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Are Europe's Social Security Finances Compatible with EMU?

Are Europe's Social Security Finances Compatible with EMU? »

Source: Are Europe's Social Security Finances Compatible with EMU?

Volume/Issue: 1997/3

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): George Kopits

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1997

ISBN: 9781451974034

Keywords: European Economic and Monetary Union, Europe, Social security, unemployment, unemployment benefits, survivors ? pensions, payroll tax

Pursuant to the Treaty of Maastricht, members of the European Union (EU) intend to participate in the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), in part through convergence toward specified limits on the overall deficit an...

Aspects of Risk-Benefit Assessment of Food Consumption
			: Directions for the future

Aspects of Risk-Benefit Assessment of Food Consumption : Directions for the future »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Wulf Becker , Per Ola Darnerud , and Salomon Sand

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317252

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, National Food Administration, Food Consumption, Nordic Council, Risk-benefit Assessment, Risk-benefit Activities, Fish Consumption

During the autumn of 2007, the National Food Administration in Sweden arranged a two-day seminar with the title "Aspects of Risk-Benefit Assessment of Food Consumption - Directions for the Future". The seminar was...

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...

Chemicals and Development
			: Health and Economic Benefits of Sound Chemicals Management

Chemicals and Development : Health and Economic Benefits of Sound Chemicals Management »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316668

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Explores the Social, Economic, Environmental and Health Benefits, Management of Chemicals, Sound Chemicals Management Systems, Economy and national budget

This report explores the social, economic, environmental and health benefits that can be achieved through sound management of chemicals. The report presents a series of case studies of initiatives to improve chemic...

Cost of Late Action - the Case of PCB

Cost of Late Action - the Case of PCB »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310789

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Estimate Environmental Costs, Information on Costs, Environmental Benefits to Society, European Community, European Commission to Introduce a System, New Legislation

The purpose of this study is to estimate environmental costs for the use of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the European Union. The result of the estimate is that these costs in the EU of 25 members, will be at...

Denmark: Selected Issues

Denmark: Selected Issues »

Source: Denmark : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/342

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451811117

Keywords: labor market, unemployment rate, labor market policies, active labor market, unemployment benefits

The paper discusses the flexicurity model, its key policy elements, and association with a low unemployment rate and a high standard of social security for the unemployed. It provides details of an empirical analys...

Denmark: Selected Issues

Denmark: Selected Issues »

Source: Denmark : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/342

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451811117

Keywords: labor market, unemployment rate, labor market policies, active labor market, unemployment benefits

The paper discusses the flexicurity model, its key policy elements, and association with a low unemployment rate and a high standard of social security for the unemployed. It provides details of an empirical analys...

EPR systems and new business models
			: Reuse and recycling of textiles in the Nordic region

EPR systems and new business models : Reuse and recycling of textiles in the Nordic region »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Tomas Ekvall , Nikola Kiørboe , Thomas Lindhqvist , Kari-Ann Lyng , David Palm , and Haben Tekie

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327961

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Extended Producer Responsibility, Recycling of Textiles, Reuse of Textiles, Costs and Benefits of EPR-systems, Quantitative Evaluation, Green Growth Initiative

This report is the primary outcome from Part I of the project "An extended producer responsibility (EPR) system and new business models to increase reuse and recycling of textiles in the Nordic region" initiated by...

Guide on Market Surveillance and Safety of Consumer Products
			: Best practices in the Nordic countries

Guide on Market Surveillance and Safety of Consumer Products : Best practices in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312813

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Monitoring System, Safe Consumer Products, Improving Consumer Confidence, Benefits Manufacturers, Ministers' Programme for Co-operation, Reasonable Level of Safety

Consumers should be able to assume that products are safe. A market surveillance monitoring system that takes into account diverse criteria for safe consumer products is essential in improving consumer confidence a...

Are Europe's Social Security Finances Compatible with EMU?

Are Europe's Social Security Finances Compatible with EMU? »

Volume/Issue: 1997/3

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): George Kopits

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451974034.003

ISBN: 9781451974034

Keywords: European Economic and Monetary Union, Europe, Social security, unemployment, unemployment benefits, survivors ? pensions, payroll tax

Pursuant to the Treaty of Maastricht, members of the European Union (EU) intend to participate in the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), in part through convergence toward specified limits on the overall deficit an...