Expansion and Retrenchment of the Swedish Welfare State

  title={Expansion and Retrenchment of the Swedish Welfare State},
  author={Luis Buend{\'i}a},
  journal={International Journal of Health Services},
  pages={226 - 245}
  • Luis Buendía
  • Published 26 March 2015
  • Economics
  • International Journal of Health Services
In this article, we will undertake a long-term analysis of the evolution of the Swedish welfare state, seeking to explain that evolution through the use of a systemic approach. That is, our approach will consider the interrelations between economic growth (EG), the sociopolitical institutional framework (IF), and the welfare state (WS)—understood as a set of institutions embracing the labor market and its regulation, the tax system, and the so-called social wage—in order to find the main… 
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