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2 A Framework for Analysis and Assessment

2 A Framework for Analysis and Assessment »

Source: Systemic Bank Restructuring and Macroeconomic Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 1997

ISBN: 9781557756657

Keywords: banking, bank restructuring, central bank, recapitalization, banking system

The goal of systemic bank restructuring is to restore or create a sound banking system that can provide efficient banking services to the economy on a sustainable basis. Although this goal is expressed in te...

Access and rights to forest genetic resources in the Nordic region
			: Current situation and future perspectives

Access and rights to forest genetic resources in the Nordic region : Current situation and future perspectives »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sanna Black-Samuelsson , Ditte Christina Olrik , Gunnar Friis Proschowsky , Henrik Hallingbäck , Øyvind Meland Edvardsen , Tor Myking , Mari Rusanen , Tore Skrøppa , and Morten Walløe Tvedt

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323475

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Forest Genetic Resources, Climate Adaptation, Climate Mitigation, Forest Management, Plant Genetic Resources, Property Rights

Continued flexible exchange of forest genetic resources (FGR) in the Nordic region is important for sustainable forest management and for climate change adaptation and mitigation. For this reason, a high level poli...

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...

Accounting for Global Dispersion of Current Accounts*

Accounting for Global Dispersion of Current Accounts* »

Source: Accounting for Global Dispersion of Current Accounts

Volume/Issue: 2009/276

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaewoo Lee , Yongsung Chang , and Sun-Bin Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874211

Keywords: Distribution of Current Account, Incomplete Markets, Frictions, current accounts, current account imbalances, current account balances, current account deficit,

We undertake a quantitative analysis of the dispersion of current accounts in an open economy version of incomplete insurance model, incorporating important market frictions in trade and financial flows. Calibrated...

9 Achievements, Lessons, and the Way Ahead

9 Achievements, Lessons, and the Way Ahead »

Source: Sweden's Welfare State : Can the Bumblebee Keep Flying?

Series: Books

Author(s): Subhash Thakur , Valerie Cerra , Balázs Horváth , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781589061583

Keywords: taxation, tax system, tax reform, wage

This chapter takes stock of what Sweden’s welfare state has delivered to its citizens, what others can learn from the Swedish experience—and which of these accomplishments can be maintained and furthered in...

Action plan for seabirds in Western-Nordic areas
			: Report from a workshop in Malmö, Sweden, 4-5 May 2010

Action plan for seabirds in Western-Nordic areas : Report from a workshop in Malmö, Sweden, 4-5 May 2010 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289321471

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Seabird Populations, Western-Nordic Areas, Nordic Council of Ministers, Breeding Failures, Environment, Energy

Priority actions that will help counteracting the declining trends in seabird populations in Western-Nordic areas including Scotland are presented in the report Action plan for seabirds in Western-Nordic areas, Rep...

Addressing resource efficiency through the Ecodesign Directive
			: A review of opportunities and barriers

Addressing resource efficiency through the Ecodesign Directive : A review of opportunities and barriers »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anja Bundgaard , Carl Dalhammar , Erika Machacek , Kristina Overgaard Zacho , and Arne Remmen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327206

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, European Union, Resource Efficiency, Ecodesign Directive, Energy Efficiency, Product Durability, Legal Standards

The European Union has initiated a number of initiatives to improve resource efficiency in Europe. The Ecodesign Directive is one of the policy instruments that could aid the transition towards a more resource effi...

1. Advanced Europe: Reversing the Slide

1. Advanced Europe: Reversing the Slide »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Europe : Navigating Stormy Waters

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2011

ISBN: 9781616351281

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal consolidation, labor market, domestic demand, unemployment

The euro area crisis has entered into a new stage in the context of a marked global slowdown. Tensions have moved from the euro area periphery to some core economies, prompting new policy interv...

AFFORNORD
			: Effects on Ecosystems, Landscape and Rural Development

AFFORNORD : Effects on Ecosystems, Landscape and Rural Development »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bjarni Didrik Sigurdsson , Gudmundur Halldorsson , and Edda Sigurdis Oddsdottir

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317184

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, AFFORNORD, Afforestation, Ecosystems, Nordic Countries, Biodiversity, Landscape Dynamics

The Nordic project AFFORNORD studied the effects of afforestation on ecosystems, landscape and rural development in the years 2004-2006. Forests play a major role in the environment and economy of the Nordic countr...

Africa’s Burgeoning Ties with China Maximizing the benefits of China’s increasing economic engagement with Africa

Africa’s Burgeoning Ties with China Maximizing the benefits of China’s increasing economic engagement with Africa »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2008

Volume/Issue: 45/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451922349

Keywords: climate change, emissions, crude oil, opec, oil prices

Commodity Boom: How Long Will It Last?" asks how economies will fare after the record-high prices of key raw materials posted in recent months, which build on dramatic increases from their lows of 2000. The lead ar...