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Cultural Industries in Russia
			: Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture

Cultural Industries in Russia : Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Päivi Karhunen , Aleksander Panfilo , and Katja Ruutu

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319584

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Cultural Industries, Creative Industries, Law on Culture, Federal Program, Public Funding, Build Creative Clusters

This study provides a state of the art analysis of the cultural and creative industries in Russia. It includes relevant statistics, the concepts of creative industries and the legislation in the field of cultural a...

Perception of the Nordic Countries
			: China survey

Perception of the Nordic Countries : China survey »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Patrick Spaven

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317719

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Globalization, Art and Culture, Chinese Market, Worlds Exposition, Quality of Life, Public Service

Increasing globalization is making the world smaller. The Nordic countries and their companies can benefit from this by exploring new markets. One of the most important markets to get established on is the Chinese,...

Evaluation of scholarship schemes Sleipnir and Closer Culture Neighbours
			: Comparision of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

Evaluation of scholarship schemes Sleipnir and Closer Culture Neighbours : Comparision of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316835

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Scholarship Schemes, Sleipnir and Closer Culture Neighbours, Comprehensive Overview, Subsequent Proposals, Grant Programs, Evaluation Report

This report gives an overview of the evaluation of two scholarship schemes - Sleipnir and Closer Culture Neighbours. The main objectives of the evaluation were to obtain a comprehensive overview of the processes an...

Accessibility to Cultural Heritage
			: Nordic Perspectives

Accessibility to Cultural Heritage : Nordic Perspectives »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319331

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Art and Culture, Physical Accessibility, Encounter with People, Good and Lasting Solutions, Time to Mature, Negative Consequences

Accessibility to cultural heritage is about consciousness, knowledge, creativity and balance Heritage has meaning only through its encounter with people. This report shows how accessibility questions are being addr...

Examining the desirability of a Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture

Examining the desirability of a Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320610

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Report Contains Recommendations, Ad Hoc Expert Group, Cultural Partnership, Potential Projects, Regional Councils to Contribute, Field of Culture

The report contains recommendations of the Ad hoc Expert Group to establish a cultural partnership within The Northern Dimension. The report describes the objectives of the Partnership and shows examples of potenti...

Poverty, Inequality, and Unethical Behavior of the Strong

Poverty, Inequality, and Unethical Behavior of the Strong »

Source: Poverty, Inequality, and Unethical Behavior of the Strong

Volume/Issue: 2000/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arye Hillman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2000

ISBN: 9781451859508

Keywords: government, ethics, Nietzsche, political economy, political culture, income distribution, political authority, forced labor

This paper is concerned with economic consequences of unethical governance. A framework is set out, based on principles of Friedrich Nietzsche, that ties poverty and inequality to unethical behavior of the strong t...

Effects of Culture on Firm Risk-Taking

Effects of Culture on Firm Risk-Taking »

Source: Effects of Culture on Firm Risk-Taking : A Cross-Country and Cross-Industry Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2012/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roxana Mihet

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505603

Keywords: National culture, corporate risk-taking, industry opacity, risk-taking, shareholders, shareholder, shareholders ? rights, Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior: General

This paper investigates the effects of national culture on firm risk-taking, using a comprehensive dataset covering 50,000 firms in 400 industries in 51 countries. Risk-taking is found to be higher for domestic fir...

Do Old Habits Die Hard? Central Banks and the Bretton Woods Gold Puzzle

Do Old Habits Die Hard? Central Banks and the Bretton Woods Gold Puzzle »

Source: Do Old Habits Die Hard? Central Banks and the Bretton Woods Gold Puzzle

Volume/Issue: 2019/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eric Monnet , and Damien Puy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498326773

Keywords: Monetary statistics, International monetary system, Economic stabilization, Exchange rate policy, Central banks, Bretton Woods, gold, foreign reserves, gold standard, culture

Why did monetary authorities hold large gold reserves under Bretton Woods (1944-1971) when only the US had to? We argue that gold holdings were driven by institutional memory and persistent habits of central bank...

Enhancing Collaboration - Joint Management Action Plan

Enhancing Collaboration - Joint Management Action Plan »

Source: Enhancing Collaboration - Joint Management Action Plan

Volume/Issue: 2007/035

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2007

ISBN: 9781498333320

Keywords: Collaboration with World Bank, Parallelism with World Bank, Heavily indebted poor countries, Fiscal sector, Financial sector development, Financial sector reform, Debt sustainability analysis, review committee, MICs, culture of collaboration

In March 2006, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the President of the World Bank commissioned the External Review Committee on IMF-World Bank Collaboration to look at the status of...

A Behavioral Approach to Financial Supervision, Regulation, and Central Banking1

A Behavioral Approach to Financial Supervision, Regulation, and Central Banking1 »

Source: A Behavioral Approach to Financial Supervision, Regulation, and Central Banking

Volume/Issue: 2018/178

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashraf Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484372289

Keywords: Governance, Central banks and their policies, Remuneration, Central banking, behavior, culture, financial supervision, financial regulation, risk management, behavioral economics

This paper describes how behavioral elements are relevant to financial supervision, regulation, and central banking. It focuses on (1) behavioral effects of norms (social, legal, and market); (2) behavior of others...