Facts about the Swedish Shoe Industry


Extract from a book by Mr. Rickard Elinder on the results of an investigation into the structure of the Swedish shoe industry carried out at the Swedish Institute for Industrial, Social and Economic Research, founded by the Association of Manufacturers and the Employers’ Federation. An active part in this investigation was taken by The Swedish Shoe Manufacturers' Association.

This investigation was made In 1944-1947, the results of which were handed over to the State Committee for the shoe industry. This Committee appointed in 1945 is now preparing its final report.

Stockholm. August, 1949.

Sick of Inequality?

An Introduction to the Relationship between Inequality and Health

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In this book Andreas Bergh, Therese Nilsson, IFN and Lund University, and Daniel Waldenström, IFN and Paris School of Economics, France, review the latest research on the relationship between inequality and health. What does inequality mean for our health? Does increasing income inequality affect outcomes such as obesity, life expectancy and subjective well-being?


Seminars organized by IFN


To present ongoing research informal brown-bag seminars are held on Mondays at 11:30 am. This is an opportunity for IFN researchers to test ideas and results.

Academically oriented seminars are most of the time held on Wednesdays at 10 am. At these events researchers from IFN and other institutions present their research.

In addition, IFN organizes seminars open to the public. Topics for these are derived from the IFN research.

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