Baltic Rim Economies
The Pan-European Institute publishes a discussion forum, Baltic Rim Economies (BRE), which deals with the development of the Baltic Sea region. In the BRE review, high level public and corporate decision makers, representatives of Academia, as well as several other experts contribute to the discussion.

Latest issue was published 24.5.2017.

>> Read BRE 2/2017

Expert articles: 

  • Andrei Kobyakov: Belarus – EU: reliable neighbourhood turning stable partnership​
  • Nicola Sturgeon: The future path of Scotland
  • Micael Bydén: Swedish defence in a changing security environment
  • Liisa Ketomäki: On the importance of cultural exchange
  • Petri Sarvamaa: The future of defence in Europe
  • Jasenko Selimovic: A too slow Energy Union
  • Henrik Lax: The EU is facing the moment of truth
  • Shawn Waddoups: U.S. engagement in the Baltic Region
  • Mikko Saikku: Nothing new under the sun: Trump’s environmental policy
  • Satu Kahkonen: An opportunity and challenges facing Belarus
  • Vineta Polatside: Human trafficking: a crime that is all of our responsibility - We need to do more
  • Andrey Ryabov: Post-Soviet space: current state and prospects
  • Ari Korhonen: Why would Tesla come to Finland?
  • Madis Kallas: Saaremaa – one island, one municipality
  • Ritva Viljanen: Helsinki and Tallinn – happy siblings of the Baltic Sea
  • Jussi Kekkonen: New trends in strategic communications in the Baltic Sea region
  • Vesa Taatila: A healthy Baltic Sea
  • Nikolaj Mezhevich & Nadezhda Chukalova: Contemporary challenges to security in the eastern Baltic
  • Wilhelm Agrell: Sweden’s Nato dilemma
  • Grzegorz Jeleński: Polish – Finnish military cooperation
  • Heikki Pöntynen: Modern shipbuilding relies on a regional ecosystem
  • Christian Weckman: Future of Swedish-Finnish trade relations
  • Pekka Sutela: The future of Finnish – Russian economic relations
  • Greg Simons: Vladimir Putin’s political image: an inside and outside perspective
  • Eduard Ponarin & Michael Komin: Imperial vs. ethnic identity: the choice of the Russian elite
  • Anatoly Anokhin: Tendencies and prospects of development of St. Petersburg agglomeration transport complex
  • Iwona Wiśniewska: Kaliningrad in the Kremlin’s policy
  • Marina Kolosnitsyna: Alcohol policy in Russia: recent experience and trends
  • Tatiana G. Dolgopyatova: Corporate governance in Russian big business: trends of 2000s
  • Natalia Tanshina: Autocratic Russia and liberal France: experience of cooperation and compromise
  • Kim Talus: Nord Stream 2 pipeline project under EU energy law
  • Vassilen Iotzov, Olena Nedozhogina, Jakob Marcks & Clarissa Hirst: Cross-border supply chains in the South Baltic LNG industry
  • Alo Kelder: Estonia in pursuit of new data center parks
  • Iwona Chojnowska-Haponik: What’s new in FDI?
  • Sven Ratnik: East-Estonia – a good living environment and attractive for entrepreneurship
  • Ingvar Svanberg & Sabira Ståhlberg: Tatars in the Baltic Sea region
  • Csaba Jansik: Are the Baltic Sea region’s food chains competitive?
  • Ryhor Nizhnikau: The political backlash against anticorruption reforms in Ukraine
  • Outi Luova: Japan Sea economic rim: from visions to action
  • Mira Tuominen: The Arctic – where are we going?
  • Kari Liuhto: Centrum Balticum Foundation 2007-2017: “Making the most of the Baltic Sea region”


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