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Nordic Monitoring of diet, physical activity and overweight
			: Validation of indicators

Nordic Monitoring of diet, physical activity and overweight : Validation of indicators »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): LF Andersen , SA Anderssen , W Becker , K Borodulin , S Fagt , M Fogelholm , MV Groth , I Gunnarsdottir , S Helakorpi , E Kolle E , J Matthiessen , M Rosenlund-Sørensen , R Simonen , T Sveinsson , T Tammelin , H Thorgeirsdottir , E Trolle , and L Valsta

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289322584

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Working Group, Nordic Monitoring System, Survey Methods (diet), Objective Method (physical Activity), Overweight, Validation Studies

In 2007, a Nordic working group was established with the aim to describe a future Nordic monitoring system on diet, physical activity and overweight. The monitoring system should be simple and at relatively low cos...

Nordic Economic Policy Review
			: Globalization, labour market institutions and wage structure

Nordic Economic Policy Review : Globalization, labour market institutions and wage structure »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erling Barth , and Kalle O. Moene

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326612

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Economic Policy, Nordic Council of Ministers, Policy Issues, Informed Non-specialists, Professional Economists, Review Articles

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

The Nordic region - a step closer to gender balance in research?
			: Joint Nordic strategies and measures to promote gender balance among researchers in academia

The Nordic region - a step closer to gender balance in research? : Joint Nordic strategies and measures to promote gender balance among researchers in academia »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Solveig Bergman , and Linda M. Rustad

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325684

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Professors, Gender Balance, Joint Nordic Level, Policy Challenges, Gender and Equality Perspective, Nordic Cooperation

Nearly 80 per cent of all professors in the Nordic region are men. Gender balance in academia is therefore an important research policy issue. Hitherto it has been scarcely debated on a joint Nordic level. This rep...

Urban Patterns of Growth
			: The Geography of Suppliers of High-Tech Companies in the Nordic Countries

Urban Patterns of Growth : The Geography of Suppliers of High-Tech Companies in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marcus Adolphson , Niels Boje Groth , Heikki Eskelinen , Olaf Foss , Frants Gundersen , Mats Johansson , Timo Lautanen , Pasi Saukkonen , and Lars Winther

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324717

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Urban Patterns of Growth, Nordic Regional Policy, Co-operation Programme, Nordic Countries, Economic Growth, Case Studies

Urban Patterns of Growth was carried out for the preparation of the Nordic regional policy co-operation programme 2013-2016 and national regional policies in the Nordic countries. A key issue is the concentration o...

ODS waste treatment in the Nordic Countries
			: A Nordic Ozone Group Project 2011

ODS waste treatment in the Nordic Countries : A Nordic Ozone Group Project 2011 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324502

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmentally Sound Disposal, Climate Change, Treatment Technologies, Waste Infrastructure, Nordic Chemical Group, Nordic Waste Group

Environmentally sound disposal of Ozone Depleting Substances is increasingly recognized as an important issue in terms of both the protection of the ozone layer and the effect on climate change. However, there is o...

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,...

Unified Reporting to the Nordic Product Registers

Unified Reporting to the Nordic Product Registers »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Per Henrik Johansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318747

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Software Model, Joint Reporting Tool, Nordic Product Registers, Fat-client Paradigm, Development Plans

The Nordic Product Registers has since 2003 been working on harmonizing the reporting process for companies in the Nordic countries. The objective of this report is to clarify the technical solution needed to accom...

Nordic Prison Education
			: A Lifelong Learning Perspective

Nordic Prison Education : A Lifelong Learning Perspective »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Vuokko Karsikas , Kirsti Kuivajärvi , Torfinn Langelid , Marianne Mäki , Kaj Raundrup , Erlendur S. Baldursson , and Svenolov Svensson

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318723

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Prison Education, Probation Services, Educational Authorities, County Governor, Nordic Project Group, Nordic Perspective

In 1999, the Nordic Council adopted a recommendation on prison education in a Nordic perspective. In September 2001, a Nordic project group was appointed to carry out a study, with representatives from the prison a...

Instruments for Waste Prevention and Promoting Material Efficiency
			: A Nordic Review

Instruments for Waste Prevention and Promoting Material Efficiency : A Nordic Review »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kaarina Huhtinen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318617

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Waste Prevention, National Waste Prevention, Nordic Experts, Nordic Countries, Waste Prevention Strategies, Environmental Strategies

Waste quantities in most EU countries are growing. To reverse this trend we need effective waste prevention policy instruments. In the new waste framework directive the EU demands member states to establish nationa...

Chemicals from Marine Fish Farms
			: Monitoring of chemicals from marine fish farms in Nordic environments - veterinary medicines, biocides and persistent organic contaminants

Chemicals from Marine Fish Farms : Monitoring of chemicals from marine fish farms in Nordic environments - veterinary medicines, biocides and persistent organic contaminants »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Maria Dam , Reinhold Fieler , Kim Gustavson , Gitte I. Petersen , Claus Jørgensen , Magnus P. Magnussen , Jostein Solbakken , and Eva Yngvadottir

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318402

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), PCB, Nordic Fish Farms, Nordic Countries, Veterinary Medicines, Antibiotic Resistance

Fish from Nordic fish farms have been criticized for containing "too high" concentrations of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) among others dioxin and PCB. These allegations have caused debate and may have a neg...