This single-country report in the OECD series Sickness, Disability and Work explores some of the reasons behind this phenomena in Sweden and the potential of its innovative recent and ongoing reforms.
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This information note prepared by the Forum on Tax Administration provides further information on the systems of pre-filling personal tax returns operating successfully in Denmark and Sweden. (The Forum’s initial note on this topic was published in March 2006.) ‘Pre-filling’ is a concept that has come into prominence over the last 5-10 years following major advances in Nordic region countries and its adoption (to varying degrees) by
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Country inventory from Sweden on fisheries services submitted in 2007.
This book reviews the experiences of eight OECD countries which have developed and used performance information in the budget process over the past ten years. The book offers guidelines and recommendations on adapting budget systems to promote the use of performance information.
Despite concern about the negative impacts of globalisation on the economies of OECD regions, "Globalisation and Regional Economies" presents evidence that region-specific advantages remain a significant source of productivity gain for firms.
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This note contrasts key findings for Sweden with global trends among OECD countries, under the headings: quantity and quality challenges, equity challenges, and resource and efficiency challenges.
The LEED Programme released a report on "Clusters and Entrepreneurship: International Comparisons" in June 2007. The aim of this study was to give policy advice on how to adapt and strengthen the policy framework in order to support cluster and entrepreneurship de
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The Swedish state school system is made up of compulsory and non-compulsory schooling. Compulsory schooling includes regular compulsory school, Sami school, special schools for pupils with impaired hearing, and education for pupils with learning disabilities. Non-compulsory schooling includes the pre-school class, upper secondary school, upper secondary school for pupils with learning disabilities, municipal adult education, and
This book analyses new economic development in the Baltic States and Northwest Russia and provides suggestions on how to speed up this progress.
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In the early 1990‘s Sweden made an impressive change in the direction of its competition law and policy.