Combating Low Completion Rates in Nordic Welfare States: Policy Design in Norway and Sweden.

@inproceedings{Helgy2019CombatingLC,
  title={Combating Low Completion Rates in Nordic Welfare States: Policy Design in Norway and Sweden.},
  author={Ingrid Helg{\o}y and Anne Homme and Lisbeth Lundahl and Linda R{\"o}nnberg},
  year={2019}
}
ABSTRACTLow completion rate in upper secondary education is seen as a big problem in the Nordic countries. School failure has shown to dramatically increase the risks for unemployment and labour market exclusion with severe consequences for both society and the young person. This paper analyses national policy measures to combat low upper secondary education completion rates in Norway and Sweden, often regarded as representing a social democratic welfare model and a universalistic transition… CONTINUE READING