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The Welfare State in Transition: Reforming the Swedish Model

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

Published in January 1997 by University of Chicago Press
© 1997 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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356 pages
ISBN: 0-226-26178-6

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgment: Richard B. Freeman, Robert Topel, Birgitta Swedenborg (p. -11 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Richard B. Freeman, Robert Topel, Birgitta Swedenborg (p. 1 - 32) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Generating Equality and Eliminating Poverty, the Swedish Way: Anders Bjorklund, Richard B. Freeman (p. 33 - 78) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. Public Employment, Taxes, and the Welfare State in Sweden: Sherwin Rosen (p. 79 - 108) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. Tax Policy in Sweden: Erik Norrman, Charles E. McLure Jr. (p. 109 - 154) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Wage Policy and Restructuring: The Swedish Labor Market since 1960: Per-Anders Edin, Robert Topel (p. 155 - 202) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. The Effects of Sweden's Welfare State on Labor Supply Incentives: Thomas Aronsson, James R. Walker (p. 203 - 266) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. An Evaluation of the Swedish Active Labor Market Policy: New and Received Wisdom: Anders Forslund, Alan B. Krueger (p. 267 - 298) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. Taxes and Subsidies in Swedish Unemployment: Lars Ljungqvist, Thomas J. Sargent (p. 299 - 314) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. The Social Costs of Regulation and Lack of Competition in Sweden: A Summary: Stefan Folster, Sam Peltzman (p. 315 - 352) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Industrial Policy, Employer Size, and Economic Performance in Sweden: Steven J. Davis, Magnus Henrekson (p. 353 - 398) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. A Heckscher-Ohlin View of Sweden Competing in the Global Marketplace: Edward E. Learner, Per Lundborg (p. 399 - 464) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
List of Contributors, Indexes: Richard B. Freeman, Robert Topel, Birgitta Swedenborg (p. 465 - 478) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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