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Reforming the Welfare State: Recovery and Beyond in Sweden

Richard B. Freeman, Birgitta Swedenborg and Robert Topel, editors

Conference held September 30-October 1, 2005
Published in February 2010 by University of Chicago Press
© 2010 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):LS, PE

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336 pages
ISBN: 0-226-26192-1

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgments: Richard B. Freeman, Birgitta Swedenborg, Robert H. Topel (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Richard B. Freeman, Birgitta Swedenborg, Robert H. Topel (p. 1 - 23) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Searching for Optimal Inequality/Incentives: Anders Björklund, Richard B. Freeman (p. 25 - 56) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. Policies Affecting Work Patterns and Labor Income for Women: Ann-Sofie Kolm, Edward P. Lazear (p. 57 - 81) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Wage Determination and Employment in Sweden Since the Early 1990s: Wage Formation in a New Setting: Peter Fredriksson, Robert H. Topel (p. 83 - 126) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Labor Supply, Tax Base and Public Policy in Sweden: Thomas Aronsson, James R. Walker (p. 127 - 158) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Did Active Labor Market Policies Help Sweden Rebound from the Depression of the Early 1990s?: Anders Forslund, Alan Krueger (p. 159 - 187) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. How Sweden's Unemployment Became More Like Europe's: Lars Ljungqvist, Thomas J. Sargent (p. 189 - 223) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Economic Performance and Market Work Activity in Sweden After the Crisis of the Early 1990s: Steven J. Davis, Magnus Henrekson (p. 225 - 252) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. Competition, Regulation and the Role of Local Government Policies in Swedish Markets: Stefan Fölster, Sam Peltzman (p. 253 - 284) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. What Have Changes to the Global Markets for Goods and Services Done to the Viability of the Swedish Welfare State?: Edward E. Leamer (p. 285 - 325) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of contributors, Indexes: Richard B. Freeman, Birgitta Swedenborg, Robert H. Topel (p. 327 - 336) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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