Economic Growth in a Nordic Perspective


This medium-term survey of the Nordic economies meets a long felt demand. It is a result of a joint effort by five Nordic research institutions; ETLA in Helsinki, IFF and the Secretariat of the Economic Council in Copenhagen, IÖI in Bergen, and IUI in Stockholm. The adjustment problems of the Nordic economies are analyzed and forecasts up to 1987 are presented. The survey includes special studies on Norway's offshore market and the Nordic engineering industries, the largest manufacturing companies, industrial subsidies, productivity comparisons, effective exchange rates, the export performance of the Nordic economies and intra-Nordic trade. The book also contains a comprehensive statistical appendix covering the Nordic economies 1950-82.

Elgar Companion to

Social Capital and Health

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Martin Ljunge, IFN, is the author of a chapter, "Trust promotes health: addressing reverse causality by studying children of immigrants", in a new book edited by Sherman Folland and Eric Nauenberg. The cutting edge of research is presented, covering the ever-expanding social capital field.

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