at 2.4 percent in 2017, up from 1.7 percent in 2016, before easing to 2.1 percent in 2018.

IMF Financial Operations 2016

Describes the IMF's financial organization, policies and lending arrangements, and financial statements, reflecting all policy decisions through April 2016.

Wildlife and Infectious Animal Diseases
			: The Proceedings of a Nordic - Baltic seminar on the role of the wildlife as reservoir and /or spread of infectious animal diseases in the coastal areas of countries bordering the Baltic Sea 2 - 3 October 2013, Gdansk, Poland

Wildlife and Infectious Animal Diseases : The Proceedings of a Nordic - Baltic seminar on the role of the wildlife as reservoir and /or spread of infectious animal diseases in the coastal areas of countries bordering the Baltic Sea 2 - 3 October 2013, Gdansk, Poland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jørgen M. Westergaard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327107

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic –; Baltic Seminar, Infectious Animal Diseases, Baltic Sea, Wildlife Populations, Social and Cultural Value, Disease Surveillance and Monitoring Programmes

The Nordic -Baltic seminar on the role of wildlife as reservoir and/or spread of infectious animal diseases in the coastal areas of countries bordering the Baltic Sea was held in Gdansk, Poland from 2-3 October 201...

Two approaches to pricing pollution

Two approaches to pricing pollution »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Elina Berghäll , Christina van Breugel , Mattias Enggaard , Jes Erik Jessen , Christopher Sköld , and Ulrika Stavlöt

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327220

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Cap and Trade Method, Pricing Pollution, Average Abatement Cost, Working Group on Environment and Economy (MEG), Working Group for SCP (HKP), Nordic Council of Ministers

In comparison is the commonly used Cap and Trade method with an alternative and novel method for pricing pollution: The aim was to conduct a practical approach to clarify advantages and challenges of the respective...

Trafficking in Human Beings

Trafficking in Human Beings »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327671

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Reported Cases of Trafficking, Human Trafficking has Increased, Identification of Victims, Russian Cooperation Project, Knowledge About Human Trafficking, International Organized Crime

In the Nordic countries, most of the reported cases of trafficking in human beings today concern women and girls trafficked for sexual exploitation, but experiences from Europe indicate that human trafficking has i...

Towards a Nordic textile strategy
			: Collection, sorting, reuse and recycling of textiles

Towards a Nordic textile strategy : Collection, sorting, reuse and recycling of textiles »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Helena Dahlbo , Maria Elander , Stefán Gíslason , Nikola Kiørboe , Kari-Anne Lyng , Katja Moliis , David Palm , Tomas Rydberg , Hanna Salmenperä , and Haben Tekie

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327947

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Textile Strategy, Textile Flows, Sorting Systems, Collection Flows, Contamination Levels, Cost

This report is the primary outcome from Part I of the project "Towards a Nordic textile strategy - Collection, sorting, reuse and recycling of textiles" initiated by the Nordic Waste Group (NAG). The report for Par...

Towards a new Nordic textile commitment
			: Collection, sorting, reuse and recycling

Towards a new Nordic textile commitment : Collection, sorting, reuse and recycling »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Maria Elander , Stefán Gíslason , Nikola Kiørboe , Kari-Anne Lyng , and David Palm

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327985

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Textile Commitment, NAG, Voluntary Commitment, Textile Wastes, Waste Management, Green Growth

This report is the primary outcome from Part I of the project "Towards a new Nordic textile commitment - Collection, sorting, reuse and recycling" initiated by the Nordic Waste Group (NAG). The report for Part 2 wi...

Road to regulation of endocrine disruptors and combination effects

Road to regulation of endocrine disruptors and combination effects »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Birgitte Lindeman , and Karina Petersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327749

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Endocrine Disruptors, EU Regulations, Combination Effects, Scientific Issues, Regulatory Intervention, Oslo Workshop

Discussions regarding regulation of endocrine disruptors (EDs) and combination effects are ongoing in Europe. Among the central topics of discussion are establishment of criteria for identification of EDs, whether...

Reducing Climate Impact from Fisheries
			: A Study of Fisheries Management and Fuel Tax Concessions in the Nordic Countries

Reducing Climate Impact from Fisheries : A Study of Fisheries Management and Fuel Tax Concessions in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Nguyen Ngoc Duy , Hans Ellefsen , Ola Flaaten , Jónas Hallgrimsson , Cecilia Hammarlund , Øystein Hermansen , John R. Isaksen , Marko Lindroos , Max Nielsen , Anton Paulrud , Fredrik Salenius , Daniel Schütt , and Staffan Waldo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327831

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Impact from Human Activities, Global Warming, Marine Ecosystems, Economic Performance, Imposing Management Instruments, Efficient Fleets

Few doubt the impact from human activities on global warming and the negative consequences of rising temperatures for both terrestrial and marine ecosystems. Efficient policy instruments are needed to change the de...

Plastic value chains
			: Case: WEEE (Waste Electric and electronic equipment) in the Nordic region

Plastic value chains : Case: WEEE (Waste Electric and electronic equipment) in the Nordic region »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): John Baxter , Malin Zu Castell-Rüdenhausen , Anna Fråne , Søren Løkke , Massimo Pizzol , Malin Stare , and Margareta Wahlstrom

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289328029

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Plastics Recycling, Nordic Electronic Waste, Near-source Treatment, Hazardous Materials, Electronics Producers, Green Growth Initiative

This project identifies thousands of tonnes per annum of potential enhanced plastics recycling from Nordic electronic waste. Plastics recycling does not always feature prominently in waste treatment. Recycling is t...

Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region
			: Part-time work, gender and economic distribution in the Nordic countries

Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region : Part-time work, gender and economic distribution in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289326858

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Gender Equality, Professor of Labour Economics, Cooperation on Gender Equality, Develop Reports and Arrange Conferences, Aim of the Project, Work Affects the Economic Resources

Gender equality in the labour market is a key topic in the Nordic cooperation on gender equality. The Nordic Council of Ministers has asked NIKK, Nordic Information on Gender, to coordinate the project Part-Time Wo...

Northern Lights on TIMSS and PIRLS 2011
			: Differences and similarities in the Nordic countries

Northern Lights on TIMSS and PIRLS 2011 : Differences and similarities in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ragnar F. Ólafsson , Liv Sissel Grønmo , Jan-Eric Gustafsson , Júlíus K. Björnsson , Pekka Kupari , Jan Mejding , Kari Nissinen , Louise Rønberg , Monica Rosén , Sari Sulkunen , and Kajsa Yang Hansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327725

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Classrooms, School Performance, Policy Variations, Learning Outcomes, TIMSS, PIRLS

How is reading literacy taught in Nordic classrooms, and how is this influenced by the curricula?How can we improve mathematics teaching in Nordic classrooms?What is the relationship between school performance and...