Challenges to the Swedish Welfare State

Author/Editor:

Adam Bennett ; Desmond Lachman ; J. H. Green ; Ramana Ramaswamy ; Robert P. Hagemann

Publication Date:

October 6, 1995

Summary:

Sweden's economy in the early 1990s has been characterized by a deep recession, high unemployment, a ballooning public sector budgete deficit, and a decline in the value of the currency- developments that have raised questions about the country's capacity to sustain its comprehensive welfare state. This study provides an analysis of recent economic developments in a longer-term context and assesses their implications for future policies.

Series:

Occasional Paper No. 130

English

Publication Date:

October 6, 1995

ISBN/ISSN:

9781557754868/0251-6365

Stock No:

S130EA0000000

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$12.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

73

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