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2019 June 27

Governing the Digital Transition in the Nordic Regions

The Nordic countries are often positioned as digital front-runners in the European and global contexts. Digitalisation is changing the nature of business, jobs and provision of public services. Rapid digitalisation and technological change require...
2019 June 18

Enabling vulnerable youth in rural areas not in education, employment or training

This report concludes work within the Nordic Thematic Group on Sustainable Rural Regional Development as part of the Nordic Co-operation Programme on Regional Development 2017–2021. The working title of the project is “A rural perspective on...
2019 June 18

The Nordic Population 2040 – Analysis of Past and future demographic trends

The purpose of this project is to provide policy makers at the national, regional, and municipal levels an idea of what the size, composition, and geographic distribution of the rural populations in the Nordic countries might look like in 2040. It...
2019 June 14

Smart Specialisation in the Baltic Sea Region

-Good practices from the Bio-, Circular- and Digital Innovation project BSR Stars S3 This policy brief summarizes the key activities and learnings of the BSR Stars S3 – Smart Specialisation through Cross-sectoral Bio-, Circular- and Digital...
2019 June 05

Building Economic and Social Resilience in the Nordic Regions

Building regional resilience is vital in an interconnected global economy where external events have significant impact on regional and local communities. Resilience thinking gives regions the possibility to anticipate and respond to unexpected...
2019 April 04

Globala mål för lokala prioriteringar: Agenda 2030 på lokal nivå

Denna rapport presenterar en analys av hur Agenda 2030 implementeras på lokal nivå i Norden. I december 2017 gav Nordiska ministerrådet Nordregio i uppdrag att genomföra studien som en del av programmet Generation 2030. Centrala forskningsmål...
2019 March 08

Governing the digital transition in Nordic Regions: The human element

This in-depth study explores digitalisation in Nordic regions by studying how local and regional authorities are implementing national and regional digital strategies. Further, it seeks to identify the different types of actors (public sectors,...
2019 March 08

The status, characteristics and potential of smart specialisation in Nordic Regions

This report attempts to create a foundation for understanding the added value of smart specialisation in the Nordic context. It focuses on the cohesiveness and complementarity between the different tiers of government, paying particular attention to...