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12 Oct, 2015

Is a multi-locational lifestyle the future for the Nordic Arctic Youth?

In a new study by Nordregio, Arctic youth reveal their preferences for the future. Access to high level education is the main reason why young people in the rural Arctic move to larger cities. But are they lost forever? A multi-locational lifestyle...
28 Sep, 2015

A new wave of reforms sweeping over the Nordic countries?

Nordregio News Issue 3 2015 A new wave of reforms sweeping over the Nordic countries? By Lisbeth Greve Harbo Municipal reforms are gaining political momentum in the Nordic countries, which all face great social changes. Some countries have already...
18 Sep, 2015

Botkyrka municipality fights poverty with good results

The municipality of Botkyrka south of Stockholm was the first municipality in Sweden to promote interculturalism and celebrate differences. A new study from Nordregio shows that innovative policies and measures seem to have paid off: In Botkyrka...
15 Sep, 2015

Nordic Economic Policy Review Conference in Helsinki

Whither the Nordic Welfare Model This year’s conference is hosted by the Finnish Ministry of Finance on the 8th of October. The full programme can be downloaded HERE. Register to: paula.vainionpaa@vm.fi For more information please contact:...
14 Aug, 2015

Stockholm’s eco-districts create green growth

Is it sensible to have eco-districts as a part of city planning? Two eco-districts, Hammarby Sjöstad and Stockholm Royal Seaport, developed by the City of Stockholm have helped to increase the number of Cleantech companies in the region. Their...
29 Jun, 2015

Is there a Nordic region?

That is a problematic question from the geographical point of view. One can approach the question through maps focused on e.g. geopolitical, maritime, language themes. The maps will elaborate on and problematize what constitutes the Nordic region,...
15 Jun, 2015

NordMap, new Nordic web-mapping tool: Create, share and print maps

NordMap is the name of a new Nordic web-mapping tool for demography, labour market and accessibility in the Nordic countries. With NordMap you can analyse local and regional development trends and create, share and print customised maps without any...
12 Jun, 2015

Study on multi-level governance in support of Europe 2020

Eight case studies were analyzed to better understand existing governance arrangements. Four case studies concern energy efficiency and other four focus on social inclusion. Nordregio conducted the literature & policy review on multi-level...