Nordic Countries: Economic, Political and Social Issues

Mathias L. Pedersen (Editor)
Jakob Christoffersen (Editor)

Series: European Political, Economic, and Security Issues, Global Political Studies
BISAC: POL058000

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This book examines some of the economic, political and social issues facing the Scandinavian countries of Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark. Topics discussed in this compilation include Denmark’s energy sector transition toward agro-biomass; Sweden’s exchange-rate volatility trade with Germany; Norwegian quota reform in gender corporate representation; legislation, culture and development of quality child care in Denmark; ethnic relations and intercultural learning among Danish international workers; the J-curve effect in commodity trade between Sweden and Germany; and occupational safety in Finland. (Imprint: Nova)

Preface

Denmark: Lessons from the Global Leader in Straw-to-Energy
(Yuliya Voytenko, Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society (IAS-STS) at Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria)

Exchange-Rate Volatility and Sweden’s Trade with Germany: Evidence from Industry Data
(Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee, Hanafiah Harvey, Scott W. Hegerty, Center for Research on International Economics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, and others)

The Norwegian Quota Reform and the Fear of Incompetent Women
(Aagoth Elise Storvik, Institutt for Samfunnsforskning, Norway)

Development of Quality in Child Care in Denmark: Legislation, Culture and Daily Practices
(Grethe Kragh-Müller, Developmental Psychology, The Danish University School of Education, Århus University, Copenhagen, Denmark)

The Ambivalent Mentality of a Lilliput Nation: Ethnic Relations and Intercultural Learning among Danish International Workers
(Charlotte Jonasson, Jakob Lauring, Department of Psychology, Aarhus University, Denmark)

Is There a J-Curve Effect in Commodity Trade Between Sweden and Germany?
(Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee, Hanafiah Harvey, Scott W. Hegerty, Center for Research on International Economics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, and others)

Occupational Safety in Finland
(Simo Salminen, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland)

Co-Operation between Finnish Authorities in the Event of Animal Disease: A Rhetorical Comparison of Three Laws from Finnish Legislation
(Heli I. Koskinen, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Helsinki, Finland)

The S-Curve Dynamics of Commodity Trade between Sweden and the United States
(Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee, Scott W. Hegerty, Dan Xi, The Center for Research on International Economics and Department of Economics, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, and others)

Assessing Evidence of Swedish Cartels' Longevity: 1956-1993
(Aitor Ciarreta, University of the Basque Country, Spain)

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