Forget Piketty: How Sweden combined wealth and equality through capitalism

2014-08-28 CityAM

Andreas Bergh, IFN, is the author of the book Sweden and the Revival of the Capitalist Welfare State. I this article he argues that the French economist Thomas Piketty’s theories revolve around the classic conflict between labour and capital. Though, he writes, "the success of a country like Sweden is that this conflict has been transformed into a symbiotic relationship."

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