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 events.

This policy brief examines different types of risks and a series of factors that help building resilience in the Nordic regions.

This research is part of the work of the Nordic Thematic Group on Innovative and Resilient Regions established by the Nordic Council of Ministers.