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Kangas, Olli

Social Policy and Economic Development in the Nordic Countries

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Table of contents

1. Social Policy and Economic Development in the Nordic Countries: An Introduction
Olli Kangas, Joakim Palme

2. Coming Late — Catching Up:
The Formation of a ‘Nordic Model’
Olli Kangas, Joakim Palme

3. Voluntary State-Subsidized Social Insurance in the Advanced Industrialized World since the 1890s: The Nordic Experience in Comparative Perspective
Eero Carroll

4. Empowering Social Policy: The Role of Social Care Services in Modern Welfare States
Anneli Anttonen

5. Family Policy and Cross-National Patterns of Poverty
Tommy Ferrarini, Katja Forssén

6. Education and Equal Life-Chances: Investing in Children
Gøsta Esping-Andersen

7. Fighting Inequalities in Health and Income: One Important Road to Welfare and Social Development
Johan Fritzell, Olle Lundberg

8. Does the Welfare State Harm Economic Growth? Sweden as a Strategic Test Case
Walter Korpi

9. Growth and Employment in the ‘Nordic Welfare States’ in the 1990s: a Tale of Crisis and Revival
Jaakko Kiander

10. Financing ‘Big-Tax’ Welfare States: Sweden During Crisis and Recovery
Ola Sjöberg

11. The Nordic Model of the Information Society: The Finnish Case
Pekka Himanen

12. Does the Most Brilliant Future of the ‘Nordic Model’ Have to be in the Past?
Olli Kangas, Joakim Palme

Keywords: Economics, Development Economics, Social Policy

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Social Policy in a Development Context
Page amount
346 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230523500
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-52088-6

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