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Bulgaria: Early Parliamentary Elections 2014: Civil Observation

Within the project "Early Parliamentary Elections 2014: Civil Observation", the Institute for Social Integration /ISI/ carried out monitoring of the election campaign and its media coverage, as well as direct observation on the Election Day
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Activity Report: Energy Efficiency: Key to Social and Economic Security

The main messages from the forum were based on how energy efficiency is key to solving many social and economic problems and what measures can be taken to use efficiency to its full potential. There are some big gains to be made in Latvia, especially in the housing sector, however there is a...
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Ring-fencing Banks: who is doing it, why and will it work?

Andrew Campbell, Professor from University of Leeds, and Paula Moffat, Principal Lecturer from Nottingham Law School analyse the ring-fencing of certain bank activities to protect consumers by reducing the level of risk.
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We need a democracy of credit for SMEs

Charlie Dannreuther, lecturer in European Political Economy from the University of Leeds, explains that European SMEs are up to three times more likely to rely on bank finance than their US counterparts.
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