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2020 March 30

Building affordable homes: Challenges and solutions in the Nordic Region

Why does the contemporary Nordic welfare state lack affordable housing? Nordic cities are segregated, and new housing development, application of diverse forms of tenure, and housing subsidies are examples of tools that can either worsen or reduce...
2020 March 06

The legal framework and national policies for urban greenery and green values in urban areas

In the light of compact city aspirations and commitments in the Nordic Region, it is appropriate that fresh light should also be shed on green values and their application in urban areas. Spatial planning plays a critical role here, determining...
2020 March 03

Attractive Rural Municipalities in the Nordic countries: Jobs, People and Reasons for Success from 14 Case Studies

Why are some municipalities better than others at deploying their resources, attracting people and creating jobs? This was the key question considered in this analysis of the attractiveness of 14 rural municipalities in the Nordic Region. The 14...
4 February, 2020

State of the Nordic Region 2020

The State of the Nordic Region 2020 gives you a unique look behind the scenes of the world’s most integrated region, comprised of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, along with Greenland, the Faroe Islands and Åland. A comprehensive...
2019 November 22

Urban–rural flows from seasonal tourism and second homes: Planning challenges and strategies in the Nordics

Estimations for the Nordic population is that half of the 27 million inhabitants have access to a holiday home, via ownership, family or friends. People use second homes during the summer or winter season and increasingly at weekends; therefore, our...
2019 October 29

Transition to a bioeconomy in Northwest Russia: regional cases of the Republic of Karelia and Murmansk oblast

The development of a bioeconomy is at the forefront of the national and regional agendas of many European countries given not only its potential to counter climate change through replacing goods and services currently produced using fossil fuels and...
2019 September 30

Statistikhäfte för Gränsregionen Innlandet-Dalarna

Det regionale samarbeidet mellom Hedmark og Dalarna ble innledet i 2007 med et forprosjekt og deretter med Interregprosjektet TRUST Hedmark- Dalarna som ble avsluttet i 2012. Statistikkheftet beskriver ulike aspekter ved denne store grenseregionen...
2019 August 22

Social and Economic Resilience in the Bothnian Arc Cross-Border Region

What global and local risks and long-term challenges is the Bothnian Arc cross-border area exposed to? And how can societies and economies in this area anticipate and respond to them to ensure resilient long-term development paths? This report...