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Possibilities of enhancing co-operation and co-ordination among MEAs in the biodiversity cluster
			: Environment/Biodiversity

Possibilities of enhancing co-operation and co-ordination among MEAs in the biodiversity cluster : Environment/Biodiversity »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Niko Urho

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318730

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Multilateral Environmental Agreements, Biodiversity Loss, Synergistic Solutions, Independent Science Policy, Scientifically Credible Advice, Effective Decision-making

Since the 1970s, a variety of multilateral environmental agreements have been created to promote the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. However, these institutions have not been created systematicall...

Nordic Guidelines for Cost-benefit analysis

Nordic Guidelines for Cost-benefit analysis »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315555

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Cost-benefit Analysis, Recognised Decision, Policy Making, Waste Management Sector, Environmental Effects, Economy and national budget

Cost-benefit analysis is a recognised decision support tool with increasing importance in policy making. This publication is a proposal for a stat-of-the-art guideline for cost-benefit analysis in the waste managem...

Nordic eHealth Indicators
			: Organisation of research, first results and the plan for the future

Nordic eHealth Indicators : Organisation of research, first results and the plan for the future »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Gudrun Audur Hardardottir , Arild Faxvaag , Heidi Gilstad , Hannele Hyppönen , Lars Jerlvall , Maarit Kangas , Sabine Koch , Christian Nøhr , Thomas Pehrsson , Jarmo Reponen , Vivian Vimarlund , and Åke Walldius

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325264

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic eHealth Research Network, eHealth Policy, Nordic eHealth Indicators, Nordic Countries, Evidence-based Policy Making, eHealth Services

The Nordic eHealth Research Network was established in 2012 as a forum for policy makers and researchers to jointly work towards measurable policy goals and data that can be exploited to steer decision making relat...

Urban form, transportation and greenhouse gas emissions
			: Experiences in the Nordic countries

Urban form, transportation and greenhouse gas emissions : Experiences in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Irmeli Harmaajärvi , Sirkka Heinonen , and Pekka Lahti

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310451

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Urban Structure and Land, Intervention to this Process, Environmental and Transport Policy, Instruments to Develop Urban, Decision-making Levels, Long-term Effects of Decisions Concerning

The Nordic countries have a lot of common features concerning urban form and transportation. Urban structure and land use have a great impact on transport volumes and on modal split and thereby also on the amount o...

Elements of Optimal Monetary Policy Committee Design1

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Source: Elements of Optimal Monetary Policy Committee Design

Volume/Issue: 2006/277

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jérôme Vandenbussche

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865370

Keywords: collective decision making, inflation, central bank, monetary policy decisions, inflation targeting, Analysis Of Collective Decision-making, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, And The Supply Of Money And Credit,

The move from individual decision making to committee decision making is widely seen as a major evolution in contemporary central banking. This paper reviews the relevant economics and social psychology literatures...

Seductions of an Underdevelopment Trap

Seductions of an Underdevelopment Trap »

Source: Seductions of an Underdevelopment Trap : Systemic Impediments to Agricultural Reform in Russia

Volume/Issue: 2002/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , and Maria Amelina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451854916

Keywords: collective farms, transition, subsidy, farms, farm, collective farm, Positive Analysis of Policy-Making and Implementation,

Despite ambitious agricultural reforms initiated by the federal government, inefficient and unprofitable producers predominate in post-Soviet Russia. However, in some regions a more robust restructuring has taken p...

Stock-Flow Adjustments, Government’s Integrated Balance Sheet and Fiscal Transparency1

Stock-Flow Adjustments, Government’s Integrated Balance Sheet and Fiscal Transparency1 »

Source: Stock-Flow Adjustments, Government's Integrated Balance Sheet and Fiscal Transparency

Volume/Issue: 2013/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mike Seiferling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475537642

Keywords: stock flow adjustments, debt, liabilities, deficits, government finance, Positive Analysis of Policy-Making and Implementation, General,

This paper re-examines the stock-flow discrepancies of government debt and deficits and correlation with fiscal transparency. Applying the fully integrated relationship between financial stocks and flows allows for...

Imf Conditionality and Program Ownership

Imf Conditionality and Program Ownership »

Source: Imf Conditionality and Program Ownership : A Case for Streamlined Conditionality

Volume/Issue: 2003/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): S. Erbas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451852165

Keywords: program conditionality and ownership, uncertainty, ambiguity, probability, conditionality, probabilities, adjustment programs, Positive Analysis of Policy-Making and Implementation, Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty,

Program conditionality and ownership are important considerations in the IMF's current rethinking of program design. This paper contributes to the literature by developing a theory of program conditionality and own...

Primeron Reforms in a Second-Best Ambiguous Environment

Primeron Reforms in a Second-Best Ambiguous Environment »

Source: Primeron Reforms in a Second-Best Ambiguous Environment : A Case for Gradualism

Volume/Issue: 2002/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): S. Erbas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451846980

Keywords: reform, sequencing, gradualism, big bang, uncertainty, ambiguity, flexibility, reform outcomes, reform package, expected value

Ambiguity, as opposed to uncertainty, reflects lack of sufficient information about distribution and payoffs of infrequent events. Reforms are infrequent events, undertaken in ambiguous second-best environments whe...

Strategies for Reforming Korea’s Labor Market to Foster Growth

Strategies for Reforming Korea’s Labor Market to Foster Growth »

Source: Strategies for Reforming Korea's Labor Market to Foster Growth

Volume/Issue: 2014/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mai Dao , Davide Furceri , Tae-Jeong Kim , Meeyeon Kim , and Jisoo Hwang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498337151

Keywords: labor market duality, female labor force participations, youth employment, reforms, labor market, labor force, employment, unemployment, Positive Analysis of Policy-Making and Implementation, Labor Economics Policies,

While the Korean unemployment rates are currently among the lowest in OECD countries, the labor market duality and the underemployment in some segments of the population are important labor market challenges, and f...