2018

Introduction

Reprint No. 2018:78

Author(s): Lars Calmfors and Jesper RoineYear: 2018 Title: Nordic Economic Policy Review 2018: Increasing Income Inequality in the Nordics Editor(s): Rolf Aaberge et al.Publisher: Nordic Council of MinistersCity: Copenhagen, Denmark Pages: 6–16
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Introduction Lars Calmfors and Jesper Roine


In recent years income distribution issues have received increased attention in most economically advanced countries both in the public debate and in academic circles. This reflects an international trend towards increased income inequality, a trend which has also affected the Nordic countries long associated with far-reaching egalitarian ambitions.


Reference:
Calmfors, Lars and Jesper Roine (2018), "Introduction". Pp. 6–16 in Rolf Aaberge et al., eds., Nordic Economic Policy Review 2018: Increasing Income Inequality in the Nordics. Copenhagen, Denmark: Nordic Council of Ministers.

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