Political selection and the path to inclusive meritocracy

2017-04-26 Voxeu.org

At Voxeu.org (Centre for Economic Policy Research, CEPR's policy portal) Johanna Rickne, Stockholm University and affiliated to IFN, and more argue that democracy in Sweden has created government by competent people who are representative of all walks of life. Sweden’s inclusive meritocracy suggests that electoral democracy can help us avoid the tension between representation and competence.

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