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Creating an inclusive labour market
			: Inclusion of youths, people with disabilities and seniors (a summary)

Creating an inclusive labour market : Inclusion of youths, people with disabilities and seniors (a summary) »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ragna Flø , Bjørn Halvorsen , Ole-Johnny Hansen , and Jenny Tägtström

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325745

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Welfare, Economic Independence, Labour Market Inclusion Project, Project Stresses, Individually Adapted, Universal Solutions

High participation in the labour market is the cornerstone of Nordic welfare and high living standards. In all the Nordic countries, the goal is that as many as possible can participate in employment. Work provides...

Co-ordination of research on working hours and health in the Nordic countries
			: Working hours and Health

Co-ordination of research on working hours and health in the Nordic countries : Working hours and Health »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): J. Axelsson , B. Bjorvatn , A.H. Garde , Å.M. Hansen , M. Härmä , P.U. Hjarsbech , M. Ingre , M.Aa. Jensen , G. Kecklund , H.A. Kolstad , J.A.S. Lie , A. Lowden , D. Matre , S.V. Møller , K. Nabe-Nielsen , S. Pallesen , R. Rugulies , P. Tucker , and H.T. Vistisen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327763

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, National Research Centre, Working Hours, Working Environment, Denmark, Research Projects, Cohorts

This report presents a summary of a workshop entitled Co-ordination of research on working hours and health in the Nordic countries. The workshop was held at the National Research Centre for the Working Environment...

Increased exchange in the Building Sector
			: Network for joint R&D - Nibcor Phase 1&2

Increased exchange in the Building Sector : Network for joint R&D - Nibcor Phase 1&2 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Lone Møller Sørensen , and Kristian Storgaard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318495

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Collaboration, Comparative Analysis, Building Sector, Nibcor Project, Digital Built Environment, Industrial Complex

In November 2004 the Nordic Council of Ministers together with the Nordic countries, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland decided to initiate a collaboration by approving an action plan for improved co-operation b...

Roads to Nowhere
			: How Corruption in Public investment Hurts Growth

Roads to Nowhere : How Corruption in Public investment Hurts Growth »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757104.051

ISBN: 9781557757104

Keywords: public investment, government revenue, current expenditure, investment projects, rate of return

In some countries, corrupt politicians appear to choose investment projects based on the opportunity for bribes and kickbacks these projectspresent. This paper contends that such corruption increases the numberof c...

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...

Nordic Blue Parks
			: Nordic perspectives on underwater natural and cultural heritage

Nordic Blue Parks : Nordic perspectives on underwater natural and cultural heritage »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): I. Aarestad , C. Lindblad , D. Nævdal , K. O'Brien , A. Olsson , S. Tikkanen , and O. Uldum

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321662

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Sustainable Development, Case-studies, Blue Parks Project, Cross-sectoral Working, Underwater Nature, International Forum

How can natural and cultural values be a resource for sustainable development? That is the question the Nordic Blue Parks project has tried to answer by providing case-studies of regional and local success stories,...

Nordic intercalibration of hard bottom macroalgae monitoring methodologies
			: Algamony

Nordic intercalibration of hard bottom macroalgae monitoring methodologies : Algamony »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320627

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, ALGONOMY Project, National Monitoring Programmes, Macroalgae Monitoring Methods, Macroalgal Species, Water Quality Monitoring, Sampling Frequency

The aim of the ALGONOMY project was to harmonise Nordic macroalgae monitoring methodologies and to agree on common metrics that without extensive cost could be implemented in the national monitoring programmes. Thi...

Fund and Bank activity: Fund transactions; Bank loans and IDA credits; new sector paper on health

Fund and Bank activity: Fund transactions; Bank loans and IDA credits; new sector paper on health »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1980

Volume/Issue: 17/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1980

ISBN: 9781616353414

Keywords: bank, finance, banking, development banking, projects

This paper highlights that in a shift of policy, the World Bank decided to finance directly health projects in developing countries. Under its old policy, formulated in 1974, health components providing basic healt...

Views & comments: de Larosière on adjustment of national policies; William Clark on the World Bank’s work

Views & comments: de Larosière on adjustment of national policies; William Clark on the World Bank’s work »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1980

Volume/Issue: 17/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1980

ISBN: 9781616353414

Keywords: bank, finance, banking, development banking, projects

This paper highlights that in a shift of policy, the World Bank decided to finance directly health projects in developing countries. Under its old policy, formulated in 1974, health components providing basic healt...

Energy and the role of gasoline taxation: Can increased taxes help reduce consumption of gasoline? An assessment of seven industrial countries’ experience

Energy and the role of gasoline taxation: Can increased taxes help reduce consumption of gasoline? An assessment of seven industrial countries’ experience »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1980

Volume/Issue: 17/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1980

ISBN: 9781616353414

Keywords: bank, finance, banking, development banking, projects

This paper highlights that in a shift of policy, the World Bank decided to finance directly health projects in developing countries. Under its old policy, formulated in 1974, health components providing basic healt...