Monthly Archives: May 2016

MDI analyses Gold Plating among EU Programmes

MDI analyses together with Sweco the provisions on simplification of management of the European Structural and Investment Funds. The aim is to observe gold plating, national implementation of legislation that exceeds the demands of EU legislation. In other words the programme becomes unnecessarily more complicated and expensive. The study compares the situation in Member States, illustrates in … Continue reading MDI analyses Gold Plating among EU Programmes

Häme Region Less Attractive, Stronger Growth Policy Needed

MDI carried out a migration report of Kanta-Häme for the Regional Council of Häme. According to the report Kanta-Häme is an attractive ja secure residence, close to nature and with great location. The attraction has, however, faded during the past 2–3 years due to decrease in jobs and migration towards core cities in Helsinki Metropolitan … Continue reading Häme Region Less Attractive, Stronger Growth Policy Needed

Congrats to Professor Jauhiainen on Academy of Finland Urban research project URMI

The Academy of Finland has selected three major urbanisation research projects (4 million euros each) to be conducted in the next 3 to 6 years. One of the selected projects was Professor Jussi Jauhiainen’s URMI project. The research project Urbanization, Mobilities and Immigration (URMI) analyzes the future of urbanization and its drivers, the state-of-art and … Continue reading Congrats to Professor Jauhiainen on Academy of Finland Urban research project URMI