Finland

Journal article

4 Apr 2018

This paper examines the leadership of places – cities, regions, communities – in Australia, Finland, Germany, Italy, the United States and the United Kingdom, and explores the capacity of vignettes to generate new, theoretical and empirical insights.

Video

6 Apr 2016

Examines the changing dynamic and the transformation of “rustbelt” cities, the former industrial centers of the U.S. and Europe, into a “brainbelt” of design and innovation.

Literature review

28 Feb 2016

This Evidence Check review examined organisations that have a key role in healthcare performance measurement and reporting across developed economies. A total of 34 organisations from 12 countries were included in the analysis, with the aim of identifying trends in terms of mandates, functions, structure...

Journal article

5 Feb 2016

This paper argues that few accounts of place leadership have found an appropriate balance between structural and individual processes, resulting, on the one hand, in an over-emphasis on the actions of a limited number of charismatic leaders and, on the other hand, in structural analyses...

Research report

27 Nov 2015

This report makes evidence-based findings about how current levels of translation, commercialisation and collaboration in Australia could be improved and examines how international models could be applied in Australia.

Blog post

2 Sep 2015

Recently, I presented a paper, ‘Religious Communities in Societies: Muslim Women’s Position’, at the XXI World Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions in Erfurt, Germany, 23–29 August 2015. The congress was held at the University of Erfurt.

About 1400 people...

Journal article

26 Aug 2015

INTRODUCTION: This paper is on Indigenous peoples’ right to self-determination and its exercise through democratic participation. First, I will expound on why the right to self-determination—as configured in international law, translated by many states and adopted by Indigenous communities—enhances liberal democratic governance. Then I will...

Audio presentation

13 Aug 2015

Crowdsourcing in policymaking is becoming a more common method for civic engagement and knowledge search, and it is used both by local and national governments. In crowdsourced policymaking, the government invites citizens to contribute to a policymaking process and asks them to share their ideas...

Research report

31 Jul 2015

More and more countries are making collected efforts to provide ORCID identifiers for their researchers and encouraging implementation of ORCID iDs into the national and local research information infrastructure.

In June 2015, Knowledge Exchange brought together representatives from its five member countries for a...

Research report

11 Dec 2013

Around the World: The Evolution of Teaching as a Profession proposes that to lift students’ academic achievement, New Zealand needs to take heed of how countries with high performing education systems have turned teaching into a profession.

The report came out just one...

Journal article

1 Jan 2013

Research on the impact of the regional environment in the very early phase of the business start-up process is currently limited. This paper contributes to the literature by analysing the influence of regional factors on the formation of entrepreneurial intentions within the theory of planned...

Discussion paper

28 Feb 2011

Some countries, including Finland and Denmark, are now conducting their population censuses using administrative data registers rather than a nationwide survey of households.

This information paper describes the main features of a register-based census, and the necessary pre-conditions for this approach. The pre-conditions are:...

Research report

31 Oct 2008

The aim of this research report was to review best global practice in regard to the written content of National Sustainable Development Strategies (NSDSs) in order to identify and explore the common and unique elements of each. We selected the NSDSs of Finland, Sweden and...

Journal article

1 Jan 2008

Living rurally creates geographic and socio-economic challenges for women, which negatively affect their health and well-being. Gender ideologies, expectations and practices that assign domestic and familial unpaid care work as "women's work" serve also to disadvantage women. How these ideological and material forces together affect...

Research report

13 Apr 2006

Göran Roos, Lisa Fernström and Oliver Gupta compare the innovation systems of Finland, Sweden and Australia, and identify policy options for improving Australia's innovation capacity.

Journal article

7 May 2002

Various location specific attributes cause segmentation of the housing market into submarkets. The question is, whether the most relevant partitioning criteria are directly related to the transaction price or to other, socio-economic and physical, features of the location. On the empirical side, several methods have...

Report

1 Jan 2002

The authors consider disposable income poverty rates for Australia, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States, collected from the Luxembourg Income Survey. They assess the effectiveness of efforts to reduce economic gaps within the European countries discussed and identify areas...

Journal article

1 Jan 2001

This paper constructs an index to measure regional variations in competitiveness. Regional competitiveness is defined as an ability of regions to perpetuate and attract mobile production factors. The index contains available statistical indicators that approximate regional variations in human capital, innovativeness, agglomeration and accessibility. We...