Municipal division between Jalasjärvi and Seinäjoki to be examined by Janne Antikainen

Janne Antikainen will do a special municipal division report between the municipality of Jalasjärvi and city of Seinäjoki. Report is focusing on securing statutory services, so that the possible consolidation of municipalities will take place 1 January 2015. Another municipal division officer and other experts will work on the report with Antikainen. Antikainen will work as a civil servant in the Ministy of Finance until the end of February 2014. He continues with his other assignments at MDI also during January and February.

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A new project funded by the Ministry of Agriculture will explore multi-locality from the point of view of companies and their employers: is place-independence becoming the future norm of successful companies?

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MDI’s Population projection 2022 – a detailed picture of future development and a new scenario for an internationalising Finland

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