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The brave new world of Swedish education
Magnus Henrekson's and Johan Wennström's book Dumbing Down: The Crisis of Quality and Equity in a Once-Great Shool System – and How to Reverse the Trend, is reviewed in The Critic.
Publish date 4/18/2022
Returning to the Classical View of Knowledge: An Interview with Johan Wennström
Johan Wennström, IFN, is interviewed by The European Conservative on his and co-author Magnus Henrekson's book Dumbing Down.
Publish date 8/6/2022
Income inequality during the Covid-19 pandemic
Daniel Waldenström, IFN, writes about income inequality in Vox EU.
Publish date 8/13/2021
Das egalitäre «nordische Arbeitsmodell» ist Schwedens ganzer Stolz – aber wie tauglich ist es für eine digitale und globalisierte Zukunft?
Per Skedinger, IFN, is interviewed by Neue Zürcher Zeitung.
Publish date 11/17/2022
That’s how long inflation can eat your salary increase
Negotiations on a new wage agreement between Swedish trade unions and employers within the industry department are in full swing. The agreed wage increases will set the level for the rest of the labo…
Publish date 3/29/2023
Cultures of Trust and Institutions of Freedom
This project entails two interrelated core themes: Can institutions embodying economic freedom, contrary to the skepticism of some, contribute to fairness, trust, equality and responsibility; and can…
Presentation at Helsinki Graduate School of Economics
Joacim Tåg will present his paper ”JAQ of All Trades: Job Mismatch, Firm Productivity and Managerial Quality" at a seminar at the Helsinki Graduate School of Economics (GSE).
Publish date 3/29/2023
The pandemic and its implications on trust
Sweden has one of the highest trust levels in the world. At a recent policy seminar, research on how the pandemic has affected trust levels in Sweden was presented.
Publish date 2/22/2022
Behavioral Responses to Health Risks and Policies during Epidemics
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted shortcomings of standard epidemiological models in accurately predicting the spread of the virus. This, in turn, undermined the ability to conduct reliable policy ana…
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The launch of IFN's new research program "Taxes and Society"
On 16 February, a kick-off was organized in connection with the launch of IFN's new tax research program "Taxes and Society". The aim was to present the background and design of the new program to spe…
Publish date 2/17/2023
Sweden's Successful Financin of a Strong Welfare System: A Model for Other Countries?
Mårten Blix, IFN, presents his and Henrik Jordahl's book Privatizing Welfare Services –Lessons from the Swedish Experiment at the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF.
Publish date 12/14/2021