Baltic Rim Economies

The Pan-European Institute publishes a quarterly discussion forum, Baltic Rim Economies (BRE), which focuses on the development of the Baltic Sea Region. In BRE, high-level public and corporate decision makers, representatives of Academia and several other experts contribute to the discussion. At its website you may find over 1000 previous expert articles, among others the article of the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso.

Download the latest issue:  Baltic Rim Economies 3/2013

Expert articles:

•    Joaquín Almunia: Government subsidies and the internal market – another evolutionary step for Europe’s State aid policy
•    Jari Koskinen: Finland will meet the renewable targets with forest energy
•    Urmas Paet: NATO and the Baltic Sea Region – an Estonian perspective
•    Viktor Mayko: Ukraine – in search of success in the modern world
•    Romana Jordan: The role of nuclear energy in European sustainable energy mix
•    Sampo Terho: The Baltic Sea: stable and safe – for now
•    Vilja Savisaar-Toomast: Rail Baltica and Baltic-Adriatic Growth corridor influence to the regional cohesion policy
•    Nils Torvalds: In a sea of challenges
•    Tom Packalén: Security policy in the north
•    Arto Satonen: Tuition fees in Finland for foreign students outside of EU/EEA -area
•    Janusz Niesyto and Jari Vilén: Baltic Sea region at the heart of Poland's and Finland’s foreign policy
•    Arthur König: Greifswald and its international activities within the Baltic Sea Region
•    Sverker Göranson: Security in the Baltic Sea region
•    Jaakko Kaukanen: The Baltic Sea countries are fore-runners in cooperation in coast guard functions
•    Arunas Molis and Florinda Giacomelli: Operational energy security in NATO context – looking to the future
•    Claes Levinsson: Baltic security – a word of caution
•    Slava Khodko: The Baltic Sea Region – strategies, projects and cooperation
•    Kai Paananen: Opportunities for Finland – the Arctic and Russia
•    Esko Mustamäki: The Arctic shipbuilding market – a real opportunity or a distant dream?
•    Kari Liuhto: The Nordic Countries on the top of the world in snow-how
•    Carsten Ørts Hansen: Shipping in the Baltic Sea – stormy waters ahead?
•    Olli-Pekka Brunila and Anni Anttila: Green co-operation in the eastern Gulf of Finland
•    Juha Kalli: Baltic maritime transport on rough sea
•    Marc Auboin: The WTO Academic Programme and Saint-Petersburg State University
•    Fredrik Erixon: Russia in the World Trade Organisation – improving the chances of success
•    Sergey F. Sutyrin and Olga Y. Trofimenko: Does Russian accession to the WTO matter for the competitiveness of domestic companies?
•    Vladimir Salamatov: Evolution of regulatory measures – from tariff to non-tariff
•    Ihar Hancharonak and Tatyana Prannik: Educational integration for sustainable economic development
•    Sergey Kizima: Chinese vector of Eurasian integration
•    Olga S. Shimova: Environmental economics for sustainable development
•    Eduard Simchanka: Small and medium enterprises in Belarus – status and problems
•    Elena Dadzerkina and Maria Usik: Status and prospects for development of rail transport in Belarus
•    Daria Lipatova, Pekka Viljakainen, Evgenia Mayer and Sergey Blintsov: Russian startup tour – bringing international experience to Russian regions
•    Ilkka Linnakko and Tomas Rosin: The TRIPADA concept – a road map for concretely turning Russian innovations to local and global benefits!
•    Tero Piispanen: Early stage growth financing is needed in the growing Life Sciences sector
•    Sari Autio-Sarasmob: Technology transfer between East and West and Russia’s economic modernisation
•    Nikolay M. Megevich and Simon J. Chernyak: Cross-border innovation strategies – Russian-Finnish experience
•    Arkady Ryabichenko: Russian innovative ambitions as positive factor for country image in Nordic
•    Vlad Ivanenko: Is the price of Russian natural gas inflated for the Baltic Rim?
•    Venelin Tsachevsky: Energy development in South-East Europe and the Baltic Sea region – similar problems, similar prospects
•    Gennady Kretinin: On the perspectives of building nuclear power plant in Lithuania
•    Elena Paltseva: Supply diversification and allocation of bargaining power in the EU-Russia gas relationship
•    Vladimir Feygin: On interactions between energy markets
•    Pekka Hakanen: Russian roulette with gas
•    Simonas Klimanskis: The Baltic Sea Region – the positive steps towards ensuring energy security
•    Romas Švedas: Energy in Baltics – the last phase of Eurointegration
•    Mihails Rodins, Aleksandr Gaponenko and Inna Dovladbekova: Lithuania's energy sector – trends and problems of development
•    David Dusseault: Global energy markets – the view from Espoo
•    Nikolay Dobronravin: Energy politics in the Baltic Sea Region – new Russian perspectives?
•    Jack Sharples: Gazprom and the development of spot-pricing on the EU gas market
•    Juho Rahkonen: Visa-free travel between EU and Russia might be true in the near future
•    Andrei Yakovlev: In search of new mechanisms for state-business interaction
•    Kalman Kalotay: The 2013 Cyprus bailout and the Russian foreign direct investment platform
•    Wladimir Andreff: Russian multinational companies and state capitalism
•    Morten Hansen: Joining the Eurozone – Latvia’s destiny?
•    Timo Hellenberg: From enlargement to enhancement – towards a civil security financial instrument of the Baltic Sea Region?
•    Marek Dabrowski: Inflation and monetary policy in CIS countries
•    Erkki Laukkanen: Corruption line in Baltics – the key differences between key countries
•    Lars Johannsen: Bumps ahead
•    Stanisław Bielen: The chances for reconciliation between Poland and Russia
•    Johanna Reiman: 15 years of support for cities’ urban health planning in the Baltic Region
•    Helmut Klüter: Rural areas of Eastern Germany
•    Ivan Gumeniuk: The Interreg IIIB BSR programme as a tool for developing a unified transport system in the Baltic macroregion
•    Anatoly Anishenko and Aigars Rostovskis: Promoting business education in the Baltic Sea Region – the case of the Latvian-Russian cooperation
•    Gennady Fedorov: New opportunities for Kaliningrad in the development of Russia-EU relations
•    Vladimir Balobaev: Possible strategies for the Kaliningrad region 2013
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
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