Study: Business aspects of energy-efficient renovations of Sovietera residential districts (2014)

Business aspects of energy-efficient renovations of Sovietera residential districts (2014) A case study from Moscow Paiho, Satu; Abdurafikov, Rinat; Hoang, Ha; Castell-Rüdenhausen, Malin zu; Hedman, Åsa Kuusisto, JohannaVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland In this study, the different renovation concepts were analyzed from an economic point of view. At the building level, the costs of different renovation packages varied between …

Study: Mapping music industry

Mapping music industry in North-West Russia (2011) Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture The study aims at presenting the current relevant trends in North-West Russian music – as well as catalyzing the activities of existing sustainable networks between the different Russian music industry professionals and the possible networks with the other countries participating in Northern Dimension.

Study: Russia’s involvement to the Northern Europe through the Northern Dimension (2009)

Russia’s involvement to the Northern Europe through the Northern Dimension (2009) Žentelienė, Gertautė Vytautas Magnus University The main aim of this Master’s thesis is to understand the EU’s ambition of involving Russia in Northern Europe and creating regional interdependence through the ND in a wider sense and the tasks were the following tasks to achieve this aim:

Study: Coherent Northern Dimension (2011)

Coherent Northern Dimension (2011) The Policy Priorities of the Arctic Council (AC), the Barents Euro-Arctic Council (BEAC), the Council of Baltic Sea States (CBSS) and the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM), in comparison with the Northern Dimension objectives Aalto, Pami; Espiritu, Aileen A; Lanko, Dmitry A.;  Naundorf, Sarah Northern Dimension Institute This report examines the coherence of the work of …

Study: Changing Business Environment of the Barents Region – overview to current issues (2012)

Changing Business Environment of the Barents Region – overview to current issues (2012) Alila, Hanna; Tuomela-Pyykkönen, Marika University of Oulu The study illustrates the preliminary views of the studies by the authors. Both studies concentrate on the Barents Region and their objectives are linked to company competences – one studies the company competences enabling successful business operations and the second …

Study: Role of Trade development strategy in regional economic development: the Murmansk region case, Russia (2013)

Role of Trade development strategy in regional economic development: the Murmansk region case, Russia (2013) Alila, Hanna;  Atkova, IrinaUniversity of Oulu The purpose of the paper is to explore the trade development strategy of the Murmansk region, its impact on the local business climate and to identify its influence on the cross-border trade with Finland.

Study: New civic neighborhood (2013)

New civic neighborhood (2013) Laine, JussiUniversity of Eastern Finland This study examines the actual and potential role of Finnish civil society organizations in developing new forms of cross-border cooperation with Russia. It puts forth the concept of civic neighborhood as a bottom-up alternative to the official notion of ‘EUropean’ Neighborhood.