2013

The Secret of Their Success

2013-02-02 The Economist

The Nordic countries are probably the best-governed in the world, writes the Economist, and hereby quoting researcher Andreas Bergh, IFN: "Government’s role in improving equality is also being questioned. Andreas Bergh, of Sweden’s Research Institute of Industrial Economics, argues that the compression of Swedish incomes took place before the arrival of the welfare state, which was a consequence rather than a cause of the region’s prosperity—and almost killed the goose that laid the golden eggs."

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