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Challenges to the Swedish Welfare State

Author/Editor: Lachman, Desmond | Bennett, Adam | Green, J. H. | Hagemann, Robert P. | Ramaswamy, Ramana
Published: October 6, 1995

Summary: Sweden's economy in the early 1990s has been characterized by a deep recession, high unemployment, a ballooning public sector budget 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
Subject(s): Economic recession | Economic recovery | Labor Markets | Public finance | Adjustment policy | Public debt | Social security | Devaluation | International trade | Economic conditions | Sweden
 
English  
    Published:   October 6, 1995        
    ISBN/ISSN:   ISSN 0251-6365 ; ISBN 1-55775-486-1   Format:   Paper
    Stock No:   S130EA0000000   Pages:   vii+69
    Price:   US$15.00 (Academic Rate: US$12.00)
       
     
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