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Nordic civic society organisations and the future of welfare services
			: A model for Europe?

Nordic civic society organisations and the future of welfare services : A model for Europe? »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Aila-Leena Matthies

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312899

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, National Welfare, Civic Society, Existing Research, Nordic Analysis, European Researchers, European Context

When well functioning national welfare states are put under pressure, also the tasks of civic society and citizens' mutual responsibility are being re-defined. Hence, the significance of the civic society organisat...

Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065543.084

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

The central challenges facing the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia as they work to catch up to advanced European Union (EU) income levels are discussed in this new...

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...

Comments on COM (2006) 676 Building a global market

Comments on COM (2006) 676 Building a global market »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316279

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, European Union Emission Trading Scheme, European Commission, Small Installations, Greenhouse Gas Emission, Communication Report, Economy and national budget

Directive 2003/87/EC established a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading, the EU ETS (European Union Emission Trading Scheme). In connection with the review of the Directive, called for in Article 30...

Intra-Nordic Barriers to Seafood Trade

Intra-Nordic Barriers to Seafood Trade »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315180

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Fish Industry Associations, Seafood Trade, Nordic Trade in Fishery Products, European Free Trade Association, Identifying Possible Trade Barriers, European Economic Area

A working group consisting of representatives of fish industry associations of the Nordic countries has examined the seafood trade patterns in the Nordic countries with the objective of identifying possible trade b...

Knowledge Infrastructure for the Fifth Freedom in the Baltic Sea Area

Knowledge Infrastructure for the Fifth Freedom in the Baltic Sea Area »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erik Elmroth

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320207

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Knowledge Infrastructure, ICT, European Union, Fifth Freedom, Globalization of Research, Disruptive Technologies

There is an outstanding window of opportunity to place the Nordic and Baltic Sea countries at the forefront of knowledge infrastructure for science and innovation. By fully mobilizing research, education, training,...

REACH Trigger for Information on Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC)
			:  - An Assessment of the 0.1% Limit in Articles

REACH Trigger for Information on Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) : - An Assessment of the 0.1% Limit in Articles »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289319980

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, European Regulation on Chemicals, REACH, Articles, Furniture, Tools, Obligations for Articles

The European regulation on chemicals, REACH, introduces new information obligations for articles that contain substances of very high concern (SVHC). For such articles, producers and importers have substantial info...

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...

Rapid Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe
			: Endless Boom or Early Warning?

Rapid Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe : Endless Boom or Early Warning? »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780230521513.072

ISBN: 9780230521513

Keywords: Credit expansion, Eastern Europe, credit, banking, banking sector, current account, foreign exchange

This volume represents the latest developments and policy debate on a very current issue: the rapid growth of banking sector credit to the private sector, which continues to occupy the minds of academics and policy...

The European Monetary System
			: The Experience, 1979-82

The European Monetary System : The Experience, 1979-82 »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Nyberg , Horst Ungerer , and Owen Evens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 1983

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750631.084

ISBN: 9781557750631

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary fund, exchange rates, monetary system, european monetary system

This paper is concerned with developments in the European Monetary System (EMS) from its start in March 1979 through December 1982....