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Global Financial Stability Report, April 2018

A Bumpy Road Ahead

The April 2018 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) finds that short-term risks to financial stability have increased somewhat since the previous GFSR.

Global Financial Stability Report, October 2017

Is Growth at Risk?

The global financial system continues to strengthen in response to extraordinary policy support, regulatory enhancements, and the cyclical upturn in growth.

The Next Big Thing?
			: Trends Shaping Nordic Innovation

The Next Big Thing? : Trends Shaping Nordic Innovation »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jørn Bang Andersen , and Patrick Crehan

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318839

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Innovation, Economic Development, Globalisation, Climate Change, Nordic Co-operation, European Union

The Next Big Thing? Trends Shaping Nordic Innovation is written for people interested in and working with the issues of innovation, economic development, globalisation and climate change, and how these issues impac...

Measuring Work Well-Being and Productivity in the Nordic Countries
			: A manual

Measuring Work Well-Being and Productivity in the Nordic Countries : A manual »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Steinar Aasnæss , Lars Foldspang , Ulf Johansson , Otto Melchior Poulsen , and Kristian Mørk Puggaard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322935

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Globalisation, Nordics, Demographic Trends, Productivity Stagnation, Decreasing Work Force, Nordic Council of Ministers

Globalisation pressures and demographic trends affect the chances of the Nordics to be prosperous and indirectly threaten the welfare states as we know them. These pressures and trends underline the twin challenge...

Mercury substitution priority working list
			: An input to global considerations on mercury management

Mercury substitution priority working list : An input to global considerations on mercury management »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ned Brooks , Lars D. Hylander , John Gilkeson , Jakob Maag , Nicola Pirrone , and Mark Smit

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315074

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Mercury, Emissions of Mercury, Human Exposure, Global Mercury Demand, UNEP, Global Mercury Reduction

Mercury is among our most serious health and environmental hazards and man-made emissions of mercury result in human exposure, directly and via fish consumption. As an input to global considerations on mercury mana...

Climate Change and Energy Systems
			: Impacts, Risks and Adaptation in the Nordic and Baltic countries

Climate Change and Energy Systems : Impacts, Risks and Adaptation in the Nordic and Baltic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Halldór Björnsson , and Thorsteinn Thorsteinsson

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289321907

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Renewable Energy, Global Energy Consumption, Fossil Fuel, Forest Growth Data, Global Circulation Models, Energy Sector

Renewable energy sources contribute 16% of the global energy consumption and most nations are working to increase the share of renewables in their total energy budget, to reduce the dependence on fossil fuel source...

The Nordic model - challenged but capable of reform

The Nordic model - challenged but capable of reform »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Karsten Albæk , Torben M. Andersen , Rita Asplund , Erling Barth , Bernt Bratsberg , Lars Calmfors , Antti Kauhanen , Jukka Lassila , Niku Määttänen , Mika Maliranta , Oddbjørn Raaum , Knut Røed , Kristine von Simson , Allan Sørensen , Tarmo Valkonen , Pekka Vanhala , and Vesa Vihriälä

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327787

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Welfare Model, Environmental Sustainability, Nordic Supermodel, Global Economic Crisis, Impacts of Global Competition, Population Ageing

The Nordic welfare model has received a lot of positive attention around the world. High standard of living, small income disparities and substantial social mobility looks like a very attractive package. Moreover,...

Implementing the Selfoss declaration
			: Recommendations to Nordic forestry

Implementing the Selfoss declaration : Recommendations to Nordic forestry »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320856

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Selfoss Iceland, Ministers and Secretaries, Importance of Forests, Environmental Challenges, Global Climate Change, Global Administration

In August 2008 the Ministers and Secretaries of state responsible for Forestry in the Nordic countries held a conference in Selfoss Iceland. The topic of the conference was the importance of forests in facing up tw...

Megatrends

Megatrends »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322232

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Global Change, Decisive Impact on the Arctic, Acknowledge the Pre-conditions, Challenges and Tendencies, Society Across Social Categories, Global Structures

The current pace of global change has already had a decisive impact on the Arctic. To understand the current and likely future situation in the Arctic it is important to acknowledge the pre-conditions, challenges a...

Knowledge Infrastructure for the Fifth Freedom in the Baltic Sea Area

Knowledge Infrastructure for the Fifth Freedom in the Baltic Sea Area »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erik Elmroth

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320207

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Knowledge Infrastructure, ICT, European Union, Fifth Freedom, Globalization of Research, Disruptive Technologies

There is an outstanding window of opportunity to place the Nordic and Baltic Sea countries at the forefront of knowledge infrastructure for science and innovation. By fully mobilizing research, education, training,...

Socio-economic costs of continuing the status-quo of mercury pollution

Socio-economic costs of continuing the status-quo of mercury pollution »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Stefan Åstrom , Mohammed Belhaj , Elisabeth G. Pacyna , Anna Glodek , Jozef M. Pacyna , John Munthe , Damian Panasiuk , and Kyrre Sundseth

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317467

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Global Pollutant, Mercury Pollution, Methyl Mercury, Mercury Contamination, IQ Losses, Contaminated Fish

Mercury is considered a global pollutant and it has been concluded that a significant portion of humans and wildlife throughout the world are exposed to methyl mercury at levels of concern. The Governing Council of...

Fisheries Management and Global Warming
			: Effects of climate change on fisheries in the Arctic region of the Nordic countries

Fisheries Management and Global Warming : Effects of climate change on fisheries in the Arctic region of the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Arne Eide , Ann-Christin Ese , and Alf Håkon Hoel

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327299

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, FIMAGLOW, Global Warming, Arctic Fisheries, MaReMA Centre, Norwegian College, Fisheries Science

The FIMAGLOW project is a Nordic project with the aim to study possible drivers and impacts of global warming on Arctic fisheries. Two workshops has been held, serving to identify the relevant set of institutions a...