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.

Integrating Immigrants into the Nordic Labour Markets

An Overall Perspective


Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden face similar problems of integrating large groups of immigrants, especially low-educated ones from outside the EU, into their labour markets. In this volume, edited by Lars Calmfors, IFN, and Nora Sánchez Gassen in cooperation with researchers from across the Nordic Region analyse how labour market integration of immigrants can be promoted. 

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