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Denmark: Lessons from the Global Leader in Straw-to-Energy

  • Yuliya Voytenko
  • Mathias L. Pedersen
  • Jakob Christoffersen
Publishing year: 2012
Language: English
Pages: 1-31
Publication/Series: Nordic Countries: Economic, Political and Social Issues
Document type: Book chapter
Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Abstract english

This book examines some of the economic, political and social issues facing the Scandinavian countries of Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark. Topics discussed in this compilation include Denmark's energy sector transition toward agro-biomass; Sweden's exchange-rate volatility trade with Germany; Norwegian quota reform in gender corporate representation; legislation, culture and development of quality child care in Denmark; ethnic relations and intercultural learning among Danish international workers; the J-curve effect in commodity trade between Sweden and Germany; and occupational safety in Finland.


  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary


  • ISBN: 978-1-61942-873-7
Yuliya Voytenko
E-mail: yuliya [dot] voytenko_palgan [at] iiiee [dot] lu [dot] se

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