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Long‐Run Changes in the Concentration of Wealth: An Overview of Recent Findings

Henry Ohlsson, Jesper Roine, and Daniel Waldenström

in Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548880
eISBN:
9780191720765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548880.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The objective of this study is to study the dynamics of the wealth distribution over the path of economic development. More specifically, this chapter is interested in distinguishing between changes ... More


Sweden

Magnus Blomström and Ari Kokko

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The purpose of this case study is to describe the traditional Swedish model of industrial policy and FDI (foreign direct investment) policy, to discuss why the trade unions were so positive towards ... More


Cultural Integration in Sweden

Lena Nekby

in Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660094
eISBN:
9780191748936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660094.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

The cultural integration of immigrants and natives in Sweden is analysed in this study using nine measures of culture: within region gender gaps in education, marriage to a foreign born, marriage to ... More


Wage Structure and Labor Mobility in Sweden, 1970–90

Paul Oyer

in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470504
eISBN:
9780226470511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470511.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter presents a few more details on the Swedish labor market, and then conducts formal descriptive analyses to document these changes throughout the 1970s and 1980s. The matched ... More


Reevaluating Swedish Membership in the European Monetary Union: Evidence from an Estimated Model

Ulf Söderström

in Europe and the Euro

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226012834
eISBN:
9780226012858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012858.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In Sweden, the exchange rate to a large extent has acted to destabilize rather than to stabilize the economy, pointing to the potential risks of an independent monetary policy. This chapter details ... More


Determinants and Effects of Multinational Growth: The Swedish Case Revisited

Birgitta Swedenborg

in Topics in Empirical International Economics: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert E. Lipsey

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060835
eISBN:
9780226060859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060859.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The enormous growth of international direct investment and multinational corporations (MNCs) in the postwar period has raised challenging issues for international trade theory and practical policy ... More


Home-Country Effects of FDI: Foreign Production and Structural Change in Home-Country Operations

Gunnar Fors and Ari Kokko

in Topics in Empirical International Economics: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert E. Lipsey

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060835
eISBN:
9780226060859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060859.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The home-country effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) have received renewed attention over the past decade. One important reason is the development of the regional integration processes in ... More


Sweden: Child Poverty during Two Recessions

Jan O. Jonsson and Carina Mood

in Children of Austerity: Impact of the Great Recession on Child Poverty in Rich Countries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797968
eISBN:
9780191839276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797968.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter looks at child poverty trends in Sweden across two recessions, the first (severe) 1991–6, and the second (hardly noticeable) 2008–10, using a number of measures. Absolute (bread-line) ... More


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