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The Nordic Council of Ministers

The Nordic Council of Ministers facilitates cooperation between Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden as well as the three autonomous areas, the Faroe Island, Greenland and the Åland Islands. visit their site >>

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April 12, 2016

Nauru becomes IMF’s 189th Member

The Republic of Nauru joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on April 12, 2016, becoming the institution's 189th member. read more >>

January 15, 2016

Spotlight on labor and employment

A compilation of publications related to work and working conditions. Topics covered include: labor market conditions, labor migrations, gender dynamics read more >>

Part-Time Work, Gender and Economic Distribution in the Nordic Countries

This report presents statistics on full- and part-time work and compares the effects of part-time work on pensions in the Nordic countries.

Two Approaches to Pricing Pollution

The report promotes levying a fee which is sufficiently high and adjusted often, and letting the futures market and other instruments indicate the price which can be levied.

Labour Market Inclusion of Vulnerable Youths

A growing group of young people in the Nordic countries are at a great risk of permanent exclusion with regard to working life and society, perhaps for much of their adult lives.

Nordic Exports of Goods and Exporting Enterprises

What are the strongholds of the Nordic countries, both in terms of the type of goods that are exported and in terms of geographical markets? How are the Nordic countries performing on the main emerging markets?

Strategic Use of Public-Private Cooperation in the Nordic Region

The aim of this book is to increase knowledge about public-private partnerships in the five Nordic countries, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland, with a focus on the welfare sectors in these countries.

Seniors, Work and Retirement in the Nordic Region

This report compares and analyses the situation of seniors on the labour market in the Nordic countries as well as pension and social insurance systems.

Nordic Economic Policy Review : Economics of Education

The review addresses policy issues in a way that is useful for informed non-specialists as well as for professional economists. All articles are subject to peer review.

The Nordic Model – Challenged but Capable of Reform

The message of the book is that refocused and recalibrated in a realistic scale, the Nordic welfare model has good chances of thriving well into the future.



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