The latest issue of Baltic Rim Economies published

The Pan-European Institute publishes a quarterly discussion forum, Baltic Rim Economies (BRE), which focuses on the economic 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.

In this issue of BRE there are expert articles by, among others, Head of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen (page 9), meantioning also Parikkala-Syväoro border crossings.

The publication: http://www.utu.fi/fi/yksikot/tse/yksikot/PEI/BRE/Documents/2013/BRE%201-2013.pdfexternal link, opens in new window
(Baltic Rim Economies, issue nr 1, FEb 2013)

Content:

BRE 1/2013
•Per Westerberg: The Baltic Sea Region — a Swedish perspective
•Zoran Milanovic: Croatia — becoming the 28th member state of the European Union
•Maria Lohela: Mutual trust and reciprocity — a key to success in the Baltic Sea Region
•Katja Taimela: Towards a more responsible Baltic Fisheries Policy
•Xing Huang: Maintaining a sound all-win relationship between China-Finland in the future
•Veiko Spolitis: Latvian defence planning in transforming security environment — political perspective 2011—2013
•Hannu Miettunen: Finland and Sweden — military allies? Never and yet for all times
•Erwin Sellering: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and its relations with the countries of the Baltic Sea Region
•Alexander Khudilainen: Cooperation of the Republic of Karelia with Finland at the present stage of development
•Janne Virtanen: Northern growth corridor — an opportunity for Southwest Finland
•Sergei Guriev: Is Russian economy overheated?
•Piia-Noora Kauppi: Nordic-Baltic financial zone needs a well-functioning banking union
•Leszek Balcerowicz and Aleksander Łaszek: Internal devaluation can work
•Vlasta Macku: Academic capacity building on trade for development in Belarus and Russia —  contribution of the UNCTAD Virtual Institute
•Jan Lundin: The Council of the Baltic Sea States in the era of regional strategies, networks and projects
•Kari Liuhto: The Baltic Sea region and the Pan-European Institute
•Hans Brask: Energy efficiency in Russia — experiences from Kaliningrad region
•Eero Toivainen: FinlandCare — health from Finland
•Alan Riley: Gazprom on the antitrust ropes
•Taavi Veskimägi: Liberalisation of the Estonian gas market
•Irina V. Zeleneva: Russian geostrategy in the energy sphere in the Baltic Sea region
•Agnia Grigas: Gas — the last frontier in the bilateral relations between the Baltic States and Russia
•Reinis Aboltinš: A game of power — the Baltic States and energy security
•Mikhail Krutikhin: Gas and oil reserves in Russian Arctic seas remain out of reach to all but two state-run giants
•Maria L. Lagutina: Nord Stream pipeline — an energy dialogue or deadlock?
•Tomas Malmlöf: Interpretations of energy security in the Baltic Sea region
•Satu Viljainen, Olga Gore and Mari Makkonen: Russian electricity market reform —  deregulation or re-regulation?
•Eero Vanaale: The Baltic Sea ports — resonance of trends in the container shipping
•Tuomas Kiiski: The Northern Sea Route — a viable alternative to Suez Canal Route as a liner shipping route?
•Viacheslav M. Shavshukov: Immediate tasks for G20, regional associations and international economic organizations
•Ilmari Larjavaara: “Clash of civilizations" in the Finnish-Russian relations?
•Vladimir G. Sherov-Ignatyev: Eurasian integration — a positive view
•Elina Kahla: Finnish window in St. Petersburg — beyond its size?
•Inari Helle and Sakari Kuikka: The challenge of keeping the Gulf of Finland clean from oil — what should we do?
•Kari Hyytiäinen: Does it pay to combat eutrophication in the Baltic Sea?
•Vanessa Ryan: Oil transportation in the Baltic Sea — environmental impacts and future challenges for maritime transport
•Markku Kotilainen: What explains foreign direct investment in the Baltic Sea Region?
•Ilkka Henrik Mäkinen: The East is — empty
•Ruslanas Iržikevicius: Lithuania's Berlusconi — the Viktor Uspaskich phenomenon in Lithuania
•Jordan Gans-Morse: Evolving threats to property rights in Russia
•Sergey Balandin: FRUCT — Academia-to-industry cooperation engine and incubator of new competences and businesses
•Julija Bendikiene: The marine valley in Klaipeda — for development of Lithuanian maritime sector
•Irina Ledchenkova: The Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno (YKSUG) and its international projects in the Baltic Sea region (BSR)
•Karri Kiiskinen: Borders to define a Baltic Sea

Uppdated: 2013-02-28
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