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Going Different Ways: Labour Market Policy in Denmark and Sweden

Anders Björklund

in Why Deregulate Labour Markets?

Published in print August 2000 | ISBN: 9780199240524
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599187 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199240523.003.0007
 Going Different Ways: Labour Market Policy in Denmark and Sweden

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This chapter examines labour market reforms in Denmark and Sweden in the 1990s. It focuses on the changes in unemployment benefits, the wage bargaining system, employment protection legislation, earnings, and working hours. It then discusses the impact of reform on unemployment, wage dispersion, and union membership.

Keywords: Denmark; Sweden; labour market reform; labour policy; regulation

Chapter.  11321 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Comparative Politics

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