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Fiscal Policy to Mitigate Climate Change
			: A Guide for Policymakers

Fiscal Policy to Mitigate Climate Change : A Guide for Policymakers »

Series: Books

Author(s): Ruud Mooij , Michael Keen , and Ian Parry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353933.071

ISBN: 9781616353933

Keywords: Climate policy, co2, forest, forests, subsidies, climate finance

Efforts to control atmospheric accumulations of greenhouse gases that threaten to heat up the planet are in their infancy. Although the IMF is not an environmental organization, environmental issues matter for its...

Inflation Co-Movement in Emerging and Developing Asia: The Monsoon Effect

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Inflation Co-Movement in Emerging and Developing Asia: The Monsoon Effect »

Source: Inflation Co-Movement in Emerging and Developing Asia: The Monsoon Effect

Volume/Issue: 2019/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Blagrave

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498321761

Keywords: Inflation; spillovers; co-movement; weather

Co-movement (synchronicity) in inflation rates among a set of 13 emerging and developing countries in Asia is shown to be strongest for the food component, partly due to common rainfall shocks-a result which the pa...

A comparative analysis of taxes and CO2 emissions from passenger cars in the Nordic countries

A comparative analysis of taxes and CO2 emissions from passenger cars in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Henrik Duer , Pernille Øvre Ritnagel , and Camilla Rosenhagen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322164

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, CO2 Emissions, Passenger Cars, Registration Tax, Annual Circulation Tax, Company Car Schemes, CO2 Efficient Cars

The report discusses how economic instruments can be used to reduce CO2 emissions from passenger cars in the Nordic countries. The analysis indicate that The registration tax and the annual circulation tax can cont...

Rethinking Nordic Co-operation in Higher Education 
			: National and Institutional Case Studies

Rethinking Nordic Co-operation in Higher Education : National and Institutional Case Studies »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Peter Maassen , Therese Marie Uppstrøm , and Terhi Nokkala

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311397

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, International Co-operation, Economization, Marketization, Strengthening, Rethinking Nordic Cooperation, Northern Europe

This report contains the empirical data and case descriptions of a study on internationalisation in higher education in the Nordic countries. A special emphasis is made on the Nordic dimension in international co-o...

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...

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...

Allergen labelling and use of advisory labelling "May contain traces of [allergen]"

Allergen labelling and use of advisory labelling "May contain traces of [allergen]" »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Siri B. Svinddal

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324588

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Inspection Campaign, Labelling of Allergens, Advisory Labelling, Accurate Labelling of Allergens, Allergy Safety, Nordic Co-operation

In 2010-2012, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland collaborated in a Nordic inspection campaign about labelling of allergens and use of advisory labelling ("May contain traces of [allergen]"). The background to the...

Health and Social Sectors with an "e"
			: A study of the Nordic countries

Health and Social Sectors with an "e" : A study of the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311571

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, ICT in Healthcare, Legal Foundation, Social Services, Ministers for Social Affairs and Health, Co-operate in a Larger Extent, Health Care and Social Services

The Nordic countries have reached a stage where the national level of development in the use of IT applications has extended to a Nordic level. This is partly a result of the Collaborative Net-work of Nordic eHealt...

Principles and concepts in Nordic occupational safety and health policies
			: Dimensions of strategic thinking and approaches

Principles and concepts in Nordic occupational safety and health policies : Dimensions of strategic thinking and approaches »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marika Kunnari , and Asko Suikkanen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289317764

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), Qualitative Content Analysis, Nordic Co-operation Programme, Strategic Approaches, OSH Policy

Second corrected edition. The Nordic countries have a close co-operation in the field of occupational safety and health (OSH). The objective of this study is to compare OSH policies in the Nordic countries in relat...

Publikation: Carbon leakage from a Nordic perspective

Publikation: Carbon leakage from a Nordic perspective »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Martin Bo Hansen , Sigrud Næss-Schmidt , and Jens Sand Kirk

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323055

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Price of Emitting CO2, EU Level, Emission Trading Scheme (ETS), ETS Price, Electricity to Finance Renewable Energy Investments, Transport Costs

Increasing the price of emitting CO2 into the atmosphere is a forceful instrument. At the EU level, this is pursued through the common Emission Trading Scheme (ETS). At the national level, the ETS price is compleme...