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Strategic use of public-private cooperation in the Nordic region

Strategic use of public-private cooperation in the Nordic region »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ole Helby Petersen , Steven Højlund , Jacob Ladenburg , Eline Theresa Bouwhof Holljen , Karsten Vrangbæk , and Guri Weihe

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321983

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Welfare States, Significant Demographic Challenges, Financial Sustainability, New Welfare Technologies, Public-Private Partnerships, Welfare Solutions

The Nordic welfare states are facing significant demographic challenges now and in the future. At the same time life expectancy of the citizens is increasing. Thus more senior citizens need to be cared for by still...

Political Risk Aversion

Political Risk Aversion »

Source: Political Risk Aversion

Volume/Issue: 2009/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laura Valderrama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873412

Keywords: Individual uncertainty, Innovation, Dynamic voting, Institutional reform., new technology, technology choice, institutional reform, investors, expropriation, Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty,

This paper studies the effect of individual uncertainty on collective decision-making to implement innovation. We show how individual uncertainty creates a bias for the status quo even under irreversible voting dec...

Returns to Human Capital and Investment in New Technology

Returns to Human Capital and Investment in New Technology »

Source: Returns to Human Capital and Investment in New Technology

Volume/Issue: 2001/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodolfo Luzio , Steven Dunaway , and Martin Kaufman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451855494

Keywords: New technology, wage premium, income redistribution policies, wage, skilled workers, output growth, skilled labor, Econometric Modeling: General, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance

This paper presents a simple framework that illustrates the link between skill-based wage differentiation and human capital acquisition given skill-biased technical progress. The analysis points to the economic cos...

Political Risk Aversion

Political Risk Aversion »

Volume/Issue: 2009/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laura Valderrama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873412.001

ISBN: 9781451873412

Keywords: Individual uncertainty, Innovation, Dynamic voting, Institutional reform., new technology, technology choice, institutional reform, investors, expropriation, Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty,

This paper studies the effect of individual uncertainty on collective decision-making to implement innovation. We show how individual uncertainty creates a bias for the status quo even under irreversible voting dec...

Returns to Human Capital and Investment in New Technology

Returns to Human Capital and Investment in New Technology »

Volume/Issue: 2001/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodolfo Luzio , Steven Dunaway , and Martin Kaufman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855494.001

ISBN: 9781451855494

Keywords: New technology, wage premium, income redistribution policies, wage, skilled workers, output growth, skilled labor, Econometric Modeling: General, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance

This paper presents a simple framework that illustrates the link between skill-based wage differentiation and human capital acquisition given skill-biased technical progress. The analysis points to the economic cos...