The main distinctive characteristics of the Nordic welfare states are presented. These include full employment, high degree of equality, a high level of taxes and public sector spending. The Nordic countries are compared to other European countries. The conclusion being that the Nordic Model is here to stay, although a movement in a European direction is underway.
|Translated title of the contribution||Hvad karakteriserer de Nordiske velfærdsstater|
|Journal||Journal of Social Sciences|
|Number of pages||9|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|
- Welfare State
- Nordic Model
- full employment