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Northern Lights on TIMSS and PIRLS 2011
			: Differences and similarities in the Nordic countries

Northern Lights on TIMSS and PIRLS 2011 : Differences and similarities in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ragnar F. Ólafsson , Liv Sissel Grønmo , Jan-Eric Gustafsson , Júlíus K. Björnsson , Pekka Kupari , Jan Mejding , Kari Nissinen , Louise Rønberg , Monica Rosén , Sari Sulkunen , and Kajsa Yang Hansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327725

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Classrooms, School Performance, Policy Variations, Learning Outcomes, TIMSS, PIRLS

How is reading literacy taught in Nordic classrooms, and how is this influenced by the curricula?How can we improve mathematics teaching in Nordic classrooms?What is the relationship between school performance and...

Reducing Climate Impact from Fisheries
			: A Study of Fisheries Management and Fuel Tax Concessions in the Nordic Countries

Reducing Climate Impact from Fisheries : A Study of Fisheries Management and Fuel Tax Concessions in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Nguyen Ngoc Duy , Hans Ellefsen , Ola Flaaten , Jónas Hallgrimsson , Cecilia Hammarlund , Øystein Hermansen , John R. Isaksen , Marko Lindroos , Max Nielsen , Anton Paulrud , Fredrik Salenius , Daniel Schütt , and Staffan Waldo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327831

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Impact from Human Activities, Global Warming, Marine Ecosystems, Economic Performance, Imposing Management Instruments, Efficient Fleets

Few doubt the impact from human activities on global warming and the negative consequences of rising temperatures for both terrestrial and marine ecosystems. Efficient policy instruments are needed to change the de...

The Political Economy of Northern Regional Development
			: Vol. I

The Political Economy of Northern Regional Development : Vol. I »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hans Aage , Iulie Aslaksen , Andrée Caron , Gérard Duhaime , Solveig Glomsröd , Jón Haukur Ingimundarson , Anne Ingeborg Myhr , Ivar Jonsson , Jack Kruse , Svein Mathiesen , Joan Nymand Larsen , Rasmus Ole Rasmussen , Birger Poppel , Erik Reinert , Hugo Reinert , Chris Southcott , Gorm Winther , and Lyudmila Zalkind

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320160

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Arctic Regional Economies, Comparative Socio-economic Performance, Self-sufficiency Constraints, Homo Economicus, Environmental Uncertainties, Ethical Values

….Taking the structure and functioning of the Arctic regional economies and the degree of economic dependence as a point of departure, these region's self-reliance and comparative socio-economic performance is anal...

Mergers, Alliances and Acquisitions in the Nordic Agro and Food industry
			:  - present situation and future development

Mergers, Alliances and Acquisitions in the Nordic Agro and Food industry : - present situation and future development »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310161

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Agro and Food Industry, Positive Development, Agricultural Industry, Agricultural Sector, Nordic Agro and Food Industry, Financial Performance

A strong agro and food industry is one of the best means for securing a healthy and stable financial development in the agricultural industry. As the concentration of enterprises in the retail industry and the agro...

Innovative Green Public Procurement of Construction, IT and Transport Services in Nordic countries

Innovative Green Public Procurement of Construction, IT and Transport Services in Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320313

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Innovative Green Public Procurement, Environmental Performance of Products, Eco-innovative Potentials, Innovative Green Public Procurement, Series of Interviews, Key Stakeholders

The term Innovative Green Public Procurement (IGGP) comprise all public procurement activities, which seek to stimulate eco-innovation through demands and interaction with suppliers and other stakeholders with the...

Breaking the Impediments to Budgetary Reforms

Breaking the Impediments to Budgetary Reforms »

Source: Breaking the Impediments to Budgetary Reforms : Evidence from Europe

Volume/Issue: 2008/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , and Stefania Fabrizio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869439

Keywords: Budget institutions, government fragmentation, government ideology, economic shocks, fiscal institutions, budget process, fiscal performance,

Under what conditions are budget institutions likely to be strengthened? We find that fiscal deficits do not help in focusing policymakers on undertaking reforms. To the contrary, the larger the deficit, the lower...

Breaking the Impediments to Budgetary Reforms
			: Evidence from Europe

Breaking the Impediments to Budgetary Reforms : Evidence from Europe »

Volume/Issue: 2008/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , and Stefania Fabrizio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869439.001

ISBN: 9781451869439

Keywords: Budget institutions, government fragmentation, government ideology, economic shocks, fiscal institutions, budget process, fiscal performance,

Under what conditions are budget institutions likely to be strengthened? We find that fiscal deficits do not help in focusing policymakers on undertaking reforms. To the contrary, the larger the deficit, the lower...