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The Nordic model : embracing globalization and sharing risks / ANDERSEN, Torben M. ; et al.
Helsinki : The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy;Taloustieto Oy, 2007, 165 p.

http://www.etla.fi/files/1892_the_nordic_model_complete.pdf (17-03-2008)
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Mots-clés principaux
:
Modèle
Système politico-économique
Scandinavie

Mots-clés secondaires : Coûts de la santé ; Emploi ; Fonction publique ; Négociation ; Rendement ; Salaire ; Secteur privé ; Syndicat ; Vieillissement démographique

Résumé :

Ce rapport traite du modèle social en vigueur dans les pays nordiques. On y traite notamment de son niveau de performance, à la fois aux plans social et économique et traite ensuite de questions de démographie, des services sociaux, du marché du travail et de l'ampleur du secteur public.

Is there a Nordic model? What are the main characteristics of the Nordics? What challenges are they facing? Is the Nordic welfare state viable in conditions of globalization and ageing populations? What reforms are needed?
The Nordic countries have attracted much international attention in recent years. The school system in Finland has repeatedly been ranked the best in the world. The Swedish pension reform is a benchmark in the international debate. Danish "flexicurity" figures prominently on the policy agenda in the EU and the OECD.
The economic performance of the Nordic countries has been impressive in comparative terms: rapid growth, high employment, price stability, healthy surpluses in government finances. The Nordics have embraced globalization and new technologies. Cross-country comparisons support the view that the Nordics have been successful in reconciling economic efficiency with social equality.
While successful in the past, the Nordic model is facing increasingly serious challenges in the future. Globalization and the demographic transformation have major consequences for labour markets and the public sector. The viability of the Nordic welfare state as it exists today is put into question.
This report offers an in-depth analysis of the Nordic model, explaining its key features and evaluating its performance as well as setting out its challenges. It examines many of the "quick fixes" put forward in public debate and explains why they are unrealistic or based on erroneous reasoning. The report also outlines the main elements of policy that reform of the Nordic model should focus on.

Illustrations : graph.
Langue : Anglais
Doc n° : 23600 ISBN / ISSN : 9789516284685
NumRec : 2360003
 

       

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