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Source: Finance & Development, June 1965

Volume/Issue: 2/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1965

ISBN: 9781616352783

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, effects of inflation, foreign exchange, effect of inflation

This paper analyzes the effect of rapid inflation on a country's international position. The paper highlights that when prices and costs in any country rise rapidly, goods produced in the country soon become more e...

Brominated Flame Retardants (BFR) in the Nordic Environment

Brominated Flame Retardants (BFR) in the Nordic Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hanna Andersson , Anders Borgen , Eva Brorström-Lundén , Mikael Harju , Dorte Herzke , Lennart Kaj , Karin Norström , Mikael Remberger , and Martin Schlabach

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322218

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Brominated Flame Retardants (BFRs), Environmental Samples, Screening, Chemical Analyses, Non-polybrominated Diphenyl, Detectable Levels

The present report describe the results of screening analyses of the occurrence of "new" brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in environmental samples from the Nordic countries. The aim of the screening was to establ...

Building engagement and healthy organisations
			: Validation of the Nordic Questionnaire on Positive Organisational Psychology (N-POP). The Third Report from the Nordic Project

Building engagement and healthy organisations : Validation of the Nordic Questionnaire on Positive Organisational Psychology (N-POP). The Third Report from the Nordic Project »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Gunnar Aronsson , Vilhelm Borg , Marit Christensen , Johan Guthenberg , Jari Hakanen , Ulrika Lundberg , and Lisa Vivoll Straume

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323970

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Work Engagement, Personal Growth, Healthy Organisations, Nordic Questionnaire, Positive Organisational Psychology (N-POP), Productive Work Organisations

The main aim of the project was to investigate the predictors of positive work-related states and attitudes, e.g. work engagement, meaning at work and personal growth, and healthy organisations. A questionnaire on...

Building Nordic Strength Through More Open R&D Funding - Study 3
			: The Next Step in NORIA

Building Nordic Strength Through More Open R&D Funding - Study 3 : The Next Step in NORIA »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erik Arnold , Annelie Eriksson , Sven Faugert , and Tommy Jansson

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313926

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Research and Innovation, Economic Competitiveness, Small Nordic Nations, Nordic Research and Innovation Area (NORIA), ERA (European Research Area), Nordic Research Board (NordForsk)

Research and innovation are the primary corner stones in efforts to strengthen economic competitiveness in an ever more globalised economy. This study states that the small Nordic nations face fierce challenges wit...

Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation?

Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation? »

Source: Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation?

Volume/Issue: 2015/218

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anton Korinek , and Damiano Sandri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513506463

Keywords: pecuniary externalities, macroprudential regulation, inequality, exchange rate, exchange, lenders, borrowers, markets, International Lending and Debt Problems, Open Economy Macroeconomics

International capital flows can create significant financial instability in emerging economies because of pecuniary externalities associated with exchange rate movements. Does this make it optimal to impose capital...

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)
			: In a Nordic Perspective

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) : In a Nordic Perspective »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289316194

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Capture of CO2, Industrial Processes, Geological Storage, Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage, Climate Context, Specifically Pertaining

Capture of CO2 from industrial processes and geological storage may become a major option to mitigate man-made emissions of CO2. This study aims at providing understanding of the current state of carbon dioxide cap...

CBA of Cycling

CBA of Cycling »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312097

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Investing in Infrastructure for Cycling, Cost Benefit Analysis, Nordic Seminar, Nordic Experiences, Cycle Infrastructure Planning, Discusses the Policy Relevance

Investing in infrastructure for cycling has a number of effects often not included in ordinary Cost Benefit Analysis, CBA, for roads. It is therefore likely that special methods are needed to conduct CBA for cyclin...

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2016

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787504979971.084

ISBN: 9787504979971

Keywords: Pension reforms, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Pensions, Government expenditures, Cross country analysis, emerging market economies, retirement, pensions, pension spending

Pension reform is high on the policy agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies. In advanced economies the challenge is generally to contain future increases in public pension spending as the population...

The challenges of energy efficiency innovations in the Nordic building sector
			: Greener Markets and Cleaner Technologies (GMCT)

The challenges of energy efficiency innovations in the Nordic building sector : Greener Markets and Cleaner Technologies (GMCT) »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Tareq Emtairah , Morrigan Hayes , Vida Rozite , Åke Thidell , and Naoko Tojo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317238

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Technologies, Energy Efficiency, Green Market, Cleaner Technologies, Building Industry, Policy Interventions

The development and diffusion of environmental technologies, which is considered to be one way of achieving the dual goals of maintaining competitiveness in a dynamic and knowledge-based economy while integrating e...

Charting the Channels for Development Capital

Charting the Channels for Development Capital »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1965

Volume/Issue: 2/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1965

ISBN: 9781616352783

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, effects of inflation, foreign exchange, effect of inflation

This paper analyzes the effect of rapid inflation on a country's international position. The paper highlights that when prices and costs in any country rise rapidly, goods produced in the country soon become more e...